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

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

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BA SCORE
83
good

957 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 957
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.3%


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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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I love when Stouts have the really dark tan head with the very thick mixture of tan and black syrup forming within the dense head. I get similar smells to their Cream Stout and Black Lager with the dark roasted malts and lactic smell but with a really nice bitter coffee and some dark fruit smells. It starts off with a nice bite I'm guessing from the coffee and hops and then I get the sweet stout caramel dark chocolate malts mixed with the bitter top quality sumatran coffee. It then ends with a bit of bitterness from the hops and coffee.

This is an excellent beer. Its like if they added coffee to their already delicious cream stout. Samuel Adams is expert at mixing their malts for a delicious sweet full bodied beer. Their stouts and darker beers are always excellent as well. This one being no exception. This is actually my first coffee beer and while I know theres probably stronger tasting ones out there this one is really a perfect combination of coffee and beer. Not too much coffee where its weird to drink but not too little where you dont taste it. Excellent offering from Samuel Adams.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 00:34:21 | More by thebrood1987
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Appearance: Very dark color with a nice tan head. The head lasted a long time, and left a thin coating on the inside of the glass.

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Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 957 ratings.