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RATINGS: 1573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


Concealer's rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (765) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Pours dark brown almost black with a thick tan head. Smells of sweet malt, roasted malt, coffee and toffee. A lot of sweet in the nose but some faint hops to balance it. Flavor is sweet and toasty upfront with a slight bitter and smokey finish. There are notes of toffee and coffee as well.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidobutai (353) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2014
poured from a bottle. I had high hopes for a cream Stout by SA, and I wasn’t disappointed. Great dark brown color with a large head that dissipated a little too quickly. Expectedly good lacing. Aroma of chocolate and coffee and malt. Smooth going down. If it had about 4% higher ABV, it would be a perfect beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boomersmancave1 (59) - Indiana, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Pours dark brown in color. Tan head. Good lacing. Chocolate, toffee, and toasted malt taste. Good Beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2794) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at Janoinen Lohi, Helsinki. Originally rated 29062012. Colour is dark brown with small head. Aromas and flavours: Sweetness, lactose, chocolate and roasted malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (655) - - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Aroma is sweet with malts, chocolate, and some coffee. Taste follows aroma but with a slightly bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2014
really notable about this one is the smokiness/toastiness/roastiness on the flavor and mouthfeel. i appreciate that a large commercial (television-advertised) brewer such as this one does not skimp on the ingredients.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (649) - New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
It has a very dark brow color that is very close to opaque in appearance. On top the head, which is dark tan in color, starts off thick and creamy then slowly settles down to thinner layer that has good retention lasting to the last sip. Its lacing is slick and slides down the glass as I drink. The aroma has a big sweet and malty nose with a pleasant roasted character and a touch of chocolate and coffee notes. The taste starts off with a smooth malt flavor that builds a nice roasted character with the same hints of dark chocolate and roasted coffee in the aroma. Hop flavor is mild and adds only a slight metallic/herbal presence. The finish has a nice slow, somewhat dryer roasted coffee fade. On the palate it has a very creamy and smooth feeling. It has soft carbonation and a good solid medium to full body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5370) - Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2014
12 oz bottle from the Party Source tasted at home. Pours dark brown to near black in color with a medium sized khaki head. The aroma and flavor have mildly roasted malt, chocolate, a hint of caramel, some lactose sweetness, smooth, but slightly watery, not a bad effort considering the production size.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1354) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a off-white head. Chocolate, nuts, toast, and roasted malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a semi-sweet cocoa flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2014
12 oz. bottle from the Party Source. Pours a deep coffee brown with a small khaki head that laces the glass. Aroma of chocolate, cream, nuts, toast, tobacco, earth, and mild roast. The flavor is a more muted version of the same, with more roast and bitterness. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation. Decent stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (434) - CROATIA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle, pours dark brown with a tan head, tastes of chocolate, coffee, and vanilla, nice balance, pretty good stout


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