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

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2,223 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,223
Reviews: 967
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 25
Gots: 87 | 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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DannyS

New York

3.85/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a pint glass, poured from a 12 oz. bottle.

A - Clear dark red amber with a thin head. Small collar of foam remains with good lacing.

S - A bit sour and funky on the nose. Also slightly metallic. There's some hops and malt there, but the aroma overall is a bit off.

T - A bit of toasty malt and floral hops, with a minor malt sweetness and well balanced bitterness. finishes clean with a faint black tea aftertaste

M - A bit watery and fizzy, but overall good feel on the tongue.

D - Excellent drinkability, the only sticking point being the slight bitterness on the finish. Otherwise a good one for sessioning if you can tolerate a 5.5% ABV.

Overall - Definitely not disappointed by this one. I would consider a repeat purchase if I'm looking for am easy drinking red, but unfortunately, I only see this one in the mixed 6-packs.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2009 04:32:01 | More by DannyS
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Samuel Adams Irish Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,223 ratings.