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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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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

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

This is one of the original stouts I came across when getting in to craft beer. Time to revisit. Samuel Adams Cream Stout pours out a very dark brown color that is only a shade oe two away from being black. Healthy finger of tan heading creeps up after a rigorous pour. Nose is of sweet milk, chocolate, and fresh grains. More of the same comes in from the taste. I may not be doing it justice, but all the complexities within this beer are kept so perfectly in check, it is a wonder how they do it. Mouthfeel is completely moderate. That compared with the low alcohol level places this beer amongst the most drinkable of stouts that I have ever come across. All I can say is wow, this beer is totally exceptional . How I went on such a long hiatus without having this beer I do not know, but having this single bottle has rekindled my interest. Cheers to the world's best example for this style.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2010 22:56:36 | More by jamie2dope
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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,254 ratings.