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

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2,116 Ratings
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Ratings: 2116
Reviews: 961
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.94%


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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SimplySinister

Florida

3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Reddish-Copper color, 1 inch off white parchment colored head, low to moderate carbonation, with good lacing. Moderate head retention.

S - Hops, Toasted Malts.

T - Toasted Malts, Grain, and Caramel. Not overly sweet, but sweet nonetheless. No bitterness to speak of. All in all, a good tasting brew.

M - Cool and dry, though not very refreshing.

D - Good. I could see drinking several of these in a sitting. I wouldn't consider this brew to be a session beer, although the ABV implies it, but not poor on any accounts.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2010 02:10:11 | More by SimplySinister
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Samuel Adam's Irish Red 6pk bottles $9.99(OH)

12 oz brown bottle poured into a stemless white wine glass. freshness date marked as a notch. i prefer a printed date.

pours a deep amber/copper color. two fingers of thin head that stay around for a little while. giving way to decent lacing.

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