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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

278 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 18
Gots: 34 | 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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Photo of draheim
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750mL into a St. Bernardus chalice. Pours a slightly hazy amber mahogany w/ a khaki 1-finger head.

Aroma is sweet dates and figs, brown sugar, subtle spice. Bready dark malt and Belgian yeast.

Taste is bready and sweet; dark fruit, brown sugar, toffee, spice. 10% ABV is well hidden. Pretty much a standard quad here.

Mouthfeel is crisp and well carbonated, fairly light on the palate. Drinkable.

Overall a good, straightforward, no-nonsense quad.

draheim, Mar 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

thkrb99, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

chet4, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Dave_Treat, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Sspeer1, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Knapp85, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

kwjd, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

ygtbsm94, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

cswhitehorse, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

drewone, Mar 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

jewellrunner, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Fabiand, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of bleedsblu
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Virgin review here, so lets go. This was my first of the Sam Adams Barrelroom collection.

Appearance: First the big bottle, cork and cage was to cool. It had a small head with a cool bronze color. I used to drink stuff right from the bottle now I take the time to pour it into a glass all civilized an shit.

Smell: It smells of a fruit soaked alcoholic treat, not a bad thing at all, pleasant and strong to the nose.

Taste: I thought it was thick, smooth and flavorful. This was the first I realized that I like Belgian yeast.

Mouthfeel: Again it was thick but smooth, you knew you had something special you were sipping. I dont really prefer bitter thin beers and this didnt disappoint.

Overall: This is a winner I highly reccommend, one warning be careful I shared this with a friend and we were kicked in the backside before the night started.

bleedsblu, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a snifter glass.

Appearance: Dark amber colored body with medium bubbles to the body with slight haziness to it. Head is off-white with a light orange tint to it.

Smell: Hard baked raisin scent. Sounds nuts but I am thinking oatmeal raisin cookie mixed with yeast and a light hint of wine.

Taste: Very good raisin feel, might come off a tad sweet. I wouldn't be sprised if honey and nutmeg played a role in the brewing process. You feel the mellow sweetness and a light spiciness to it, no complaints at all.

Mouth: Strong bd after-taste, sinks in pretty well but lacks the stickiness of it's belgian and some of it's American counterparts. Crisp finish not bad at all.

Overall: Very good beer but can think of a few others I would rather have around this price range that are also a quad. It does give you a little bit of everything just lacks that potency you are hoping for after first gulp.

BlurryVisi0n, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

andrenaline, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Theogre83, Mar 09, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: dark amber, pours with thick off white head and de effervesces to thin, nice amount of carbonation

S: raisin, fig, plum, old leather, brown sugar, a hint of bread

T: fruit forward, plummy, raisin with a bit of a metallic twang and bit cloying aftertaste - but not unpleasant

M: sweet maltiness offset by the astringent carbonation and that odd metallic taste, medium body

O: quite good overall, and excellent price point. I would purchase again

ThaneMcC, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

trevorpost, Mar 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

aquazr1, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

hoosier222002, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Drknight, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

RochefortChris, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

xShoWTeKx, Feb 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

cavemanlawyer1999, Feb 24, 2014
Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.