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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

2,910 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,910
Reviews: 1,311
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 44
Gots: 103 | 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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JMD

Connecticut

3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a dark copper with tones of garnett and ruby. Thick off-white head that fades slowly and leaves nice lacing on the glass.

S: Light sweet malty aroma. Some carmel, fresh baked cookies and light spice.

T: The flavor is nice, but nothing spectacular. Carmel malt upfront with some hints of cookie dough and raisins. Light spice as well. Definitely better as it warms.

M: Medium bodied, smooth and creamy. Nice texture.

D: This beer isn't as good as I remember it, but it's still a great Christmas time ale. Nicely spiced, it's perfect for those cold winter nights. I wish Sam Adams would release this in a 6pk instead of the mixed 12.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2010 22:38:26 | More by JMD
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 2,910 ratings.