Samuel Adams Cream Stout | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,688 Ratings
Samuel Adams Cream StoutSamuel Adams Cream Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 10-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,688
Reviews:
1,262
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
250
Gots:
344
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,688 |  Reviews: 1,262
Photo of dag1991
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sourlinus
4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Johnct
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wer34truh
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Dreizhen
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stardusthotel83
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrsqc7
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Solid above average tasty cooling reasonable will be having again and again goes went will with chili cheese fries and pall mall reds country.

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Photo of mattjp03
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of monkeybeerbelly
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trackster219
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aoyoc
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Squire123
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Very dark with reddish highlights, light head and lacing.

Aroma: Dark roasted malt and coffee, definitely coffee. Little in the way of other malts or hops.

Taste: Reasonably good, I mean one expects a stout to have darker malt and coffeeish tones, this one seems to lean toward coffee more so than malt. The roast and coffee notes are all there as the other ingredients are covered by those two flavors. Finish is clean with little aftertaste. I was a bit surprised by the absence of bitterness which the first sip implied would follow the finish.

Texture: Medium but lighter than other stouts I've tasted.

Overall: Stout Lite? Something like that.

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Photo of gshak
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by date of April 2016, sampled in May 2016.
4.5 across the board on this one. Such a fantastic brew at only 4.9% ABV, I am pleasantly surprised I hadn't had this beer until now. Suffice it to say, I will be picking up a 6-er of this on a regular basis, should I find them. The promised notes of chocolate, coffee were delivered along with said creamy mouthfeel. In all, with this beer, Sam Adams has a winner in their stables, among many others I am sure.

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Photo of TonyTwins
4.44/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GTengineer
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shalas1
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of basaywhat
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malts with hints of chocolate and caramel. Taste of sweet creamy milk chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and a slight coffee flavor.

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Photo of neckwrestler
4.65/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Better on draft, obviously. Good standby.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.87/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

This one comes out like a substantial brown ale moreso than a stout. Needs more black. Aroma of nuttiness, toffee.

Wow, this one is like an ashtray, but not made by Mikkeller. Ashy and bitter. Not enough 2 row, chocolate, black patent malt etc. . .

Can't tell if over hopped, or just ashy imbalanced bitterness. Its SA so prolly not overhopped.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.7/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beertraveler08
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.94 out of 5 based on 2,688 ratings.
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