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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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Ratings: 677
Reviews: 275
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 27
Gots: 32 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a dark, burgundy color with golden highlights. It had a two-finger, tan head of foam that left sudsy trails of lace.

S - It smelled of sweet maltiness, slightly fruity with some smoke. There was a touch of booziness, too.

T - It tasted of dark fruits and rich bready malt. Some mild smokiness and peat with a boozy sweet taste.

M - It was crisp and fairly smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a nice wee heavy. Another solid entry in Sam Adams Imperial Series.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle in my Opa-Opa Pint Glass
A-deep brown, cola colored. Head is very dense. Small bubbles
S- Malt and alcohol
T- maltiness comes through first, some hop bitterness eventually. nutty, sweet flavor - pecan pie. hints of a burnt taste. Porterish
M- sticky, not a lot of fizz
O- I want to like this, but it is a bit disappointing. Don't think I need to buy this again.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

pours a bubbly dark chocolate brown. has a great finger length head that fades quickly leaving alcohol legs.
Smell is a little tart, figs, and cherries. very rich and sweet.
Taste is quite bitter. Bites very hard and leaves a sour taste in your mouth. drinking more you can taste the caramel maltyness. and slighty fruits. alcohol leaves its mark after.
i would say slighty full bodied. moderate carbonation. drinks slighty like a wine.

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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 677 ratings.