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Samuel Adams Mighty Oak Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
79
okay

477 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 11-18-2011)
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ricchezza

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very clear chestnut-red with little to no head on it.

Smells malty sweet, typical of a red ale. This beer has a tanginess that immediately attacks the sides of my tongue. A trace taste of vanilla leaves a silky feeling on the palate. Definitely malt forward with no noticeable hop presence. As suggested by the title, the wood plays a big factor in the taste with positive results.

A very well crafted beer. Another winner from the Boston Beer Co.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2012 16:54:08 | More by ricchezza
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Gluteus_Maximus

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

02-03-2013 23:40:42 | More by Gluteus_Maximus
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BourbonDemocrat


3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

04-10-2012 04:38:54 | More by BourbonDemocrat
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timbre

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13%

02-22-2012 02:21:00 | More by timbre
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tvljr

Virginia

3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

Medium reddish hue a slight dirty lace on the glass after a couple of quaffs.

Sweet and a little overpowering on the first drink. Settles in as you get used to the malt with a hint of vanilla.

One of the drier beers I've had in quite a while.

Came with two in the Brewer's Choice 12 pack. That's probably enough for me. Don't think I'd need to get six.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 21:38:33 | More by tvljr
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bsu2005

Indiana

4/5  rDev +15.9%

12-31-2011 23:00:02 | More by bsu2005
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Madisonian

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.9%

03-16-2013 22:30:47 | More by Madisonian
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BostonKyle

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +44.9%

08-21-2012 15:14:48 | More by BostonKyle
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ARCAChanger27


4.75/5  rDev +37.7%

01-01-2013 01:18:36 | More by ARCAChanger27
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Nathanhlind


3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-22-2012 18:28:54 | More by Nathanhlind
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whatupbird

New York

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

06-14-2012 15:01:39 | More by whatupbird
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BeerNut78

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

01-25-2012 03:01:20 | More by BeerNut78
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lnanthony


3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-10-2012 23:49:40 | More by lnanthony
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BigJaws

Missouri

4/5  rDev +15.9%

04-13-2012 22:44:31 | More by BigJaws
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N1CK

Texas

3/5  rDev -13%

02-02-2012 15:52:21 | More by N1CK
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IndianaSolo


3/5  rDev -13%

10-20-2012 03:26:02 | More by IndianaSolo
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CuteZombieDoll

New Jersey

3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Brownish red and clear with a pretty decent head

S- Sweet and malty overall, with a tinge of oak.

T- Very sweet and fruity, with no real bitterness or hop character that stands out. There is the mind flavor of oak which is quite pleasant and keeps the beer from being cloyingly sweet.

M- Full and slightly heavy. Not terribly highly carbonated.

O- A good ale, definitely worth having, but lacks some of the complexity of other oak ales. I suspect that it hasn't been aged very long, but I'm not an expert so I can't be certain. Still, overall well done and well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2012 03:51:18 | More by CuteZombieDoll
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ShucksBruh

Florida

5/5  rDev +44.9%

01-24-2012 04:05:23 | More by ShucksBruh
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alxle140

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +44.9%

12-17-2012 21:22:58 | More by alxle140
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haywire77

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured a beautiful shade of honey orange/amber brown with a small paper white head that disappears so fast, you wonder if it was a beer you poured or a cognac.

The smell is sickly sweet caramel malts and bready character abound. Kind of plain Jane, but somehow appealing none the less.

The taste is good. Sweet oak and caramel with a touch of dark fruit. I do taste vanilla and spices much akin to a Christmas offering.

Mouthfeel is thin and dry. Crisp clean finish with no oily residue left behind whatsoever.

Overall this beer was a treat to drink due to it's easy quaffability (making up words now). I could easily drink many of these in one sitting and at this price point. Nothing really stands out as exceptional, but it is definitely better than average.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2012 22:43:55 | More by haywire77
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MatthewBuchholz

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-13-2012 18:32:44 | More by MatthewBuchholz
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bigd84

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

03-18-2012 02:57:36 | More by bigd84
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daniel27


3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-26-2012 13:26:13 | More by daniel27
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JonSnowdon


3/5  rDev -13%

08-30-2012 21:24:11 | More by JonSnowdon
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MikeW51


3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-17-2012 22:56:09 | More by MikeW51
Samuel Adams Mighty Oak Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.