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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

2,255 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,255
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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bagpiper2005

Idaho

4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour: Very dark brown with two fingers of tan head with average retention and laces the glass like crazy.

Smell: Very powerful roasted malt aroma with underlying hints of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, dark fruit, and a light hop note.

Taste: Starts with some caramel malts and then gives way into a strong chocolatey roasted taste. Underlying hints of vanilla tie into the back end which finishes up with a light coffee and hop bitterness. Almost like a vanilla cappuccino.

Mouthfeel: Full and rich with low carbonation. Smooth and a little bit creamy.

Drinkability: Drinks easy but watch out - this beer fills you up fast!

Final Notes: A delicious beer to pair with dessert or as an after-dinner treat. I bet it would make a delicious vanilla ice cream float too. One of my favorite Sam Adams beers.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2010 21:24:58 | More by bagpiper2005
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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,255 ratings.