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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan PorterSamuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter

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Ratings: 828
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 21
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Ford on 12-28-2012)
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

HBCableGuy, Mar 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely sweet and creamy goodness.

This is a dessert beer at its finest.

Let it warm up a bit and enjoy with a scoop of good vanilla ice cream.

This was given to me in a variety pack as a gift and I wish I could find it in 6 packs or 12 packs.

Cheers to Sam Adams on another great idea !

tomheath14, Mar 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

ShadyJay, Feb 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

MaddDogg84, Feb 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

markallmon, Jan 19, 2013
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jferrara35, Jan 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

HisBoyElroy, Apr 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

JCanarecci, Jan 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

LightsOut3000, Mar 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

olbubba, Mar 25, 2014
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Mannard, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of tmm313
4.59/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Color: Blackish brown, with ruby hues. Impressive creamy 2 finger head with good retention and beautiful lacing.

Smell: Uh oh, this one's trouble. Dark chocolate, coffee, a little cream, just a touch of dark fruits, slight char, and pecan flippin' pie! Georgia boy is happy.

Taste: Typical, yet powerful, Porter flavors of dark chocolate and coffee up front. Midway, the Pecan Pie pops out pretty aggressively and is followed by a little bit of smokiness, dark fruits, and light dark chocolate bitterness. Excellent balance.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with nice crisp carbonation. Finish leaves a slightly sticky, yet dry, sweetness behind.

Overall: If you love Porters and have a sweet tooth, this one is for you. Part of me is really scared that Sam Adams may stop making this beer. I only had one bottle and have craved a second ever since. This would never leave my refrigerator if it were available in 6 packs.

tmm313, Sep 29, 2013
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4.56/5  rDev +26%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass. Pours a clear darker shade of copper with a thick, light tan head that dissipates slowly. Some lacing retreats down the side of the glass with the head. The are aromas of bready malts and very nutty from the pecans. The pecan smell is more intense here than in some other pecan ales I've sampled in the past. There are also hints of coffee and maple in the nose. Like in the nose, the flavor is very pecan forward and the malts are bready. There are those hints of coffee and maple as well, though these are not strong hints. The pecan is the star of the show here. The body is medium with light carbonation. This beer drinks very well and the finish is only slightly dry. This is an excellent beer. Samuel Adams has come out swinging with this one and hit a home run.

acevenom, Feb 24, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a 14 oz tulip style glass.

I'm a big porter fan, so I was glad to see this in the Spring Thaw pack. Two bottles of Maple Pecan Porter were included.

Has a great dark brown color to it. MMM... I smell maple and pecans... two things I love.

Taste was right on the nose. Plenty of sweet maple and nutty pecan in there. I love this beer. It's up there with the many great porters I've had. I wish I could buy an entire six pack of it. (I do prefer Porters with more of a coffee note, but this is a great one without it)

I'm a big fan of this beer and would love to see it hit their normal lineup. Not sure if it's going to be a seasonal or rotator.

Ford, Dec 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Best by date of 09.02.2014.
Pored from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 02.04.14.

A: Black/red. Some see through. Tan head.

S: Caramel mostly, also coffee, chocolate, toffee.

T: Caramel, coffee, toffee are dominant. Pecan, chocolate, maple are there too.

M: Creamy. Very light feeling in the mouth.

O: This is like having a maple bar in drinkable form. It has maple syrup in it, according to the label, and you can tell. There's quite a bit of complexity too. This is a great porter.

WAbeerfiend, Sep 24, 2014
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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 828 ratings.