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Samuel Adams Imperial Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Imperial StoutSamuel Adams Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,371 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1371
Reviews: 793
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.95%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial in stature and bigger than your average stout. This colossal stout was inspired by those created by 18th century English brewers for the Russian Imperial Court of Catherine II. The special malts in this intense and massive brew delivers rich flavors of dark chocolate, coffee, and anise.

(Beer added by: Duhast500 on 01-18-2009)
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Snow81

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4.58/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours black as night

Head: Dark Frosty brown head that dissipates quickly

Smell: Big black burnt malts, subtle hops and a hint of heat

Taste: Just like it smells, roosted malts with a subtle bitter hop and the heat is still there

Weight: Heavy to medium body with a low to no carbonation

Finish: Little heat on the back with the roosted to toasty malt

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 12:19:26 | More by Snow81
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Samuel Adams Imperial Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
86 out of 100 based on 1,371 ratings.