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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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3.69/5  rDev -0.8%

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.

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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,176 ratings.