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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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ruckus232

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3.73/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 Ounce brown bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Reddish in color with a slightly tan thin head

Smell: Sweet nutty with a slight earthy smell as well

Taste: Balanced nicely between the sweetness and the slight bitterness. It might have a better taste if it had a little more bitterness to compliment the sweet taste but overall it has a really nice flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2009 20:19:28 | More by ruckus232
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Samuel Adams Irish Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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