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Samuel Adams Utopias | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 29.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GClarkage on 07-09-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#162
Reviews:
554
Ratings:
2,562
pDev:
11.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,388
Gots:
509
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,562 |  Reviews: 554
Photo of Hiram_McDaniels
3.84/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nater919
4.56/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sposter4
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheBeerTruck
4.71/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MaxOhle
4.27/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZEB89
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OzmanBey
1.75/5  rDev -60.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Unfortunately this beer is all hype and not much substance, it lacked flavor tasting like an old beer slightly flat, had a bit of a malty taste to it but overall just didn't wow me. I would rather just drink Boston Ale since it just reminded me of an old version of that Beer.

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Photo of halfshell
3.91/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BeerBucks
4.81/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of WiscoBrewsco
3.77/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gcamparone
3.76/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

More of a cognac than a beer. Pours completely flat, no head. Very harsh on the nose, a little like acetone I'm not really digging the smell. The tongue is a little better, nutty and molasses, leathery, sweet.

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Photo of tmbgnicu
4.6/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
4.82/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ElPatito
4.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crobinso
3.76/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vidblain
3.98/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurphy7
3.34/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Murph106157
4.34/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reyna311
4.35/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kricks77
4.04/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisG523
4.88/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Hard to rate this one. When I first got it, wet opened it soon after and drank some.... and I was a tad disappointed. I knew not to expect a typical beer, and it does drink almost more like a congac, but that wasn't what bothered me. And it was almost three years ago, so it's hard to say now, but I think the alcohol taste overpowered any of the tastes I would later enjoy.

Fast forward almost three years.

It's been sitting in my closet and a friend has never tried it. I take it out and put two glasses. And I love it. It's still strong, and tastes so, but doesn't have as much bite and the flavors are blending well. Sweet, cherry, toffee, leather (stole that from another description, but it somehow works) and delicious. I would get another sometime and age it at least three years, but I'll have to make far more money first.

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4.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jmonah3
4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
4.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

2015. A special Brew.

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Samuel Adams Utopias from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 2,562 ratings
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