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Samuel Adams Cream Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Cream StoutSamuel Adams Cream Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,239 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,239
Reviews: 1,205
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 121
Gots: 65 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 10-29-2001)
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

4.38/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours almost black with reddish-brown undertones. Decent head and some patchy lacing on the glass.

Smells of coffee, chocolate, malt and a touch of smoke.

Tastes of coffee, chocolate, malt and mild bitterness, There's a hint of honey as well. Tastes very much like it smells. A bit light for a stout, but that's not really a problem here. I think the balance of flavors is excellent. Perhaps Sam Adams brewery's best regularly available beer.

Mouthfeel is fabulous. Sweet and creamy with residual bitterness and roasted, smoky flavor that lingers.

Drinkability is also fabulous. I could even do this stout as a session beer.

For a good brewery that's quite popular, I feel Sam Adams makes some very fine beers. Creme stout is exceptional, and a top regular offering for this brewer. A very tasty brew indeed. Excellent value.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2010 15:55:18 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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A - Dark brown. Bit of dark ruby in there held up to the light. Pours with a beautiful ~1.5" tan head, and leaves great amount of lacing.

S - Nose is of coffee and vanilla, maybe literally like vanilla coffee beans. Only complaint is that is was very faint, had to almost stick my nose in my glass!

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M = I would say medium bodied. I'm on my 3rd one of the evening and I am pretty full. Maybe a bit above average carbonation.

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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,239 ratings.