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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Ratings: 1,764
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 878
Gots: 294 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  29.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-09-2005)
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Buildscharacter

Georgia

4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Had this great extrodinarily rare beer at a Sam Adams tasting recently at the Hop Devil Grill in Manhattan. I only had a small 1 oz. pour, but with a beer such as this, that's plenty to get a good idea of how flavorful and amazing this beer is. This was actually the second time that I've had this brew. Once was a year or two ago at the Extreme Beer Festival in Boston. I think that at that point I didn't have a good enough palete to really know what I was tasting.

This time however, I was much more prepared for the goodness that was to come. The beer was in a small 4 oz. glass and looked like highly viscous maple syrup. The scent was strong maple and vanilla flavors with a hint of scotch to let you know it was in a barrel before you got to it.

The first sip is just an assult on your mouth. It is so smooth and has a nice vanilla and maple taste that's just hard to describe. There's an apparent alcohol kick to it, but it's actually warming and nice. I would love a large 4 oz. glass of this, but anything more than that and I think it would just hurt me :)

If you ever see it around, I would pick up a bottle (at $180 I know it's rough) for special occasions.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2005 02:50:39 | More by Buildscharacter
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Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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