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

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88
very good

856 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 856
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 55
Gots: 108 | FT: 3
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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Photo of alphagnome
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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!

alphagnome, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Chris7482, Friday at 03:31 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Martyrob, Thursday at 06:36 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Techichi, Tuesday at 04:30 PM
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3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Nice clear golden color. Big whitish billowy foam swells and takes several minutes to recede.

S: Nutmeg and cloves. Wheat bread. Sweet with a tangy spiciness.

T: Malty and sweet with a tropical melon and mango. Mushroom and decaying pine adds a funky twang rounding out the sweetness. Long greasy and old bruised banana flavor lingers long on the palate with a little white pepper. Mild oakiness and definitely a note of peat moss through the finish.

F: Big rich flavors rounded out by an extremely clear feel. I love the light body and the carbonation finishes nice and clean with only a small residual sugary feeling.

O: Quite nice. I like the yeastiness and the spice is nice, albeit maybe a little on the strong side. And the sweetness finishes a bit strong for me. But I'm just being overly critical, it's tasty and rich but might be better in my opinion if it were toned down just a scosche. Maybe 9.5%.

constantine_272, Nov 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 856 ratings.