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

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Ratings: 607
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 97 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 01-02-2014

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Ratings: 607 | Reviews: 123
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3.9/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: This pours a golden color and is topped with the whitest head that I believe I have ever seen.
Smell: The aroma of yeast is about all that I can smell being the Kolsch style it is right on par.
Taste: Clean crisp with a slight yeast flavor is all that I can taste good beer for the style.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied, easy to drink and clean just like a Kolsch should be.

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of jlindros
3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a decent fizzy slight creamy 1/2 finger head, a little small but retains well, decent lacing, hazy slight yeast sediment lighter peach orange colored.

Nose is actually kinda meh, an herbal like hop jumps out front, mild mossy grassy earthy note too, a hint of a sweet caramel note, touch grainy. Almost alt-beer like not really Kolsch.

Taste starts with grainy malts, a little toasty and a little corn stalk like, but light. Then herbal hops, little mossy and earthy, mild bitterness. Soft feel at least, almost lager like soft and crisp which is at least one good thing from the Kolsch. Finish is fairly dry but a little sticky, crisp but soft and a little mineral note, mild fruity flavor too, malt juice, and a little herbal earthy hop.

Mouth is softer and a bit lighter bod, decent carb, fluffy carb.

Overall meh, not one of Sam Adam's best beers, just a little Kolsch like notes, hops are not quite where they should be for a Kolsch, malts are OK at least, and it has a nice soft slight crisp feel.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy straw color with a decent sized header which fades quickly, only bits of patchy lacing on the glass.

Smell has a yeasty and grassy floral aroma, a lemony earthiness to it.

Taste starts with a touch of lemon zest with a hint of rind bitterness, clean dry finish with a fairly soft carbonation so it's not as crisp as it could be but it's also creamier than it should be too.

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Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 607 ratings.