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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

419 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 419
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 11.73%
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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beagle75

Iowa

4.01/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a becker glass.

A: Clear, brassy golden color with an initial abundance of white foam head that collapses to a persistent cap. Fine but heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: White flour is enhanced by the presence of nuanced nectarine and melon-like yeast esters. A trace of mineral sulfur is also immediately present.

T: Begins almost dry, with layered pale malts that simultaneously yield unctuous cake and mild toast. Mixed fruit is very estery into the middle although tasted acidity is largely absent. Ripe peach fruit is identifiable in the otherwise soft finish.

M: Medium viscosity, very creamy on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: This is a bold American-brewed kolsch that is full-bodied and heavy on yeast qualities. Pilsner malts provide needed contrast, keeping other qualities from becoming too heavy. Minimalist hops stay off the radar, although they are not really missed here. While refreshing on its own, this beer is far from being an afterthought and holds up to foods well.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 19:41:47 | More by beagle75
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Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 419 ratings.