Samuel Adams Honey Queen - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Reviews: 60
Hads: 278
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 23
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
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Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Braggot |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 04-28-2013

Braggot--ale brewed with honey, chamomile & natural flavors
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Reviews by TMoney2591:
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Served from tap in a snifter at Beelow's.

Inquiring into the new, as-yet-unmarked tap at the bar, I was told it was a mead beer. I ordered it forthwith, knowing too well how rare braggots are at bars. This one pours a clear golden brass topped by a half-finger of dirty white foam. The nose comprises flowers, chamomile, light nutmeg, sweet cereal grains, light dried honey, and sweet white wine grapes. The taste brings in more of the same, the flowers, honey, chamomile, and grapes shining through and combining fairly well. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a mildly syrupy feel. Overall, a rather enjoyable braggot, one of the better "experimental" beers Sam Adams has put out in recent memory. (737 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.84/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a very tasty beer. You can taste the honey. (52 characters)

Photo of HamdenHector
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; almost no head; no lacing;

S: pilsner malt, honey sweetness, a little floral;

T: light bready malt up front; chamomile is noticeable at mid-palate; honey sweetness really comes through at the finish;

M: medium bodied - a little syrupy; lightly carbonated; lightly dry finish;

O: a little skewed toward the sweet end of the braggot spectrum (383 characters)

Photo of npala86
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of tjumfrid
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SD-Alefan
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of tigg924
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: 1 inch head, high carbonation, gold in color, clear

Smell:citrus hops and honey

Taste: rich honey, toasted malt, and florals

Mouthfeel: medium body, really sweet with slight bitterness at the end, high carbonation

Overall: An above average beer that has nice and deep layers of honey. However, if you do not like honey, this beer offers little else. I would pick this up again, but there are others in the small batch series that I prefer. (455 characters)

Photo of jamesmk48
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Meyers1023
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.31/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance: Golden amber with a thick white head. A lot of carbonation and thick lacing.

Smell: Light floral scent with wheat, hops, and honey.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and sweet honey. Some floral notes.

Overall: Good brew and I respect it, but this one is just not for me. (358 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rich golden in color with excellent clarity. A half inch thick rocky white head rests on top. Aroma of chamomile and sweet honey. The flavor is of floral chamomile and dry,yet gently sweet honey. The mouthfeel is dry and there's a warming sensation in the mouth. There's more honey in the fade,but the sweetness is strained. (324 characters)

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Brilliant pure honey gold under a 1” head that is fairly enduring.
S: Has a honey nose over some malt.
T: Beer is mainly light grains and honey without a big hop presence. Some subtle bitterness on the finish
F: Carbonation medium, body medium light.
O: a refreshing and very pleasant beverage. (303 characters)

Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of DCHritz
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Drpfpbuck
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of marmstrong1212
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of tdm168
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of socon67
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of prototypic
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of ordybill
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a Bomber into a pint glass. Bought in Smyrna, GA.
Has a nice sweet aroma with a floral backdrop. The beer is a pale yellow color with a pretty big white head. It has a nice honey flavor that stays throughout the whole beer. this is a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. A real good Braggot style beer. (328 characters)

Photo of jheezee
2.25/5  rDev -40%

Photo of BigAl18
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Samuel Adams Honey Queen from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.