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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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Jparker37

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into an imperial pint. Best before April.

A - Brillant clarity in a deep amber beer. Small, light tan head folds down to a tiny cap. Small touch of lacing left clinging.

S - Very complex toasty malt profile foremost. I also get a nutty malt character, guessing a bit of munich malts. Little bit of red fruit deep in there.

T - Taste seems to follow the lead of the smell. Very toasty throughout with a flash of sweetness. Shows off a little bit of chocolate malts midway through. I can also find that dark red fruit in here as well. Little bit of bitterness just to balance at the end. No signs of hop flavor but craftily balanced. Finishes with a touch of cinnamon and a mild aftertaste.

M - Medium bodied, medium carbonation, semi-sweet.

O - I enjoyed this brew but I wouldn't describe it as warming me. Was nice and malt forward with wonderful complexity but lacked defining characteristics of a good winter warmer. I could have used a little bit more alcohol and body but maybe I'm just nitpicking. All around a good beer full of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 01:39:21 | More by Jparker37
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 2,908 ratings.