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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

1,909 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,909
Reviews: 465
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 967
Gots: 323 | FT: 10
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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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

savagepm, Oct 17, 2013
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Rosquin, Oct 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.1%

jbertsch, Oct 16, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tasted on multiple occasions, poured from the tap at the GABF. Can't say I agree with the general public on this one. The taste was extremely sweet, nearing that of cough syrup. The alcohol percentage was difficult to hide with significant alcohol burn. Mouthfeel was nice and rich. However, overall, this isn't one I would want to try again. Nice try Sam Adams

Kramerbarthomer, Oct 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.1%

Cee-Poe, Oct 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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5/5  rDev +12.1%

Grant35, Oct 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

claaark13, Oct 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

eawolff99, Oct 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

belgbeerdrinker, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

SocalKicks, Oct 12, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.1%

BeerMeColorado, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

CoolEthan, Oct 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

jbdpsu82, Oct 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.3%

Screper, Oct 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.1%

mpayne5, Oct 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

DougVanHoy, Oct 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

theGlasstronaut, Oct 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

KJ2013, Oct 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

tsauce2, Oct 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My 800th Review. AMAZING. OVERWHELMING. ADDICTIVE.

This 2011 edition considered October 2013…while our dysfunctional government was shutdown because our elected representatives failed us in one of our greatest hours of need.

The experience begins as you consider the ale from its artisan copper colored porcelain vessel. A traditional plain gold bottle cap beneath the twist off top is a pleasant surprise.

Pours a still yet brilliant cherry mahogany color with absolutely no effervescence. It coats the walls of the chalice with the oily appearance of a fine distilled spirit.

The nose is aggressive and complex, smooth and beyond agreeable. INVITING.
It has a malty molasses cinnamon maple vanilla caramel sweet fig-like fruitiness that is altogether SWEET, UNIQUE and DISTINCTIVE.

The flavors are as complex and vibrant as the nose. The 27% ABV is completely hidden. The aroma commands your attention while the smooth lingering character of the mouth feel seamlessly serenades you with the world-class flavor experience.

I really appreciate the opportunity to have considered this fine ale thanks to Dustin Fargnolli of Sam the Beer Man…and it wouldn’t have been the same if I hadn’t shared it with a fellow advocate. Thanks Jay

jjayjaye, Oct 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Dannynoonan123, Oct 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

joeponte, Oct 03, 2013
Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,909 ratings.