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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series)Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series)

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BA SCORE
83
good

661 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 661
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 27
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Duhast500 on 02-24-2010)
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Ratings: 661 | Reviews: 274 | Display Reviews Only:
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leinie13

Ohio

1/5  rDev -72.8%

12-04-2011 23:15:28 | More by leinie13
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dgeebs07

New York

1/5  rDev -72.8%

04-12-2012 23:37:43 | More by dgeebs07
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mike77

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72.8%

01-06-2013 02:37:43 | More by mike77
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UncleJon206

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -72.8%

05-31-2012 14:54:44 | More by UncleJon206
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JJFordick

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72.8%

09-15-2012 00:12:17 | More by JJFordick
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

1/5  rDev -72.8%

05-16-2012 19:21:33 | More by Lee_Hancock
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JaysusJr

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72.8%

01-08-2013 01:52:19 | More by JaysusJr
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CrashOverride

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.8%

12-25-2011 19:34:15 | More by CrashOverride
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jmgault1

California

1/5  rDev -72.8%

02-27-2013 05:27:28 | More by jmgault1
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2Shaws

Virginia

1/5  rDev -72.8%

11-21-2011 16:45:01 | More by 2Shaws
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apocalypsezombie


1/5  rDev -72.8%

05-21-2012 02:53:21 | More by apocalypsezombie
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cjac

Maryland

1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

08-10-2012 21:40:46 | More by cjac
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Fleeflam

Mississippi

1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

07-08-2012 05:24:25 | More by Fleeflam
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VipertheIV

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.5%

01-09-2012 14:11:11 | More by VipertheIV
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bwilson1730


2/5  rDev -45.5%

09-06-2012 00:33:12 | More by bwilson1730
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railman

New York

2/5  rDev -45.5%

03-22-2012 20:17:28 | More by railman
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Bubbalito

Virginia

2/5  rDev -45.5%

03-15-2012 20:49:53 | More by Bubbalito
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BelgiumBill

Virginia

2.1/5  rDev -42.8%

Picked up a 12oz bottle at Total Wine for $2.99.

I poured it into a tulip glass. It was a dark mahogany brown with a thick light brown bubbly head.

The smell was not strong - it had smoke and malts typical to the style.

I was very surprised upon my first sip. It had a dominant medicinal taste with smokey notes below. It was medium bodied and not as thick as I would have expected. There was an alcohol warmth on the back half of the finish and had a very boozy quality.

I don't know if I had a bad bottle, but it really had an unpleasant medicinal taste. I hoped it would improve as it warmed a bit but just the opposite. I ended up pouring almost half down the drain.

I am really surprised at this. Probably my favorite Sam Adams offering is the Scotch Ale so I don't know how this sibling could have been so off.

05-18-2011 23:58:32 | More by BelgiumBill
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TuffNut87

Ohio

2.15/5  rDev -41.4%

Poured into a pint glass with very little head. Very dark brown with a constant light stream of bubbles. It seems more mellow than stout at first. Smell is very unique-coffee, vanilla and chocolate mixed. Smooth on your tongue, sweet with a coffee-like aftertaste that become syrupy. After a couple gulps, the sweetness and the increased alcohol content are not pleasing.

01-19-2012 23:41:06 | More by TuffNut87
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decaff

New York

2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

07-03-2012 20:39:02 | More by decaff
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BeerAcolyte


2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

04-04-2012 17:26:16 | More by BeerAcolyte
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

2.33/5  rDev -36.5%

Pours a layer of beige head. Color is a dark caramel copper brown.

Aroma: peat, caramel, chocolate, and lots of malt. Some smoky flavors.

Taste: Huge peat and smoked flavors. Very roasted. Chocolate, caramel, and some vanilla. Lots of malts.

Mouthfeel: Smoky and roasted. Medium to full bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends kind of clean, but really malty.

Overall, the smoke and peat overpowered this one. Not so drinkable. I wasn’t a big fan and dumped this one.

05-21-2011 16:54:04 | More by mothman
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imasloth

Texas

2.48/5  rDev -32.4%

A- Nice dark beer, with tinge of red against light. A small, cafe-colored head. Just meh ...

S- Nice, smoky, roasted malt. A bit of alcohol astringency.

T- Sweet, then a really strong licorice and smoky flavor ... really strong. I don't like either flavor really so ...

M- Pretty thick with evident carb. Some bitter feel.

O- When I review I judge in the order they appear here and then add in any notes I notice as I finish he beer ... After my first taste I was reluctant to try it again for mouthfeel. That flavor was just way too much much of two things I don't enjoy in a beer. Was a drain pour for me ...

09-28-2012 01:15:14 | More by imasloth
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broller


2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

08-23-2012 07:33:22 | More by broller
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hockenbeer

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

02-05-2012 20:03:55 | More by hockenbeer
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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 661 ratings.