For Sam Adams Fans - List your Top 4!

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  1. Chico1985

    Chico1985 Poo-Bah (1,938) Jul 14, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Boston Lager
    Noble Pils
    Black Lager
    Octoberfest
     
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  2. offthelevel_bytheplumb

    offthelevel_bytheplumb Devotee (402) Aug 19, 2013 Illinois

    Thirteenth Hour
    Dark Depths
    Tasman Red
    Cream Stout
     
  3. BigCheese

    BigCheese Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Fezziwig
    tasman red
    Noble pils
    Winter lager
    Double agent
     
  4. Derranged

    Derranged Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    1. New World Tripel
    2. Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout
    3. Whitewater IPA
    4. Noble Pils
     
  5. Pgarand

    Pgarand Initiate (88) Jan 8, 2009 New Hampshire

    1. Old Fezziwig
    2. Noble Pils
    3. Merry Mischief
    4. Harvest Pumpkin
     
  6. rab53

    rab53 Poo-Bah (2,608) May 1, 2005 Washington
    Society Trader

    1. Imperial Pilsner (2005 Harvest)
    2. Double Bock
    3. LongShot: Double IPA
    4. LongShot: Old Ale

    Not including one-offs, infrequent rotators, etc:
    1. Double Bock
    2. Noble Pils
    3. Fat Jack
    4. Tasman Red
     
  7. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Noble Pils
    Maple Pecan Porter
    Tasman Red
    Chocolate Bock
     
  8. themind

    themind Initiate (0) Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey

    1-Sam Adams Heady Topper
    2-Sam Adams Pliny the Elder
    3-Sam Adams Abrasive
    4-Sam Adams Head High
    5-Sam Adams Hopslam

    That's all I could think of.
     
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  9. di6792243

    di6792243 Initiate (0) May 23, 2013 Canada (YT)

    1. Lat 48
    2. Double Agent
    3. Tasman Red
    4. Boston Larger, because it's a poundable and always accessible beer
     
  10. Bunuelian

    Bunuelian Champion (804) Mar 22, 2013 Minnesota
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    In no particular order:
    -Noble Pils
    -Summer Ale
    -Cream Stout
    -Holiday Porter
     
  11. jploving

    jploving Initiate (0) Apr 25, 2013 South Carolina

    Sam Adams is a steller brewing outfit....here is a list of my 4 personal favorites...and it depends on which mood I am in as to which one ranks number 1...
    -Boston Lager (also on my all time favorite top 10 list)
    -Latitude IPA w/Mosaic hops
    -Old Fezziwig
    -Noble Pils
     
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  12. schteve

    schteve Aspirant (222) Sep 10, 2003 New Jersey

    Noble Pils
    Oktoberfest
    Black Lager
    Winter Lager (or Imp Pils if they would make it more!)

    all lagers! (although I do like a bunch of their ales...)
     
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  13. stella77artois

    stella77artois Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2010 New York

    According to my ratings here:

    1) Double Bock
    2) Noble Pils
    3) Latitude 48 IPA
    4) Double Agent IPL
     
  14. Snowpants

    Snowpants Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    1. Cream Stout
    2. Noble Pils
    3. Octoberfest
    4. Doublebock

    Runner up: Winter Lager
     
  15. lehueve

    lehueve Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2013 Mexico

    These are my top 4 Sam Adams based on the 22 I have had:
    1 - BLACK & BREW
    2 - CHOCOLATE BOCK
    3 - TASMAN RED
    4 - CREAM STOUT
     
  16. Baab200

    Baab200 Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2013 New York

    Old fezziwig
    13 hour
    Fat Jack
    Cherry wheat (just find it refreshing)
     
  17. Baab200

    Baab200 Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2013 New York

    Holiday porter is also up there
     
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  18. backbaybrewer

    backbaybrewer Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2010 Massachusetts

    Really, you clearly have not had cherry wheat then.
     
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  19. Cjames88

    Cjames88 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Oktoberfest
    Irish Red
    Boston Lager
     
  20. MikeWard

    MikeWard Poo-Bah (2,246) Sep 14, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Old Fezziwig
    Holiday Porter
    Cream Stout
    Wee Heavy
     
  21. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poo-Bah (5,395) Apr 9, 2010 New Hampshire
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    1. Imperial Pilsner
    2.Tasman Red
    3. Imperial Stout
    4.Boston Lager, got me off yellow lagers. I remember it like losing my virginity:slight_smile:
     
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  22. RickS95

    RickS95 Poo-Bah (1,837) Mar 19, 2004 Indiana
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    Not really a Sam Adams fan (terribly overrated in my book), but:

    Cream Stout
    Maple Pecan Porter
    New World Tripel
    Thirteenth Hour Stout
     
  23. Ericness

    Ericness Initiate (130) Nov 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    In no particular order:

    Latitude 48
    Brick Red
    Fat Jack
    Black & Brew Coffee Stout (according to my Untappd entry)

    I was also nicely surprised by their Marathon 26.2 beer this year. Was much more interesting and drinkable than I expected.
     
  24. zestd

    zestd Disciple (343) Jan 18, 2013 Idaho

    Boston Ale
    Black Lager
    Holiday Porter
    Double Agent IPL
     
  25. npala86

    npala86 Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2013 Florida

    - Double Agent IPL
    - Alpine Spring
    - Tasman Red
    - Dark Depths
    - Old Fezziwig
    - Mighty Oak Ale
     
  26. Ilovelampandbeer

    Ilovelampandbeer Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2013 New York

    in order
    1. octoberfest(one of my favorite beers overall)
    2. boston lager(my segway to craft beer, def a sentimental favorite and absolutely delicious)
    3. cherry wheat
    4. old fezziweg ale
     
  27. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Crusader (717) Dec 28, 2012 Texas

    Cream Stout
    Maple Pecan Porter
    Double Agent IPL
    Octoberfest
     
  28. jolleyt

    jolleyt Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2011 Missouri

    Old Fezziwig Ale (might be my overall favorite beer)
    Harvest Pumpkin Ale
    Octoberfest
    Boston Lager

    Honorable mentions to Dunkelweizen, Bonfire Rauchbier, and Honey Porter. I wish they still brewed them. :slight_frown:
     
  29. Puttenham

    Puttenham Initiate (101) Jul 30, 2008 Massachusetts

    1. Octoberfest
    2. Old Fezziwig
    3. Boston Lager
    4. Boston Ale
     
  30. sweethome

    sweethome Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2004 Illinois

    Dopplebock
    Utopias
    Octoberfest
    Boston lager
     
  31. BradenMK

    BradenMK Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2012 Alaska

    Overrated? I'm surprised. Everyone I know talks about how shitty they are. Yes, a lot of their beers are mediocre at best. Some of them are even shitty. But they brew some limited releases that, actually, are among my favorite beers ever.
     
  32. tone77

    tone77 Poo-Bah (6,513) May 20, 2009 Pennsylvania
    Society

    1. Dunkelweizen
    2. Vixen Chocolate Chili Bock
    3. Blackberry Witbeir
    4. Cherry Wheat
     
  33. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Winter Lager
    Boston Lager
    Summer Ale
    Noble Pils

    Just what I like, not trying to be "that guy"
     
  34. sukwonee

    sukwonee Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2011 Washington

    When I visited ATL, there were lots of bars (including a few at the airport) dedicating a good number of their taps to SA. I got to try SA imperial stout, white, porter, on tap and they were all meh.

    I still haven't tried Utopia though.
     
  35. codysjb

    codysjb Disciple (379) Jun 16, 2010 Florida
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    Maple pecan porter
    Cherry Wheat
    Octoberfest
    Harvest pumpkin

    Im seeing a trend with mine and a lot of other people. They seem to make better flavored or fruit or dark beers than wheat or ipa's. Maybe they sould stick to their lagers, souts and flavored stuff.
     
  36. RickS95

    RickS95 Poo-Bah (1,837) Mar 19, 2004 Indiana
    Society


    I completely agree with this, but most people I know don't drink their limited release stuff because they don't want to pay $10 for one of their collection beers. And while I think a Boston Lager tastes like ass, I'm sure it's not too bad if you're used to "exotics" like Corona. But generally speaking, I'm not a fan. Plus, I hate when Koch is in the commercials. There's something weird about him.
     
  37. bigs4

    bigs4 Initiate (0) May 27, 2010 Virginia

    1- Dopplebock
    2- Oktoberfest
    3- Rustic Saison
    4- Summer Ale
     
  38. GonzoHomebrewer

    GonzoHomebrewer Devotee (470) Sep 15, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Saw someone mention it, but man I forgot about the Hallertau Imperial Pilsner, back when I first started getting into hop-forward brew, that beer blew me away, wish they'd bring it back.
     
  39. Chrixsus

    Chrixsus Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2011 Illinois

    1.) Fat Jack
    2.) Old Fezziwig
    3.) Tasman Red
    4.) Noble Pils
     
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