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RATINGS: 1606   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Samuel Adams® Cream Stout is a true cream stout, balancing body and sweetness with the natural spiciness of grain and hand selected English hops. Our Brewers use generous portions of roasted chocolate and caramel malts as well as unroasted barley to impart a fullness of body, a roasty malt character and rich, creamy head. Its dark mahogany color make it almost as easy on the eyes as it is on the palate.

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3.2
Cajun (549) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle - Pours a dark brown to black, off-white head. Aroma of fermented dark bread, coffee, hint of chocolate. Tastes of sweet malts, caramel, toffee, dry chocolate, weak coffee, and scorched muffin top.

3.7
beer_rookie (683) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Pours a very dark brown, maybe even black color. Has about two finger brown head. Thick, rocky, good retention, good lacing.

Aroma is roasted barley, light coffee. It’s not real strong.

Taste is light cream coffee. Maybe some cherry. It’s creamy. A little smoky. A little ash.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Not as heavy as I would like or expect. Creamy like I said. That ash/smoky taste lingers, and I’m loving that! It’s sessionable.

Overall, I started off not really impressed by it. I’m changing my mind. While it may be light in aroma and taste, it’s really making up for it in the palate. Yeah, I would buy it again. I would recommend it also. Good stuff!!

2.9
Erasmus_ro (3199) - Alabama, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a good, latte-colored head. Aroma is roasted, some liquorice, light cacao. Taste is mild, roasty, slight liquorice and cacao. Slightly watery, low carbonation.

3.6
johnnymusky (1004) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 26, 2016
solid brew...sixer from hyvee...coffee on nose...light coffee on taste....some chocolate...good brew.

3.8
k0mpsa (3114) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle at home. Black color, tanned head. Smooth aroma has coffee, cream, chocolate. Nice smooth taste, full body, coffee, cream notes.

3.6
gregwilsonstl (2688) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 9, 2016
Chocolate. Cocoa. Rasted bitter chocolate milk. Caramel. Nice cream stout. A bit hoppy too.

2.8
mjs (7735) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2016
(Bottle, 0.355 l, at Silja Symphony, 20161024) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had burnt malts, creaminess and metal. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, burnt malts, creaminess, ash and bitterness. Aftertaste was burnt and bitter. A decent soft stout. Bit watery.

3.3
phfyysik (1463) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 9, 2016
Pours dark brown with light beige head. Aroma is creamy, toffee, some chocolate, cocoa, light malts, beans. Taste is light roast, some metal, light bitterness, creamy, coffee, some beans, caramel, dark grapes, milk. Easy to drink beer.

2
hauxe (964) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - OCT 9, 2016
Rated from old notes that say "burnt, unbalanced, don’t buy this stuff again. 2.0" Probable rerate candidate.

3.6
Larry_Duffman (610) - - SEP 15, 2016
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a dark brown and black with a tan head and some lacing. The aroma is coffee and chocolate. The taste is chocolate, milk, coffee, and some burnt sugar. It’s creamy with nice sweetness and bitterness. I haven’t had this one in a while. This is a solid beer.


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