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Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee StoutSamuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
83
good

976 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 976
Reviews: 330
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 27
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vixie on 10-22-2011)
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JohnnyMc

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3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For the most part this is a very traditional stout (which isn't a bad thing), but there are two things that separate it.
One, it's a tad lighter than most stouts, but this does make it easier to drink and two, the coffee taste is huge. Yes, most stouts have the taste of coffee, but this almost tastes like someone added beer to coffee.

It's very strong and tasty and would go great with some eggs and bacon after a long night of drinking.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2012 02:45:56 | More by JohnnyMc
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Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 976 ratings.