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

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Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection)Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

258 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 16
Gots: 29 | 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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hoosier222002

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-01-2014 23:39:56 | More by hoosier222002
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Drknight

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-01-2014 16:33:02 | More by Drknight
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-26-2014 20:37:18 | More by RochefortChris
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-25-2014 03:02:28 | More by xShoWTeKx
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-24-2014 01:40:15 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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vande

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-23-2014 15:21:38 | More by vande
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-23-2014 03:17:57 | More by BrewmanCapote
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Griggsy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-21-2014 04:07:33 | More by Griggsy
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-21-2014 03:54:55 | More by nheinzie57
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-18-2014 16:45:15 | More by alex_hart
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mattkoon

South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -6%

this beer pours a really great auburn color. nice lace on the glass. the smell is rich with dark fruit- there is also a tinge of tartness. i get different flavors with each sip- fruits, a little smokiness, a little tart. there is also a slight dry alcohol burn- but in a good way. there is a bold warmness about this beer that i like. over all a complex and interesting brew.

02-13-2014 00:21:00 | More by mattkoon
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Schimms

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-12-2014 20:58:37 | More by Schimms
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-12-2014 01:29:46 | More by bubseymour
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +14.8%

Picked up this Samuel Adams, well, hate to admit it, because of the interesting bottle. Not a bad price so figured it was worth a try. Excellent looking beer with a good, but not strong smell. Excellent taste and with the over 10% ABV gives it bonus points. Decent value due to cost also helps. Overall a very good beer that I will buy again without hesitation.

Checked my review when having the beer again and it is dead on. Excellent beer that I am glad that I picked up quite a few of to stick in my basement.

02-12-2014 01:16:21 | More by JamieDuncan
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-11-2014 16:44:18 | More by Thedrizzle
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-08-2014 23:14:41 | More by siege06nd
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champs86

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

02-07-2014 20:37:35 | More by champs86
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +6.2%

750 ml bottle into chalice, 2013 bottling. Pours fairly crystal clear deep ruby red color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, fig, plum, pear, apple, molasses, toast, brown bread, candi sugar, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, light oak, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt, candi sugar, and fruity/spicy yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of big raisin, plum, pear, apple, fig, toast, brown bread, molasses, candi sugar, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, light oak, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of raisin, fig, plum, pear, apple, toast, brown bread, molasses, candi sugar, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, light oak, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice balance and complexity of malt, candi sugar, and fruity/spicy yeast ester flavors; with a great malt/yeast spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately slick, smooth, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent quadrupel style. All around great balance and complexity of malt, candi sugar, and fruity/spicy yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

02-06-2014 00:08:04 | More by superspak
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured into a goblet out of a 750ml bottle.

Pours a clear dark ruby with a half finger off-white head. The head is very fluffy but thick and hangs around for a long time providing decent lacing.

Aroma has a very strong cherry note along with a touch of strawberry and grape. I can detect just a touch of darker fruit in the way of figs but it is pretty light. There is a slight bit of a metallic off note but it is so faint that it is almost not worth mentioning.

Lots of cherries up front in the taste mixed with a touch of brandy. Citrus is dominant in the flavor and there is a noticable lack of depth in the way of darker fruits, molasses, caramel, etc. Sweetness is there but it remains restrained with just a slight sticyness on the finish.

Overall, this beer exceeded my expectations coming from Sam Adams. It definitely lacks the depth and refinement of some Trappist beers but honestly for the price, it is really hard to beat this.

02-05-2014 03:18:23 | More by rangerred
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dkw0063

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

02-03-2014 17:35:50 | More by dkw0063
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

4.26/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours a cream, three-finger head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Almost clear amber color. Medium-strong carbonation and medium bodied. Dark fruit and Belgian yeast nose, and flavor is sweet dark fruit. High ABV is hidden. $9.99 for a 750ml bottle from Madden Beverage Saco, Me.

02-02-2014 23:37:48 | More by jdhilt
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -8.5%

Pours a hazed light brown color. Aroma of sweet malts, fruit and Belian yeast. In the taste, bready, doughy malts, brown sugar, raisin. A light bitterness rounds out the brew. Given the strength, the alcohol is not noticeable. Has a powdery, estery yeast character. Medium bodied, well carbonated. Overall, a decent strong ale but lacking punch and depth. The oak dries it out just enough.

02-02-2014 01:33:55 | More by Stinkypuss
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.5%

02-01-2014 19:45:04 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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ccrida

Oregon

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

Appearance is dark with a medium sized off-white head leaving light but nice lace.

Smell is strong, clove, caramel and toffee.

Taste is rich, heavy on over-carmelized sugar (attributed as prune). Some spicy and fruity estery notes provide depth. A little ethanol.

Mouthfeel is a bit heavy stylistically, somewhat thick. Fully carbonated and soft though.

Drinkability is ok. Rich flavor with well hidden ABV. But so rich, and not particularly elegant.

01-31-2014 03:44:54 | More by ccrida
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crytion

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-29-2014 12:30:06 | More by crytion
Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.