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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

809 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 18
Gots: 34 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JDeming, Jun 28, 2014
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2.63/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Slightly less than OK. I got it as part of a mixed seasonal 12- pack (I'm a sucker for mixed 12-packs to try out a few of a breweries' different offerings) , otherwise I tend to stick to IPA's and other hoppy types without really trying a broader range of a brewer's styles. So while I normally retch at the thought of a pecan/maple flavor beer, I tried it anyway. It turned out as bad as I had feared, with the taste being an artificial-flavor rendition of maple and (lesser) pecan. Turrible from Sam Adams. I still enjoy several of their other less bizarre flavors. It's very possible that I just don't appreciate this style of beer.

beerlust, Jun 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

JohnG190, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

jonny1138, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Bailey316, Jun 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

stella77artois, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

B33rcules, Jun 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

boszormeny, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Hohnbaum, Jun 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

m0unds, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

dmachado, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of utfiero
3.59/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Color- dark brown with ruby tint. Head- mocha creamy medium head.

Aroma- complex including maple syrup, pecan pie, and hint of coffee.

Taste- Starts fairly sweet with maple syrup dominating, has good porter characteristics including deep roasted malt and touches of coffee and smoke, finishing with a lingering charcoal and pie taste. Like a pecan pie with a cup of espresso on the side.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted March 2013.

utfiero, Jun 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Vogt52, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

alotofcoffee, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

MonkeyBread, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Phoneguy, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Std73, May 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

gabrielsyme, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

memphisjet, May 25, 2014
Photo of mdfb79
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 05/22/14 notes. Had this on tap at The Waterfront Alehouse on 2nd Ave. in NYC. 16 oz. pour in a pint glass.

a - Pours a dark mahogany brown color with one to two inches of light tan head and low carbonation evident. Looks thick.

s - Smells of maple, roasted malts, syrupy sweet chocolate and sugar, pecans, burnt malts, and toasted malts. Light smoke. Decent nose, some definite maple up front.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, maple syrup, light nuts, toasted malts, light smoke, chocolate, toffee, and some sugar. A step up from the nose, not too sweet.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Thick and smooth, syrupy.

o - Overall a decent maple porter. Taste is pretty nice and it is easy to drin. Worth checking out once.

mdfb79, May 23, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.8%

trickynicky, May 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Danny1217, May 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

bismarksays, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

dicookie, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mtnwesdew, May 18, 2014
Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 809 ratings.