Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig AleSamuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale
3,638 Ratings
Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig AleSamuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-28-2001

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Winter variety pack purchase

A: Pours a beautiful dark amber color with a thick rocky light tan head. Very clear with red highlights, very nice looking beer.

S: Light spices are noticable, ginger, cinnamon for sure There is a mix of malts and spices. The smell of orange peels is missing for me. I get no hop aroma.

T: The taste is average. Again, ginger and cinnamon are present here. Also, there is a bit of crystal malt here producing a light malty flavor. No hop flavors.

M: The mouth feel is good. It is a medium bodied beer with good carbonation.

O: This is a decent seasonal, but it's one and done for me. Not quite balanced, although the style is fine and it does its job as a warmer in the end.

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In a pint glass:

A: light tan head, the color of the body is a dark red amber

S: wheat, nutmeg & spices

T: all of the previously mentioned flavors and adds a bit of a gingerbread with some light orange peel

M: light to medium, crisp, sessionable, orange watery aftertaste, quick sharp finish

O: good winter warmer that I would have again, nice to have with some ginger snaps

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Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 3,638 ratings
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