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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

2,899 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,899
Reviews: 1,311
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 44
Gots: 101 | 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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roblowther

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3.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reddish brown, sort of ruby-esque, really. Not much haad at all. Smells of cherry cough syrup and wood. Tastes of dry, pleasant maltiness and nuttiness. Mouthfeel is soft and pleasantly carbonated. Drinkability is excellent. It goes down like a drunk sorority chick on a...well, let's just say it goes down easy.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 23:30:16 | More by roblowther
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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 2,899 ratings.