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Dark Depths - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
84
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861 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 861
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 23
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Combination between a Baltic Porter and an IPA.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-09-2012)
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mrchrisray

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-11-2013 00:10:28 | More by mrchrisray
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kenstogie

New York

4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

What a great beer. Very smooth creamy mouthfeel. Nice lacing in the glass. Lighter on carbonation which i prefer. Sweet malty caramel somewhat smokey taste. Usually reasonably priced too. I am not sure why this beer isn't rated higher but who cares? Its damn good and can drink this all day.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 20:20:50 | More by kenstogie
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

07-02-2014 00:51:54 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Michael_Davis

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-29-2014 23:47:28 | More by Michael_Davis
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socon67

New York

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-29-2014 20:04:01 | More by socon67
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MiWolfman

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-22-2014 03:07:59 | More by MiWolfman
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Vogt52

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-11-2014 22:07:43 | More by Vogt52
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BrewBros

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-09-2014 16:28:31 | More by BrewBros
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-08-2014 00:06:50 | More by MonkeyBread
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

06-07-2014 13:34:40 | More by xJMFCx
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Skabiski

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-07-2014 11:50:27 | More by Skabiski
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schiltron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-05-2014 12:29:36 | More by schiltron
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-01-2014 16:22:03 | More by Latarnik
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Std73

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-28-2014 14:43:52 | More by Std73
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

05-22-2014 03:47:31 | More by Durandal_777
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-20-2014 08:39:00 | More by zestar
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Modernrickk

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-13-2014 16:19:33 | More by Modernrickk
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Dudon

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-13-2014 14:00:25 | More by Dudon
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-11-2014 21:54:17 | More by thatoneguymike
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-08-2014 14:40:32 | More by HuntDaddy540
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whitenads

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-05-2014 18:32:17 | More by whitenads
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-29-2014 17:50:43 | More by Belittle
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-25-2014 15:45:57 | More by atrocity
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-14-2014 00:06:16 | More by DaveMiller
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.58/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a delightfully dark color with with a rich tan head that is thick and settles slowly leaving a good amount of ,acing down the glass.

The nose is a rich spicy malt with a hint of the complexity in the hopping and that lager yeast and the roasted malt. The nose is complex and I really like it. The Boston Lager people outdid themselves on the nose.

The taste is rather pleasant and very complex. The malt is dominant and the flavor has spicy notes that match the nose. and is rather effervescent on the palate. There is a very distinctive hop finish that is pleasant as well. If I had to describe this beer in one word it would be balance. The complexity of the yeast, hops and malt are all very well balanced and pretty damn good. The 7.6% alcohol is there but doesn't detract from the flavor at all.

The mouthfell is a little bit more watery than I expected based on the visual inspection but is more than made up for with the complex and enjoyable flavors.

Overall I would rate this is a heavier darker beer that would be easy to enjoy on a summer day when I typically avoid these types of beers. The lighter mouthfeel combined with the rich nose, rich flavor make it a very versatile beer that is extremely enjoyable.

This one goes on my buy list.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 00:30:23 | More by AtrumAnimus
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Dark Depths from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.