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Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

653 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 653
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 40
Gots: 68 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in oak barrels; hand-bottled corked & caged; bottled-conditioned. A greater percentage of "Cosmic Mother Funk" was blended into this beer.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-30-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Danny1217, Saturday at 03:50 AM
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4.34/5  rDev +15.7%

Fordknox, Oct 16, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -66.7%

bossmanbuzz, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep ruby with a short-lasting light tan head. A little soapy lacing is left behind. The aroma is dark fruit, slightly tart like fresh sour cherries. The taste, though, is underwhelming. A little bit of the tartness remains, but disconnected from any other flavor. There isn't much of the bourbon barrel aging process noticeable either, beyond a hint of wood towards the back of the tongue. It also has a little bit of fizzy quality to the body, despite not much carbonation. It could be, and should be, much better.

delta490, Oct 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Zetcha7x, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

clausr, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Srkolodn, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Los1324, Sep 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Chris_S, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

c-rum, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

DaPinsker, Sep 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Zdrummer15, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Robloc303, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

FCal79, Sep 05, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +7.7%

Kennethzelljr, Sep 04, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -60%

disconat, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

LutherBrau, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

A- dark brown with a red tint, little visibility, cloudy, no head and no lacing

S-malt, apple, grape, brown sugar, doughy, chocolate

T- tons of fruits, cherry, sour apple, malty, toffee, roasted nuts, sangria character, all spice

M- medium body, little carbonation, surprisingly refreshing

O- unique Belgian style red very complex and enjoyable, slightly sweet. I like seeing Sam Adams do these out of the box small batches

barnabasdog, Aug 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Elicoleman, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Roguer, Aug 27, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +5.3%

SonictheBeerhog, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

zestar, Aug 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Clear auburn hue with little off-white lacing.
Tart dark cherry & plum aroma.
Tastes crisp, tart (lactic) and fruity (black cherry, vanilla, and raisin).

I’ve been told by Boston Beer Co. employees that the make up of this Barrel Room Collection blend is 50% Kosmic Mother Funk (and unfortunately not much else about the recipe).

Incredible drinkability. I have a hard time not purchasing a Stony Brook Red every time I come across one. This has long ago become one of my favorite beers.

ricchezza, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Co365030, Aug 15, 2014
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Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 653 ratings.