Samuel Adams Nitro Coffee Stout | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Nitro Coffee StoutSamuel Adams Nitro Coffee Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
DARKLY ENTICING – smooth, velvety cream cascades into a jet black brew revealing a rich, robust character. The dark roasted malts create notes of bittersweet chocolate with hints of dark fruit while the Sumatran & Indian Monsoon Malabar coffees develop a deep roasty dimension.

Added by Patches826 on 08-18-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
464
Reviews:
139
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
146
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 464 |  Reviews: 139
Photo of Eman17
3.35/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really liked this stout. The Nitro added smoothness and gave the beer a creamy and soft head that stayed a long time. Nitro is great.

Look: black color with a thick, creamy, good lacing, off-white head.

Aroma: roasted malts and chocolate

Taste: Roasted malts, sweet, dark chocolate, coffee. Very nice.

Feel: light to medium body, creamy

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Photo of Beefstroganoff
3.37/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd53grif
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcbogantes
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

La Nitro Coffee Stout, de Samuel Adams, Abv 5,8%. Desde el sonido al abrir la lata es un animal completamente diferente. Una Stout con cafe real. La nitro cabeza espesa, parece mas un chocolate caliente que otra cosa por las microburbujas, se queda hasta la ultimo trago protegiendola del O2, verla subir tambien es un espectaculo. Aromas a cafe, chocolate, humo. Hiper-sedosa, dulce, buen amargor. Perfil de cafe que domina, chocolate, toffee, pasas. Desde ya subio al #1 de mi top 10.

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Photo of TooGood
4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Shawnspl
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fountainofyouth
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap.

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Photo of rsuarez1982
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wattoclone
4.47/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Coffee stouts seem to be the rage in the past few years. Unlike traditional Irish style, coffee is added to provide the rich coffee taste. Sam Adams has created this interesting hybrid, a nitrogenated coffee stout, the first I have seen in the can anywhere. Exceptionally smooth and not overly sweet with low alcohol content, but rich with coffee flavor and subtle chocolate notes. Reasonably priced and readily available, this one is a winner.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OregonGrown7
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MidwestBA
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of a can and into the Samuel Adams nitro glass, pretty cool
Look - fantastic looking nitro stout out of a can. Super dark with a big lasting tan head. Looks creamy
Smell - smokey dark black coffee with a little milk creamer, maybe a little cocoa
Taste - mollaces dark chocolate and milky
Feel - medium light body and creamy
Overall - pretty good, with it taste a little better but it's still pretty darn good

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Photo of Carolvs
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scotchboy
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap @ Twisted Timber, Meridian ID.

Pours a nearly opaque brown/black with a nitro-induced tan head...aromas are initially muted, with underlying notes of espresso, roast, and some cream...more roast and coffee on the palate but it isn't overwhelming...hints of dark bittersweet chocolate and some more of that creamy, almost lacto character. The coffee isn't buried, but it isn't as upfront as I would like. Lighter bodied, creamy from the nitro.

Might need a larger sampling size (16oz can) before I make too harsh of a judgement, but it didn't live up to my hopes. My preference would be for more robust coffee and roast flavors.

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Photo of Birdlegs
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Presentation: 15 oz can invert poured into a Guinness gravity glass.

Look: Nearly black in coloration with a one finger tan head of thick foam almost the consistency of cream. Incredible head retention consistent with most nitro beers.

Smell: Roasted notes of coffee and some slightly sour roast malts.

Taste: Bitter black coffee and slightly sour malt alcohol.

Feel: Nitro smoothness and little to no carbonation lend to an almost creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: The addition of the coffee makes for a pretty drinkable nitro stout although I probably wouldn't seek it out.

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Photo of Nugget40
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ackeeper
3.97/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Samuel Adams Nitro Coffee Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.83 out of 5 based on 464 ratings.
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