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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
celticg99 (22) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2001
Not as good as the boston ale, but it is still a classic

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oblongscone (4) - Somerset, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
This does have a cheeky little caramel action to it. It’s not a session beet, but it’s great for when you just want a single beet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larslan (1) - Izmir, TURKEY - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
Good lager with smooth ends. Rich flavour. Creamy. Caramel notes. Suits with dried nuts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mwt1016 (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Very disappointing. I’m a Yuengling Lager lover and figured I’d try this. Not what I was expecting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Morboso (99) - ECUADOR - MAR 25, 2015
From bottle, citrus malt molasses aroma, fruit and malt taste, a bit of mineral fizz, with astringent bitterness at the end. Surprised it is labelled a lager rather than ale. Has a few rough edges though and could be better balanced but okay-decent beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piw (224) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
12 fl oz. Flasche. Bensteinfarben und klar. Durchschnittliche Schaumkrone. Leicht süsses Citrusaroma. Trockener, milder Abgang.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (108) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 22, 2015
Amber-copper colored, off white head. Aroma is of caramel and candied fruits. Taste sweet caramel, fruits, candy with low but present floral bitterness. Dry sweet finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (331) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Good lager - citrus, pine and herbs on the nose and in the mouth. Refreshing and tasty’

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
njdrinker (13) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2015
A great version of an American hoppy lager this is one that Sam does correctly. Easy drinker and always solid. Can say that for sams never beers but Boston lager is a standard

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankcolub (75) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2015
bottle , poures a creamy medium head. amber color ,aroma is malty a hnt tofee,sweet caramel flavor ending with pleasant bitter refreshing taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamJackson (3261) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Dark brown appearance. 1 finger head. Malty, dense, some sweet corn and mango. Well, it doesn’t taste great. malty, the hop bitterness is very low and the lingering is just a little bit of burnt sugar.

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