Samuel Adams Imperial Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by Flounder57:
4.13/5 rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.
Appearance: This beer poured a two finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.
Smell: Chocolate, molasses, roasted coffee, warm boozy alcohol, a little smoke, bready malts, and some toffee.
Taste: Roasted coffee, burnt molasses, chocolate, boozy alcohol, mild hop bitterness, toffee, raisins, vanilla, and tobacco
Mouthfeel: Smooth, full bodied, tingly bitterness, warm alcohol, and medium carbonation.
Overall: Pretty awesome RIS. It has a lot of deep flavors yo go with the traditional ones people would expect from this style.
Serving type: bottle
11-03-2013 07:36:30 | More by Flounder57
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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 1,405 ratings.