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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

416 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 416
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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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%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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lcdawg

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-26-2014 20:31:39 | More by lcdawg
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JVB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-26-2014 20:07:12 | More by JVB
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Sam_C

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-26-2014 19:58:28 | More by Sam_C
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

3/5  rDev -12%

01-26-2014 16:26:31 | More by TypsiYpsi
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rbmjr1

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-26-2014 16:19:11 | More by rbmjr1
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Dools9

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-26-2014 04:22:58 | More by Dools9
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BlazedNug

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-26-2014 02:35:41 | More by BlazedNug
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EFR94

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-25-2014 23:27:17 | More by EFR94
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-25-2014 22:47:20 | More by rcatalano
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robebo44

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12%

01-25-2014 22:39:10 | More by robebo44
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oline73

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-25-2014 21:08:57 | More by oline73
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-25-2014 18:50:27 | More by ChipMurray
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-25-2014 04:45:11 | More by frosted33
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pouring to a golden/orange color with a hazy body, Escape Route emits an aroma of grain, bread/dough, with some backing fruit. The fluffy white foam sinks rather quickly, but it does leave a small amount of lacing.

With the taste, this beer is about what you expect based on the appearance and nose. You get some biscuit hops, bread, dough, and some backing fruit flavors and herbal hop character. But that is about it- grains, bread, fruit, and some yeasty notes make up the primary flavors.

This isn’t the most complex beer in the world or the most memorable, but it does seem good enough to recommend a sampling. I will likely forget I ever tried it in a short time, but it is a decent brewing effort from Boston Beer that may not be a classic, but is certainly acceptable to the masses.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 02:54:48 | More by BryanCarey
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-24-2014 20:54:53 | More by AMCPhD
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-24-2014 07:04:20 | More by BEERMILER12
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Straw golden. A major turn off was the fizzy head. Which leads me into the smell...

S: The appearance and smell reminded me slightly of an AAL. Which is a bit of a turn off. Smell wasn't that bad though. Scent of herbal hops and grass.

T: Much better here. It's foolish to expect a kolsch thats bursting with flavor - but the relative good amount of flavor is very nice! A little spicy, herbal, grainy, grass, woodsy. Lemon.

M: Smooth and medium bodied. Finishes dry.

O: A great representation of a style that is not sexy and often looked over. This should be a summer seasonal - not appropriate for a cold January night. Anyways, great job on this beer. Everything you can hope for in a kolsch.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 01:13:42 | More by Givemebeer
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braican

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-23-2014 19:55:32 | More by braican
Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.