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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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1,760 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,760
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 878
Gots: 293 | 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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FreshHawk

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4.72/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Fairly dark but clear copper color with a slight ruby hue. Obviously there isn't any head but it has a thick and slick look.

S - Alcohol heat comes out strong but it doesn't detract from other aromas. Strong caramel and brown sugar. Touches of dark fruit and vinous aroma along with some vanilla. Sweet, thick, syrupy aroma with a strong alcohol aroma.

T - Alcohol burn is surprisingly well hidden. Very complex with sweet caramel, molasses, brown sugar, and syrup providing the background. Some dark fruit from the port also comes out with a slight vinous flavor but mostly plum and raisin. A nice vanilla kick shows up occasionally. Butterscotch and toffee are also pretty strong.

M - Medium to full body with no carbonation. Very sticky with a warming but not burning feel. Great to sip on.

D - Very nice sipping beer. Warming but not burning feel with increasingly complex flavors. Wonderful beer to sip on for awhile.

Notes: Had a 1 - 1.5 oz snifter at The Sanctuary in Iowa City. Very nice beer to sip on with amazing flavors and a nice warming feel. Alcohol was surprisingly well hidden. I loved how the barrels affected this beer; they really helped make this an excellent sipper.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 00:49:17 | More by FreshHawk
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Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,760 ratings.