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Samuel Adams Irish Red - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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2,218 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,218
Reviews: 967
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 25
Gots: 85 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pale and Caramel malts, and East Kent Goldings hops.

(Beer added by: WilliamPhilaPa on 08-24-2007)
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AlexCuse

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep red with a fairly creamy head. Not much of a smell here, but that is par for the course with reds. Taste is balanced, with hints of caramel. The alchohol is well hidden, I had this pegged for 4.2-4.5 percent. Like most reds ales, this makes a great session beer.

This is certainly no Murphys (my favorite red ale), but as usual Sam Adams offers a solid interpretation that will rarely disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2009 01:15:28 | More by AlexCuse
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Samuel Adams Irish Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,218 ratings.