Samuel Adams Holiday Porter - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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3.15/5 rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
After tasting this I fear Sam Adams seasonal offerings are becoming more commonplace rather than unique. It is simply an average grade porter. It looks, smells and tastes like any other run of the mill porter. If this is your first adventure into Porterland or holiday-style beers, it is a good starting point. It's drinkable with a very noticable maltiness in the taste and a decent roasted odor. It felt a little light though. Not that I was expecting a heavy stout-like experience, rather this porter did not have the richness I was hoping for. A baltic version of this might add the extra punch that this one is lacking. Overall, I wouldn't buy this again if a porter that I hadn't tried was also present for the taking.
Serving type: bottle
02-09-2011 02:24:20 | More by Kevinator
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