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Samuel Adams® Cream Stout is a true cream stout, balancing body and sweetness with the natural spiciness of grain and hand selected English hops. Our Brewers use generous portions of roasted chocolate and caramel malts as well as unroasted barley to impart a fullness of body, a roasty malt character and rich, creamy head. Its dark mahogany color make it almost as easy on the eyes as it is on the palate.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (1683) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2015
Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, nuts, creamy notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Suprisingly tasty, great balance, not too sweet and drinks easily leaving you wanting for more.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (145) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
This was OK for me the first time I tried it. Grew on me towards the end of the week as I finished the 6-pack. Got it really cold so tasted better than the first two I tried, but once I was half-way through the hoppy/bitter flavor stands out more. It is a sweet beer....creamy, malty, with lots of chocolate. Dark appearance, but not ultra-thick. When holding the glass up to a light, it is more of a very very dark brown versus black. Glad I tried this as I like to compare the different Brewmaster Collections by Sammy. Just offhand, I think I liked their Black Lager better. Might have to buy that again so I can review, as I only tried it once. As far as this Cream Stout goes, there are better out there in the Milk/Cream category. Don’t know if I’d buy this again....... UPDATED 9/20/11- Sampled few times since. Definitely something I will continue to get here and there. One of the better $8 a 6-pack stouts. Rating is the same...but now a staple "bread and butter" dark beer that is easy to find.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4557) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 3, 2015
355ml bottle. Quasi black colour with mahogany glimmer, average to huge, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Sweet-ish, dark malty aroma, hints of malt lozenge, some roast. Taste is slightly roasty dark malty, some dark malty sweetness as well, malt lozenge. Nice balance of sweet and roasty-spicy maltiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (595) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Cream chocolate aroma. Black body with a good two finger tan soap bubbled head. Roasted chocolate malt taste. Crisp and bubbly feeling. Light creamy cocoa in the finish. Has a nice balance and not over powering.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1276) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Black in color with a medium tan head.aroma is burnt grains with a touch of coffee. Taste is is coffee, burnt grains not as much sweetness that most cream stouts have.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1576) - Missouri, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle - good size foamy head, basically black color, very roasty aroma and flavor, moderate coffee, mild chocolate, would be better with a "creamier" finish, OK overall though

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sosa300 (2) - Kansas, USA - FEB 8, 2015 does not count
A good looking beer with a medium bitterness. Creamy with a subtle aftertaste. Would recommend

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BierMeHoos (269) - Maryland, USA - FEB 6, 2015
12 oz bottle. Appearance is mostly jet black. An inch of light tan head. Aroma is roasted black malt, moderately bitter. Flavors of dark malts are prominent, toasty black bread. Palate is slight creamy smoothness.

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
arn8897 (105) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours a dark brown with red around the edges. Khaki head. Aromas of chocolate and malt sweetness. Taste of chocolate toffee and a little smokiness. Thin mouth feel but very nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours black with a nice tan head. Chocolate, toffee, and roasted malt aroma. Chocolate, mocha, coffee, toffee, mild bitterness and roasted malt taste. Very Good beer


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