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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

649 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 40
Gots: 66 | 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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3/5  rDev -20.2%

MenardMa, Jan 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Jcarter1221, Jan 05, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Can this Stuff in a bomber for about 10 bucks and it is a descent sour ale. for that price you cant beat it compared to some of the other sour ales that can go for as much as 26 30 dollars a bomber. you wont regret this one! Need more characters so Im making filler words!!!

ArmedsouthernEr, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

phishfoolme, Jan 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

rrski198, Jan 02, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -40.2%

Gmartin75, Dec 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

QuakeAttack, Dec 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

buzzy, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

koes0024, Dec 22, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the corked, caged bottle. Sampled on December 22, 2013. That cork took some effort to pop.

Reddish-brown pour with a modest light brown head and consistent carbonation.

The aroma screams wild yeast and sour, tart cherries and other juicy fruits. Also a fine biscuit malt character appearing on the nose.

The body is medium and acidic.

Taste of roasted malts, cherry, and other sour characters. The sourness of the taste is not explosive like some sours can be. That's what I liked this one better than other sour I have tried.

puboflyons, Dec 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

h4ger, Dec 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

sneezye, Dec 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Tsar_Riga, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

user785335, Dec 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

benkt68, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mychalg9, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

tbryan5, Nov 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

FLBeerGuy, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Kroller86, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

XmnwildX12, Nov 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

RRC03, Nov 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

hockeyfighter19, Nov 19, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Was in the mood for a sour beer so I picked this up for 10 bucks. Not sure of the age but it has to be under a year old.

A - Somewhat hazy red amber in color with a solid 1/2 inch of head that sticks around for a bit.
S - Sour funk, berries, tart vinegar, and some funky goodness.
T - Well it's good I guess kind of thin tasking with mild sour notes, some apple cider vinegar, and some fruity flavors. No alcohol taste which is nice . Kind of average.
M - Worst part of the beer it's very thin tasting. I didn't go in expecting syrup just a deeper body and more flavor.

Overall pretty smooth american Belgium ale with some tart characters. Kind of grows on you but I have had better representations of the style.

DrDemento456, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

caverog, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Tumble, Nov 06, 2013
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.