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Union Oyster House Colonial Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Union Oyster House Colonial Ale
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BA SCORE
84
good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drpimento on 06-21-2010)
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3.05/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

served in a pint glass on tap at the union oyster house in Boston, MA. this is the only place you can get this beer and Samuel Adams brews it just for them...

amber red color and clear with medium carbonation.

Smell was malty with light hop notes. nothing dominate that really stuck to me though.

sweet malt to start then a light citrus hop note followed by a very dry finish. Probably very dry from the molasses they use.

Medium body that fits well with the beer.

Overall it was a good beer. One of those must try things because it is a true rarity.

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3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: dark amber light brown color with a thin lined head; unfiltered consistency.
S: dank yeasty and malty character. Smells like an old ale but could be the ambiance of the resturaunt.
T: light caramel biscuit and apple like flavors. It's not overpowering but light and balanced
M/D: smooth medium bodied that went down very well with dinner. Good drinkability especially considering the place you get it and the food you enjoy with it.

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3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served with a smallish light tan head and a little lace. Color is a clear copper amber. Aroma is malt caramel toffee nutmeats roasty hint of butterscotch. Flavor's much like that but with a bit of hop. Good body and carbonation. Good finish that is like flavor and of medium length. Session beer.

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3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An interesting idea- how could you turn down such an offer. A Samuel Adam beer brewed only for this restaurant? So a bunch of fella's any myself all ordered this beer and turned out to be pretty good! Dark brown with a nice aroma of molasses, it was fairly sweet, but seemed to go down smooth even though it had a bit of tangy-ness to it. Definitely tasted more like a homebrew than most beers on tap. Doesn't have a polished look or flavor profile, just sort of a interesting brown ale.

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3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a pint of this at the Union Oyster House while at lunch. It was served in a plain pint glass and had an orange-brown appearance to me (my color vision is a bit deficient for the record. Decent creamy looking head initially. The aroma was sweetish along the lines of caramel or a bit of brown sugar. One could also smell a hint of hops. The flavor favored the malt up front with its carmel/brown sugar sweetness but had a decent hops presence as it finished. I thought I could discern a touch of molasses in the flavor as well. Medium bodied. I felt it was very drinkable, enjoyed it a bunch and feel it would prove a good beverage for the bulk of the menu offerings.

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Union Oyster House Colonial Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.