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RATINGS: 4230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1882) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Pours copper with a white head. Aroma is caramel, toast and floral. Taste is sweet with some trace bitters. Light to medium bodied with a smooth texture. Crisp finish. Very solid and still a go to after all these years.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ivardo (101) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2015
"Converting" from old excel scoresheet. So there is no comments on this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meireteixeira (159) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 28, 2015
Cor alaranjada, brilhante. Espuma boa e de média persistência. Aroma maltado expulsado, trazendo um excelente equilíbrio. No paladar notas de pão, biscoito, caramelo, doce de laranja e fruta cítricas. Corpo leve. Alta drinkability.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KW92 (522) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA. (data degustacji: 07.12.2013)******************

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vincent68 (439) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 21, 2015
Fľaša 330 ml zo Seoul Plaza Bratislava. Jantárová farba, pekná jemná biela pena, krúžkuje, aróma chmelu a citrusu. Nižšia rezkosť, príjemne sladovo horkasté telo, chutné a piteľné pivo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7552) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle in Shin-Osaka Station, waiting for the train to go in the middle of Typhoon 11. Nice hoppy nose, grass, bit of lemon, amber malt with some caramel. Nice malty flavor, caramel, bread, decent hops. Better than I remembered.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
overtheline (84) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
330ml bottle pours clear copper. Not much off the nose, but its quite inviting and clean. Good sweetness, grainy, corny sweetness. Good spicy, Herbal hops balance out the sweetness beautifully. Long finish that bitters nicely. Well constructed stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paladares (63) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2015
Botella. Color muy bonito dorado oscuro. Buena capa de espuma. Aroma especiado, malta y naranja. Muy bueno. En boca es muy cremosa. Se mantiene el toque especiado y floral con un agradable sabor final lupulado. Muy equilibrada. Una lager fantástica.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1336) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Draft pour pint in the signature labeled Boston lager glass. Pours a dark clear amber with an oily fizz head. Sometimes when I’m thinking about a beer (most of the time that’s the case), I’ll winder what I rated aomething, then I’m completely surprised to learn I never rated. Especially for a mass produced beer that always tasted good to me. I never really knew what it was about this beer. The crisp flavor maybe. How refreshing it is? Very little aroma here, and it comes off as a super light beer, but there is a really good amount of flavor, and it doesn’t get old for me. This isn’t really a beer that I will go and drink a six pack of at home, but when I’m at a restaurant that doesn’t specialize in beer, this is an obvious choice over the competition for me. Good lager. Tasty beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (421) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Yellow-copper and clear with an average white head. Aroma is grass and sweetish grains. Tastes of sweetish grainy malts, corn and a good amount of noble hops. Very well-balanced and quite flavorful. Still, has a lingering sour bitterness and lacks focus and depth.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (490) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2015
American vienna lager brewed by traditional German method. There is used Hallertau and Tettnang hops, which gives it a lovely promising aroma where also a hint of flowers are included. The foam is high and renewable. The taste is malty and surpasses almost to the ale-like. The hoppy bitterness is pleasant and long-lasting. It is a lager which, besides being very kind really, also offers many flavors. This means that you must be vigilant when enjoyed, if you want it all. A star among lagers and yet more proof that it cunningly possible to mix European and American brewing culture.


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