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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

434 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 434
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 5
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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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-01-2014 21:25:15 | More by Beer4Mike
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12%

01-31-2014 23:13:45 | More by djrn2
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

01-31-2014 13:59:48 | More by jaswilson2
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JackMcAwesome

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-31-2014 11:05:12 | More by JackMcAwesome
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.55/5  rDev +4.1%

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.

01-31-2014 05:18:35 | More by TempeBeerMan
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Vogey77

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-31-2014 04:11:29 | More by Vogey77
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Johnroby

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-31-2014 01:55:52 | More by Johnroby
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +17.3%

01-31-2014 01:47:04 | More by wrightst
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themanilow

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-31-2014 01:12:40 | More by themanilow
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TheMarkE

California

3.28/5  rDev -3.8%

Appearance: Cloudy gold with a decent head and moderate carbonation.

Smell: Malt, spice, grass.

Taste: Grains, bready malts, spice, lemongrass.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied.

The Verdict: Average. A weak, watered down kolsch that’s sorely lacking in flavor. I’m starting to think that perhaps I should stick with Boston Brewing’s darker beers. I’m invariably disappointed in their lighter offerings.

01-31-2014 00:28:07 | More by TheMarkE
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Navalartichoke

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12%

01-30-2014 17:01:19 | More by Navalartichoke
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TonyJ815

Florida

2/5  rDev -41.3%

01-30-2014 01:30:40 | More by TonyJ815
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-29-2014 22:46:17 | More by crowsnest
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yaksurf

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

01-29-2014 20:01:27 | More by yaksurf
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CaverDave

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-29-2014 03:02:08 | More by CaverDave
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Rdc67

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-28-2014 23:02:43 | More by Rdc67
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-28-2014 22:14:49 | More by tdm168
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.24/5  rDev -5%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a perfect pint.

A: Light golden hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Settles slowly. Pervasive rising effervescence is evident. Fair amounts of spider web lacing.

S: Wheat, yeast, with a touch of citrus.

T: Pungent yeasty bread.

M: Light and bitter.

D: Sessionable.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Foamy head, and fair lacing. Nose bready and yeasty. Pungent and yeasty flavor. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

01-28-2014 03:40:26 | More by bmwats
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-28-2014 02:43:07 | More by kylehay2004
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-27-2014 23:14:21 | More by discharmingly
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Gonzo08

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

01-27-2014 21:44:52 | More by Gonzo08
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +15.2%

Appearance: high carbonation, 1/2 inch head, hazy, gold in color

Smell: wheat and honey

Taste: honey, orange, and cracker dominate

Mouthfeel: sweet, light body, high carbonation

Overall: A nice, sessionable, and clean kolsch. Feels like a good summer brew. Could easily put away several of these.

01-27-2014 13:36:05 | More by tigg924
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Stobin

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-27-2014 02:18:54 | More by Stobin
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CJRubes

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-26-2014 22:11:10 | More by CJRubes
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-26-2014 22:02:37 | More by sgregory
Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.