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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

2,165 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,165
Reviews: 1,136
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 21
Gots: 55 | 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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barczar

Kentucky

3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is 3.5 years old...

Pours an opaque deep brown with a frothy tan head that lingers.

Aroma is comprised of chocolate, raisins, prunes, and figs.

Oxidation has set in and done this brew some good. Notes of raisins, prunes, and plums emerge in the flavor. There's a touch of diacetyl. The chocolate malt backbone is still strong, with a lightly bitter finish. Nutty notes weave throughout. Floral hops accent the aftertaste.

Body is a touch full, with modest carbonation and light alcohol warmth.

Nice beer that has some shelf life. I'm sure the fruity notes are due to age.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 15:57:11 | More by barczar
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AdamBurgess41

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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mrjmann

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Glanzman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Std73

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -19.4%

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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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mnapoleon

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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BeastLU

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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caustin90


3/5  rDev -19.4%

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SaranacinTexas

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Noelito76

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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whitenads

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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WOSean

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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gbgreg1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-28-2014 21:09:00 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

04-25-2014 15:51:21 | More by atrocity
Samuel Adams Holiday Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,165 ratings.