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Samuel Adams Oak Aged Porter - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Oak Aged Porter
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BA SCORE
85
very good

31 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 31
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.83%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 04-22-2011)
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-13-2014 03:56:06 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-10-2014 03:01:58 | More by Goldndomer
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-24-2013 14:34:32 | More by JohnK17
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rgille2

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

03-11-2013 22:13:44 | More by rgille2
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YourOnlyMan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-27-2013 22:49:28 | More by YourOnlyMan
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-24-2013 13:56:09 | More by AnitaBrewski
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

4.7/5  rDev +24%

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Beige head, moderate retention on a pretty much black body, clear lacing. Aroma includes notes of coffee, vanilla, nilla wafers, roasted malt. Taste includes coffee and a cookie like sweetness, some chocolate and vanilla. Nice mouthfeel, very, very tasty and very easy to drink. I must say I'm blown away by how tasty this beer is.

01-15-2013 04:39:56 | More by KickbacksSteve
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cornpone

New York

2.5/5  rDev -34%

01-12-2013 20:35:55 | More by cornpone
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jucifer1818

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-30-2012 03:53:06 | More by jucifer1818
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Milkysunshine

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-14-2012 02:35:21 | More by Milkysunshine
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-07-2012 12:18:14 | More by PEIhop
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braican

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

09-26-2012 01:48:56 | More by braican
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meghmmm

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-09-2012 22:28:04 | More by meghmmm
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-26-2012 19:53:02 | More by t0rin0
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2012 22:57:07 | More by jbaker67
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TheDinger

South Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -6.9%

Poured from growler into pint glass. Nice brown/amber pour with a small 1 finger head and poor retention. Smell is a bit of chocolate, vanilla and oak/charcoal/wood. Taste was surprising as it was a good blend of malts and a nice subtle hop finish. Didn't get the over the top oak, but it did have a burnt note to it which was a little distracting. Some dark fruits and chocolate/vanilla as well, much like the nose. Feels was a bit thin for a porter, was wanting a bit more thickness. Carbonation was average. Overall- An interesting take on the Porter. Fairly complex and a good effort from SA. Liked the blend of flavors, but was wanting more of the oak/wood character. Would drink it again but not shaking the trees for it-

06-06-2012 23:59:50 | More by TheDinger
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Ralphs66

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-28-2012 20:50:26 | More by Ralphs66
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-18-2012 23:04:16 | More by jpd7374
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.8/5  rDev -26.1%

Samuel Adams Oak Aged Porter

LOOK: Deep brown in color, mostly clear. Small short livid slight off white head forms.

SMELL: Roasted malt mainly, with a real small vanilla/oak note.

TASTE: Roasted malts upfront, and like the nose, a small note of oak. Earthy, oaky, mild vanilla and a small sour tang. Slightly oxidized in the barrel, and the listed ABV was 5.2% .

FEEL: Light to medium bodied, low carbonation but still OK.

OVERALL: An interesting choice for an oaked ale, I would have loved to see something a bit stronger hit the barrel. Still, this was interesting.

04-29-2012 17:23:55 | More by Stinkypuss
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jmbraxton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-03-2012 02:56:40 | More by jmbraxton
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-25-2011 13:58:41 | More by nh2032
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liverdamage

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +31.9%

11-21-2011 23:03:37 | More by liverdamage
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

2.65/5  rDev -30.1%

Enjoyed a 5 ounce taste on tap.

A: A dark brown, which shines ruby red when held up to the light. There's a 1 finger foamy head that sticks around for a bit, with decent lacing.

S: A very sweet chocolate scent with very forward oak notes.

T: Here's where the beer began to disappoint. A little chocolate flavor, but stronger oak notes. The oak was somewhat sour and didn't work very well with the porter...at all.

M: Highly carbonated, but also really thin. Too thin in my opinion.

O: Disappointing, but not terrible. Not good, either. I definitely would not order again and probably would not recommend.

11-19-2011 07:28:48 | More by Hophead717
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-15-2011 21:47:15 | More by nmann08
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womencantsail

California

3.35/5  rDev -11.6%

On-tap at Blue Palms

A: The beer pours a mahogany color with a finger of khaki colored head.

S: Definitely has some oak and vanilla notes to it. Light charred oak aromas as well as plenty of roast. There is quite a bit of sweet toffee and some mild fruitiness. A weird ash-like note on the back end.

T: Medium levels of sweetness, mostly in the form of toffee. The oak flavor is quite strong, but there is a bit of acidity to the beer and a weird flavor I cannot quite describe, perhaps spoiled chocolate?

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Not a bad aroma on this, but the flavor was a bit off. Wouldn't have this one again.

08-18-2011 16:08:50 | More by womencantsail
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Samuel Adams Oak Aged Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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