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Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

286 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 18
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barrel aged Quadruple.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-12-2013)
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4.48/5  rDev +16.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.56/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It's ideal for the style. An inviting, rich looking, warm brown pour. Not overly dark, just the way it's supposed to be. The head is a finger and a half thick, with a dirty yellow color. It retains well and never goes away. Each swirl breathes life into the thick, lasting head. Almost no lacing to speak of, its only drawback.

Again, almost perfection. As the bottle suggests, dark ripe fruits like raisins and figs. But also some pear and green apple. Just a bit of alcohol along with spices from the Belgian strain of yeast.

Same goes for the taste. Dark ripe fruits, spices, pear and green apple. Molasses. Fruit cake in a glass.

The sweetness hits immediately and lasts throughout the sip until the finish where the spices and alcohol temper it a bit. The pear and green apple provide tartness so the beer isn't one-dimensional. Full bodied with some warmth in the finish. Slight prickling finish. Very easy sipper despite the high ABV.

Like most of the beers from the Barrel Room Collection, this is a home run. I wish all Sam Adams beers were this good. I typicall find their selections overrated, but not the Barrel Room beers. This very well resembles the more expensive and exotic Belgians. Where the Belgians are 1A, this is 1B.

RickS95, Sunday at 03:43 AM
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured into a tulip glass:

Pours rustic brown with a creamy head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of raisins/currants, spiced bread, clove, figs and dates.

In the taste, spices balance the molasses-like sweetness. Spiced bread, dark fruit and oak that gives a hint of vanilla come together well to make it rich and complex. Alcohol warmth adds a touch of black pepper that is well-integrated.

Effervescent carbonation and a firm malt backbone give it a smooth, silky body.

A dark fruity, sweet-leaning, enjoyable strong Belgian-style brew! Well-worth the purchase!

jwc215, Sep 12, 2014
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Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.