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

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BA SCORE
84
good

370 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 370
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 17
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fitzy84 on 03-03-2009)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

SHCC, Feb 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

kylehay2004, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

rusty3335, Feb 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

cjoan24, Feb 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

TimoP, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of oline73
3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I had this at the Cheers set bar in Boston. Served in a dimpled Cheers mug.

Appearance: I'll admit this is a nice looking beer. Pours a reddish dark amber with a finger of thick off white head that leaves some lacing on the glass.

Smell: Mild smell overall. I'm picking up some bready malt along with a slight sweetness.

Taste: Mild malt and slightly bitter from the hops. There is also a slight nuttiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: The malt profile is nice. This is an alright beer, but not particularly interesting.

oline73, Feb 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

busterthecat, Feb 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

demgoth, Feb 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

shigg85, Jan 31, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

tblocks21, Jan 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

sauger86, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

churchillea, Jan 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

mbs11, Jan 14, 2012
Photo of Ryanm1
3.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nothing really stands out about this Irish red Ale. Note that almost everyone that reviewed it reviewed it as a "on tap" because I don't think they bottle it. I was in Boston around Labor Day 2011 and I had the pleasure of going to FJ Doyles in Boston, which is the bar that Boston Beer Company (Sam Adams) provides free trolley service to after the tours.

The beer was a red color and the taste was fitting of a red ale. Descent amount of head on it but nothing stood out other than the fact you can't buy it in bottle form and it's rare to see anywhere. Not bad with some Chowder. On par with Killians Irish Red.

Ryanm1, Jan 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

chimaylvr, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

BigCheese, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Kyrgyzbrewer, Jan 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

bostonbluenose, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

tsmiller7, Dec 29, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

TerrenceOBrien, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

bakeith, Dec 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

rowingbrewer, Dec 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

notpmekts, Dec 19, 2011
Photo of pinotboy007
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Very nice creamy, dense cap that recedes rather quickly with a bit lacing, too. Has a nice clear amber color with no noticeable carbonation.

S-Some wet leather, malt, and a bit of Earthiness,

T-Caramel with some light hops and leather with some very nice malt throughout.

M-Slick with no fizz; creamy, too. Medium weight to it, if that makes sense.

O-A more than decent effort worthy of your attention.

pinotboy007, Dec 17, 2011
Samuel Adams Brick Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 370 ratings.