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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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1,076 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,076
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.67%
Wants: 16
Gots: 61 | 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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3/5  rDev -19.6%

rjl910953, Jul 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

ChuckS, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

nkp765, Jun 04, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev +2.7%

poured from a bomber into sweetwater pint glass.

A- very dark amber. very nice garnet when up to a light. nice thick fluffy head.

S-floral, a bit of caramel. definitely hops. some caramel maltiness

T-piney up front finishing with a nice hop kick. thick maltiness all the way through.

Mf- thick, medium bodied. decent carbonation.

O-pretty good. i would highly recommend trying this one at least once. one of the best sam adams I have tried.

Swim424, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

jwg782, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

cfitterer, May 21, 2013
Photo of EkimGram
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%

Appearance: 22oz bottle poured into Sam Adams "Perfect Pint." Colour is a deep, rich brown. Large 2-finger head. No visible carbonation.

Smell: Lots of floral, citrus hops. Malts are a little too weak to be called "roasted" with "toffee" on the label. The hops are brilliant, though.

Taste: Overall, far more balanced than the smell. The malts bring back the hops a bit but I'm not finding anything too interesting. This tastes more like a good IPA than a red ale.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, silky and sticky, has fair amount of carbonation - just a small bite.

Overall: It's good but I'm unimpressed. Most red ales I've had have something to them that is missing. Perhaps some spicy yeast or a sort of spice. As stated earlier, this taste more like a solid IPA than a red ale.

EkimGram, Dec 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

djschnabel, Nov 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

tsm2011, Oct 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

nicholas527, Mar 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

FrankyLikesIt, Dec 14, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

pentasyllabic, Apr 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Skramer, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

guillemiro, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

hopandbarley28, Jan 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

jlivings757, Dec 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

lumpy1126, Mar 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Jerry, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Skyjmpr, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Icemann383, Jul 17, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +8%

Drank on 2/29/12. Batch #2.

Deep and rich amber color with a huge cream colored fluffy head with fantastic lacing.

Nice pine and earthy hop noted in the nose. A slight hint of some roasted malt backbone rounded out by some citrus aroma.

Hops and malt work very well together in this brew. Bitter pine notes but a nice and rich malt background that balances everything out very well. I can’t recall ever having a beer brewed with Topaz or Galaxy hops but I’m digging it so far.

Medium bodied with a creamy finish. Adequate carbonation throughout.

Love or hate them, Sam Adams will come out with the occasional gem, and this is one of them. Great beer for a great price, highly recommended if you’re a fan of IPAs or Ambers.

BennyL1, Apr 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

IkeMan90, Feb 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Mordhaus, Mar 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

rmargeson, Feb 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

BumpkinBrewer, Nov 24, 2011
Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,076 ratings.