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

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79
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2,232 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,232
Reviews: 967
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 25
Gots: 92 | 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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Gamemako

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3.88/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12oz bottle into a mug. This is my second. Sitting right beside me and will be long gone by the time I finish this review.

Pours a very dark red-brown with a medium off-white head with mediocre staying power. Not much for lacing to be found. Pretty, unusual, but not amazing.

Smells of bready malts. And guess what?

Tastes of bready malts. Finishes dryly with a good, light hoppy bitterness. A slight swing of bready sweetness follows the bitter. Not too toasty, not too sweet, not too bitter. Some caramel notes here and there, mostly as a result of the sweet breadiness (like fresh-baked bread melting in your mouth). It's a pretty good balance and a rather tasty beer with very little to dislike.

Doesn't feel insubstantial in the mouth; reasonable carbonation. Quite smooth and drinkable. Worth the price paid and worth drinking again.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2008 03:09:23 | More by Gamemako
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Samuel Adams Irish Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,232 ratings.