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RATINGS: 4375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Samuel Adams Boston Lager® is the best example of the fundamental characteristics of a great beer, offering a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex. It is brewed using a decoction mash, a time consuming, traditional four vessel brewing process discarded by many contemporary brewers. This process brings forth a rich sweetness from the malt that makes it well worth the effort. Samuel Adams Boston Lager® also uses only the finest of ingredients including two row barley, as well as German Noble aroma hops. The exclusive use of two row barley not only imparts a full, smooth body but also gives the beer a wide spectrum of malt flavor ranging from slightly sweet to caramel to slightly roasted. The Noble hops varieties, Hallertau Mittelfruh and Tettnang Tettnanger, add a wide range of floral, piney and citrus notes, which are present from the aroma, through the flavor, to the lingering smooth finish. We take great pride in the Noble hops used in our beers. They are hand selected by Jim Koch and our other brewers from the world’s oldest hops growing area. Among the world’s most expensive, they cost twenty times as much as other hops.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kirasuke (5) - - MAY 14, 2015 does not count
In terms of beer for me, kind of expensive, but worth it. I like this stuff. Nice taste, Has a full body with some hops. One of the few beers i have had i can distinguish hops and malt. Good entry to quality lagers.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jstnwood420 (5) - Maine, USA - APR 2, 2016 does not count
Best all around if you like lagers everything’s about it is balanced it’s unbelievable highly recommended pls give it a try if you don’t believe me....

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sexsymbol99 (3) - USA - JUL 3, 2002 does not count
Try it fresh at the Boston Brewery if you get a chance!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
excel (3) - nabb, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2004 does not count
one of the best beers that i have ever had. i rate it second in beers that i drink all of the time. 1st -mission street.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
btbullard (8) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2008 does not count
A truly great drink every day beer. If you open up a cooler at a BBQ and expect to grab some COORS swill and you pull out one of these instead; it’s just heaven to the taste buds. Another plus: Most bars have this one. So when you’re at some martini bar, have the bartender toss you this lifesaver.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BriGreentea (1) - - JAN 28, 2011 does not count
What can I say except this beer back in 1995 changed my life when it came to what beer can taste like. The first time I ever had it was in a pint and I thought it was good but strange. Second time I was hooked. I only know that this is called a "Vienna Style" because of a local beerhouse in Fort Worth "Flying Saucer" lists it as so. While everything is better on tap, this is just as good in a bottle. I can have this beer any time, any day. I can’t really choose a favorite beer and I have tried hundereds upon hundereds but this is easily up there. I’m very proud to see this once small brewery get pretty big. To me I think it tasted better in the 90’s then now but could be just me. Also, I’ve tried nearly every Samuel Adams beer that has came out since 1995 and while there are at least 5 that come close that is all they do. Boston Lager is the original and still is the best one out there.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
caseknowsbeer (1) - Utah, USA - NOV 21, 2012 does not count
I love this beer It is a well deserved break amongst micro lagers. The Boston beer company uses a top notch brewing process and top of the line ingriedents. I am thourghly impressed and in love with Boston lager

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Obfuscate (472) - Minneapolis, - NOV 1, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2016 No matter how many years later and all the new craft beers Sam Adams Boston lager always tastes good. Excellent balance, session able, great alone or with food. Always good on tap a widely available go to beer. Edit: bumping up even more, it just never gets old. The quintessential Vienna Lager.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cainede (9) - DuBois, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2008 does not count
A classic. One of the best beers ever made. Great on so many levels. I don’t understand the lack of respect for the Boston Beer Company by so many so called connoisseurs.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
JayJamJah (3) - Shelby, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2008 does not count
My favorite Beer of 2008. Great taste, smooth and rich flavor. No bitter after taste ever. Good in warm or cold weather.

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