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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
Good
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:
#36,907
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
850
pDev:
14.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
60
Trade:
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Ratings: 850 |  Reviews: 168
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.42/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle. Nonic glass. Pours dark brown in color, with mahogany tints to the light. Tan head leaves a thin layer on top as dissipates. Some lacings are left. Aromas of sweet roasted malts, caramel notes, hints of syrup & dried nuts as well as coffee & chocolate hues. Flavor profile -as expected from aromas- displays caramel & roasted notes, chocolate & coffee infusion touched by herbal sweet syrup. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Silky palate & dried mouthfeel. As it warms, maple syrup increases & lingers into a sweet finish in combination with arising dried nut sensations. Sweetness reaches the edge of cloying but slightly roasted notes & nuttiness hold it back. Interesting Porter that makes me miss a hot Pecan Pie!!

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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1/5  rDev -72.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Caveworm
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter is only offered in the spring sampler pack as far as I know. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this American porter certainly has the syrup viscosity of a quality brewed porter. A creamy, walnut brown had appears with equally thick and creamy lacing. I really like that aspect of this brew.

I can smell the maple syrup mentioned on the label, as well as a dash of coffee. Yum!

The sweet maple taste is instant, but balanced out by black coffee and chocolate tastes also. This is a delicious porter and brew in general, goes great with a clove cigar! Pleasant aftertaste of caramel.

Mouthfeel also is an outstanding 4 with JUST the right amount of stickiness and thickness for a porter, according to my personal palate. Knockout job here!

Overall I give this a well-deserved 4.5. From the brown head and great scent, I knew I was in for a treat. And right I was! The taste's combination of maple,coffee,and chocolate is bar none in my opinion.What a tasty trio! I will certainly buy this brew again.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of the Spring Brews variety pack. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a garnet red color, translucent, with a thin frothy beige head.

Smell is a faint sweet maple syrup aroma.

Taste is a sweet maple, coffee and chocolate flavor up front, with a mild bitter nutty finish

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly cloying.

Overall a decent porter. Not sure it's great spring selection. IT would be tasty at Thanksgiving, or as a winter ale.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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5/5  rDev +38.1%

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2.8/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Found this in my basement. Don't know how it got there or how long it's been there. Thanks for that you, whoever you are.

Clear ruby brown with a thin beige head. Smells like maple, roast malt and pecan. Tastewise there's not much porter in the maple pecan porter. I get the pecan and a nice, mildly smokey maple sweet finish. I'd like a bolder, roastier porter base though.

Sorta gimmicky, this is bordering on Sea Dog territory.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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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