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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: 829
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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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Omer4176, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

buffcityx, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

coldriver, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BColton1, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dmorley21, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of wingman14
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown with a foamy off white head. Smell is sweet, maple sugar, pecans surprisingly, and some malt. Taste starts sweet with maple sugar up front, pecan comes in and finishes smooth and malt. The pecan is strong in aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, could be heavier, more of a nut brown feel. Overall sweet, interesting flavor, worth checking out, not your typical porter.

wingman14, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

alxle140, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

TheZzyzxScarecrow, Feb 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

djaeon, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

captainbearcat, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of beans923
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

beans923, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of tdm168
4.26/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - dark brown with some reddish hues; a big, soft, pillowy, brown head that has really good retention

S - maple, nutty, faint coffee, sugary

T - nutty, caramel, coffee, maple, sugary, faint roast

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This was a nice addition to the spring mix-pack. It has a really solid flavor profile. It's rich, complex, deep, delicious. Not only is this incredibly flavorful, but it has great drinkability as well. I probably won't buy the mix-pack again, but I certainly wouldn't turn this down. I truly enjoyed it.

tdm168, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

oriolesfan4, Feb 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

tpauer, Feb 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Kallessin, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of brewdude1982
4.13/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was a 12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

It pours a very dark thick brown color with a tight creamy head good retention. I don't get a whole lot from the smell but it is ok. The taste is very maple and very pecan I feel like there may be a little vanilla in there as well. The body is slightly better than average with good carbonation. I like this beer but I am not in love with it. I would like to try this on draft.

brewdude1982, Feb 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Ralphs66, Feb 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

dbart, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of CraftBeerTastic
3.01/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ba Review #252
Served On: 2/8/2013
Glassware: DFH Chalice
Labeled ABV: 5.6%
Date/ Code: June

This was a 12oz bottle from the spring mixed 12 pack I picked up at Evergreen Liquors in Frederick, MD ($15.99).

Look: Filled the glass with a dark muddy brown while bronze tinges outlined the edges of the glass. The head was a thick light-tan color with lacing already coating the sides. Carbonation was difficult to detect given the dark nature of the appearance.

Smell: Roasted notes with some diacetyl that came through. A sweet brown sugar character seemed to dominate the nose. I guess it could also be perceived as maple with some nutty almond mixed in. I’ve often wondered if Same Adams waits until these newer offerings are brewed before they name them. That way every batch will fit the name - exactly.

Taste: Anyway, this beer definitely drinks better warm. I first tried it at fridge temps and all I got were roasted malts with a nasty metallic flavor. Once the beer warmed - the metallic turned in to a burnt brown sugar followed by a nutty character. The finish was fairly clean. The brown sugar sweetness did linger for a moment. Other than that, not much going on beside the typical porter thing.

This porter was ok. Nothing to spectacular. It would probably be good with a burger or some sort of comfort dish like potato soup or chicken pot-pie.

CraftBeerTastic, Feb 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

dvmin98, Feb 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Chadhowie, Feb 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Haybeerman, Feb 07, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a translucent medium reddish-brown color. Tan colored head adorns, finger, dissipating quickly to a frothy collar. The aroma was sweet maple syrup and nuts. Touches of chocolate and roasted malts, but its all maple and pecans up in there. The maple and pecan are toned down a bit in the taste, with more of a roasted note and chocolaty sweetness. Seems more porterish than the aroma, though, I'm a bit more partial to the aroma than the taste. Finishes with some backing bitterness, mild and non abrasive. Body is medium, noticeable carbonation level, creamy, clean.

Would not have given this beer the title of a porter if I was going off appearances alone cuz it's wildly reddish with lots of clarity. Other than that, it's solid.

EgadBananas, Feb 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mtc23, Feb 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.8%

rallyr32, Feb 06, 2013
Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 829 ratings.