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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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BA SCORE
82
good

773 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 773
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 17
Gots: 27 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ford on 12-28-2012)
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-27-2014 22:20:35 | More by timmy2b
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled tonight on 4/26/14. Had this before but that was back in 2012. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a Sam Adam's pilsner glass.

Pours a deep rich ruby red-brown in color with a very thin off-white head. Some spotty lacing is seen. The aroma is of roasted malts, toffee, maple syrup and nuts. The taste is about the same with slightly more aroma of the above ingredients that the actual taste. Still great flavor for sure. Perfect carbonation for the type. No harsh or bitter aftertaste is noted.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 03:48:52 | More by BeerWithMike
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California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-26-2014 05:09:57 | More by bh123
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-25-2014 15:50:47 | More by atrocity
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Bookseeb

Washington

3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance has a dark ruby brown color supporting a thin dissipating head leaving fair lace. Smell of maple, coffee and dark caramel malts. Taste has the dark malts, flavor of coffee and syrup with a nice balance of hops. mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Overall a nice twist on a good porter.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 01:06:58 | More by Bookseeb
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Irish57

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-22-2014 23:16:20 | More by Irish57
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brown color with some dark reddish hues when held up to the light, large amount of head that fades at a fairly quick rate, tons of sticky lacing on the glass.

Smell is mostly roasted malt, touches of caramel and nutty aromas, slight metallic presence that throws things off though which is disappointing.

Taste starts out with a malty front, pecans follow with a good sized presence, finishes with a lingering caramel sweetness, not much of a hop balance so this porter may be a touch too sweet for some but it's not overly artificial tasting either, body is fairly decent with a slickness to it, soft but ample carbonation lend an almost creamy texture.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 22:09:36 | More by deltatauhobbit
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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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Texas

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Massachusetts

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Virginia

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Wisconsin

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Ohio

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shacawgo24

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A-Prune in color, very dark brown with ruby highlights. One finger of sandy head that dissipates fast. Spotty lacing that slides down slow like syrup does. A bit opaque in color, flat and dull. Could use some lighter brown swirled in there to contrast the dark. But the ruby highlights give the body some life. The head also stays until the last drop so more bonus points.

S-Expected maple syrup and pecans. More roasted nuts like cashew, Brazilian, etc. Oaky subtleties. Slight lactose. Cinnamon ice cream. Great smells but I wish they were more pungent and evident.

T-Brown sugar. Nutty. Syrupy. Slight smoke. Toffee. Hints of coffee & milk chocolate. Coffee roll. Like the smell, taste could benefit from being more of itself, bolder. I want more smoke, bitterness and sweetness.

M-Medium body. Low-high carbonation. Carbonation is below average leaving the body to fend for itself with a thin inky feel. But the touch of syrup helps, giving that ink an oily, slightly viscous feel on the aftertaste/after-feel. Gets a tad creamy with time so that's good. Tad more bitter & boozy too with warming.

O-Tasty enough. Needs more hops and malt even. Not enough bitters and sweets. Sips more like a Black Lager than Porter. Just build upon what is currently here and there you go. But nonetheless, a tasty beer you have to sip quick before flavor dies. Not a bad sampler to have two of in a 12-pack seasonal box.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

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