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RATINGS: 4383   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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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Augdraught1981 (266) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - MAR 13, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2015 The perfect lager...Dark amber pour with fluffy, sustained head and wonderful German hop aroma. Perfect balance & showcase of malts & hops. Lacks nothing and is the best in its class in my opinion.


4.2
wilde_joost59 (79) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2017
Thuis gedronken uit fles. Voor een bier van dit lage alcoholpercentage, zeer vol van smaak. Ik was aangenaam verrast. Mooi van kleur, kruidig van geur en smaak. Heerlijk om daar een paar van te drinken, zonder dat je er last van krijgt.

3.3
loscovar (246) - Villeneuvette, FRANCE - JUL 10, 2017
Bootle at home. Pretty good lager, caramrl malt, still refreshing, ligth ambar colour

3.6
DoctorHU (533) - UKRAINE - JUN 24, 2017
330 ml bottle. Clear amber beer with average, quickly vanishing white head. The aroma is full of floral, spicy hops. Taste medium sweet, malty bread, medium bitter. Medium body. Light bitter finish.

3.5
PugUglyBrewer (644) - - JUN 21, 2017
Light amber to deep gold color with an off-white head of sudsy foam. Gain caramel and roasted grain set to the light easygoing nature of a lager. One of the first classical sesh craft beers.

3.6
omikr0n (927) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 20, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear amber to golden with thin white head. Aroma is peach, candy, malt. Taste is sweet with candy, fruits, malt.

3.3
Dazka (123) - Milan, ITALY - JUN 14, 2017
S: malt, hint of citrus hop A: yellow to orange, clear T: med bitterness, sweet finish P: med to lively carb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
Westy1130 (93) - New York, USA - JUN 3, 2017
Copper color, with medium/thick pillowy head. Aroma/Taste: Roasted malts, mild hops, almonds, chestnuts and toffee. Thick and chewy on the palate. The perfect transition beer to wean off macro lagers.

3.5
saintbase (681) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 30, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.6
azzurro (244) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2017 Wanted to try this popular beer. Had it after volleyball today. Definitely better than average. Had another after baseball last night (3.5).

2.8
ginotarugo (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2017
Big, long-lasting, white head. Aroma did not entice. Flavor strong malt, not as smooth as I was hoping. I was thirsty when I drank this but the flavor did make me want another one.


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