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RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Samuel Adams is currently in the process of brewing up a German style called “radler.” The name radler translates to “cyclist,” A 50/50 (ish) blend of beer and lemonade. (Like a shandy). Perfect for any summer day, Samuel Adams® Porch Rocker was inspired by traditional Bavarian Radlers that mix beer with German-style lemonade. For our bright and citrusy Radler, we blended a Helles beer with lemon for a fresh-squeezed lemon taste, effervescent sweetness, and slightly tart, refreshing finish. A light malt character and hint of hops balance out this summer brew.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thisis12ptfont (936) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Odd vinegar funk aroma. Bright golden color with no foam. Unique sour flavor with notes of vinegar, sour apple, caramel, honey and some other unidentifiable flavors. Overall, very unique. Sour yet enjoyable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
smaynard6000 (694) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2013
12oz bottle from summer pack. Pours a sparkling yellow with fizzy white head. Lively carbonation. Aroma is almost completely lemon, almost smells like a cleaning product. Sweet lemon flavor with a clean lager finish, light bodied. Ideal lawnmower beer if there ever was one. Not really my thing.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
alexanderj (3366) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Bottle; poured a clear, slightly dark gold. Medium white head. Aroma of lemon and bread. Flavor was fairly dry with a lot of lemon. Quaff-able, but not what I look for in a beer. A bit fizzy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Block (1637) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2013
I really nice summer beer and much better than other shady types I’ve had. It holds a decent amount of alcohol as well. Light body with a solid malt presence which seems to be complimented by the lemonade half.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JMerritt (1863) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Pours a clear golden with a rather large, frothy off-white head that is long lasting. Aroma is pure, sugary-sweet lemon Kool-Ade. Sweet lemondrop flavor with very little sourness and a light wheat tang in the finish. Moderately carbonated. A refreshing beer, though it really just leaves me wanting a nice, uncarbonated iced lemonade. It is what it is.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4967) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Clear light golden with an unstable head. Aroma is lemony and biscuity at the same time, with a very light tartness. Flavor is uniqeuly bright and mellow, with zesty lemon tones, light tartness, a bit of malty pale sweetness, and a little cracker and biscuit background. Pale gold grain and light lemon finish. Remarkably tasty, beating my expectations. Like a lemony helles.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
brewcrew2002 (89) - USA - MAR 24, 2013
Pours straw like yellow with little to no head. Citrus notes lemon and grapefruit. Not a Hugh fan of this one. I find it to heavy on the lemon.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2083) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2013
pours a clear straw yellowish with no head and no lacing. smell is of lemon and some hops. taste is crisp, lemon, grapefruit, similar to squirt, some hops, and very light malt. ends a little tart and refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheBeerGod (5441) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle. Translucent gold pour with a short, white head. Smells like lemonade mixed with 7-Up and a touch of beer added. Taste is sweet with candied lemon, soft malt and soda. Body is light and sticky with lots of prickly carbonation. Ends with more candied lemon, 7-Up-like soda notes and sweet malt.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bikeman53 (27) - - MAR 23, 2013
Pours a light yellow post night of drinking pee color. Can definitely taste the lemonade which I’m not huge fan of but would be a good mid summer refreshing beer to wash lunch down with.


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