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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

979 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 979
Reviews: 330
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 27
Gots: 30 | 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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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

05-05-2013 03:12:21 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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FliryVorru

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-29-2013 17:18:59 | More by FliryVorru
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Nightwish1094

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-11-2013 05:41:24 | More by Nightwish1094
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olfolxholme

California

2.99/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle into Deschutes tulip snifter

A - Not much head, retention, or lacing - but some. Beer is a very dark brown/ruby with bits of khaki foam.

S - Slighty burnt coffee grind character, bits of sweet dark malt. Nothing that offensive, really, but not much to write about.

T - The coffee flavor is dominant, but it has that same kind of wet coffee grind character. Tastes a lot like carbonated coffee, but not particularly good coffee.

M - Not as oily as I'd like, but not bad. Carbonation is a little off - closer to a cola than an American Stout. It's ok.

O - Drinkable but not impressive. Concept is ok, but they need a better coffee component if they do it again. As is... Next, please!

59

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2013 02:26:33 | More by olfolxholme
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lovindahops

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-31-2013 21:08:07 | More by lovindahops
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-18-2013 16:35:17 | More by Apathetiq
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KeithVan

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-18-2013 13:50:36 | More by KeithVan
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-18-2013 12:18:40 | More by beertardis
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Madisonian

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-16-2013 22:31:23 | More by Madisonian
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ThatguyJoefromBoston

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-14-2013 23:20:53 | More by ThatguyJoefromBoston
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-09-2013 23:54:57 | More by spycow
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Duvel

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-08-2013 15:56:29 | More by Duvel
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-07-2013 22:20:57 | More by Horbar
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nzerbe

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-05-2013 02:07:42 | More by nzerbe
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Adkins1203

Ohio

2/5  rDev -45.7%

02-27-2013 02:14:35 | More by Adkins1203
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4.33/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap in a sample glass.

Appearance: Dark brown color, with a thin brown head. Very little lacing on the glass.

Smell: Malts, Coffee, some chocolate. Not overpowering, but great smell to it.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth and medium to full bodied. Taste of coffee, chocolate, and malts that were well balanced.

Overall: Great take on a coffee type stout, one of the better stouts I have had lately.

Serving type: on-tap

02-25-2013 00:42:26 | More by Cavanaghty
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mjenkins5

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-20-2013 03:27:36 | More by mjenkins5
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emyers

Illinois

3.06/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Pours dark brown, almost black, with a very thin beige head dissipating quickly.

Smell: Caramel, cocoa, roasted malt. Some coffee, but it is very faint. Smells like a solid dry Irish stout, but not a coffee stout.

Taste: Again - caramel and cocoa are the most prominent flavors, with toasted biscuit and bittering hops, and just a hint of coffee. Coffee flavor is not particularly developed, and comes off a bit stale.

Mouthfeel: Pretty light bodied, which is further brougt out by a high carbonation level for the style. Could use more body and less carbonation.

Overall: Comes off as a very average stout that is really lacking in the coffee department.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 02:31:37 | More by emyers
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-31-2013 23:12:49 | More by bismarksays
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-30-2013 04:55:33 | More by brandoman63
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NYSPHophead

New York

3/5  rDev -18.5%

01-29-2013 22:03:46 | More by NYSPHophead
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GFG

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-28-2013 09:32:06 | More by GFG
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-27-2013 22:08:32 | More by KiMiRaiK
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FlatRabbitRed

Arizona

4.68/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another winner in the long line of Samuel Adams great beers. Coffee Stout, I allways wonder if there is really any coffee used in this or not? It is a mystery sometimes with Chocholate and coffee flavors, which both csan be derived from malted barley alone.

Coffee, malt, slight caramel notes

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 16:50:47 | More by FlatRabbitRed
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Chadhowie

California

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-25-2013 22:11:38 | More by Chadhowie
Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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