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

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very good

279 Ratings

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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ScottyBonzai, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

NickBeery, Sep 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

bluerabbit, Sep 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

mrskunk, Sep 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

oriolesfan4, Sep 07, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Always happy to try Sammy's Barrel aged stuff, sometimes they even live up to my expectations...

Opens with a resounding pop, pours an effervescent orange/copper with a pinky of cream colored head. Average lacing

S: Dark fruit & woody hops, some cinnamon & vanilla, plus banana & pears

T: Dark fruit, a touch of boozeyness & juicy fruit gum up front. Figs, black currants, raisins & rubber bans as this warms, plus a little more leafy hops, plus a modicum of oakyness/dryness. plus some golden raisin & pears. Finishes with jammyness, a little banana peel, oakyness, plus a bit of raisin

MF: Medium bodied, dry, boozey with near zero carbonation

A nice Quad, not much barrel age aspects here, but not completely MIA. I would possibly buy this again, seems like it would age great; like the complexity on display already. Drinks easy for the heft & style

russpowell, Aug 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

bump8628, Aug 22, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the 26 fl. oz. corked, caged bottle. Sampled on August 16, 2013. The cork took some tugging to remove. Served at about 50 degrees.

The pour is a very handsome looking mahogany brown with ruby red highlights and a moderate tan head that settles down after a few moments.

The aroma gives off plenty of Quad vibes such as dark malts, Belgian yeast, Belgian brown sugar, molasses, caramel, and raisin.

Bold body with some astringency.

The taste is sweet malt forward with a quick eruption of pepper and hops finishing it off. The alcohol could have been a little more subdued but it reminds me to take it easy. I found it to be a nice offering from Samuel Adams.

puboflyons, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Pdrufo, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

KelsoSaaz, Jul 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

BostonHops, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of cindyjeffsmith
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: hazy bronze. Slight but messy off white head and lacing.
Smell: fairly rich, yeasty, dark fruit with a hint of aromatic spice.
Taste: much like the nose. A bit deeper and complex than the nose.
Overall: not a home run, but a nice tasty take on the style.

cindyjeffsmith, Jul 20, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice mahogany/amber color with 2 fingers of head that slowly recedes to a 1" cap that lasts for a while

S: Get the Belgian yeast right out front. It imparts a good bit of dark fruits and spiciness. Behind that is some sweet maltiness, light oak, and a hint of alcohol

T: Starts off with a bit of spiciness from the yeast and then goes into a good bit of dark fruit. Fig, raisin, currant, and plum all stand out. Get some clove notes from the esters as well. After that, some sweet maltiness comes out along with some of the oakiness of the barrel. Alcohol brings everything together in the end, imparting some more fruit and spiciness

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: This is a definitely an impressive take on the quad style by Jim Koch and company. One of the better American versions for sure. BBC/SA take a lot of slack from many people on here, and it leads to a lot of their brews being underrated (at least IMO). This one here is a winner, and in a style that in generally fairly difficult to pull off. Great job and great brew!

BEERMILER12, Jul 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -48.2%

DonFrap, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

petermethot, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Metalaero, Jun 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Colosdog, Jun 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev -48.2%

lisahope27, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

SebD, Jun 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

braican, Jun 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

JoeMans, Jun 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

soxandbeer, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

rjholcomb, Jun 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Davepoolesque, Jun 01, 2013
Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.