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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection)Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

791 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 791
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 52
Gots: 76 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in oak barrels; hand-bottled corked & caged; bottled-conditioned.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-30-2009)
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alphagnome

Iowa

4.35/5  rDev +11.5%

Appearance:
Deep orange body, light haze and tons of carbonation. On pour, a huge off-white head presents itself but after awhile fades to a slim ring. Light lacing and legs.

Aroma:
Quite zesty! Light maltiness with a pleasant earthy and spiced hop note. Peppery. A citrus sweetness is present and white grape juice. Bubblegum and a hint of clove.

Taste:
Wow - expectations surpassed! Everything the nose sets you up for is present and there is nothing subtle about any of it. Beautiful spice with spot on pepper, clove and a hint of coriander and perhaps a bit of lavender. Although a bit out of style, a nice bubblegum and pear character rounds out the taste. With an ABV of 10%, this beer blows me away! I can detect literally no alcohol at all, it is masked beautifully - however, half way through the bottle... I can definitely feel it!

Mouthfeel:
Light to medium body and gobs of carbonation. Not exactly smooth, but it works well for this. A mild dry finish and not lingering aftertaste.

Overall:
To date, this is easily the best beer I've had from the Boston Beer Co! What makes it so impressive is its incredible balance, well masked alcohol profile, and complex hit to the taste buds. Next time you see this, don't shy away from this due to the fact that it is a Samuel Adams - it's a brilliant beer that must be experienced!

08-01-2014 22:08:24 | More by alphagnome
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.6%

A nice tripel that so far stands out in my experience with the barrel room collection. Fruity and spicy with a nice color. . Good flavor comes through though as the beer warms I noticed it seems to get a little sweeter, which I don't care for in this style.

08-22-2014 23:34:53 | More by polloenfuego
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Robyn

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-20-2014 23:01:03 | More by Robyn
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-19-2014 07:20:46 | More by zestar
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BenBull3030

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

08-18-2014 22:07:30 | More by BenBull3030
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shiggins22

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-18-2014 19:50:52 | More by shiggins22
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Fellysmarts

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-16-2014 00:36:53 | More by Fellysmarts
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rallen1967

Texas

2/5  rDev -48.7%

08-15-2014 22:31:26 | More by rallen1967
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-15-2014 21:27:51 | More by Zetcha7x
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Co365030


4.8/5  rDev +23.1%

08-15-2014 02:47:08 | More by Co365030
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Dirtywaltzer80

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-14-2014 20:41:29 | More by Dirtywaltzer80
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TheWiredDJ

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-07-2014 20:55:21 | More by TheWiredDJ
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.61/5  rDev -7.4%

Pours a gold, clear colour. Head is overly generous in the pour but good integrity, small off-white bubbly foam.

Smells tart, fairly funky. Belgian phenols with citric twang, slight soapy character, some barnyard. Bit stale as well, could use a bit more fresh tartness. Nice, though.

Taste is a lot sweeter than expected. Notes of vanilla and nutmeg upfront, gets caramel toffee midway, before finish is slightly boozey with a touch of honey and cherry medicine. Some orange citrus and Earl Grey notes. Definitely missing that slight Belgian edge promised on the nose.

Smooth, foamy, maybe a touch on the thin side but really very decent. Not enough flavours I really like, although the balance overall is fairly decent.

08-06-2014 03:58:35 | More by laituegonflable
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yaksurf

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -23.1%

08-05-2014 16:31:59 | More by yaksurf
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-05-2014 03:48:35 | More by aquazr1
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lebriarjr

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-04-2014 00:44:41 | More by lebriarjr
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jeiiVP

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-02-2014 16:54:50 | More by jeiiVP
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jvodom

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-01-2014 23:56:26 | More by jvodom
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Nitty703

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-31-2014 01:54:19 | More by Nitty703
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littleplus

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-27-2014 13:29:18 | More by littleplus
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-27-2014 06:17:08 | More by Howlader
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Bsucilla


3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-19-2014 00:56:54 | More by Bsucilla
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lilwaite


4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-18-2014 21:56:04 | More by lilwaite
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Treken


3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-18-2014 04:24:24 | More by Treken
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Fusion7777

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-18-2014 00:18:39 | More by Fusion7777
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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.