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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Holiday PorterSamuel Adams Holiday Porter

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,118 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2118
Reviews: 1136
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DFN on 10-17-2004)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Blackish caramel colored body with a one finger gead. Head stuck around for a decent time followed by some spider lacing. The smell is a bit hoppy, chocolatey with some warm spices. Good flavor.. some hops and a touch of chocolate. Well balanced with a clean finish. Carbonation is somewhat high imo but its still tasty. Medium to thin bodied. Easy to drink and enjoyable at the same time. Nice edition to the holiday sampler. Giod job mr.adams

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 06:14:16 | More by intensify
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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,118 ratings.