RATINGS: 1255   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 122   ABV: 4.05%
It took 2 years of brewing, tasting and testing to come up with the final recipe for Sam Adams Light. We focused on brewing a flavorful, high quality beer with a light-bodied taste and fewer calories. Sam Adams Light is a unique beer, its not a lighter version of our Boston Lager. Sam Adams Light is the only light beer that uses no adjuncts and a traditional brewing process to ensure a balance of flavor and light-bodied taste. No other domestic light beer uses only the four classic ingredients of beer: pure water, lager yeast, Noble hops and barley malt. The quality ingredients that make up Sam Adams Light include two-row malt and some of the most expensive hops in the world, Spalt Spalter Noble hops. At 128 calories, Sam Adams Light features a clean finish and no aftertaste.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
AdamChandler (4911) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 1, 2015
12oz bottle, stemware @ 55F - Dark amber, no head. nose is pretty nonexistent, maybe some burnt malts? Caramel, brown sugar, apple, pear, etc. but very little taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (637) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Pours a amber color with a thick white head. The aroma is sweet caramel malts and some hops. The taste is similar. For the style its a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (563) - Minneapolis, - JAN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2015 Hands down the greatest light beer I have ever tasted. I dont drink a lot of light beer but sometimes after the holiday gorge its not a bad idea to substitute a 6 pack of these in the rotation here and there, I dont care what beer snobs say. Nice caramel, light hops, clean and refreshing. An American light beer that tastes good with no adjuncts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - JAN 6, 2015
Look: pours an amber color. White head. Very clear. Smell: lager malt smell. Sweet malts caramel. Bready biscuit. Taste: sweet caramel malt. Biscuit. Feel: very thin mouth feel. Medium carbonation. Overall: odd flavor just due to the age. First drank: home 1/6/15 Vintage: January 2013

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
High_in_NM (29) - Los Alamos NM, New Mexico, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Ive gotta say, this aint half bad at all. Tastes just like a watered down Boston Lager, but thats a good thing too. Very nice alternative for a weekday brew when you just want to wet the whistle without getting all torn up for next morning.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
"for a light beer, one of the best, but thats not really saying that much. None of the bad qualities that typically infiltrate the cheaper light beers, its just a thinner, less exciting version of their flagship beer."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1893) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Aroma of malt, copper color short last creamy white head. Sweet malt taste, with a creamy feel and a weak malt finish

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rdixon77 (2681) - Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Generically fine. I guess I prefer this to the BL,CL,MLs of the world, but really it is just about as nondescript as they get. Coppery appearance. Usual malty lager profile. Bready. Watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - AUG 28, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 2-25-13 - Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance The beer pours an amber color with a one finger white head. The head fades relatively fast to leave only a light amount of lacing. Smell The aroma is heaviest of caramel and roasted malt mixed with lighter floral and citrus notes. Taste The taste starts out of caramel malt mixed with a corn like taste. As the taste advances some hints of hop flavor come to the tongue. The hop is of a more herbal and citrus in nature and in the end with the caramel flavor leave a mainly sweet kind of herbal like taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel The beer is on the thinner side with respects to body with a carbonation level that is on the slightly standard side. Both make for a rather refreshing taste and are appropriate for the style. Overall A tastier version of a light beer with more hop and malt characteristic for the light lager style. While nothing to pine over it is rather refreshing.

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