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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
junon (410) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Okay. What a difficult one. Clear crisp with an orange hue. Aroma is pretty tight on "beer" notes but the lemon juice is unmistakable. Slight hop flavour. Lemon forward. However not too sour. Good balance. Still a bit too fruit forward for my tastes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - SEP 14, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized light white colored bubbles that were and left behind a uncarbonated transparent light yellow orange colored body. The funky aroma was musty and sour. The off-tasting mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start mediumly tingly at the finish with a lingering fruity aftertaste. The funky flavor contained notes of mild hops and fruity. Not one that I would buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
basaywhat (35) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Lemonade dominates the aroma and the flavor of this beer. Not a bad example of this style. Quite refreshing really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle purchased at Blacklick Wine & Spirits. Clear gold in color with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon, malt and honey sweetness. Malty and lemony flavor with a honey sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malaclemys (372) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear gold with white fizzy head. Aroma heavy with lemon and sweet malt. Almost a fruity character. Lemon comes through on taste but fake tasting. Sweet malt. Light to mid body. Not my favorite. Rather drink a Zima.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
k9coug (101) - USA - AUG 30, 2013
I put lemon in a Pabst and compared it. The Sam Adams tasted fake and the Pabst tasted more authentic. Both are bad. Stick with Arnie Palmers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (4669) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle: Poured a golden color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and some lacing. Aroma of light lemon notes with lightly sweet malt. Taste is also dominated by lightly sweet lemon notes with some lightly sweet malt notes. Body is light with average carbonation. Bland shandy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fontjt (77) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle :Poured light golden with small head that faded quickly. Smell is very light lemon scent without the cirtrus. Taste is a little sweet with a lemon flavor at the end. Overall a nice beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of lemon, sugar and make. Flavor is sweet lemon and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Meilby (7385) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Motel Room, Motel 6, Kingman, AZ
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of lime and citrus lemonade. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

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