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RATINGS: 899   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 810   ABV: 27%
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To create Utopias, the brewers at Sam Adams used traditional brewing ingredients including all four types of Noble hops, which add a slightly earthy, herbal taste. The spiciness of the hops really comes alive. In fact, Utopias MMII has even been described by some as almost "fiery" -- a fitting description for the strongest beer in history. Beyond the special brand of hops, Utopias features ingredients that truly set it apart from other varieties of beer. Utopias MMII contains caramel and Vienna malts for its rich amber color and several different types of yeast including a variety found in champagne. $100 a bottle and it's limited to 3000 bottles, which look like copper brew kettles.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear tawny brown with a trace of white head. Aroma is booze, cookie and cereal malts, dark fruit, woody notes, scotch, vanilla, and earthy notes. Flavor is scotch, sweet malt, medium fruit esters, woody notes, vanilla, and light floral notes; dry, boozy finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3218) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Ruby colored pour with no head. Aroma of port, bourbon, vanilla, brown sugar. Flavor follows suit...very warming but not boozy or hot...beautiful marriage of barrel flavors and sweet brown sugar/fruit notes. Mouthfeel is slightly syrupy with a very warm bourbony/vanilla finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4171) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle... Poured deep amber/crimson with no head. Aroma of brown sugar, maple syrup, and Port-like fortified wine qualities. Super sweet, mildly cloying. Maple syrup and Sherry/Port-like notes. No carbonation with full mouthfeel. Insanely boozy and potent. Lingers with alcohol.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
boisebeerguy (86) - boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Thank you Toby for this. Bottle from 2011. Poured thick and smelled of honey and booze. Was very sweet which helped cover up the high abv. Everything blended well and was very smooth.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (2867) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 8, 2014
2011 vintage thanks to Toby. I have hid it fresh and with a few years much better. Pours out burnt orange amber no head. Nose is great it remind me of apis jadwiga. Sweet honey spice and lots of heat. Taste is sweet caramel spice peat smoke and lots of burn.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike5326 (1020) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear light brown color. Medium sweet alcohol and malt nose. Full body with a sweet alcohol malt flavor and a full finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 12/21/2013 Total Score: 5
Poured from a room temperature bottle. Medium brown color, no head. Smells of rich malt alcohol. Sweet thick body of nectar with a holy alcohol flavor. Yummy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (264) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2014
2013 vintage, 2 oz. pour into tasting snifter. Amber/copper in color. Still, no carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toffee, vanilla, char, leather, overripe fruit and a wafting alcohol. Nothing subtle here. Taste is very sharp. Again, bold flavors of caramel, toffee, vanilla, leather, earth...a slight tang...and loaded with booze. Mouthfeel is syrupy and oily. Drinks like a liquor. Good stuff, appreciate it for pushing boundaries.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
adasko (524) - Poznan, POLAND - OCT 22, 2014
Niesamowite piwo. Najbardziej gładkie, aksamitne i miękkie piwo jakie kiedykolwiek próbowałem. Niesamowite bogactwo w aromacie i smaku. Wspaniałe alkoholowe grzanie w ustach i w przełyku. Cudowne piwo, niezapomniane przeżycie.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
"Awesome complex flavor, but this is a beer in ingredients only. if you expect anything even similar to a strong barleywine, you;ll be surprised and/or disappointed. But the aroma of spices, vanilla, maple, and frikkin alcohol are great. Nothing comparable, except really good cognac, maybe..."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (5101) - Utah, USA - OCT 6, 2014
GABF 2014
Clear dark amber, no head or lacing. Aroma is woody, toasted malts and spices. Taste is woody, brown sugar, caramel and hot alcohols
I’ve had this a few times. Glad I was able to get it again. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1522) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Had at a tasting at Dallas Spec’s. Pours a clear copper color with no head. Caramel, spice, and some citrus and grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. You can taste the alcohol on it, but the majority is still hidden. Not quite what I expected, different but good.


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