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

Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig AleSamuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,800 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2800
Reviews: 1310
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%


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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3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark orangish-brown color and decent head.

Smell: Mainly mild spices with malt in the background.

Taste: Just as the bottle says: cinnamon, ginger, and slight orange. The malt nicely pulls these elements together.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, with carbonation on the high side.

Drinkability: Spicing is mild enough to make this easy to drink.

Notes: This is a decent winter warmer, but not exciting enough to warrant purchasing Sam Adam's winter variety pack simply for this beer, as some do. I could have done without the orange, but that's personal preference. For me, eliminating the orange flavor would elevate this beer to a slightly higher standing. The way it is, there are spiced winter warmers I'd chose over this.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 23:56:08 | More by Josievan
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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