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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

2,252 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,252
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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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with the label notched at best before July 2014. Another new stout to me from Samuel Adams, acquired as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's; expectations are moderate.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a dark mahogany brown with some hints of ruby red near the edges of the glass when held to the light. Two fingers of bubbly frothy tan head. Leaves behind some fluffy scattered lacing. Looks good.

S - The smell is comprised of some tart lactose sweetness, reminiscent of a tart cherries at times, chocolate malt, mild roastiness, & notes of nuttiness in the background.

T - Taste follows the nose - cream, roasty chocolate, and a lactic tartness that brings to mind sour cherries. A subdued dry bready yeastiness on the finish there also, giving it a very "beery" sort of taste, if you know what I'm sayin.

M - Feel is smooth, creamy, and soft. Light bodied with good carb.

Overall, an enjoyable, but average stout offering from Samuel Adams at best. Well built and flavored for being such a low abv beer, and it is definitely drinkable / sessionable. I would have it again, but it's not worth seeking out.

Samuel Adams Cream Stout ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 13:08:00 | More by mfnmbvp
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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,252 ratings.