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Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams
Boston Lager

Category: Amber Lager

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.9%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Samuel Adams
Boston Lager

Category: Amber Lager

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.9%
Amber color. Aromas of peach tart and apple butter on raisin toast with a supple, vibrant, frothy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a graceful, captivating, medium-long honeyed citrus, arugula, and pepper omelet finish. A delicious, crisp and refreshing lager.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light, Malty, Hoppy & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: peach tart and apple butter on raisin toast
Taste Flavor: honeyed citrus, arugula, and pepper omelet
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium/High
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Hamburger Casserole, Jambalaya, Parmesan
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious, crisp and refreshing lager.
The Producer

The Boston Beer Co. Brewery

The Producer
30 Germania St.
Boston, MA 02130
USA
1 617-368-5000
Amber Lager
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Amber lagers are amber to copper hued in color and range in alcohol from 4.5-6%. Caramel malt flavors are typical and hopping levels vary considerably from one brewery to the next. Though based on the Vienna lager style, these beers are often hoppier. Amber lagers are a vaguely defined style favored by US brewers. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Great Lakes Elliot Ness Lager, Stevens Point Classic Amber and Boston Beer Co.'s Samuel Adams Boston Lager.
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