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

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Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection)Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection)

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BA SCORE
81
good

270 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 270
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.9%
Wants: 40
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
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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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +19.2%

Appearance: Poured into a tulip is a dark mahogany colored beer with an off white head around two fingers thick.

Aroma: Sour cherries with notes of tartness. Oakiness, faint plum.

Taste: Lots of tart cherries, oak, minor malt sweetness with a touch of lime. It's mostly sour with a light dry mouthfeel.

Notes: Quite drinkiable and a straight forward a solid wild ale. Cheers.

08-19-2012 00:55:55 | More by horshack7
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

08-18-2012 17:39:20 | More by JAHMUR
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smonice

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-10-2012 15:59:04 | More by smonice
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blubaja


4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

08-03-2012 02:14:59 | More by blubaja
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-30-2012 23:31:03 | More by ssjkyle
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prg1976

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-30-2012 15:04:30 | More by prg1976
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-24-2012 07:08:25 | More by MarkyMOD
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dextermcgurk

New York

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

07-08-2012 01:45:33 | More by dextermcgurk
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-14-2012 20:40:32 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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h2opunk182

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-14-2012 01:07:14 | More by h2opunk182
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mcss

New York

2/5  rDev -43.7%

06-10-2012 03:55:32 | More by mcss
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

06-08-2012 01:30:15 | More by IPAchris
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-04-2012 23:18:07 | More by crobinso
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-02-2012 21:33:50 | More by thegerm87
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UncleJon206

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -71.8%

05-31-2012 14:45:23 | More by UncleJon206
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VFRAZ

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-29-2012 17:14:27 | More by VFRAZ
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dinksinct

New York

4.43/5  rDev +24.8%

I have had this beer at inception at Sam Adams brewery in Boston and now after 18 months aging in my cellar. Very hard to find ATM but if you ask around you can find a bottle.

It is a top notch beer. The cherry flavor only hits the back of your tongue but when it does it's pronounced.

The rest of the beer is flavorful enough that you do not notice the alcohol.

Well done Mr. Koch!

05-22-2012 01:41:18 | More by dinksinct
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mikeg67

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

750ml bottle. Pours red with a short lived, frosty, white head. Aroma is of sour wine, funky yeast, cherry, hints of caramel. Body is full, crisp and creamy. Cherry, caramel, yeast, woody and vanilla notes fill the mouth. Finish is short, semi-sweet. On a sweet side, but very pleasant brew I liked.

05-21-2012 14:57:29 | More by mikeg67
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Vylo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2012 10:01:55 | More by Vylo
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40451

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2012 01:02:05 | More by 40451
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seth72104

Missouri

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-15-2012 04:45:44 | More by seth72104
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

A: Brownish red. Hazy.
S: Hints of oak and cherry but nothing really too spectacular that comes through.
T: There is some oak and there is some cherry but neither one is overly prevalent. There is also some yeast taste as well. I was really looking for more of the cherry flavor to come through.
M: Sits like an average beer, pretty drinkable.

Overall an above average beer but nothing spectacular. The fruit flavors are on par with the oakyness so there isn't really a goal that I see for this beer as it tries to combine two flavors but does not succeed.

05-13-2012 17:47:52 | More by Jamesthebrit
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vonnegut21

New York

2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

05-02-2012 18:16:19 | More by vonnegut21
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FuturePilot


3/5  rDev -15.5%

04-28-2012 17:29:36 | More by FuturePilot
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Conan


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-24-2012 22:28:29 | More by Conan
Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.