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

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2,226 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,226
Reviews: 967
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 25
Gots: 89 | 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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silverking

Florida

4.09/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It pours a deep clear red with a tan head. The head retention is good and the lacing kicks in when there is just a thin layer of foam left on the beer. It smells toasty, with notes of caramel, bread and some very light hop aromas. The mouthfeel is heavier than exected. There is a bit too much carbonation and it is prickly. The taste is mildly bitter and astringent up front and then fades into malt and caramel. The finish is very bready. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 19:23:07 | More by silverking
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Samuel Adams Irish Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,226 ratings.