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Samuel Adams Cream Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,354 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,354
Reviews: 1,208
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 141
Gots: 99 | 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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4/5  rDev +2%

judep90, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice looking stout: black and opaque, big fluffy brown head with strong retention; attractive lacing remains.

Aroma is deeply malty, with coffee, bitter chocolate, and a touch of smokiness.

Taste is malty and creamy, nicely roasted, with more traces of cocoa and coffee, molasses, light sweetness well balanced by modest bitterness.

Good mouthfeel that’s just a touch sticky and creamy, medium body, carbonation on the lower end. Could have a bit more depth of flavor. Perhaps a little watery. Increased creaminess and fullness of body would really put this beer over the top. Not great, but certainly quite good.

tobelerone, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of harrymel
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Best by: Jan, 2012

a: dark brownish black with a finger of mocha foam falls to a sheet of the same. No lace. Clarity not important.
S: toast, coffee, sugar, roasted figs. Really quite pleasant actually.
T: Dry, toasty, lactose is delicate and sweet. Nice example of milk stout. Wish my homebrew was this good.
M: Heavy and creamy for the style - the way I like it. Low carb and semi dry finish. I like this feel.
O: Good beer. Might actually make this my go to cream stout.

harrymel, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

Exiled, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

scootercrabb, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

RoryOMoore, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

jmdrpi, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

manutd103, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

ZacharyJ, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

djrn2, Nov 20, 2011
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3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice...I was looking for a Wintery beer to go with the season.

This is good. Blacker than a Guiness bottle! Best head ever prolly on a beer this cheap!

I tastes like Hershey's chocolate syrup poured into coffee and then a dollop of cream...this beer tastes so good from the glass...it tastes different from the bottle like concentrated so let this beer breathe...

Settles great on the tongue...easy sipper...I was expecting more cream flavor and I'm glad it is the way it is...

CamuMahubah, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

tmcelman, Nov 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Wally1912, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

DoctorB2B, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

json83, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

waiting4lunch, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of taigor
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into Sam Adams pint glass.

A - Poured almost black non-transparent color with medium foamy mocha head that quickly dissipated leaving light lacing around the glass.

S - Roasted malts, chocolate and slight hints of coffee and smokiness.

T - Roasted malts dominate followed by bitter milk chocolate and coffee with a slightly creamy milky finish.

M - Medium bodied with high carbonation.

O - Good milk stout that I would recommend.

taigor, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

kckclassic, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

Bilco, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

cadaugherty, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

GorgonSed, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

ElGallo, Nov 17, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Dutch, pours a deep brown color, off white head with good retention. Scent of chocolate, roastiness, light bread. Taste has similar notes and leans sweet as expected. Mouth is light to medium bodied but becomes drying after a few. Over a tasty beer for this rainy dreary day.

UDbeernut, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

sobeleg, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

EasyReader, Nov 16, 2011
Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,354 ratings.