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Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk
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75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 7
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: LilBeerDoctor on 12-26-2008

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Ratings: 75 | Reviews: 12
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On tap at EBF in Boston, MA.

This one pours kind of a reddish brown, with no head or lacing.

Smells really quite nice- some cherries, damp wood, slight vinegar, red wine, a bit of chocolate, and lots of kosmic funk, clearly.

This is a really nice funky and moderately tart sour. Lots of juicy tart cherry, plum, and a little bit of blackberry, maybe, with some vanilla, a bit of chocolate, some oak/damp wood, and just a splash of lactic acid and vinegar. Really well-balanced, and surprisingly complex and daring for Sam Adams.

This one has a light body, with a juicy mouthfeel, and a moderate level of carbonation. It's quite drinkable.

This is a really impressive beer. It should get higher marks.

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Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk
On tap @ Pinocchio's Restaurant, Media, PA

I was starting to worry that Boston Beer wasn't keeping up with the changes in the beer world these days, thinking that maybe they'd fall behind because people have tired of their regular beers, and even their seasonal offerings, but this changes everything!!! WHAT A BRILLIANT BEER! It's got a lot of funkiness to it. It's got lactobacillus, it's got Brettanomyces, and it's got a bit of swagger to it as well, yet it's all tightly wrapped up in a clean, focused, and still malty package. It's sour/sweet with lots of red fruit, dark skinned fruit, and wet leather. Remarkably drinkable, interesting, and complex.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Apple and lots of funk in the nose. Quite sour on the palate with lots of orchard fruit. Well-carbonated and drinkable. Overall an enjoyable beer.

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3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a goblet at the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth.

Appearance: A one finger off white head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is an amber brown color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Funky, hay, bready, cherries or raspberries , rubber tires, and some sweetness.

Taste: Very funky and tart, some fruit sweetness, bready, and more funk.

Mouthfeel: Tart, bready, funky, Medium bodied, a little dry, and medium to high carbonation.

Overall: Nice stuff, but a bit more funkier than one would like. A little more sweetness would be good, but it did get better as it warmed up.

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Samuel Adams Kosmic Mother Funk from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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