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

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very good

323 Ratings

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 22
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
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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4.16/5  rDev +7.5%

Kefdrum1, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of jwc215
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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
Photo of Hugonaut13
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Hugonaut13, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

djaeon, Aug 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Pmorel, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

RushLimbmalt, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jrockerboi, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

6string, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

NumberNone, Aug 26, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -19.4%

thezenkeeper, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

EldiabloNegrote, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

rickh1956, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

LloydDobler, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Daniellobo, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

zestar, Aug 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -7%

JasonL02, Aug 19, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -61.2%

Daddio23, Aug 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

SonictheBeerhog, Aug 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Co365030, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

daave1, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Type: 750-ml (25.4-oz.) glass
Glass: Westvleteren Trappist glass
From: VONS in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $8.99 (w/ VONS card)
Purchased: July 12, 2014
Consumed: Aug. 8, 2014
Misc.: Cork & twist cap

Poured a caramel, amber, murky color with about a finger of khaki tan head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Average amount of spotty lacing along the sides of the glass. Below average retention.

Smelled dark fruits - plums, figs, raisins, dates & purple grapes, caramel, molasses, light raspberry, light cherry, and artificial vanilla.

Tasted much better than the smell. Got plums, raisins, figs, dates, dark grapes, molasses, raspberry, black cherry, vanilla, caramel and faint oaky wood.

Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish.

This was a good quad. I think I underrated it a bit, but it was tasty.

BucannonXC5, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Gear54
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 750ml corked bottle Into a tulip glass. The cork was very difficult to remove.

A: pour is a hazy ruby red color with two fingers of thick kaki head. Head faded quickly leaving just a film in the surface of the beer. Nice lace rings on the glass. Those fade eventually as well.

S: strong aroma of molasses and raisins. It's got a touch of sweetness in the aroma. Defiantly a smell you can taste.

T: the beer has a sweetness about it. The best I can say is fruitcake and raisins. Molasses toward the end and a bit of bitterness.

M: rich and balanced with enough carbonation to keep it easy drinking.

O: one of the better beers I've had from BBC

Gear54, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

arcman001, Aug 09, 2014
Samuel Adams Tetravis (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.