Union Oyster House Colonial Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.79/5
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48 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by drpimento on 06-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,681
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
48
pDev:
12.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 8
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3.38/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Add with Blake in Boston

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4.6/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.38/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregaroo
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Union Oyster House with Carm and Vache. Nice brown ale. If you go, get some.

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4.35/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An exclusive beer brewed for Americas oldest restaurant. A beer that represents the history of Boston at a legendary landmark. It is a brown ale with a bit of molasses and brown sugar brewed in. It is sweet but not overwhelmingly sweet, a perfect beer to go with seafood.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers, great taste and goes down easy

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4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

While in Boston, we had to make a stop at the Union Oyster House for chowder and a pint. Draft, brewed by Samuel Adams.
Pours a slightly hazy brown red color, with a creamy tan head. Good retention, thick lace lines.
Malty sweet smell, a little bitterness, nothing too strong but fresh smelling.
Taste is typical of a brown ale, lots of malt sweetness but still balanced with a nice level of hop bitterness at the end.
Medium body, average body, with a crisp finish, good carbonation helps keep the foam.
My go to beer when I am here, although it really isn't advertised or pushed, I am always up for trying the local/house brand.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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Union Oyster House Colonial Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 48 ratings