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RATINGS: 4385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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popiela (872) - 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 (389) - 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 (388) - 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.

3.2
Banzale (311) - FRANCE - MAR 30, 2017
Acheter à Auchan grande synthe. Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur ambré assez pâle belle brillance reflet or. Mousse épaisse qui redescend rapidement final col de mousse léger aéré. Au nez : note de céréales, malts caramel, petite note boisée et de pin. En bouche : pour une pils/lager c’est pas trop mal. La note céréales et le malts caramel . Arrière bouche légèrement houblonné . Note boisée et plus de pin je trouve . Longueur et corps plutôt bien . Carbonisation moyenne .

4.1
Thomasreganjnr (3) - liverpool, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017 does not count
The beer is very presentable and the colours are not too bold. The taste of the beer reminds me of an IPA. One of my favourite beers

3.5
Sven1973 (477) - GERMANY - MAR 18, 2017
Gezapft am Flughafen in Atlanta. Dunkles Bernstein, klar, kleine Schicht Schaum. Aroma: Hopfen, etwas blumig, wenig Malz. Geschmack: Karamell, leicht bitter, leicht angenehme Süße

4.7
craig30 (7) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2017 does not count
great dark beer great in a pint but oddly not as good in bottle form, god pint with a good head .

3.1
Ronritter (729) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2017
12 oz bottle aroma is a bit of citrus and cereal taste is of caramel and a little hoppy bitterness

2.6
bursprak (3205) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle @ Superbowl XLI. Clear amber pour with a generous head. Notes of caramel, malty sweet, sweat and some honey.


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