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Samuel Adams Utopias - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

1,864 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,864
Reviews: 462
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 938
Gots: 311 | 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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Photo of Beejay
4.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Much thanks goes to Lee for sharing this bottle.

A: Medium brown, like maple syrup. No head, no sign of carbonation.

S: Sweet and malty, with aromas of Molasses, Raisin and brown bread.

T: Malty, smooth at first with tart cherry and molasses. Caramel and bread flavor follow. Alcohol finish.

M: Syrupy and thick in body. No carbonation. Lots of heat from the abv.

O: Overall good, although less than amazing. Pretty smooth considering the abv. Tasty but not necessarily outstanding, however an awesome experience to share with beer buddies.

Beejay, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of cooch69
4.45/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had a big Winter Party with this beer for Snobs United. I poured the 10th Anniversary bottle, but I also sampled a wee bit of the 2013 bottle.

Poured 3 ounces into a Tulip glass.

Clear Amber liquid with beautiful alcohol legs when swirled in the glass.
Not too thin and not too thick in the glass. Looks really good.

Nose is robust. Big sweetness, dark mulled fruits, oak and barrel character, leather, tannins, pepper and dark malts and of coarse alcohol.

Taste follows the nose really well with a very nice mouthfeel however it could have been fuller given the alcohol. Still quite an experience.

Has to be one of the best Sam Adams Beers that I'm aware of.

This one is a real treat if you like big boozers and you can find it!

cooch69, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of csustar001
5/5  rDev +12.1%

csustar001, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of injuredreserve
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

injuredreserve, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of DamageCase76
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

DamageCase76, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of BigDaveLB
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BigDaveLB, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of tmneyer
5/5  rDev +12.1%

tmneyer, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of J-Pro
5/5  rDev +12.1%

J-Pro, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of errantnight
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

errantnight, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of Cfeezy
5/5  rDev +12.1%

Cfeezy, Mar 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.1%

iJyuken, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of smithj4
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

smithj4, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of timc100
4.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2011

Murky dark brown, big alcohol legs of a spirit. Burnt brown sugar, toffee, caramel, booze, melange of spirits - brandy, bourbon, port - and toastedbut one note, each does not jump out. Very boozy but drinkable - nice fuller mouthfeel, kind of sticky.

Been wanting to try this but at that price point you could land a world class bourbon alone, so very hesitant. Shared a pour from someone - very good but not worth it.

timc100, Mar 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

gford217, Mar 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

mhksuccess, Mar 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

KojiGoji, Mar 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BobZ, Mar 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.3%

obiwan_k3n00bi, Mar 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Hanserelli, Mar 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

kmanjohnson, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of PeakedInHighSchool
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

PeakedInHighSchool, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of RAKeeler
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

RAKeeler, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -21.5%

lovindahops, Mar 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Gushue3, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of voodoofish65usf
4/5  rDev -10.3%

voodoofish65usf, Mar 08, 2014
Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
99 out of 100 based on 1,864 ratings.