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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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world-class

1,776 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,776
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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russwbeck

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

10th Anniversary (2012 Vintage) Bottle #03727

A: The beer pours out of the fancy bottle and into my "free" Utopias glass a viscous brown color without any head at all. The liquid thins at the edges, allowing some light through, and has hints of red and yellow as well. 4.5

S: The nose is extremely boozy. Notes of bourbon and red wine are there, but the run really comes to the forefront to me. Spicy and sweet, the barrels are deep and assertive. I can't wait to dive into this beer. 4

T: The first taste really blows me away. I've waited for so long to try this beer, and it has absolutely lived up to the hype. The maple syrup is extremely apparent, which wasn't the case on the aroma. It's hugely sweet and syrupy, with some roast as the base for the barrels to shine. The rum and bourbon are big time players, but the very sweet port and some red wine come out as well. It's absurdly complex and deep, seemingly each taste brings a new experience. It seems to progress from bourbon/rum to wine to maple syrup. 4.5

MF: Thick, syrupy body without any carbonation at all. The finish is actually pretty clean. The alcohol is present and dominating throughout the taste. 3

O: This absolutely lived up to the hype and I can't wait to see what happens to it over the years. If you've been thinking about dropping the amount of money it costs to taste this, don't wait any longer. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 21:33:12 | More by russwbeck
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Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,776 ratings.