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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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Nate

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

04-09-2012 02:34:32 | More by Nate
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark reddish-brown color with an off-white head. The aroma is full of biscuit malt with a ton of pine from the hops. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of pine, with some richness from the caramel and biscuit malt and somewhat surprisingly, a little bit of alcohol. There is a lot of hop flaovr and a decent amount of hop bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2012 03:30:14 | More by Mora2000
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cisteve

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-07-2012 02:29:02 | More by cisteve
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-07-2012 01:47:27 | More by ADTaber
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

04-07-2012 01:04:55 | More by HoistinBrews
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-05-2012 16:25:45 | More by zekeman17
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ohcomeonthatsfunny


3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-04-2012 18:25:36 | More by ohcomeonthatsfunny
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BeerAcolyte


3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

04-04-2012 17:27:05 | More by BeerAcolyte
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-03-2012 04:25:18 | More by strongaf
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear but dark rust copper color, thin cap of khaki froth, moderate sticky lacing. Scent brings light caramel and earthy and grassy hop balance, some light toasted malt with kisses of citrus and pine. Taste of slightly aggressive citrus, pine and earthy hops balance with lightly sweet caramel malts, faint toasted grain. Medium bodied, lightly oily and coating. Quite a nice IPA from Sam Adams who have been doing a good job with hoppy beers lately.

Serving type: on-tap

04-02-2012 15:02:58 | More by rfgetz
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-02-2012 03:22:46 | More by TubbyDullard
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6demonbag

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-01-2012 04:37:18 | More by 6demonbag
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BlakeL

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-30-2012 23:52:44 | More by BlakeL
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brewbaker

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-30-2012 02:57:12 | More by brewbaker
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gleemonger

California

4/5  rDev +7%

03-29-2012 17:45:50 | More by gleemonger
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AndyAvalanche

Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

1 pint 6 oz. bottle poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass. A nice hearty amber/red color with (Like what seems every BBC beer) perfect clarity. Nice orange cream colored head with mostly small bubbles making it look frothy, but some very big bubbles come through and it makes it look like some cake batter that spatters on the stove and cooks on it by mistake; if that makes sense. Really good lacing on this one.

Smell is REALLY good. Take all the best things a bout a hearty amber ale and a well hopped IPA and blend them and this would be the result. Nice tones of well toasted caramel pale malts and slightly sweet bread, giving it sort of subtle candy careamel sweetness. On top of that there is a great piney and huge amounts of citrusey hops as well. Slightest of slight floral aromas too. Overall a great smelling beer.

Taste is 100% on par with the aroma. Starts bready and nice. Tastes of caramel sweetness and sugar (slight molasses). The sugaryness almost gives it a subtle candy (similar to sugar babies) flavor to start. Hops balance out the flavor quite nicely. Grapefuit, tangerine, as well as pine hops finish everything out in the flavor profile. It's almost perfect, easily he best tasting Red Ale I've ever had.

Moutfeel is great. Medium bodied that starts reasonably smooth and creamy but has a nice strong, sharp bitter finish. Good carbonation level. Very nice the whole way through, great drinkability.

Probably the best part is that this beer is pretty short money. Really solid beer, thats less thatn 5$. Nice job Sam Adams!

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 00:18:18 | More by AndyAvalanche
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twelveinches

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-28-2012 05:56:37 | More by twelveinches
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itchytasty

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7%

03-27-2012 22:21:13 | More by itchytasty
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-27-2012 16:36:30 | More by Zaphog
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bhudlow23

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-27-2012 04:01:57 | More by bhudlow23
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zachturner39

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-26-2012 04:35:54 | More by zachturner39
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TheBigE5

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured from a growler into a chalice. Small amount of head. Thin, quickly fading lacing. Beautiful dark amber color, clear.

S - Fairly balanced nose, malty at first then the hop notes come through.

T - Similar to the smell. Starts with sweet malts then the hop flavors finish it off.

M - Full bodied, smooth and easy drinking.

O - Well rounded, balanced and delicious. Ill be getting this again for sure!

Serving type: growler

03-23-2012 16:08:52 | More by TheBigE5
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nrombes

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-22-2012 16:06:18 | More by nrombes
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

03-22-2012 00:02:52 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in 10 oz chalice glass

Appearance – Served a nice deep red color with a small slightly off white head. The head faded quick leaving a nice level of lacing.

Smell – The smell is quite sweet up front. There are great aromas of cherry, caramel and a nice roasted –bready malt base. A nice citrus aroma is very pertinent as well; citrus in nature and a bit more citrus candy sweet in smell.

Taste – In the front of the taste there is a nice roasty and bready malt base with a good caramel sweetness. More towards the middle a nice hoppy flavor really works its way into the mouth. Citrus and a bit of pine really begin the hop flavor. More toward the end however the hop turns to more and more bitter grapefruit citrus in nature and leaves a very strong grapefruit bitterness in the mouth.

Mouthfeel – A little more creamy and thick then the normal brew with a average level of carbonation. It very nice for the style; the carbonation complements the nice grapefruit hop and the thicker body the nice bready-caramel flavors.

Overall – This is a very tasty brew. Nice malty hop flavor with a great aroma and mouthfeel. One to try and have many a times.

Serving type: on-tap

03-21-2012 00:51:35 | More by Darkmagus82
Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,052 ratings.