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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

2,238 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,238
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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Reviews by afdempse:
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afdempse

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Opaque dark brown liquid. Frothy tan head that blankets the top of the beer and has great staying power.

Aroma of chocolate, darkly toasted bread. Nice roastiness.

Dark brown, bready malt flavors are prevalent. Slight astringency from the roasted barley. Mineral notes in the breath. Good sweet/dry malt balance.

Mouthfeel is medium-thin. I'm not getting the sweetness normally associated with a "cream stout", although I enjoy this for what it is: a smooth, drinkable stout. Affordable and quaffable. Two things I appreciate in any beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2011 03:28:25 | More by afdempse
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4.58/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Wow what a great beer...

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!

T - Delicious. Tastes like chocolate/vanilla/caramel/roasted nut/coffee but it all comes in waves and finishes a bit dry but with a pleasant bitterness that doesn't go against the sweetness of the choc/van/coffee. Beautiful blend of flavors.

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.

O - Great. One of my new favorites. Only reason I didn't give Taste a 5 was because of 1 oatmeal stout I've had that was the best stout I've ever tasted. This was good though!!!

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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,238 ratings.