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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at Frankie & Benny's! It's a lager. A lager wot has a taste but no more descript than say a euro lager. It's ok but nowt special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slatermcs (61) - - FEB 26, 2013
Draft. Minimal aroma, nice white head. Light body. Good example of a real American lager. No aftertaste, wish it had more overall flavor

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Amber color with a white head. Sweet malty flavor. It's not great but better than any of the BMC beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EtTuCthulhu (1355) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2013
The color is a dark golden with a head that dissipates quickly, and the aroma is very subtle with hints of yeast and dough coming forward. The taste is mildly bitter, slightly sweet, and slightly sour; the palate includes a medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, and a slightly bitter finish to make a fairly solid beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carden1972 (11) - Montgomery, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2013
Meh. It’s ok. No real hop aroma. A slight bit malty. Crystal clear. Can’t complain too much. Not as expensive as the west coast brews. Don’t know what else to say.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trapters (118) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAY 18, 2013
Aroma de lúpulo. Cor densa para uma cerveja lager. Sabor forte e denso. Espuma agradável. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jehoesefat (331) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Smells somewhat floral, kind of sweet. Pours clear bronze with a thin white head. I am not a big fan of lagers, but this one is more flavorful than most American lagers, it has a little spiciness to it. Goes down a little flat and dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kalervo (848) - FINLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Fine lager beer, nothing really fascinating, still decent drink. Well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (1410) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber with a slight layer off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and slight floral hops. Taste of cheap malts and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gerbewa (218) - - AUG 11, 2013
Its a lager what more can I say. Although for a lager its probably one of the better ones.

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