Samuel Adams Boston Ale

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Type: American Pale Ale
  • Brewed by: Boston Beer Company
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  • Region Available: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Sweden, USA
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Moderate
  • Serve at Temperature: Ice Cold
  • Container: Boots
  • Website: http://www.samueladams.com
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Samuel Adams® Boston Ale was first brewed to celebrate the opening of our Boston Brewery. Like Samuel Adams Boston Lager®, it was an old family recipe that was rescued by Jim Koch from his father's attic. Samuel Adams® Boston Ale, a Stock Ale, has a complex, caramel malt character balanced with distinct spicy and herbal hop notes. Our proprietary ale yeast imparts a variety of fruit and ester notes in both the nose and flavor which are indicative of the style.

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  • Jul 21, 2010
    Chewies45 (3)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Where my ASIANS at?
    3.8
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    A great american comfort beer. Leaves a sizeable head. A nice go to beer, really for anything on the menu. A safe beer to help transition into exploring more robust beers.
  • Nov 20, 2009
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
    4.4
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    Always a good choice. The Boston Ale has a golden amber color with good clarity and carbonation. It forms a thick off white head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Its aroma is malty sweet with a hint of honey and floral hops. On the tongue the malts are bready and lightly toasty. The hops are light and have a nice piney and citrus bitterness that fades slowly into the finish. I really like the balance on this ale and I fined it to be very drinkable and refreshing. Cheers!