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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.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Armadill0 (297) - FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Yellow, almost clear with a medium white head. Aroma is light with grain and some citrus. Taste has grain, some corn and citrus. Smooth mouthfeel with a faint pleasant aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EyeAmBaldman (368) - Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2013
I’ve never been a fan of Sam Adams flagship beer. The taste is a bit funny to me. I prefer the Sam Adams specialty beers much more over this one. Taste has always been metallic to me with a bitter back-end. Pours clear, reddish amber.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cerbier (413) - - MAR 5, 2014
0,3l Flasche. Rotblondes Lagerbier mit heller Schaumkrone. Im Antrunk typisch Lager nach Getreide, zwischendurch leicht metallisch, zum Schluß etwas fruchtig. Trinkbar.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
furthur (355) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Creamy head over honey colored beer. Smells malty. Tastes of malt and mild lemon, with a mildly bitter finish. Palate is smooth, for being so light, carbonation fine. Pretty good for a lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3750) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
bottle. Light amber with small head. As mass market lagers go, you could do a lot worse than this one. Mild malt body and light hops. Reasonable flavor for the style.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (821) - USA - NOV 23, 2014
A solid beer that seems to be further from my palette’s liking every year I try it. Not sure if my tastes are changing or if this beer is getting thinner.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blastomorpha (21) - - JAN 5, 2015
Good looking orange with a thick white head in the glass. Strong touches of citrus and rust, nice bitter aftertaste, combined with the restrained alcoholic content this should make the beer enjoyable in the hot season too. I expected more honestly, it’s a nice simple beer though a style that I don’t particulary love.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
paolo71 (92) - Alviano, ITALY - MAY 6, 2015
White head, not very persistent. Golden yellow, with orange shadows. Not very intense and persistent at nose. Honey, bread, a bit of ginger, citrus Not very carbonated. Balanced

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Strange Brew (157) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2001

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2002
RERATE: Nice everyday beer. The beer has destinct flavors, and is very well balanced. It has a bit of a bitter finish, which I enjoy. I generally am impressed with this brewery as far as mass-marketed beers go.


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