Samuel Adams Escape Route | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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753 Ratings
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Samuel Adams Escape RouteSamuel Adams Escape Route
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WVbeergeek on 01-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
753
Reviews:
148
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
12.07%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
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For Trade:
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Ratings: 753 |  Reviews: 148
Photo of Cityboy30
5/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am a big Sam Adams fan being from Boston and I like their limited releases. This one is the best so far

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Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.89/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Overall a decent beer poured this into my trusty pint glass. Golden color with minimal head tastes all around delicious and very crisp again for me a long winters day this one hits the spot in hoping that spring is around the corner. Sam Adams just keeps making beer i like

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Photo of kborics
4.82/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best Sam Adams I've had.

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Photo of BigCountry7191
4.76/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of megamick
4.63/5  rDev +33%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Papajuice14
4.53/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A really nice and smooth beer

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Photo of aphamer
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of russpowell
4.47/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours effervescent straw color with 3 fingers of pearl white head. Lovely lacing & head retention

S: Grassyness, breadyness & perfumy hops

T: Follows the nose, also a little pear, floral hops & crackery dryness up front. A little melon sneaks in as this warms, a little honey crisp apple, plus grassiness & floral hops. Finishes a little grassy, a little lemon shows up, plus lovely pear & even a little peach

MF: Light/medium body with delicate carbonation

Drinks very easy, nice take on the style; easily one of the best I've had from Sammy in a while

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Photo of Czequershuus
4.42/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a slightly hazy deep straw with a solid head. The aroma offers a huge bang of yeast, as well as black pepper, green apple, pear, and other white wine notes. The flavor is a rich mixture of yeasts, sour dough like flavors, as well as minerally, pear skin, white wine tones. The mouthfeel is light and refreshing, with an abundance of carbonation. Overall I find this to be an excellent beer - refreshing and at the same time wonderfully complex - you can slam it quick or sip it slow and enjoy it both ways.

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Photo of StewWardlaw
4.32/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great session beer, refreshing and crisp.

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Photo of okra
4.27/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Citrusy nose, hazy, unfiltered... a nice break from the 946 IPAs out there, and all of the Holiday beers.

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Photo of ghowehattrick
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of greenday_bjh
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bubseymour
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of Icemann383
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of Gonzo08
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of PhillyNole
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of soxandbeer
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of brandoncun
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of pearljam118
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.23/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sampling right now on 2/25/14 after bowling (535 series...yay!). Best By: June, 2014 on side of label. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer coolor and poured into a classic pilsner flute glass.

Pours a clear golden yellow in color with small streaming bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. Close to a 1-finger white head that lasts a while and some lacing was seen with each sip. The aroma is of grains with a light floral hint with some spice as well. The taste is about the same with sweet grain at the front followed up with a light fruit/floral finish. Very easy to drink with no bitter or harsh aftertaste. Overall a tasty brew.

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Photo of tjg584
4.19/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjamadorphd
4.16/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A great beer from Sam Adams, how they keep doing it I just don't know. This offering pours out a great thick head with very good lacing, although I really am not a huge fan of cloudy beers. The odor was interesting if not enjoyable mix of fruit and yeast. This was by far the most outstanding mouthfeel I have had to date - incredible smoothness, very crisp and very light. The mix of half-ale half-lager works extremely well - much more so than what I expected. In short, the brew delivers on its promise as I downed a couple on a cold winter's night looking forward to warmer, summer days.

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Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.48 out of 5 based on 753 ratings.
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