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

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Samuel Adams Holiday PorterSamuel Adams Holiday Porter

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,176 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,176
Reviews: 1,136
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 21
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
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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porterguy41

Michigan

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-23-2011 23:16:27 | More by porterguy41
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eye2

Texas

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-12-2011 00:41:35 | More by eye2
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BeerCigar

California

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-18-2011 04:19:31 | More by BeerCigar
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08Deltadawn8

Georgia

5/5  rDev +34.4%

10-12-2012 20:33:02 | More by 08Deltadawn8
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BierBliss

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-16-2011 02:17:09 | More by BierBliss
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cheers2u2

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-24-2011 07:33:51 | More by cheers2u2
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spedprof

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-13-2011 04:40:36 | More by spedprof
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ColSanders123

Georgia

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-15-2011 06:39:49 | More by ColSanders123
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EasyReader

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-16-2011 21:07:35 | More by EasyReader
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estes42

Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-29-2011 18:16:32 | More by estes42
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Otisimaas

Texas

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-08-2011 00:20:58 | More by Otisimaas
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BeerNut78

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +34.4%

01-25-2012 02:57:38 | More by BeerNut78
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scootercrabb

Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-22-2011 18:17:24 | More by scootercrabb
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GorgonSed

Texas

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-18-2011 04:25:25 | More by GorgonSed
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5/5  rDev +34.4%

04-24-2012 04:15:52 | More by FriedGold2112
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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-15-2011 18:27:09 | More by callmeishmALE
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swooshjtb

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +34.4%

12-04-2011 20:21:33 | More by swooshjtb
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Surefire

California

4.97/5  rDev +33.6%

The only thing that I dislike about Sam Adams Porter is that it is only offered once a year, and in a variety pack. This product is so outstanding that I think it should be offered all year around by itself!

A: Execllent dark appearance, no flaws.

S: Multi layered smells include Mild chocolate, coffee, mocha, regular chocolate, and spices (from the hops).

T: Serious flavors, and multi-layered. Chocolates, coffee, cream, mocha, spices, etc.

M: Heavy to full body, and layers of cream.

D: Best porter I have ever tried. Has the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and bitter.

Overall, it is a shame this porter is not available all-year around as a stand-alone product. Sam Adams hit a grand slam on this one, and yet only sells it in limited ways.

05-23-2008 18:04:17 | More by Surefire
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metallistout

Ohio

4.78/5  rDev +28.5%

Picked this one up in a Sam Adams Holiday 12 pack.

Pours a chocolate brown with a tint of red showing through, with a tan foamy, creamy head.

Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, and caramel.

Taste of roasted matls and chocolate and a very surprising hop flavor, not usually as powerfull on most porter brews.

I must say this truly a delicious porter. When you get this hop flavor mixed with the porter malt flavor, this becomes an excellant combo.

11-14-2005 02:18:06 | More by metallistout
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markallmon

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

11-17-2012 22:18:30 | More by markallmon
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

07-14-2012 03:23:30 | More by ssjkyle
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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

11-15-2012 01:58:16 | More by rwats12
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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,176 ratings.