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Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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929 Ratings
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Ratings: 929
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 38
Gots: 161 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 08-11-2011

Aged in oak barrels; hand-bottled corked & caged; bottled-conditioned.
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Ratings: 929 | Reviews: 264
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2.42/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not impressed with this one at all. Aroma consisted of plum, tobacco and vanilla oak. Taste was generally fruity with a small alcohol burn, nothing strong or very interesting. Became bored with this beer after first glass. Most prominent taste was plum and black licorice. Certainly not worth the hefty price tag and the barrel house Tripel is 100x better.

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2.43/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Too thin and comes off confused.

Photo of GeorgianBayPackr
2.47/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Sour. And not in a good way. For me the combination of Belgian sour-style with the coffee notes of a stout just did not work. The sour flavor overwhelmed the characteristics of a stout, and allowed little of the other ingredients to reveal themselves. I was disappointed & found this beer off-putting

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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2.53/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Less KMF than the stony brook red but still good

Photo of Gixugif
2.67/5  rDev -28%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Nice dark looking beer with maybe a half-inch head of small bubbles. Head seems to last a decent amount of time and leave a nice bit of lacing. Overall a very nice looking beer.

Smell isn't too significant. I can pick up some chocolate and the alcohol is obvious. Reminds me a lot of wine.

The best way I can describe the taste is that it is very much like a wine with a little chocolate. Quite sweet. The taste of alcohol comes through quite strong. It's nice but I feel any of the more subtle flavors are completely overpowered.

This beer has a pretty carbonated feel to it though I wouldn't place it on the level of a soda. I almost want to call it light and slightly oily - it seems to linger in your mouth for a while after swallowing.

Found this to be quite disappointing. I really wish more flavors came through. It had a strong taste of alcohol like it which I do like, but overall I just found it a tad less then middling. It wasn't that interesting and I didn't think the combination of chocolate, fruitiness and strong alcohol worked too well.

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2.73/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Black with a tan, frothy head and great retention. Light oak, yeast and a metallic aroma. Strong Belgian sugar and yeast with oak, sweet chocolate, and earthy stone fruit notes. Earthy finish and linger. Semi-dry, thin, and neutral feel with a light fuzz.

Subtle and interesting flavor but metallic notes persist and linger. Ultimately, an okay but rather boring beer with no outstanding qualities and a few problems that would be okay to share small pours with a few people. Otherwise, I wouldn't bother.

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2.74/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought in a 3 pack with some other ones.

This beer is really hard to drink. The clashing flavors are a bit too much. A stout should be a stout and a Belgian a Belgian. Smell is offputting and the taste is way too funky. Reminds me of those chocolate oranges, which i was never a fan of. Mouthfeel is oily and slick. Lucky there's no lingering aftertaste, so as difficult as it might be to finish the glass, at least it won't linger.

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Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 929 ratings.