Samuel Adams Kellerbier
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams KellerbierSamuel Adams Kellerbier
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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier
Ranked #102
Ranked #23,731
3.7 | pDev: 9.19%
Dec 01, 2021
Sep 25, 2017
Kellerbiers originated in German cellars when brewers couldn’t wait to taste the fruits of their labors, so they tapped young beers straight from barrels. Our version ages on oak chips for a refreshing juxtaposition of light unfiltered malts with an intriguing woodsy note.
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Rated: 3.52 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 01, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 20, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by Maltyhead from Massachusetts

Jun 23, 2020
Rated: 3.7 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 29, 2019
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Reviewed by lwillitz from Wisconsin

3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
12-oz bottle into Guinness stein

A - finger and a half of off-white over a slightly-cloudy body of amber

S - bready malt, caramel sweetness

T - wheat bread, caramel, herbal bitterness

M - smooth medium body, high carbonation

O - just another beer
Feb 16, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Nurt20 from Illinois

Jan 26, 2019
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jan 24, 2019
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Reviewed by Drak-Nib from Nebraska

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
“Hazy with herbal hoppiness.” The herbal nature is tasty. Bitter undertone, making it a flavorful, mature kind of beer. I like the drawing of Delicate Arch from Arches National Park on the label. In closing, good taste in the front, bitter and less good in the after. 2018/02/27
Nov 20, 2018
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours clear deep mahogany producing 3+ fingers of foamy, lasting, tan head that diminishes to a pillowy dense island cap and heavy collar, leaving clumpy rings and webs of lacing. Excellent presentation. Out of character with the style this has noticeably good clarity for what should be an unfiltered style. Aroma is toasted/roasted lager malt classic Sam Adams lager yeast, clean bready grain, thin oak wood, caramel & fruity. Taste is toasted brown bread, sodacracker, a hint of grain, thin caramel, vanilla/oak, floral, herbal hops, peppery finish and a lingering bitterness. Crisp and dry with little sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation, crisp and dry with a peppery prickle and a thinly astringent aftertaste.
Nov 16, 2018
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Reviewed by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
It isn't no M43, but this is better than the Sam Adams NEIPA. Dark orange pour, bordering on copper, under a nice enough khaki head. Malty aroma, pale malt doughiness, a hint of caramel, just a wisp of oak and grass, mild spice. Malty flavor, caramel, bread, a hint of biscuit and caramel, a touch of oak and spice.
Oct 17, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Oct 09, 2018
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Reviewed by jdhilt from New Hampshire

3.11/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Pours a three finger white head, that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Hazy, amber color. Good carbonation and light-medium bodied. Grainy nose and taste is light sweet grain and bread. 12oz bottle part of $9.99 6-pack from Shaw's Supermarket Concord, NH
Jul 30, 2018
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Taste: crisp, herbal floral hops, clean finish. Mild grainy nose. Amber, hazy, with a white refined head and lace. Medium/light body. Another easy drinking Summer beer. 30 IBUs
Jul 16, 2018
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Reviewed by KTCamm from New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
5/28/18....hazy but amber copper based. White foam bubbles on top. Soft wheaty nose, some citrus and spices. Hard to draw out though. Wheat open with a quick peppercorn twist. Herb-y. Leafy, almost like a black tea back. Twists the style nicely.
Jul 16, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by DaveCash from New York

Jun 23, 2018
Rated: 3.76 by JonSwenson from Florida

Jun 16, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by BeerInspector from Delaware

Jun 10, 2018
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Reviewed by CarolinaCardinals from North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Picked this up as part of a seasonal 12-pack for $14.99 at TW Arrowhead in March. Best by May 2018.

Beer poured cloudy brown with a nice white head that has some great hang time and is leaving lacing behind.

Nose has hints of bread and caramel sweetness.

Taste follows the nose. Caramel malts provide a sweet backbone that is very bready with a touch of sourdough. Herbal hops balance the sweetness nicely.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth.

Overall i really enjoyed this brew. Very flavorful, reminds me of a smaller version of a doppelbock. Recommended!
May 28, 2018
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Look: It pours cloudy brown with a light brown head. Head retention is moderate.

Smell: It has an herbal and malty aroma. The malt aromas has some bread crusts and bread.

Taste: The flavor is sweet with an almost tomato like quality. There are some bready aspects to it with herbal elements.

Feel: It has a moderately light body.

Overall, it had an odd taste with the tomato like qualities. Otherwise is was balanced between the bread like elements and herbal elements.
May 28, 2018
Rated: 4.13 by Gemini6 from Michigan

May 22, 2018
Samuel Adams Kellerbier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 137 ratings