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

Samuel Adams Escape RouteSamuel Adams Escape Route
BA SCORE
3.43/5
753 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#41,745
Reviews:
148
Ratings:
753
pDev:
12.24%
Bros Score:
3.67
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
171
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 753 |  Reviews: 148
Photo of BigTrubble
3.86/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KLHBB
3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light, refreshing. A color of old-jewel amber; smells of magnolias and a pine forest in the rain. Taste of floral notes, light hops, the easy-drinking lightness of the style. Medium carbonation, overall quite nice.

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Photo of Yancey82
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of argock
3.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 22Blue
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle in Florida.

Large off-white head over a hazy golden body.
The aroma has a nice interplay of hops and malts with some lemony and spicy notes.
Strong and hoppy flavor for style. The label does say it's a hybrid, and that's quite clear in the flavor, as is the success of this tasty, lemony "kolsch".

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Photo of matcris
3.86/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

APPEARANCE: A hazy yellow/gold. I can just make out a moderate amount of small bubbles ring. Finger+ of off white foamy/creamy head that is lingering. Leaves nice lacing down the glass.
AROMA: Peppery, lots of breadiness, yeast, and a big earthiness. Some background citrus and freshly cut grass.
TASTE: Exactly like aroma. Nice lingering but mild peppery quality.
FEEL: Mild carbonation. The beer is soft on the palate, wheat-like quality. Very dry.
OVERALL: Pleasant and mild. Would like more punch from the carbonation. Nice peppery notes.

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Photo of digitalflood
3.62/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of theskjoung
3.14/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Hazy orange golden look.
It has a very subtle smell that it's hard to tell what it is but I think it smells fruity.
The body is dry and light.
The taste is very mild, malty, easy to drink and there isn't much bitterness.

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Photo of ordybill
4.15/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. The aroma is mostly yeast. The taste is a mildly bitter wheat / yeast taste. A good beer

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Photo of Harrison8
3.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden-yellow with a medium-thin white foamy head. Very little lacing left behind. Thin yeast, and citrus hop aromas. Taste is subtle citrus hops, and citrus and berries. Mouth feel is thin and watery. Overall, it's okay. It's certainly easy to drink, and it has more going on than your average macro, but still just okay.

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Photo of DrJones
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brother_rebus
3.73/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a 12-pack variety $14.99 Safeway
Clear golden color
Light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
A hint of bitterness, not much else. Kind of watery. Easy drinking.
Overall an ok beer. Wouldn't buy a 6-pack of it, but if its part of a variety pack I'll drink it.

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Photo of imanidiot777
3.58/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DeVriesC-LR
3.41/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
3.67/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmv0009
3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L- pours a dark Hazy yellow. Almost orange, kind of dark for a kolsch. White head good lacing.

S- hoppy citrusy smell.

T- begins with some hops followed by sweet fruity flavors. Berries and citrus.

F- light feel, slightly drying.

O- good beer one of the nicer Sam Adams I have tried for sure. Would get again.

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Photo of ColdOneKev
3.82/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of forrestmoons
3.42/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wer34truh
3.07/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of j-rod18
3.91/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.21/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vikinggary28
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from two 12 oz bottles into a 24oz glass mug. It poured a golden colour with off white head. Smells and tastes slightly citrus and floral. Great summer beer. A typical kölsch style beer. Nothing too crazy special but also not bad at all. Prost!

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Photo of Pens1967
3.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Escape Route from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 753 ratings
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