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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

632 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 632
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 37
Gots: 63 | FT: 1
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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SonictheBeerhog

New York

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%

08-20-2014 03:10:13 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-19-2014 07:20:29 | More by zestar
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ricchezza

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

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.

08-17-2014 14:30:43 | More by ricchezza
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Co365030


4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-15-2014 02:47:54 | More by Co365030
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.84/5  rDev +2.1%

Pours reddish amber with a nice lingering pinkish head. A fair amount of lacing sticks.

The smell is of tart cherries. Not too "wild" but enough funky sour to fit.

The taste is of sweet-tart cherries with woody notes. Sour and sweet with a hint of vanilla. Alcohol is well-integrated.

It is super-smooth. A very drinkable brew - Not as sour as some others, but the cherry-like character and firm malt backing give it a pleasant balance and smoothness while allowing the sour character to come through.

08-14-2014 04:54:41 | More by jwc215
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rallen1967

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13%

08-13-2014 21:40:55 | More by rallen1967
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Shaggysox

Vermont

5/5  rDev +33%

08-09-2014 14:57:56 | More by Shaggysox
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Gregvg

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-08-2014 05:49:34 | More by Gregvg
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Johnct

Connecticut

4.64/5  rDev +23.4%

08-07-2014 14:30:05 | More by Johnct
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bluHatter

Michigan

2/5  rDev -46.8%

08-03-2014 02:31:25 | More by bluHatter
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neurobot01

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-01-2014 05:27:26 | More by neurobot01
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flyers1980

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-31-2014 02:21:07 | More by flyers1980
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-30-2014 00:11:44 | More by jbdpsu82
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R011TYD

Arizona

4.35/5  rDev +15.7%

Great tart flavor. You can buy at places like total wine and more. Also one of the beers actually sold at the Sam Adams Brewery in Boston. Cool corked bottle, best served in a Sam Adams engineer glass to capture the fruit aroma. The bottle makes it impossible to tell color, but when poured into a glass, it has a reddish brown color.

Pros: Great tart / fruit flavor. 9% Alc/vol. Big beer - 1 pint 9.4 oz. = about 2.5 beers.

Cons: Can be hard to find. $9 per bottle.

07-29-2014 17:45:21 | More by R011TYD
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littleplus

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-27-2014 13:29:05 | More by littleplus
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-27-2014 06:17:21 | More by Howlader
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sewhitehead

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-26-2014 21:17:59 | More by sewhitehead
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Tuggy

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-22-2014 11:27:16 | More by Tuggy
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2014 23:28:07 | More by liamt07
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ApplePi

Arizona

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-19-2014 18:16:06 | More by ApplePi
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seavercm

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2014 11:52:47 | More by seavercm
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-19-2014 05:39:23 | More by Mebuzzard
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-18-2014 17:46:43 | More by addiwilliams
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

07-17-2014 12:50:54 | More by costanzo_mike
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sd123

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-16-2014 00:04:59 | More by sd123
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Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 632 ratings.