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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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very good

2,448 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,448
Reviews: 1,229
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 168
Gots: 153 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 10-29-2001

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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

I seem to be missing something with this offering from Sam. Aftertaste is like licking an ashtray. I enjoy a smokey stout, but this one seems to be overboard.

Photo of Graham_D_Dillon
4/5  rDev +2.3%

My favorite pretzels in the world are made from a small company that burns them on purpose. They are my favorite to snack on them and are a rare treat. This beer has an after taste just like those pretzels and I love it. However the initial taste was pretty bitter at first but halfway through, it lost its bitterness and became creamy. It's a pretty good beer to sit down and drink or have with a meal.

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.2/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.2/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.85/5  rDev +24%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.96/5  rDev +26.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.49/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

November 8, 2014

12 oz bottle, nonic pint

A – Mostly jet black. Faintly brown at the narrowest part of the glass, where light barely shines through. An inch of light tan head with moderate retention. Sudsy bubbles remain.

S – Mostly roasted black malt, moderately bitter. Touches of bitter chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. Mostly bittering hops, perhaps some very light pine.

T – Roasted dark malts are prominent, toasty black bread. A lot of bitterness from the malts, some possibly from hops, but no real hop flavor.

M – Bitter from start to finish, a slight creamy smoothness in the background. Carbonation is, at most, moderate, slightly offsetting the bitterness. Medium dry finish.

O – This is much closer to a dry Irish stout than a milk stout, in all respects. I think it’s actually pretty good for an Irish stout, but that’s not really what the objective was. With that said, a very drinkable beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

Photo of dodge408
4/5  rDev +2.3%

The flavor I noticed first would be a burnt coffee bean. Then the earthy notes quickly come into action. This stout does not over power with flavor and is easily drinkable . Not sure I would call it creamy though, but is quite smooth. Will get again.

Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,448 ratings.