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Samuel Adams Triple Bock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Triple BockSamuel Adams Triple Bock

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BA SCORE
68
poor

848 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 848
Reviews: 622
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 38.57%
Wants: 65
Gots: 99 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  17.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Though the little cobalt bottles still decorate the shelves today, this beer only had 3 vintage releases; 1994, 1995, and 1997. Brewed with two row malted barley, water, Noble hops and yeast, along with maple syrup, it was then aged several months in oak whiskey barrels before being bottled. At the time it was considered the world's strongest beer, and a precursor of today's Extreme Beers.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-10-1998)
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aeminter

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3.85/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Deep mahogany in color with no visible carbonation (still). In many ways it reminds me of port wine. With a gentle swirl the beer sticks to the sides of the glass and trickles back down in thick legs announcing the alcohol strength.

S: Smells of stone fruit and alcohol...licorice...molasses

T:The flavor complements the nose with hints of licorice, tobacco, a little bit of toffee. There are some roasted-almost-burnt characteristics, but it's not in a bad way.

M: Full, viscous, a little cloying and very rich...the alcohol is almost overpowering.

O: This reminds me of a good port wine. It's definitely made for sipping and enjoying.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 23:59:19 | More by aeminter
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Samuel Adams Triple Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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