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Samuel Adams Brown Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Brown AleSamuel Adams Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

690 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 690
Reviews: 563
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.35% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chOAKbarrell on 12-25-2005)
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JudgeRoughneck

Louisiana

3.03/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This a very clear dull ruby colored beer with a disappearing tan head. My allergy-addled nose gets very nice dark fruit, cherries, and brown sugar. Suprisingly assertive bitter hits first followed by cidery dryness and tart apple sweetness. Notes of fruit skin. Intermittent wood tones. This is a refreshing and interesting beer, but way too dry for brown ale in my opinion. When you really stop to taste it, the majority of its characters are suprisingly harsh. This is one of those beers I'm having trouble making up my mind about. Mouthfeel is the biggest fault here. It is light, fizzy, and lacks enough body to support the bitterness which means this brown ale is not the one thing every brown sould be, SMOOOOTH.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2007 05:35:02 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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Samuel Adams Brown Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 690 ratings.