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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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1,775 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,775
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 884
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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GClarkage

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4.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

07/08/05- Sampled at BA member Spinlock's house last night.

Presentation- Sampler size taste from the copper-esque bottle.

Appearance- Just what is a 25% beer supposed to look like? Cognac colored pour with no head or lacing. Guess that's about right?

Smell- Wow, strongest beer I have ever smelled. Pretty much a brandy hard alcohol smell. No hops or malt detected. A good strong scent though.

Taste- Cognac like flavor, maybe even a scotch whiskey influenced flavor. Raisins, maybe a bit of aged orange flavor to go with some oak and caramel. Maple syrup in the finish.

Mouthfeel- Smooth...very smooth. No carbonation here. Syrupy sweet and cloying.

Drinkability- Just a bit of this was good enough for me. Good stuff best had as an after dinner aperatif. Thanks Pete for the chance to try this wonderful brew!

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2005 16:02:18 | More by GClarkage
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Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,775 ratings.