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Samuel Adams Hazel Brown - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
81
good

872 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 46 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 07-24-2012)
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

09-19-2012 13:22:04 | More by BluFenderStrat07
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

10-20-2012 19:47:32 | More by Nihilistkid
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

08-20-2012 21:46:57 | More by Beer4Mike
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New York

5/5  rDev +39.3%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +39.3%

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SouljaSaia17

Massachusetts

4.88/5  rDev +35.9%

A brand new style from Samuel Adams out of their Fall Harvest mix pack.

A: This beer pours a dark reddish/amber color with a thin mocha colored head that leaves some nice lacing.

S: The aroma starts out with Caramel and coffee, quite strong. Finishes off with a deep roasted hazelnut and some malts.

T: Coffee and caramel right up front in the flavor, followed by that dark roasted hazelnut. This beer finishes with a smooth, underlying spice from the hops.

M: Very rich and creamy, has a lot of nut flavor with a nice blend between the coffee and caramel. Dark and thicker than a typical Sam Adams, very drinkable.

O: Not a lot of beers except for stouts and a good IPA make me say "wow", but this beer does. Amazing flavor, the dark roasted nut flavor is very well blended with the coffee and caramel notes. I always save the newest beers in the mixed pack for last because they usually turn out to be the best. This one was no different and I couldnt ask for a better replacement of the "Bonfire Rauchbier" From 2011.

08-17-2012 05:36:03 | More by SouljaSaia17
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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

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Kentucky

4.73/5  rDev +31.8%

A - nice opaque brown. Small bubbly head, decent lacing, attractive enough but doesn't scream drink me.

S - oh the smell. Oh my God the smell. It smells like hazelnut
Lots of hazel nut. I got some good coffee and toffee aromas mixed in there. I could smell this all day long.

T - this is hazelnut coffee in beers clothing. Good sweet hazelnut flavor mixed with a balance of bitterness and solid malt flavors. The hazelnut tastes so good that I honestly didn't care what else was in here. Hazelnut. Yes. I found no offensive flavors in this beer.

M - the body wasn't too full or too light, nice and easy on the palate. Medium carbonation. Just right.

O - I really love Sam Adams beer. But I do often get dissapointed with some of the beer choices in the seasonal collections. Not this fall. The 2012 harvest collection trumps the 2011 collection hands down. This is a perfect addition to their fall lineup and I hope it stays for years to come.

07-30-2012 16:47:50 | More by GloryToTheHops
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Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +26.7%

A- Clear, dark amber, small white head. Good lacing.

S- Holly Cow!! Nutty. Coffee. Chocolate. Sweet malts. Very rich. I don't like to give 5's but this earned it. Complex & rich.

T- Slightly bitter, chocolate, & sweet. Lingering nuttiness.

M- Medium body with velvety texture.

O- A very good & enjoyable beer that stands out.

Would drink
Would Buy
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10-22-2012 02:12:20 | More by Brubaker
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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Maryland

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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

A-amber brown with a light tan head

S-caramel, toffee, dark roasted grains. Some cocoa. Good strength.

T-comes in with a decent taste of burnt roasted grains and a hint of cocoa, caramel, and toffee. The flavors are surprised bold and clean. There's not much in the after-taste except a faint match of the initial hit, but maybe with more cocoa. 

M-creamy medium to high carbonation with a dry finish.

O-hey for Sam Adams, this is quite an awesome beer. I'm pretty impressed with this one, and I think most people will be. It's got to be one of the better brown ales I've had.

08-17-2012 03:49:07 | More by AdamBear
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Samuel Adams Hazel Brown from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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