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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

1,058 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,058
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 14
Gots: 57 | 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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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-20-2014 08:51:31 | More by zestar
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-19-2014 22:45:16 | More by marmstrong1212
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-19-2014 22:07:36 | More by Durandal_777
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PrinceGeorge

Georgia

4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a reddish/amber in color with a nice white head excellent retention.

Smell: Bready malts, earthy, woodsy hops with hints of dried leaves.

Taste: A very flavorful blend of caramel, pine, green tea, bitters, mild citrus and fresh flowery/grassy/leafy hop profile. Malt foundation, Hop bitterness nice blend.

Mouthfeel: Rich, medium bodied beer with good bite and drying finish.

Overall: This American red / IPA hybrid works well, reminds me of a Stone AB Jnr. One for my list of favorites need some more…

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 00:29:01 | More by PrinceGeorge
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear reddish brown with almost two fingers of off-white head that lingers for quite some time and leaves nice lacing behind. The nose is mildly hoppy, but more malty and bready to be truthful. This offering has a good healthy body with a solid caramel malt flavor. The finish is semi-dry.

This is more of a traditional red and less the red/IPA hybrid that is popular with craft brewers as of late.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 02:55:02 | More by 57md
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jimdkc

Missouri

2.86/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice appearance, Mahogany-red color with a decent tan head.

I want a big hop nose in an IPA... this does not have it! I smell more caramel than hops.

Taste is, again, mostly caramel. Some hop bitterness, but not much hop flavor. Typical of many SA offerings: they brag about the hops in their beer, then deliver muddy, muted hop flavor! Unusual slightly sour note.

Okay mouthfeel.

Wouldn't go out of my way for one of these! I'm seriously surprised by all the good reviews this is getting!

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 02:32:31 | More by jimdkc
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BJasny

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

05-11-2014 00:20:27 | More by BJasny
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ajf0259

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-07-2014 23:33:25 | More by ajf0259
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-04-2014 16:25:07 | More by thatoneguymike
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-04-2014 15:21:33 | More by coopdog1000
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Mrose78

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-04-2014 02:11:03 | More by Mrose78
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-29-2014 17:50:30 | More by Belittle
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dithridge

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-28-2014 23:42:30 | More by dithridge
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PastelBlack

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-28-2014 00:56:42 | More by PastelBlack
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squirrel49

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

04-27-2014 03:55:37 | More by squirrel49
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-25-2014 15:44:59 | More by atrocity
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DuxburyIPA

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-22-2014 14:06:12 | More by DuxburyIPA
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-22-2014 02:40:24 | More by CorgiDad
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-21-2014 16:43:24 | More by zenwatts
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Banana420Kush

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

04-18-2014 04:35:17 | More by Banana420Kush
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

04-17-2014 15:33:13 | More by hmmmbeer10
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Best by Jul 2014 at 40 degrees into goblet
Aroma slight hops
Head small (2 cm), light brown, rocky; oddly, the head is mostly lasting.
Lacing virtually none
Body dark ruby, clear
Flavor ? Maybe, but it’s hard to find. The Tasmanian hops apparently don’t survive the bottling process well. This beer is slightly bitter, but lacks any distinct hop character – no alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl; no pine, citrus, tropical fruit, flower, etc. hop flavors or aromas are found.
Palate light, watery, carbonation soft.

While this is an attractive beer with OK mouthfeel, it is so lacking in flavor that it is hard to describe adequately. I first had this beer in 2012 when it was a limited release in bombers. It still is just an OK beer – nothing good enough to buy again and nothing bad enough to turn down if someone offers you one.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 02:07:33 | More by Ozzylizard
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-13-2014 21:15:22 | More by PA-Michigander
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justinp

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-13-2014 18:29:50 | More by justinp
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-13-2014 15:06:18 | More by Chucker17
Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,058 ratings.