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

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BA SCORE
69
poor

875 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 875
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 39.04%
Wants: 67
Gots: 103 | FT: 8
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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4/5  rDev +37%

Griffith, Aug 16, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I feel compelled to write a review of this beer.
1994 vintage, gift from a wonderful family I met thru work
A- this bottle was very well cared for ; the cork came out whole, in one piece and easily. Pours a light-sucking black hole into the glass. No head.
S- booze, sugar, whiskey, dark fruit. Reminiscent of a balsamic glaze. Sweet, sweet, sweet!
T- delicious, but just too sweet. This is something to be drizzled on a bowl of ice cream or dripped on parmesan cheese cubes, not drank from a glass. It reminds me very much of a well-aged balsamic glaze, which I also could not drink a glass of.
M- it paints the tongue like a brush. Thick, coating.
O- super glad I got to try this legendary beer. While i enjoyed the flavor, it's just too much to take in anything but small doses; you might like hot fudge sundaes, but you wouldn't want to drink a glass of hot fudge. Enough said.

Casey3236, Aug 09, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

Trombone69, Aug 01, 2014
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littleplus, Jul 27, 2014
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Dicers, Jul 14, 2014
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Unclebeerman, Jul 02, 2014
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Samuel Adams Triple Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
69 out of 100 based on 875 ratings.