LeRose (73) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2012
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
I like Sam Adams in general - really, I do. But I donít like this beer. Only reason I have it in the house during the holidays is because brother in law loves it. Not much to recommend this stuff. Would not purchase for myself for sure, but I donít think I can educate my BILís palate so, there it sits - eventually I will run out....
ordybill (397) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a toasted malt and sweet bread aroma.
Appearance- A clear dark amber with a small white head.
Taste- Has a nice toasted malt with a bread flavor, faint taste of sugar and citrus thrown in.
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. the beer finishes with a semi-dry hoppiness.
Overall- Another good Boston Beer product. I will drink this again.
Weevo (62) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tall draft at Chili's. Darkest beer they have on draft, reddish brown, light tan head. Citrus and spice to the nose follows through to taste, maybe a little orange. Goes good with all the food, always enjoy it.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
floydslip (226) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 17, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep amber beer with a medium foamy off white head. Nose of light caramel, bread, and cinnamon, but overall itís pretty faint. Flavor is a bit stronger with something reminiscent of gingerbread giving way to a mild astringent bitterness before a caramel sweetness re-emerges. Pretty good beer, but relatively mild.
Oldschool_Mike (133) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a clear amber colour with a tiny cap of off white head. Aroma is clean and malty. Taste is malty but not too sweet. Has that Sam Adams taste. Decent.
-- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10
ninecats (233) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
355 ml bottle. Clear reddish brown/amber with a fairly cloudy foam, dissipates quickly leaving some lacings. Aroma of dried apricotes, some spices, malt, honey. Taste is malty with little bitterness, dried fruit, pear, minor bittnerness lingering. Medium body, medium carbo.
allmyvinyl (5159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle from Appellation Wines, Dalry. Pours clear copper with a thick off-white head. Aromas of light spice, dried peel, dried fruit. Taste is light sweet, cinnamon coming through, alongside red fruits. Light touch with the ginger, which is good.Creamy texture, light sweet finish. Nice.
Canmoore (302) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear dark amber with no head at all. Aroma notes include rich roasted malts, caramel, toffee, spice, and some dark fruits in there also. Tasting notes include toffee, caramel, spice, roasted grains. The palate has a medium body, and a clean finish with very little bitterness.
beer_rookie (46) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I smell spices, cherrry, maybe coffee. Thereís a lot going on with the first nosefeel....It is a pretty beer. Color is like overused cooking oil. It poured with little head, but it has pretty thick lacing upon drinking....Taste, itís complex. Every sip seems to bring out somethinng else. I would argue however that when the taste is too complex, you may find yourself exploring rather than enjoying it.....Mouthfeel is sort of a downer. I would expect more íbodyí from a beer like this. It has a lingering bitterness than eventually finishes sweet, and thatís good, but it just doesnít feel right.....Overall, itís a fun beer, and I like it a lot. I always expect Sam Adams to deliver a good beer, and theyíve done it.
mabuzzer (181) - SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2015
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle. Pours reddish brown with a white foamy head. Toffee, with a hint of Christmas spice in the aftertaste
X (45) - California, USA - FEB 2, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Its kinda weird, kinda meh, and kinda good. If this didnít have the name Samuel Adams on the front I really donít think it would fly.