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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan PorterSamuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter
BA SCORE
3.62/5
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850 Ratings
Samuel Adams Maple Pecan PorterSamuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Ford on 12-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,874
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
850
pDev:
14.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
60
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 850 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of NeilSilber1
4.14/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Good porter with hints of pecan maple.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

**
06/08/14
Aroma: maple, beer.
Appearance: dark brown, thin white head.
Taste: malty, ash, honey, nut,
Feel: a little flat,

Ok...maple is just right, but pecan is muted. Maybe that’s for the better as too much pecan would bitter this too much. Not very bold for a porter, but tasty enough.


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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep brown with a hint of red and a nice tan head. It is a little lighter colored than most porters. It has a rich, nutty scent. There is a complex blend of chocolate, coffee, nuts, and maple with hearty malt backbone in the initial taste of this porter. In the aftertaste the maple flavor really takes over. The maple is definitely strong, but to me it is not overwhelming, though I think some would disagree. It has a very sweet finish making it a nice dessert porter similar to a chocolate porter. It is a little bit light and a little over-carbonated for a porter, however, I actually really like this and I think it is one of the better Sam Adams beers that I’ve had. It has a similar appeal to their chocolate bock, which is also one of my favorites. I think the maple idea is a really unique and interesting one that I think could be used for other styles of beer as well.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light brown, amber, auburn, minimal head, yet a good amount of visibility with the color.

Aroma delivered in the maple realm. Toasty nuts.

Taste, good amount of maple to match the body. One of the more enjoyable SA beers. Mouthfeel is breakfast pancakes.

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Photo of firkingroovin
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hozersr
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
3.24/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AluminumBadFalcon
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thecalmdrinker
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of connecticutpoet
3.22/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmg480
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bretton511
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FreshButterbeer
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SirHopsHoppington
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.55/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quite possibly the best thing Sam Adam's has ever made. Sweet, syrupy and thick with heavy hints of maple syrup, meaty smoke, malts, almond, marzipan and touches of coffee and chocolate. Definitely want to drink this one when you're cold.

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Photo of Goodspeed83
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Southside830
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I thought this was a great porter. I appreciate drier more roasted porters with more hops. I can also appreciate a sweeter porter like this one. The maple syrup is easy to detect. This would be a great desert porter.

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Photo of yemenmocha
3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 850 ratings
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