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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

2,254 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,254
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 125
Gots: 68 | 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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adam42381

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a dark coffee color with a nice frothy tan 1-2 finger head. Minimal lacing.

Smell: Nice roasted smell with chocolate, coffee and caramel notes.

Taste: Very big flavor with roasted notes up front with a hint of hoppy bitterness. This gives way to a hint of dark chocolate followed by coffee and smoke. Aftertaste has hints of coffee and a smokiness which is not at all unpleasant.

Mouthfeel: A little high on the carbonation and not as thick as I'd prefer with a stout.

Drinkability: High drinkability, especially for a stout. You could down a few of these without thinking twice.

Overall: I would definitely recommend this beer. This is a very solid stout. Another nice offering from the guys at Samuel Adams.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2010 05:29:47 | More by adam42381
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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,254 ratings.