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RATINGS: 915   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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrnkMcDermott (2881) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2010 2009 edition; 2 oz. shot at Palmer Place; $20. If you’re a beer geek, this is the one everyone will ask you about, so let’s get my cherry popped here. Bright brown in tiny snifter. Deep alcoholic smell makes my eyes water. It’s 54 proof, after all; should it be considered a beer or a liqueur? Also some vanilla and sour cherry in the nose. Could this be served flambé? I try to hold some on my tongue for tasting. It’s vinous and very strong. Again with cherries, and cassis. I am irresistibly drawn to keep sniffing its sherry and brandy nose. Sherry in taste joined by vanilla, figs, more sherry, pear. A brew transfigured beyond hops and malt. Palmer Place got 6 bottles of this.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TychoJames (414) - 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 (311) - 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 (189) - 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 (4) - 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 (4518) - 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 (1529) - 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 (3496) - 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

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (3710) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Vintage 2012. Puissants arômes et saveurs de porto, de très vieux tawny, de liqueur de noisettes, de caramel croquant, de tire d’érable, de noix et fruits séchés, de brandy de pommes, de cidre de glace, de cidre de feu et de chocolat. Unique et réconfortante. Merci à Kevin pour cette belle opportunité.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
deusax (457) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAR 21, 2015
Utopias 2012 10th Anniversary version. Nose: Walnut wine, alcool vapors, porto. Color: Dark brown, with almost no head. Tatse: sweet liquor, oak. Palate: sweet, very long on the mouth. Overall: Awesome.


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