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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

2,903 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,903
Reviews: 1,311
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
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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RichieS2

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4.65/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a Czech pils glass.

A - A fiery ruby with moderate to heavy carbonation; creamy whitehead with respectable lacing on the glass.

S - Very interesting the malts are masked by all kinds of spices, or in other words it smells like a malty spice beer.

T - Amazingly complex, it starts out very sweet and malty before the spices assert themselves, first it goes into wheat mode with the coriander present and then it alternates between cinnamon and ginger before finally giving way to the hops. Basically this is one of the most complex beers I think I have ever tasted.

M - Pleasingly thick.

D - Not having a second one would be a sin, honestly SA should repackage Winter Lager as SA Bock and make this their winter seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2010 11:58:35 | More by RichieS2
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 2,903 ratings.