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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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world-class

1,836 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,836
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 917
Gots: 308 | FT: 9
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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angrydom22

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -10.3%

12-15-2011 20:28:30 | More by angrydom22
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photomike

California

4/5  rDev -10.3%

12-14-2011 18:18:58 | More by photomike
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wchris21

Florida

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-14-2011 12:54:11 | More by wchris21
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PhineasGage

Iowa

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-14-2011 04:58:55 | More by PhineasGage
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jsanford

Georgia

4.4/5  rDev -1.3%

Huge thanks to THE CPJ for letting me try this. '07 Vintage.

Poured a still, fairly clear brown with nice "legs" that coat the glass as you swirl. HUGE aromas of sweet malt, raisins, sherry, maple syrup, Tootsie Rolls, and alcohol. Taste is...wow. Much like the nose, tons of malt, oak, raisins, figs, sherry,and sweet maple syrup. Obviously boozy, but so complex and surprisingly drinkable. Mouthfeel is smooth and sticky, with the requisite alcohol "burn". Such an amazing experience, I don't know how long I'd sit on a bottle if I had one, I could drink a ounce or two of this every evening as a nightcap!

12-12-2011 18:09:45 | More by jsanford
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penginpunk

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-12-2011 09:07:45 | More by penginpunk
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morimoto76

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-11-2011 18:41:01 | More by morimoto76
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Twal

Colorado

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-11-2011 17:10:12 | More by Twal
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BRoss242

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-11-2011 16:04:21 | More by BRoss242
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marct

Nevada

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-11-2011 00:07:44 | More by marct
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -10.3%

12-09-2011 20:22:51 | More by drummermattie02
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Stouttyme

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

12-09-2011 01:09:31 | More by Stouttyme
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Spider889

Ohio

4/5  rDev -10.3%

12-08-2011 23:32:33 | More by Spider889
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-08-2011 12:48:37 | More by nathanjohnson
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marieow

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-08-2011 06:01:43 | More by marieow
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2378GCGTG

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

12-07-2011 22:19:04 | More by 2378GCGTG
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henskejk

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-07-2011 20:39:47 | More by henskejk
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StoutFest

Illinois

3/5  rDev -32.7%

12-07-2011 04:55:17 | More by StoutFest
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Destral

Nevada

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-06-2011 22:54:23 | More by Destral
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.85/5  rDev -13.7%

2011 version tasted at Deer Park Tavern event on 12/3. 1.5oz pour into a simple brandy snifter.

A: Completely still. Liquor like for sure. Clear amber brown appearance. Some sheeting on the sides of glass. No bubbles. No lacing.

S: Smells boozy for sure. Like a port or a sherry. I definitely get some sweetness (maple and vanilla), some deep fruit, and more booze.

T: It's VERY sweet. I think on the close you do get the a little of the maple syrup. Sticks on the tongue a while because of the lack of carbonation. Lot of port characteristics. Delicious post dinner drink. I actually enjoyed it MORE than I expected.

M: I have to go full bodied on this, but it seems like I have had RISs that are fuller then this. The only hit is lack of carbonation.

O: Again, pleasantly surprised with this "beer". It's a delicious treat to savor once, but glad I didn't foot the bill for the bottle. An after dinner sweet treat to be enjoyed with dessert.

12-06-2011 16:12:38 | More by inlimbo77
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Aberration

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-06-2011 01:00:47 | More by Aberration
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KevSal

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-05-2011 05:17:39 | More by KevSal
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Higgity

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-04-2011 19:13:29 | More by Higgity
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DrJay

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-04-2011 18:32:32 | More by DrJay
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alamode

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.1%

12-04-2011 14:54:48 | More by alamode
Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,836 ratings.