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RATINGS: 887   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
graham515 (536) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2010
Pours brown into the glass with no head. No carbonation on this behemoth. Aroma is incredible with maple syrup, vanilla, chocolate, rum and raisons. Flavor is a sweet/sour/salty mess to me. Glad to have tried the beer, but the taste does not translate from the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fly (1417) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - OCT 7, 2003
GABF - Color me against the grain if you will. I went back to sample so many times I presumed I would be cut off or asked if I was only in it for the ABV. I can see that there is a world of flavor there and perhaps if I were in a smoking jacket in the study with my feet propped up in slippers rather than standing in a noisy hall cramming my over sized schnozz in a small tasting glass I would have found more than an ever present alcohol that kept battling the flavor. Highly unimpressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4092) - Indiana, USA - OCT 24, 2003
Wow!! This reminds me more of brandy than a beer. No head, no carbonation, clear body, red hue, no lacing, and a burning sensation in the mouth and throat. The nose was caramel, malt, and most of all, alcohol and lots of it. The flavor was sweet, alcohol, but reminded me of brandy from start to finish. The texture was dry. Thanks to thedm for the opportunity to rate this one!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clansman (5) - Alleroed, DENMARK - APR 29, 2007 does not count
I find it a bit irrelevant rating this "beer" for its rather a fusion between sherry and whiskey. No hop character and no foam or CO2. Besides its very expensive, so I recommend a good whiskey instead. However it was interesting to taste it and in fact its better than I suspected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2007
Sample provided by Jeffin7. Clear amber body is still. Uber hot and boozy nose is very sweet with toffee and raisins. The flavor is rum-like, very sweet, raisins, toffee and booze. Full body is sticky and still.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Copper brew kettle: Pours a clear cola color with no bubbles. Rich, refined malts with notes of whiskey, wood, fruit, spice, grass and earth. Very robust, complex and strong. Heavy bodied and crisp, without carbonation. Ending contains brown sugar notes. Thanks, Bruce!! :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2009
@Jimmacks pre BeerWars Gathering-24oz ‘bottle’/kettle–pours with no head and hazy copper color. Aroma as it warms is chocolate/toffee, alcohol. Taste is toffee-sweet medium malt, warming alcohol like rum. This beer sheets on the glass like a wine. Sipping a little. Thanks Eric, joeec5’s friend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (2371) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 22, 2012
Hate to be #667 rater for this beer, but this must be done. Bottle sample at a Samuel Adams tasting at my place. Thanks Oren. 2007 bottle. Opaque soy sauce colour with soy sauce and alcoholic aroma and very sweet liquor-like taste. Some wood and chocolate as well. Oily texture, sleek and very long and burning aftertaste. 6/3/6/4/10=2.9 Bottle sample at a Samuel Adams tasting at my place. Thanks beerandbeyond. 2003 bottle. Bloudy brown colour, sweet and moldy aroma. Sweet, alcoholic and chocolate taste. Thick, oily, way too long finish. 7/3/6/3/10=2.9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SrSilliGose (3256) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 2, 2013
bottle. big sweet boozy cognac caramel. raisins, okay in small doses. low on the budlight drinability index. not really my kind of "beer". tricky to drink. okay in danish pours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brew4Dug (138) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Sampled at the GABF 2006 Saturday seesion; couldn’t believe the hype for this . . .lucky the sample was free w/ admission. Obviously malty given the 25%abv. Felt like a heated shot of well-grade Hennessy cognac. I give JK credit for creativity, but I’d reach for some Dogfish Head WW Stout or 120 min in a heartbeat over this, and save about $90 in the process.

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