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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

490 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 490
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 12
Gots: 12 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

cliff1066, Dec 29, 2012
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2.03/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Review from notes taken 12 23 12. Poured from the 12 oz. bottle that was given to me by my brother Pete. Thanks for the opportunity! Poured into a clean, clear pint glass.

A Translucent dark yellow body under and all too brief head. 2.5

S Disappointingly for me, little to no "oak" detected in the smell. I have had oak aged beers before and they have intrigued me. Perhaps I was led by the title of the beer to expect some sense of oak in the smell/flavor and that was my fault but none-the-less I find myself disappointed. In fact, the smell was of a distant barley malt and it was not easy to detect that. 2.0

T Unfortunately again, the taste carried right from the smell in a forgettable, thin tasting amber. There was barley malt and the slightest hops that I could taste. This would probably be a good session beer if it was not so boring to the point of distraction. 2.0

M To thin for me. I need something with more depth any more. 2.0

D/O Drinkability again would have been high but it is too boring. Overall this is not a good beer. 2.0

Notes: My impression went from "Oh, cool, something called 'Mighty Oak'" to "Damn, this beer is really boring and I don't think that I will ever look for it again."

adamette, Dec 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Was very surprised to find this beer in a single since Samuel Adams doesnt brew it anymore. This was my favorite beer from their spring variety pack and was the winner of the brew contest that was held.

A: This beer pours a nice medium, amber color with a thin, creamy white head that leaves some good lacing.

S: Distinct notes from the oak bring out this aroma that is followed by caramel and vanilla.

T: Very intense sweetness that is brought about by a strong oak flavor. The body consists of Vanilla, caramel and some malt. Nice dry finish that has a yeast type feel.

M: Very earthy mouth, but not of the Saison or pale ale kind. Has a very unique and distinct flavor. Carbonation is very present which helps bring out the notes from the oak.

O: I love this beer, even more so out of a glass. Oak themed beers have a complex brewing process that has generous amounts of vanilla and caramel. Very nice blend of ingredients. Im pretty sure this is the last of this beer I will every have the pleasure of drinking, so im savoring the flavor.

SouljaSaia17, Nov 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

archero, Oct 22, 2012
Samuel Adams Mighty Oak Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 490 ratings.