Hazy and golden in color, this American wheat beer is a fresh twist on the popular hefeweizen style.
Our search for unique ingredients for Samuel Adams Coastal Wheat led us to the Eureka and Lisbon varieties of lemon grown in California. These particular lemons added the perfect balance of citrus tartness and sweetness to accent the taste of the beer. The spiciness of the Hallertau Mittelfrueh and Spalt Spalter Noble hops balance out the slightly sweet character of our brewery’s own signature wheat malt, resulting in a crisp and refreshing wheat beer with a subtle lemon aroma and flavor.
With his great-great grandfather's recipe for Louis Koch Lager as his guide, Jim Koch brewed the first batch of Samuel Adams Boston Lager in his kitchen in 1984. Six weeks after its Boston introduction in April 1985, Samuel Adams was selected as "The Best Beer in America" in The Great American Beer Festival's Consumer Preference Poll. Since 2000, Samuel Adams has won more awards in international beer tasting competitions than any other brewery in the world, and is currently the largest U.S. crafter brewer.