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RATINGS: 1758   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Samuel Adams Boston Ale was first brewed to celebrate the opening of our Boston Brewery. Like Samuel Adams Boston Lager, it was an old family recipe that was rescued by Jim Koch from his fathers attic. Samuel Adams Boston Ale, a Stock Ale, has a complex, caramel malt character balanced with distinct spicy and herbal hop notes. Our proprietary ale yeast imparts a variety of fruit and ester notes in both the nose and flavor which are indicative of the style. Stock Ale, one of the few classic beer styles to have originated in the United States, has a strong New England heritage. The style draws its name from the cool "stock cellars" in which it was aged. This technique imparted a smoothness and body which became the hallmark of this style. Keeping with the Stock Ale style, Samuel Adams Boston Ale is fermented at cooler almost lager like temperatures and conditioned much longer than most ales. It also is Krausened and dry hopped.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47592) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium amber color with a average frothy god lacing mostly lasting off-white head. Aroma is moderate > hoppy, caramel. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (43009) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2007
From tap as Uno Amber Ale at the Uno grill house. Pours clear orange with a lacing white head. Malty, slight metallic aroma. Caramel malty flavoured. Slight metallic note. Malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36403) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2003
The aroma is sweet and malty with notes of oranges and candysugar. The color is a beutiful amber and it has a fine head, though it collapses without disappearing. The flavor is sweet and malty with notes of oranges, candy, straws, and aroma hop. At last turning into an OK bitterness - but only on the front of the tongue - it is missing a good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (27245) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with an off white head. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and bread. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel and bread with a hoppy finish. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (26386) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2005
Bottled. Clear copper, white quickly disappearing fizzy head. Very pleasant aroma of fruity hops with hints of caramel. Pleasant palate. Very wellbalanced taste, mainly of hops with a bit bitter ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (25509) - Malm, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2006
Amber colour with a slight off-white head. Aromas of malt and caramel. Flavor is malty with hints of caramel and hops. Fruity malty finish with some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2005
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Beautiful deep amber, unfiltered with a thick creamy head. Full - almost "fat" in body and then this most wonderful fruity aroma from the excellent hops. Very delicious beer - almost fluid gold...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (24616) - Tyres, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2006
Bottled. Clear amber, small creamy head. Aroma of apricot with a dash of coffee. Sweet and fruity with clean, hard mouthfeel, medium bodied and a very evident strogly resiny hoppiness. Biscuity malt mingles with apples. Lingering resiny bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (23569) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bright amber, white head. Thin bodied. Light malt with added caramel. Not much to write home about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (20519) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2010
Bottle. Rich amber, copper pour with a moderate, white head. Nose is rife with caramel malts and some light, earthy hops. Flavor is sweet to start, with a strong caramel character, along with some chocolate and toasted biscuit notes. Later on some nice hops, some pine and floral. Medium in body with average carbonation, the beer finishes sweet, mildly sticky and roasty. This is a good beer, definitely underrated.

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