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Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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81
good

275 Ratings
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Ratings: 275
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 17.23%
Wants: 43
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale aged w/ Balaton cherries in oak barrels; hand-bottled corked & caged; not bottled-conditioned. Blended w/ "Cosmic Mother Funk."

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-30-2009)
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Ratings: 275 | Reviews: 113 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.04/5  rDev -70.6%

DaineCrabtree, Nov 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

zestar, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

DaPinsker, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of Boto
3.62/5  rDev +2.3%

750 ml bottle: this one pours a hazy, darker ruby color. There was a small ruby tinged head that didn’t linger very long. The nose is good. Predominately sour cherry. Getting a bit of the oakiness too. The taste is good. A nice, tart black cherry flavor. Hints of the oak also. A fairly decent amount of malts balancing the cherries. Just a touch sweet. A fairly decent Kriek.

Boto, Sep 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

AugustusRex, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +41.2%

ameshs, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

littleplus, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

sdm9465, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

JimmyAloysius, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

homerman9, Jul 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

brother_kenneth, Jul 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

pat_usher, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

NumberNone, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

NJB145, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

klipper, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

MenardMa, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

Std73, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Kegatron, May 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

whitenads, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours a creamy reddish head that dissipates quickly. The beer itself is a opaque ruby with dark red notes. The beer smell has very strong tarty cherry notes and oak notes that mix very well together. However, both smell similar enough that the oak comes off more as a subtle note than anything else. The taste is a bit different than the smell. The taste still has the tart from the black cherries and slight hints of oak. However, the taste also has a sweetness from the malts and from the cherries but it taste a bit like it was enhanced by sugar and comes off a tiny bit cough syrupy. The feel is medium bodied but on the heavier side. Biting carbonation. A decent kriek and one of the ones I would recommend.

HattedClassic, Apr 28, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Special 500ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter.

A: Brownish black cherry juice. Foggy.

Feel: near medium body.

Aroma: Fairly strong cherry character. A bit more oak than I prefer.

Flavor: excellent sweet/tart balance ness from the cherries is balanced by a rich, malty character with toasted oak notes added from the barrel aging.

chinchill, Apr 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

brianmandell, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

bleedsblu, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Badger6, Mar 17, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 275 ratings.