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

Samuel Adams Cream StoutSamuel Adams Cream Stout
BA SCORE
3.93/5
2,694 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
Ranking:
#5,428
Reviews:
1,264
Ratings:
2,694
pDev:
12.47%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
Wants:
254
Gots:
351
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle to a nonic tasting glass - Best by July 2012
*notes from July 3rd.

A: SA Cream Stout pours a dark root beer brown that sits near black when in the glass. Produces a large amount of loose fitting dark tan head that craters out at an even pace. Leaving some irregular ribbons of lace down the glass.

S: Smells of roast malt with a bit of earthy oak-like character. Gives way to dark chocolate covered caramels, licorice, and a bit of grainy oats/cereals.

T: Tastes offers up dark roast grain and burnt caramel toffees met with some toasted cereal and oats. There is some chocolate noted with a dash of dry roast coffee. It has a slight tart acrid finish. Low to moderate amount of bitterness as expected for the style. Has all the right components but somewhat lackluster in depth and intensity of flavors.

M: Feel is a tad watery for me with a somewhat smooth and light creamy texture. Carbonation is fine. A bit dry and acrid in the finish.

D: Above average cream stout that is light and easy to drink but has that "mass produced" sort of feel. There are much better craft options available.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of tdm168
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - dark brown bordering on black; thin brown head that has little retention

S - caramel, chocolate, roasted malts, faint coffee, faint lactose

T - roasted malts, coffee, lactose, faint caramel

M - smooth, well carbonated, medium bodied but a bit thin at times

This is a pretty solid beer. It's got good flavor and great drinkability. It's definitely worth a try.

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4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle into angled glass mug

A - several fingers of tan head atop a black body with brown highlights; very nice trail of lace rings

S - rich coffee and chocolate with a pleasant lactic quality

T - coffee and chocolate, touch of smoke, milky and earthy, bittersweet finish; very good balance between the malty sweetness and the bitterness from the hops and the burnt malts

M - full-bodied, high carbonation, moderately astringent, thick and creamy

O - a very decent milk stout

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 2,694 ratings
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