Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kidmartinek (3303) - austin, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Golden with a slight haze and a white head. Smells like ole’ lemon peel and metal machinery. Tastes like a budlight lime-a-rita. Lots of lemon and sugar. More skanky malt taste on the finish than the inbev product though. This beer exists for one reason... lime-a-ritas were garnering too much market share.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robloc303 (263) - Erie, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2013
I didn’t read the label so I was a bit surprised to get a mouth full of lemonade. I thought it was a summer seasonal ale. Anyway, nose is of fresh lemons, grass, and some earthy hops. Taste is similar to a shandy, but not all the way. it was more like a lemon flavored beer than a shandy, but not in a bad way. i honestly enjoyed this as I do most Sam Adams.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (7926) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized fizzy head. Fair head retention. Aroma of tart lemon and pale malts. The taste is pale malts, some caramel, lemon finish. Medium bodied. Doesn’t seem like a true shandy... there’s actually some beeriness to this!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (580) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2013
didn’t have ice cold....lemon zesty smell....sweet on the palate with lemon taste...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigguns22 (585) - Maryland, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Very good summer beer a gift from friend on a hot Sunday afternoon. Lite and golden in color with a crisp white head. Aroma is very pleasant and fruity mostly lemon and peach. Easy drinking summer beer that is lite on alcohol at 4.5 % you can drink a few.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jkbachman (179) - - JUL 5, 2013
While shandies are never my preference, this beer is flavorful, light, and refreshing. I couldn't drink more than 1-2, but there are worse beers out there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
illidurit (2050) - Petaluma, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Straight from the bottle at a barbecue, as it was intended. Tastes like slightly floral lemonade. But then, why not just drink lemonade?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Did not like. If I wanted lemonade I would have had lemonade. Not this mongrel dog. Hey Sam! Why not try an avocado-flavored beer? A fish-flavored beer!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bkurtz (724) - PERU - JUL 4, 2013
Poured a clear yellow with a fairly big, rocky head that dissipated quickly. Lemon aroma, something between a gummy bear and a floor cleaner, somewhat artificial. Taste has a light lemonade quality mixed with a light beer. Not terrible on a summer day, but I won’t be having this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2013
12 oz. bottle - Pours a crystal clear golden color with a 1/2 finger thick white head. Very light lacing. Aroma is citrus and herbal hops. Flavor is lemon, lightly sweetened toasted malt, spice, and herbal hops. Light to medium body. A decent beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page   1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 36

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50