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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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99
world-class

1,813 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,813
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 904
Gots: 300 | 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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mychalg9

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-02-2013 13:13:00 | More by mychalg9
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eggs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-02-2013 00:34:52 | More by eggs
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -10.3%

07-01-2013 15:22:49 | More by KWMiles
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GopherPharmer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-30-2013 17:03:51 | More by GopherPharmer
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SwG237

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-30-2013 17:01:34 | More by SwG237
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justinmc1

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-28-2013 14:16:54 | More by justinmc1
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paultierney1

Ohio

4.83/5  rDev +8.3%

Angelo generously shared his $145 bottle with some of his friends down at MBBC. What a fantastic treat! This hophead was overwhelmed. Every once in a while, I'll go for a Dogfish 120, but Utopias is way beyond that. What a fantastic brew -- one of the best ever! But at such a cost. Not worth it to me. That's a flaw in the Beer Advocate rating system. Obviously it should factor in the cost, but it doesn't. Yeah, I'd like to drink this every day, but not if I had to pay for it!

06-28-2013 01:10:46 | More by paultierney1
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jlisuk

California

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

06-26-2013 23:25:01 | More by jlisuk
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-26-2013 16:03:28 | More by MattXT
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

06-26-2013 07:46:16 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-26-2013 00:26:51 | More by CTJman
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-25-2013 22:39:37 | More by jaxon53
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LGB362

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -10.3%

06-25-2013 22:33:09 | More by LGB362
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HugeBulge

New York

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-25-2013 18:18:30 | More by HugeBulge
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-25-2013 03:53:10 | More by Dactrius
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allentownpaguy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-25-2013 01:38:39 | More by allentownpaguy
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xxcarpxx

Alabama

4/5  rDev -10.3%

06-24-2013 22:34:32 | More by xxcarpxx
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nickdago

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

06-24-2013 18:32:40 | More by nickdago
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bird22

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-24-2013 02:20:26 | More by bird22
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tadmuchowski

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-24-2013 00:43:53 | More by tadmuchowski
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wyatt13

Illinois

4.61/5  rDev +3.4%

Sampled some 10th Anniversary to celebrate my graduation today from Northwestern University. Poured a couple sips into a little snifter.

A - Pours a completely still brownish red that looks just like a whiskey to me. I'm not sure how to score this on appearance because it looks nothing like a beer, and the aspects that I usually touch upon such as head retention or lacing do not apply. Regardless, it is an attractive beer in its own way.

S - Insanely complex. A sweet maple syrup is joined with an oaky aroma. The booziness from the various barrels is incredibly apparent. There is some leathery or smoky qualities to the beer. It really stings the nostrils if I sniff too vigorously. There is so much going on here.

T - Holy macaroni! This thing borders on indescribable. Sweet port or madeira qualities at the beginning transfers to a nice oaky maple syrup flavor. The alcohol burn and sweet dark fruits bring up the rear. This is the definition of a sipping beer. I poured what I thought would be a miniscule amount of this beer into my glass & it is still taking me a substantial amount of time to drink.

M - Slick and heavy. Completely still like a spirit. Slightly sweet residual sugars in the mouth. A lasting burn that starts at the base of the tongue and goes all the way down to my toes.

O - This is something that must certainly be savored at a slow pace & in good company. I know this beer is a substantial financial investment; however, it can be opened with a friend at several occasions and re-sealed without a worry. Truly a unique experience, and one that is worth the price in my opinion.

06-23-2013 04:48:46 | More by wyatt13
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DruRho

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

06-22-2013 23:47:51 | More by DruRho
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galileo8

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

06-22-2013 22:16:37 | More by galileo8
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strangebrew321

Indiana

5/5  rDev +12.1%

06-22-2013 03:41:31 | More by strangebrew321
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MrSquash

Florida

5/5  rDev +12.1%

06-22-2013 01:47:36 | More by MrSquash
Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,813 ratings.