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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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82
good

817 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 817
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 18
Gots: 38 | 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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Photo of HuskerTornado
4.26/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into sensory glass. Pours a deep mahogany color with reddish undertones. A tall tan head sits for a good couple of minutes before dissipating into a quarter inch thick and leaving some sticky lacing along the way.

Smell is of maple syrup, pecans, mocha, and sweet malt.

Taste of nice roasted malt up front with some brown sugar, maple syrup and pecans to follow, much like a pecan pie. Finish is a bit of mocha, very slight bitterness, and some smokiness as well. Mouthfeel is creamy and rich.

Overall, a very tasty porter when you are in the mood for something a bit on the sweet side.

HuskerTornado, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of katieapainter
3/5  rDev -17.1%

katieapainter, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

yuenglingfan101, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of ejh06752
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ejh06752, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance nice and dark, little to no head or foam afloat.
Smells like a decent porter, faint, faint maple aroma. It is a fine touch. I am a fan of porters and stouts so this particular samuel adams has an advantage. It tastes wonderful. Again, the maple and pecan is quite faint in the taste, almost just a cane sugar note or something like this. Overall I rate this a 4.00
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Gabriel_Vaughn, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of jdelbalzo99
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

jdelbalzo99, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

vrbulldog22, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Burkbom23, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of JDeming
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JDeming, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of beerlust
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
Photo of JohnG190
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
Photo of m0unds
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

m0unds, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of dmachado
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
Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 817 ratings.