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

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BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
2,703 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:
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Added by Jason on 10-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,095
Reviews:
1,265
Ratings:
2,703
pDev:
12.5%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
Wants:
255
Gots:
355
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,703 |  Reviews: 1,265
Photo of kagent777
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle with a best before date of Nov 2012 purchased from the Utah system poured into a perfect pint.

Appearance: This is a pretty beer. The cap was three fingers tall and settles to one finger with loads of lacing, all on top of a very nearly black beer.

Smell: Roasted malts! General, rather than specific, coffee and chocolate notes. A dark bread sweetness mixes nicely with some earthy hop bitterness.

Taste: Roastiness and bittersweet tastes dominate. A very light dried fruit, cherry or prune, note. A bready taste reminds me of dark chewy pretzels.

Mouthfeel: The body is not too heavy, but the taste is very rich so it coats the palate well. The carbonation is on the lighter side.

Overall: This is a rich beer, heavy in flavor, but not so heavy in the body or alcohol as a big Russian Impy. This beer and style fit in a nice sweet spot, very solid offering.

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

Photo of SouljaSaia17
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Beer pours a dark roast color with a 1 inch cream colored head that leaves some good lacing.

S: Smell is of dark chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, coffee, and a hint of dark fruit.

T: Nice roasted malt bite at the front, followed by some dark chocolate, coffee and dark fruit like an apple or some kind of berry.

M: Very smooth and creamy beer, has a bit of a kick. Too dark to notice any carbonation, but very drinkable.

O: This is a slow sipper for me as with all stouts. As to how it measures up to others in its class, its right up there at the top. One of Sam Adams finest creations, cheers!

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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2/5  rDev -49%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Raime
4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a Dead Guy Ale pint glass. Pours a deep black with a tan two finger head. Looks delicious. Leaves an odd spiderweb like lacing all throughout the glass once finished. The smell is of dark chocolate and coffee. Not a fan of dark chocolate, But whatever, smells good. The taste starts off as medium toasted malt, Met in the finish by a rich, chocolate flavor and ever so slight coffee beans. Tastes like a big ole Chips Ahoy Cookie. The mouthfeel is pretty much the same, Once swallowed it feels as though you just took a big bite out of a cookie with chunky bits of chocolate chips. It also has an extremely creamy finish and is as smooth as velvet. Would I buy it again? Yes, Oh yes

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 2,703 ratings
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