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RATINGS: 486   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Samuel Adams is currently in the process of brewing up a German style called radler. The name radler translates to cyclist, A 50/50 (ish) blend of beer and lemonade. (Like a shandy). Perfect for any summer day, Samuel Adams Porch Rocker was inspired by traditional Bavarian Radlers that mix beer with German-style lemonade. For our bright and citrusy Radler, we blended a Helles beer with lemon for a fresh-squeezed lemon taste, effervescent sweetness, and slightly tart, refreshing finish. A light malt character and hint of hops balance out this summer brew.

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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bikeman53 (27) - - MAR 23, 2013
Pours a light yellow post night of drinking pee color. Can definitely taste the lemonade which Im not huge fan of but would be a good mid summer refreshing beer to wash lunch down with.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
seymour (1964) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2017
Poured from 12oz bottle into tulip glass, a clear golden amber colour with no foam, just a ring of tiny bubbles. Mass-produced lager plus some lemon bite. Slightly metallic and astringent, but not deeply flawed. No real hop presence. Light body, strong carbonation, citrusy aftertaste. Served cold, its definitely refreshing on a hot day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (483) - Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2017
Pours clear medium gold, light head. Aroma is strong natural lemon. Taste is slightly sweet malt, lemon soda, hops peaking through here and there. Some tartness, but not overwhelming. Light mouthfeel. Very refreshing after a warm bike ride. Does what the style should do.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
p0rkch0p (111) - Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2017
Pour is clear golden. Taste is overpowering powdery artificial lemon. The most disappointing sam adams i have tried. Expected better. A better version of this style is Boulevards radler

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LetsGoState (873) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2017
Aroma is lemon. Taste is a carbonated lemonade, but not too overpowering. Overall surprisingly OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (5666) - Georgia, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Pours clear, bubbly straw yellow with a thick and frothy, though not long-lasting, snow-white head. Aroma delivers a strong lemonade tone with a malty underpinning. This says "Summer" out loud. Tart flavor offers lemonade and malty notes, pleasing and refreshing. Mouthfeel features wan body and fizz, more lemonade than beer, but still this will either take the edge off a broiling day or bring a little summer into a chilly one.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
AirForceHops (7049) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 1, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Best before NOV ticked on the side of label. Slightly hazy golden color. Aroma is artificial lemonade. Even for a radler, this is not easy to drink. Heavy on the lemonade and reminds me of a Country Time lemonade powder mix with a shot of a bad blonde ale. Pretty gross overall. To be fair, I hate radlers to begin with and this doesnt help my opinion of them.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Nick12345 (1) - - AUG 27, 2016 does not count
Imagine what a port-a-potty urinal scent cake would taste like.... Get that in your head and then try this beer. You wont make it past the first sip.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
aracauna (3576) - Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2016
This is terrible. Im not even opposed to the style, this is just badly done. Smells and tastes like lemon scented cleaner.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Larry_Duffman (515) - - AUG 8, 2016
I had it from the bottle. The aroma is lemonade. The taste is lemon and ginger. When cold, it was refreshing and crisp enough. Their summer beers always seem to have a heaviness to them. It was decent though.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
alexsdad06 (10081) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2016
12 oz bottle from Jungle Jims from notes. Pours a clear golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sugary sweetness, lemonade, pale malts, not much else, I dont like these to begin with and this wasnt good.


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