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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig AleSamuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,908 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,908
Reviews: 1,311
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 44
Gots: 102 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-28-2001)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance –Poured a mahogany colored brew with a three finger cream colored head. The head has large carbonation bubbles that pop over time , with the head fading to give a medium level of lacing.

Smell-The aroma is largest of caramel and some fruit aromas of prune and plum. Mixed with these is a good dose of roasted malt and chocolate as well as a spicy aroma of cinnamon and ginger.

Taste – The flavor starts out heavily of some caramel and roasted malt flavors. A chocolate and light plum flavor then come to the tongue. Up to this point the brew is very malty and sweet. The cinnamon and ginger flavors that were hinted at in the nose, come to the taste at the end though, where they mingle with the sweet and malty flavors , taming them to some extent, and in the end leaving a nice aftertaste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the slightly creamier side with a carbonation level that is just below average. Both are nice for the malty and sweet flavors of the brew as well as allow the lighter spice flavors that come to the tongue at the end to be fully appreciated.

Overall- A tasty winter warmer. Good roasted and sweet flavors mixed with a light but very pleasant spice. Another good one from Sam Adams.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 02:08:16 | More by Darkmagus82
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 2,908 ratings.