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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

2,250 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,250
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 124
Gots: 67 | 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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Florida

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown, appearing opaque black in the glass, with a one finger fine khaki head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet dark malt, graham crackers, mild lactose. Flavor is sweet, mildly toasted malt, crackers, hints of vanilla and milk chocolate. Finishes semi-dry with slight hop bitterness. Medium, lightly creamy body. A nice milk stout that covers all the expected flavor notes. A bit light in flavor, but what's here is good and well integrated. A good, safe milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-24-2014 21:51:28 | More by Uncledoobz
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +2%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-23-2014 16:36:27 | More by thufflife
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Kansas

4/5  rDev +2%

07-23-2014 01:33:52 | More by snarygare
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Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-22-2014 04:21:02 | More by Stagga_Lee
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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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Lordhelmit

North Carolina

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!!!

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 00:22:20 | More by Lordhelmit
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DaryleEverett

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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Massachusetts

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Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.5%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look: Almost a pure black, not quite. About one finger of head which dissolves to a very thin layer in a minute.

Smell: Sweet, creamy and actually, milk.

Taste: A bit more bitter than I remember, but with a very little subtle sweetness. I really can detect and actual hint of milk.

Feel: A little thin for a stout. I'd say medium bodied, but with just a touch of creaminess. Also a bit more carbonation than I'd prefer but not bad.

Overall: This is a pretty good beer. One of those go to choices that's always there when you can't decide. This was one of my original favorites when I first start drinking craft beer a year ago.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,250 ratings.