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Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams
Boston Lager

Category: Pilsner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Samuel Adams
Boston Lager

Category: Pilsner

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5%
Amber color. Interesting, roasted aromas and flavors of caramelized nuts, baklava, and dried stone fruits with a supple, crisp, finely carbonated, dryish medium body and a tingling, charming, long buttered lemon pepper muffin, hint of spice, and honeyed lettuces finish. More of an amber lager than a pilsner, but quite tasty.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light & Malty
Aroma Aroma: caramelized nuts, baklava, and dried stone fruits
Taste Flavor: buttered lemon pepper muffin, hint of spice, and honeyed lettuces
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Bacon Cheeseburger, Duck Reuben Sandwich, Mild Cheddar
Bottom Line Bottom Line: More of an amber lager than a pilsner, but quite tasty.
The Producer

The Boston Beer Co. Brewery

The Producer
30 Germania St.
Boston, MA 02130
USA
1 617-368-5000
Pilsner
Beer Glass Pilsner Gold.jpg
Serve in a Pilsner Glass
Pilsners are pale to golden straw in color and range in alcohol from 4.5-6%. The hallmark of a fresh pilsner is a dense, white head. The alcohol levels must be such as to give a rounded mouthfeel. These beers are medium-bodied and are characterized by high carbonation and tangy Czech and German varieties of hops that impart floral aromas and a crisp, bitter finish. This style originated in Bohemia in the Czech Republic. German pilsner styles are similar, though often slightly lighter in body and color. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Pilsner Urquell, Paulaner Premium Pils, Brooklyn Brewery Brooklyn Pilsner and Victory Prima Pils.
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