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Tasman Red IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Tasman Red IPATasman Red IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,052 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,052
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 13
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ReelBigwigFish on 10-25-2011)
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

12-17-2013 17:23:29 | More by razorsdescent
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Ohio

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02-24-2012 22:15:23 | More by mcorwin
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BFCarr

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

05-25-2013 18:47:16 | More by BFCarr
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

05-10-2012 20:02:55 | More by kaelingirl
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +7%

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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +7%

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JVan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

02-11-2012 23:02:03 | More by IkeMan90
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BanditoJunkie

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

11-10-2012 21:46:33 | More by BanditoJunkie
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Banana420Kush

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

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Jackal

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7%

07-26-2013 04:26:20 | More by Jackal
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Pamola

Vermont

4/5  rDev +7%

11-22-2011 15:18:55 | More by Pamola
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brett606

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

07-06-2013 19:02:49 | More by brett606
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BDeibs

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

12-03-2011 19:45:14 | More by BDeibs
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totgolfer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

02-17-2013 00:56:56 | More by totgolfer
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a nice amber red color with a one fingered thick and creamy head, the foam sticks around for quite awhile!

S - Very nice aroma with an abundance of pink citrus hops filling the nose, especially for a beer this color where one would expect more roasted malt in the aroma. Also smells a little earthy and even resinous at moments, and at the very least, spicy.

T - Once again, a surprising amount of hop character, the color plays tricks on your mind since I normally equate more malt presence with this color of beer. Light roasted malt sweetness up front but disappears almost as fast as its detected and replaced with an extremely healthy dose of citrus and pine bitterness that bring it home and then lingers for awhile. As unusual as it sounds, there's a slight bit of apple in the finish.

M - Solid medium body in the beginning but finishes with a "lighter side of medium" feel on the tongue.

O - I enjoyed this beer because it's not another "me too" type of brew, but rather more exploratory as I can't really name too many "Red IPA's" off the top of my head. It's not a red ale and it's not an IPA, just an interesting combination of the two and interesting enough to keep my attention through the entire glass. This one is worth checking out and to the folks at Sam Adams, I hope you decide to keep this in the rotation, if anything, at least an annual release.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 22:25:14 | More by jzeilinger
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Spiderpig

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7%

10-17-2012 04:54:44 | More by Spiderpig
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BumpkinBrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

11-24-2011 06:00:18 | More by BumpkinBrewer
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

04-25-2012 15:37:52 | More by MacStinson
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

11-15-2011 07:26:05 | More by ej285701
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev +7%

12-04-2011 19:07:08 | More by mhaugo
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Illinois

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Illinois

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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

03-17-2012 02:26:04 | More by buckyp
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blackcompg

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from their 12oz bottle from their limited release IPA HOP-OLOGY variety pack...

Appearance - Poured nearly 2 fingers of lite tan head, color is a transparent ruby copper,

Smell - Carmel, fresh baked bread, sweet citrus, blood orange, ruby grapefruit, floral hops.

Taste - ripe citrus, sweet red grapefruit, toasted bread and toffee, lots of floral hops and some grapefruit pith in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Almost medium, bright and crisp, medium carb cleanses with a touch of foam and some nice crisp edges, finishes just bitter with some dryness. Almost smooth, very drinkable.

Overall - A good, robust, crisp and hoppy red ale with just enough sweetness to balance. No alcohol presence at all. A hearty and robust red ipa with a nice hoppy punch in the end.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 05:00:15 | More by blackcompg
Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,052 ratings.