Monday, October 26, 2009

Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Boston Lager poured a clear, amber color with a thumb width, off white head. The nose is yeasty with some malt and bright, clean hops underneath. The body is thick for a lager, bready with a faint sweetness and plenty of crisp hops in the middle. The finish has a yeasty dryness that is perfect for the body. There was some spooted lace left on the glass.

Boston Lager is an absolute classic for a very good reason. This big bodied lager has plenty of flavor and is extremely well balanced. One of my favorite standy beers.

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