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

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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan PorterSamuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Ford on 12-28-2012

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.83/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

pours a decent 2-3" head
appaearance - dark ale looking stuff

nose - some roasted barley and some dark roasted
taste well kinda like not that great and still going what are they are trying to do
save your pennies and move on this stuff is poor

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an expiration notch of June 2014. Sampled on January 10, 2014.

It has a handsome looking mahogany brown pour with a short-lived off-white head and pretty good clarity.

The nose has a good Porter character with that twist of maple and pecan. A bit of smoke. Some decent dark malts. Enticing.

Mostly medium body.

The malts come forward in the taste but the maple is quick to penetrate the senses with the pecans more behind the pack and still a good smoky quality. Mildly bitter.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Very dark copper color with a red hue when put up against the light. Has a half finger head with good lacing and retention.

S: Very sweet. The smell of maple syrup comes almost immediately along with the nuttiness of the pecan. You can really pick up the roasted notes from the pecan. Reminds me of a pecan pie.

T: It's truly a great variety of flavors that come at you at once. You get some roasted bitterness at first followed by a heavy taste of sweetness from the maple syrup. The beer ends with some pleasant bitterness. Nice complexity.

M: Medium-full bodied beer with moderate carbonation and slight dry finish. Can't picture myself having more than one of these at a time.

O: The beer is awesome and has great flavors that work well with each other. It has the sweetness of maple syrup and the bitter roasted notes that you expect from a porter and pecan notes. The only downside is that it's a very unique flavored beer and the sweetness from the maple syrup can become overwhelming if you have more than one. If, however, you choose to have one to relax or just to taste it, it's so worth it.

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Samuel Adams Maple Pecan Porter from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.69 out of 5 based on 850 ratings.
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