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RATINGS: 917   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   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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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hero27 (19) - Iowa, USA - AUG 14, 2006
Limited 2005 Edition. Bottle #00732. 24oz. Beautiful bronze/copper brew kettle bottle. Easily the most stunning bottle I’ve ever seen..downright impressive just to look at. Sam Adams signature engraved on the front, and on the back, copper sliding doors that reveal a picture of Samuel Adams. Bottom of the bottle is individually numbered in gold lettering. Strongest beer in the world? Sure, it’s somewhat of a gimmick, but I still had to try it. Saw it at John’s Grocery in Iowa City and took the only two bottles they had. Served right around 60 degrees..let it warm to room temp as we drank it. Pours a clear bronze/amber color..looks very much like cognac or whiskey. No head, lace, or carbonation, but it holds to the glass like syrup..very sticky consistency. Aroma is surprisingly alcoholic..smells stronger than many 40-50% liquors I’ve had...wow. Sweet smells of brown sugar and almost has a tequila-like quality to it. Interesting.. Tastes are incredible..very sweet & rich..dark fruits, brown sugar, smoky malts, oak, vanilla, molasses, cinnamon, raisins, maple syrup....with a slight burning alcohol finish. Hop character is subdued by the huge malty tastes and alcohol bite. Very warming and has a wonderful complexity to it. Overall, I’d say the 24 ounces probably isn’t "worth" the $100+ price tag, but then again, what could be worth that? What’s gold going for an ounce these days? Other great high-alcohol beers such as DFH World Wide Stout and DFH 120 Minute IPA are less than $10 per 12oz bottle, and are around 20%. You can’t get much more unique, though..and it was nice to get the chance to try it. Goes down remarkably smooth and is surprisingly drinkable as well..the tastes linger on the tongue, and as soon as they fade, you find yourself yearning for another sip. If you have money burning a hole in your pocket and can find this great brew, I’d say go for it. You can always split the cost with a few friends like I did. That way you won’t feel so guilty when you’re staring at the gorgeous empty bottle.


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TampaBeer (257) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Intoxicating, addictive aroma. It’s so good you nearly forget about proceeding with tasting the beer. It’s best attribute. This is a sexy, musky brew of titillating sweetness and silkiness - the palate hampered slightly by the high alcohol presence. Impressive. 2013 vintage.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomashall (299) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
2oz pour from bottle shared by Brian...thanks buddy. Aroma is some caramel and alcohol mainly. Alcohol burn all the way down. Don’t think I could drink too much but glad to try it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TychoJames (465) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2015
Flaska bishops örebro. Mörkt bärnstensfärgad. Djup doft av russin och knäck. Mycket åt portvinshållet både i smak och doft. Torkad frukt, värmande alkohol, muskovadosocker... Fantastisk

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (354) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
2 cl från flaska på bishop örebro. Mörkt kopparfärgad. Doft av russin, fat och alkohol. Smak av söta och lite syrliga russin

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BlowOffTube (501) - Michigan, USA - APR 25, 2015
Love it. 2012 vintage. Caramel aroma with alcohol burn. Figs dark fruits. No carbonation. Very sticky to the glass. Rating 500. Would buy all bottles I could but wallet doesn’t allow that.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
vomit (192) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
Remember that show "I Dream of Jeannie"...well do you? You know she had that little sassy bottle she would crawl out of from time to time to satisfy the needs of Astronaut Nelson? Where was I going with this....oh yeah, the bottle this junk came in looked like Jeannie’s bottle, but nothing like a bottle of Blatz. So there is that. Or not. Overall not too shabby, but I couldn’t see myself shelling out the requisite cash for this. Thankfully I have a friend who is not as perspicacious with his money. So what it is, what it was, and what it will be is Blatz........you cannot go wrong with the Dicttator of beers!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bewnhur (5) - SWEDEN - APR 10, 2015 does not count
This is a real treat. The taste is very thick and reminds you of a good congac. The dominant flavour for me is fudge and dark fruits with chocolate. I will buy this again if i get the chance to.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4666) - Connecticut, USA - APR 5, 2015
2003 bottle in a wine glass at Split thy Skull. Pours deep amber with no head. Aroma of toffee and caramel malts, light oak, strong bourbon, some vanilla, light hints of hops, and a little sweetness plus a little alcohol. Flavor the same. Thick texture. A cool beer but not worth the price.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (1553) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2015
Splendid . . . and gets better with age. This is more of a liquor than a beer. Think very malty beer. Over age, the booziness goes away. Wonderful.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodenbach99 (3515) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
Vintage 2012. Quelle belle opportunité que de boire ce divin nectar. Le monde avance grâce aux utopies et surtout il permet aux hommes de continuer de rêver que la vie n’est pas que compétition, avarice, profit et performance. En c’est temps où l’austérité est sur toutes les lèvres quoi de mieux que de rêver d’utopie. À la manière d’un vieux tawny ou d’un Bual 20 ans cette bière de méditation nous ramène à l’essentiel; l’amour, l’amitié, le partage et au dessus de tout, la vie. Merci


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