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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Holiday PorterSamuel Adams Holiday Porter
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Samuel Adams Holiday PorterSamuel Adams Holiday Porter

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

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Added by DFN on 10-17-2004

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The only thing that I dislike about Sam Adams Porter is that it is only offered once a year, and in a variety pack. This product is so outstanding that I think it should be offered all year around by itself!

A: Execllent dark appearance, no flaws.

S: Multi layered smells include Mild chocolate, coffee, mocha, regular chocolate, and spices (from the hops).

T: Serious flavors, and multi-layered. Chocolates, coffee, cream, mocha, spices, etc.

M: Heavy to full body, and layers of cream.

D: Best porter I have ever tried. Has the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and bitter.

Overall, it is a shame this porter is not available all-year around as a stand-alone product. Sam Adams hit a grand slam on this one, and yet only sells it in limited ways.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

an excellent porter, full of flavor. nuff said

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Came in winter release verity pack from UFS.

It poured very dark in my large tulip shaped beer glass with a small off white creamy head. I could not see through it holding up to the light. This is my first porter.

It smelled of chocolate malt and cream. Very subtle hop smell and not hint of alcohol.

I really like the taste of this stuff and it felt very good savoring it in my mouth. Nice lacing all the way to the bottom.

There is some carbonation but I think there is just enough.

This being my first porter I’m looking forward to trying more. I would love to brew my own or get as close as possible.

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Samuel Adams Holiday Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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