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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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world-class

1,830 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,830
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 916
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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JLoPMac

New York

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

02-19-2014 02:25:52 | More by JLoPMac
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rudabegga9

Georgia

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-18-2014 16:11:50 | More by rudabegga9
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-16-2014 15:23:03 | More by KevinGordon
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-16-2014 12:56:08 | More by oneturbucfan
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-15-2014 03:32:34 | More by nebula1999
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-12-2014 02:19:27 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-11-2014 23:55:38 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Jirin

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-11-2014 02:05:46 | More by Jirin
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nycsportster

New York

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-10-2014 16:20:23 | More by nycsportster
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macher0

Kentucky

4.48/5  rDev +0.4%

Bottle pour.

A. A translucent dark amber. A slick appearance, similar to that of a liquor. Legs prevalent.

S. Strong aroma. Carmel and toffee. Brown sugar. Dried cherries and hazelnuts. Booze.

T. This starts off very similar to the nose but not as sweet. Plums and figs with agave nectar notes. The booze is prevelant but not overwhelming or hot. Excellent balance.

S. Super smooth. No carbonation. Oily. Laquory.

O. This ale totally surprised me in how smooth it was compared to the abv. I could drink a much bigger pour. This was really good and the price is very hefty, but certainly worth a try and dare I say, I would have this again.

02-09-2014 14:35:16 | More by macher0
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mvdillman

Indiana

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-07-2014 23:27:45 | More by mvdillman
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-07-2014 03:54:26 | More by starrdogg
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-04-2014 17:58:59 | More by teddyarrowhead
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markcp

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-04-2014 17:50:25 | More by markcp
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BrandonSeal

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-03-2014 16:27:56 | More by BrandonSeal
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.28/5  rDev -4%

2012 bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Deep ruby brown. Leggy and flat. Looks like a liqueur.

Smell - Really nice, but boozy as hell. No surprise, I guess. Tons of maple syrup. Lots of red wine. Bourbony aromas singe the nostrils.

Taste - Sweet red wine and maple sugars. Brown sugar. Maple lingers on the tongue. Some deep chocolate and dark fruits behind the sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Big, boozy, and flat, but none of that is offensive for what this is. Drinks like a cognac or a port. It's quite sugary, though, which separates it from it's distilled counterparts.

Overall - Few beers match the over-the-top descriptors used on their bottles, but this one does. Extremely complex.

02-02-2014 19:55:04 | More by Alieniloquium
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tpgraham

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

01-31-2014 19:06:05 | More by tpgraham
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sfr26

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-31-2014 02:32:32 | More by sfr26
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zsalk

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

01-31-2014 01:35:33 | More by zsalk
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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EersandBeers

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +12.1%

01-30-2014 15:24:38 | More by EersandBeers
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Dagsy

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-30-2014 00:17:18 | More by Dagsy
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wiltznucs

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-29-2014 19:00:11 | More by wiltznucs
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

01-29-2014 05:57:59 | More by lupercmda
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Kcman91

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-29-2014 04:14:04 | More by Kcman91
Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,830 ratings.