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    This is all subjective. PtE might be other's favorite beer in the world and that's fine. I don't get too involved in the beer geek world (I just like to explore and find new beers), but I will say that most things Russian River tend to have a built-in hype going for them. Hence how I even heard of PtE and PtY in the first place.

    My opinion is that while PtE is a fantastic beer, it lacked the creaminess that Citra and Maharaja had which I truly enjoyed. I also got a bit more depth and complexity out of Citra and Maharaja than I did with PtE (which seemed to be more crisp and clear last I had a pint). Now, as with all things, your mileage may vary. Doesn't make me any more right than you. It's all just fancy foo-foo beer!

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    Default Sam Adams Utopias

    Has anybody ever tasted this? I have an opportunity to taste this for $10. Just wondering if its worth the price.

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    I have not. Do you know how much of taste you'll be getting? 2oz? 5oz? For the price, which seems acceptable, I'd be interested to try it, although extreme high ABV beers don't interest me too much.

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    Utopias...not even beer IMO. Anything you can put the cap back on and let sit...sounds like hard booze.

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    Just got a bottle of this. Going to let it sit for a bit. Anyone tried it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRGinLBC View Post


    Just got a bottle of this. Going to let it sit for a bit. Anyone tried it?
    I will let you know, I'm going to sample this at a tasting this Friday night.

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    even I have a 4-pack of Sam Adams Triple Bock 1995 sitting around. should I be afraid to pop one open?
    I BELIEVE I'll have another beer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeerMan View Post
    even I have a 4-pack of Sam Adams Triple Bock 1995 sitting around. should I be afraid to pop one open?
    I have really wanted to like this beer. Tried it fresh, tried some after a year, 2 years and finally a bottle just recently. Slight change, but still tasted like a syrupy mess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DougW8 View Post
    I have really wanted to like this beer. Tried it fresh, tried some after a year, 2 years and finally a bottle just recently. Slight change, but still tasted like a syrupy mess.
    agreed, HATE this stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeerMan View Post
    even I have a 4-pack of Sam Adams Triple Bock 1995 sitting around. should I be afraid to pop one open?
    Oof, I didn't like that stuff when it came out and a bottle that I saved for 3 years tasted just a bad as the first one I got. Try and trade it for something good. I'm sure there is a "want" list out there with this dreck on it.

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