Samuel Adams Holiday Porter

This beer is my second beer while watching the Super Bowl this year. I drank it before drinking some Ommegang Three Philosophers and after drinking a bottle of Samuel Adams White Christmas. I should note that I drank the beer from my Ommegang (tulip) glass.

I wrote: "Samuel Adams Holiday Porter. It smells like a porter. It's okay. Yeah, it's okay." 8:29PM ET
I wrote: "Hmmmm. It's not bitter. It tastes like a standard porter." 8:46PM ET


Samuel Adams Holiday Porter

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Website Information:
Flavor: Deep, rich and roasty malt balanced with traditional English ale hops and a touch of German Noble hops
Color: Deep ruby black, 55 SRM
Original Gravity: 15.5° Plato
Alcohol by Vol/Wt: 5.8%ABV – 4.5%ABW
Calories/12 oz.: 212
IBUs: 40
Malt Varieties: Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, Caramel 60, Munich 10, Carafa®, and Flaked Oats
Hop Varieties: East Kent Goldings, Fuggles, and Spalt Spalter Noble Hops
Yeast Strain: Samuel Adams ale yeast
Availability: Seasonal (Nov. – Jan.) in the Winter Classics Variety Pack
First Brewed: 2004

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