Samuel Adams Imperial Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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4.25/5 rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a tasting glass from the tap.
The color was a dark black, the head was a a light brown not too think or foamy.
The smell is of chocolate and a smooth coffee flavor in the background that was not too strong.
The taste is of dark chocolate, coffee, and some nice hints of roasted malts. Also has a nice mellow smoky flavor in the background as well.
A great Imperial stout that is not too hard on the pallet. A bit smooth and also packing a pit of a kick. This is a new brew in Samuel Adams new Imperial series,
Serving type: on-tap
01-18-2009 18:51:11 | More by Duhast500
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4.25/5 rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
2011 Vintage, poured into a pint glass
A- pours opaque pitch black color with a small creamy dark tan head that eventually reduces to a small layer floating on top, short lasting lace
S- deep, dark chocolate aroma that smells like a fresh fudge brownie, notes or carob & prune with some coffee on the finish
T- dark roasted chocolate up front gives way to a blast of dark fruit with notes of fig, raisin, and even some dark cherry juice, mid-palate continues sweet with brownie flavors and eventually gives a finish of caramel, butterscotch and day old coffee
M- medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation leads to a super creamy mouthfeel and a silky smooth finish, alcohol is hidden very well
O- this bottle was nearly three years old, and it is drinking wonderful. Alcohol is barely detectable and the chocolate and dark fruits have taken over, making it a sweet sipper. If you take the Sam Adams label off of this beer, I guarantee it would be rated higher
Serving type: bottle
05-24-2014 00:49:46 | More by Treyliff
Samuel Adams Imperial Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
86 out of 100 based on 1,404 ratings.