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Samuel Adams Escape Route - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
78
okay

412 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 01-02-2014)
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a stange.

A - Pours a hazy, nice light gold color, with a chalk white two-finger foamy head. Ringlets of sticky lacing.

S - Healthy aroma of noble hops, popcorn butter, and lemon zest.

T - Spicy hops forward. Esters of buttered crackers, and lemon-lime tartness in the mid-palate. Just a hint of hop flower in the aftertaste. Decently balanced. Flavors while not "bold" are assertive enough. This taste seems very familiar....

M - Medium bodied, with prickly carbonation. The slightly thicker body than expected goes a long way to improve the drinkability. Finishes crisp.

O - Hey....wait a minute...you can't fool me Sam Adams!! This tastes almost exactly like the old "Sam Adams Spring Ale". (I would not be surprised if it was the same recipe with a different label) Decent then, decent now. And much better than some of their "Spring" offerings in recent years.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 05:18:35 | More by TempeBeerMan
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I poured this into a glass, it has gold color body witj a small head to it. The smell has a light fruit, bread aroma to it. The taste has a light malt flavor and some grassy/hay notes to it also. I also get a little hop on the finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and overall a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

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3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
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12 oz. bottle poured into sensory glass. Pours a clear old gold colro with a medium sized white head that dissipates fairly quickly with slight lacing.

Smell is of light fruits and white bread, a bit of floral hops.

Tastes as it smells with a bit of sweet honey and citrus added. Mouthfeel is crisp and smooth, a slight amount of lingering bitterness in the back end.

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Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.