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RATINGS: 4438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager® is the best example of the fundamental characteristics of a great beer, offering a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex. It is brewed using a decoction mash, a time consuming, traditional four vessel brewing process discarded by many contemporary brewers. This process brings forth a rich sweetness from the malt that makes it well worth the effort. Samuel Adams Boston Lager® also uses only the finest of ingredients including two row barley, as well as German Noble aroma hops. The exclusive use of two row barley not only imparts a full, smooth body but also gives the beer a wide spectrum of malt flavor ranging from slightly sweet to caramel to slightly roasted. The Noble hops varieties, Hallertau Mittelfruh and Tettnang Tettnanger, add a wide range of floral, piney and citrus notes, which are present from the aroma, through the flavor, to the lingering smooth finish. We take great pride in the Noble hops used in our beers. They are hand selected by Jim Koch and our other brewers from the world’s oldest hops growing area. Among the world’s most expensive, they cost twenty times as much as other hops.

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3.5
martpez (206) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Lovelly slightly sour malty taste. The old fashioned american style of beers this is perhaps a great example of. A little over carbonated but has a lovely copper colour and a deep rich taste

4
GriZZZly (194) - - MAY 13, 2017
Ar: Swiezy, rzeski, mocna slodowosc, herbatniki, troche karmelu, dobra nuta chmielu, generalnie bardzo dobrze, intensywnosc umiarkowana. Wyg: intensywny, lekko pomaraczowawe zloto, piana ladna, roznoziarnista, utrzymuje sie, swietny lacing. Sm: tak powinny smakowac wszystkie lagery, wysycenie srednie, slodowo, konkretnie, lagerowa wzorowa goryczka, zaznaczona, swietny balans slodowo-chmielowy, brak siary, niczego wiecej od lagera nie mozna oczekiwac. Pos: Slod, swietna lagerowa goryczka.

3.8
jandamckay (2) - - MAY 11, 2017 does not count
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3
m7hildeb (176) - - MAY 3, 2017
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a medium white head, nose is malty, hoppy and citric with notes of grapefruit and orange and a metallic pinch, taste is malty and slightly roasty with a moderately dry finish and some caramel in the aftertaste.

3.1
Oiolosse (143) - Granada, SPAIN - APR 30, 2017
Media pinta tirada de barril en T.E. Dingwall Building, Candem, Londres. Vienna Lager 5% ABV. Tiene una apariencia tostada y ámbar con destellos rojizos, con una espuma delgada de baja retención. En aroma tiene un carácter muy restringido de malta tostada parecido a corteza de pan, bizcocho, dulzor ligero, notas a grano, herbal por lúpulos, la intensidad en general es media baja, muy acorde a lo que se busca en una Vienna. El sabor es ligero orientado hacia las maltas, ligeramente tostada, corteza de pan es apreciable, algo sulfurosa, manzana, semi seca al final lo que la hace muy refrescante, el dulzor no es abrasivo por lo cual el lúpulo se puede apreciar aunque este no sea el perfil de la cerveza. En definitiva una buena Vienna con algo de lúpulo que cumple y refresca.

2
nephirem (504) - CROATIA - APR 29, 2017
Bottle, 0.35l. Clear copper pour, two finger soapy white head. Not much of a retention, ok lacing. Heavy on the nose, malty with strong vegetable presence. Medium body, strong on the carbonation. Average texture. Taste is mostly sweet with slight bitterness developing later on. Aroma is heavy malty, caramel, sugar. To be honest, quite intense and cloying. Unbalanced. Throughout the drink there is that weird vegetable mouthfeel, even some faint tart notes. Overall, weird one. Not really up my alley. Cloying and unpleasant.

4
popiela (860) - Poznañ, POLAND - APR 22, 2017
Butelka 0,33l. Aromat chmielowy, słodowy, karmelowy, herbatnikowy. W smaku podobnie, świetny balans między chmielowością i słodowością. Goryczka zaznaczona, przyjemna.

2.8
Villyzzz (379) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 15, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours amber with big white head. Aroma has mild malts. Taste has caramel and malts.

2.9
Tinaccio (326) - Milano, ITALY - APR 8, 2017
Tasted at Fifty Five Bar, Camden Town, London, UK. Colour is copper with a small white head. Aroma is mostly caramel and malts. Light bitterness and medium sweetness. Medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation.

4.3
SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2017
Pours clear copper with a small white head. Smells of subtle caramel and toffee. Taste is sweet, caramel, hints of bread. Medium-bodied with a wet texture and average mouth-carbonation, Samuel Adams Boston Lager finishes with a subtle sweetness.


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