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

Samuel Adams Irish RedSamuel Adams Irish Red

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Ratings: 2121
Reviews: 961
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.66%


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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BDIMike

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an almost-perfect looking Irish Red. A great, bright red color with a thick white head that retains throughout the entire drink.
Aroma does not have much to it. A bit of a toffee malt smell, but not much else.
Taste of a nice red. Really good malt tastes to it, good toffee tastes.
Mouthfeel is good. Medium thickness, but goes down very easy and smooth.
Drinkability is good for an Irish Red. Not a very complex style, but Boston Beer does a good job with this one. More taste than the usual Irish Red, but keeps a good drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 20:28:52 | More by BDIMike
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12 oz brown bottle poured into a stemless white wine glass. freshness date marked as a notch. i prefer a printed date.

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