RateBeer
overall
22
47
style
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Homer321's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (1851) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft. Nose of citrus. Perfect clarity. Minimal head. Pretty tasty. A subtle sweetness lasts into the finish. Ok. Perfect when you’re thirsty but frank too much the day before.


2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
Eberndt (173) - - AUG 17, 2014
Picked this up out of the cooler without reading the label. Was not expecting the lemon flavor... Not bad but probably won’t drink again

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raymow (811) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2014
bottled - not bad. A good summer beer. Lemon flavor, refreshing. Decent - but not great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (2693) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle - Pours light amber with a ring of white head. Lemon and a bit of corny malt. Fairlu sweet. Same taste--lemonade and corny lager. Pretty refreshing though the base beer seems pretty gross. Medium bodied with tons of carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (3341) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours s gold with an orange tinge, Nose of lemon. Light in body. Flavor is like lemonade with some wheat. Radler for sure. But tasty.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BOSSbrewer (1581) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a thin white head. Aroma is some malt wheat and lemons. Flavor is really sweet with lemons and malt. Drinkable but not likable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3598) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle on a balcony: hot sunny day in Orange County. 7th July 2014. This golden refreshing brew had a thin white head after 20 seconds. It started off with a good deep looking covering but faded very quickly. Loads of lemon esters in both the nose and taste. Not my usual sort of tipple, but it did the job on the day. Pleased I had one, but we didn’t become lifelong friends and we both moved on.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
robinvboyer (3064) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
I cant find any signs of the base beer, just some slightly artificial lemony aromas. The mouth feel is fine, and the carb is good.mthe finish is quite sweet, with a big lemon drop finish. Not my thing, this is just juice.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (862) - Poway, California, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours a bright orange-yellow with a one finger white head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of lemons, corn flakes, light biscuit malts, and sweet malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma with a lemonade flavor upfront with some biscuit malts and light grassy hops in the background. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, mostly sweet, medium finish. Overall, a deccent fruit beer that is a pretty nice refreshing, change of pace summer beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (2278) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Shandy coming at ya hot. Watered Dow beer and lemonade. Cracker corn malts and sweet lemon syrup added. Overall I guess it’s drinkable but it’s not good.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jcnielsen (2040) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Mostly lemonade aroma. Lemonade, tangy, tart flavors. A touch syrupy. I’m not a fan of radlers, but I could see this as something that would appeal to non-beer drinker types.


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  2 3 4 » 43


Tick this beer

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