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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.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (11063) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 9, 2011
Getestet beim LCRBM Dieses Bier ist extrem schwer zu bewerten, es eindeutig zu alkoholreich. Dazu kommt eine Schärfe, die den Alkohgol noch hervorhebt. Die zwangsläufig auftretende Würze ist aber viel zu schwach, um etwas anrichten zu können. Im Nachgeschmack holt diese auf und passt sich der Alkoholstärke an. Die Süße scheint während des gesamten Tirnkvorgangs ins unendliche zu gehen. Interessant, aber kaum zu trinken! Test vom 10.9.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 10,10,1,4,-,8 - 6,78

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2010 courtesy of yespr. thanks a lot mate. aroma : very alcoholic, reminds me of port wine or good cognac. amber no head. flavor is fantastic, lots of syupiy, fruity, floral notes, well balanced, alc. well hidden. nice liqeur. overalll an experience indeed. [6-3-8-3-17] = 3.7 2009 vintage sampled nov 2010 @ ørsted ølbar world strongest beer tasting. clear brown no head. aroma is nutty, caramelly, boozy. flavor is very sweet, caramelly,slightly flowery, alc. well hidden. for a sweet beer this is excellent. [6-2-7-4-15] = 3.4 changed score to 6-2-8-3-16 = 3.5

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2008 Name: Utopias
Date: 06/23/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Freakin Frog

Appearance: clear amber, headless,
Aroma: rich sweet alcoholic fruity aroma with caramel, vanilla, oak, and licorish, aroma gets a bit syrupy sweet after a while,
Body: thick body,
Flavor: flavor is a much richer version of the incredible aroma, fumey alcohol the quickly fades replaced by the richest most wonderful elixar ever
-------- /> Name: Utopias
Date: 06/03/2008
Source: tasting
Vintage: 2007

Appearance: clear brown, headless, thick and viscous with lots of legs,
Aroma: sweet hot caramel aroma, sweet maple, alcohol comes in waves,
Body: big thick body,
Flavor: lots of rich caramel flavor, nice maple and vanilla sweetness, light bitterness, alcohol comes and goes but generally stays out of the way,

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 9/10; Palate: 9/10; Overall: 17/20
Rating: 4.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ***4

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10870) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2011
Bottle. 2 cl sample at Ölrepublikken, Göteborg. No head. Dark amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy fantastic complex vinius aroma. More like sherry/port than beer. Light sweet powerfull flavor. Not that alcoholic. Long great complex finish. creamy palate. Fantastic experience but too expensive (120Skr).

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2007
3rd LCRBM. 2003 bottle. Aroma of malt whisky mixed with raisin. The very sweet flavor has raisin and banana and is very brandy-like. Very malty, very alcoholic, but somehow this is very well integrated in this malt beverage (I don’t know if I can call this a beer). Magic stuff, extreme in al ways thinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lubiere (10485) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2005
Sampled at the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer at Goose Island, Nov.11, 2005. Hazy red brown ale with no head. Deep sweet aroma of vanilla beans, alcohol, sweet apples, like a Pinot de Charente. In mouth, licorice malt with anis seed, alcohol wamth, vapour-like, vanilla and nuts. Wow. Rich intense body with discreet bitterness lingering in mouth. Noted the sample served would probably be around 30$ worth...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2005
Bottled: Dark amber almost burgundy coloured. No head. Marcipan, sweets, alcohol and fruit in the aroma. Flavour of alcohol and some fruitsweetness that reminds me a little of port. Is quite well balanced allthough the alcohol is very dominant. Is warming an to some extend it goes from reminding me of port to reminding me of mead, because of its medical coughmedicine aftertaste. Thanks Jeppe for sharing this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2008
[What a fanstastic treat - thanks yespr!] Dark amber with no head. Aroma has strong alcohol, fruits, oak, port and cognaq notes. Flavor is sweet and strong with port, cognaq, caramel, grapes and oak notes. Full bodied with lovely curtains in the glass. Although strong it is very balanced. Wow...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 1, 2007
Bottle. Pours a nice clear amber colour. Sweet port aroma with a bit stinging alcohol. Lovely port, sweet, dark fruitish flavour with some alcohol. Great brew. Huge thanks to yespr for the taste of this one!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 13, 2008
GABF 2008 poured a clear brown with no head. Aromas of maple, carmel, vanilla and alcohol. Palate was medium bodied, smooth syrupy and hot. Flavors of maple, carmel, vanilla, pepper and alcohol with a smooth, hot lingering sweet fin ish.

This is truly a hot sticky sweet mess of a beer!


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