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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

635 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 635
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 38
Gots: 62 | 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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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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Stillyman11

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-15-2014 05:04:41 | More by Stillyman11
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jschott75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-13-2014 01:17:47 | More by jschott75
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bobv

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-09-2014 00:44:03 | More by bobv
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CGA2

Michigan

1/5  rDev -73.4%

07-04-2014 22:41:50 | More by CGA2
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3/5  rDev -20.2%

06-29-2014 01:13:30 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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tigerbeer90

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-27-2014 01:56:32 | More by tigerbeer90
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toppoop

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

06-24-2014 19:37:34 | More by toppoop
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Bstrickler

Kentucky

2.18/5  rDev -42%

I know I may be in the minority in this one, but this beer tastes like straight teriyaki sauce. It may just be the bottle I drank (I hope so) but the taste was just horrible. The coloring and mouthfeel is alright, but otherwise, avoid this at all costs.

06-24-2014 03:23:08 | More by Bstrickler
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-23-2014 13:32:59 | More by SawDog505
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NeilFlaiz

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-22-2014 19:53:16 | More by NeilFlaiz
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steelslug92

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.8%

06-16-2014 19:18:41 | More by steelslug92
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NumberNone

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +13%

06-16-2014 13:56:47 | More by NumberNone
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NJB145

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-15-2014 18:59:46 | More by NJB145
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klipper

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-15-2014 06:03:01 | More by klipper
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TargaFlorio

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-14-2014 23:34:44 | More by TargaFlorio
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +6.4%

Sampling right now on 6/12/14. Comes in a beautiful painted-on label in a '1 pt. 9.4 oz.' bottle that has a metal cap and a cork and costs $8.49 + tax. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a Sam Adam's pint glass.

Pours a pretty deep mahogany in color with a good 2+-finger off-white head that settles down a to a thin layer on top and sides of the glass. Spotty lacing is seen when sipped. Lots of sediment left in the bottom of the bottle. The aroma is of dark fruit, toasted malts from a oak barrel. The taste is really complex with a tart cherry at first which is quickly overtaken by the oak that finishes with a slightly vinegar finish. More probably going on for sure but is hard to pin-point. Overall a different brew but tasty.

06-13-2014 00:39:01 | More by BeerWithMike
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%

Note: This beer has been improperly stored for at least five years. Temps reaching well over 90 degrees in the summers.

A - Poured gently into a tulip glass. The beer is a hazy orange brown with virtually no head. No lacing.

S - The aroma is actually quite nice. I really gives good insight into what to expect. Strong, but not overpowering acidic notes. A little sweet.

T - Given how long this had been sitting for, I was a little worried. Worries were all unfounded. The dominant flavor is something like brown sugar, but it's subdued and contrasted with a tartness that grows with each sip and/or as the beer warms. Lightly citric acid. There is also oak in the background. The 9% alcohol is barely present in terms of flavor.

M - Not too much here. Billed as full-bodied but it doesn't feel that way to me. More like medium. Mild heat/tingle of the alcohol on the finish is nice.

O - This is a nice refreshing beer! I was surprised that it held up for so long and I'm strongly considering picking up another just to see what it would be like fresh. If I do so I'll certainly update the review.

06-11-2014 12:10:05 | More by Andrew041180
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

06-08-2014 17:17:17 | More by carteravebrew
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Kevinpitts

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-08-2014 03:01:08 | More by Kevinpitts
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-08-2014 00:13:09 | More by MonkeyBread
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.09/5  rDev +8.8%

Poured from a bottle into a perfect pint glass. 4/23

Pours reddish tinged brown, lighter on bottom. Some white foam sits atop. Caramel notes, light malty sweetness. Little oak in there. Light sour taste that builds to a pucker. Woodsy sour. Cherry fruit mixed. Full bold mouthfeel. Really good.

06-07-2014 12:13:35 | More by KTCamm
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-06-2014 04:20:13 | More by Axnjxn
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.