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RATINGS: 1244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Samuel Adams Holiday Porter is a full-flavored porter inspired by the famous drink of Londons Victorian era luggage porters. Brewed with generous portions of Caramel, Munich and Chocolate malt, this hearty porter finishes with traditional English Fuggles and East Kent Goldings. Cheers!
Calories = 212 per 12 oz.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cakes (421) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2012 12 oz. bottle. Very dark brown with a deep reddish tint. A decent head faded almost entirely, but left some thin layer at rim and had decent lacing. Spicy, slight hints of caramel and burnt coffee. . Aroma is roasty caramel malt with dark chocolate and spices mixed in. A little spicy. Taste is bitters with sweetness creeping through. Light and almost airy mouthfeel. Light carbonation. Somewhat over rated on this website. There are a number of better porters out there folks

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
limbonicartbeer (92) - - APR 10, 2017
Cerveza color café-negruzco corona de espuma de burbujas compactas de mediana retención. Aromas a café, dulce y cierto toque terroso. Al paladar consistencia cremosa aún así bebible con notas a café, dulce, sutil chocolate. Muy agradable cerveza. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlisle (683) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown-black with tan head and lacing. Nose of bread crust, toffee, and chocolate cake. Malty bread crust followed by toffee and chocolate notes. Some earthiness and subtle citrus hops in the finish. Medium body; drinkable but still substantial. My favorite American porter. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2016
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle, thank you John! A nice well done porter, wish for a bit less body on this porter but good nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (1535) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Very light dark malt smell but of higher alcohol, hoppy flavor all around...front and back...one dimentional dark malt and hops is all there is...bitterness mellows with time...so slightly better then

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1649) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Posted from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Thea appearance is a brown color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma is full of roasted malt, nuts and vanilla. The taste of cocoa, malt and nuts are blended well with the vanilla. An outstanding porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nasmith003 (252) - Virginia, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Light fruity raisin aroma, white head with nice lacing. Clear coffee color. Malty flavor and balanced hop profile. Clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Weevo (175) - Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle. Chocolate and caramel aroma follows thru to taste along with a little nuttiness some carbonation and a bitter chocolate finish. Pours a dark black with tan head. Nice lighter porter, very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rperez (262) - Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Great porter! Not too heavy and fairly easy to drink, Samuel adams makes very solid beers, they might be big now bit still craft enough ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (5565) - Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Pours translucent sepia with a thick and rather persistent light tan head. Aroma is not strong, but promises roast malt and hints of caramel and chocolate. Flavor comes forth much stronger, presenting roast malt, woody, caramel, chocolate and nutty tones. Mouthfeel features average body but plenty of strong fizz. Happy New Year!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1861) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
A subdued aroma of chocolate pours a clear color no head. A dry feel without much of a taste. Bitter chocolate finish.

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