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

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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 17
Gots: 39 | 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.

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A- A nice deep dark amber, thin white head.

S- Caramel malt, maybe a light cherry aroma, but not a whole lot.

T- Mainly malt coming through, caramel, some hop presence.

M- Smooth, malty, medium bodied.

O- Good beer, but not a whole lot coming through. I could drink a few.

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look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tried this beer on recommendation from the staff and found it quite enjoyable. I had never heard of this Sam Adam's product so was pretty excited. Served in a Becker which nicely accentuated the deep red color of this beer and the 2 fine finger eggshell head that stuck around well and left some good lacing. The smell was a little worrisome as it was virtually not there, but being in a steak house sort of over whelms the senses so perhaps it had more than the slight maltiness to which I would give it credit. The taste seemed to be very forward on the palette but with very little after taste. This beer seems like a more full version of many of the Red's I have tried. I could enjoy a few of these any time and they could be well served to compliment a good steak any day.

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Nice amber color, with a small head smelling of lemon and wheat; accompanied by a pungent tanginess.

At first, the finish seemed off-balance- too heavy for the initial smell and pungency.

After the beer warmed up- the finish was a smoother tangy lemon-wheat.

It's a good restaurant beer. I would be interested in trying it in a bottle for comparison.

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Had this on tap at a local pub today, pours a dark red, tasted like a pretty standard Irish Red, pretty malty, yet smooth, not alot standing out to me as I drink this beer. Pretty nondescript, not sure how this is much different than their other red ales, I'd have to do a side by side comparison, sorry for lack of detail but a very standard run of the mill red ale, not bad, but not great either. A very average beer.

Samuel Adams Brick Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.