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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

1,053 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,053
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 14
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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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-02-2013 00:18:41 | More by davemathews68
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7%

04-01-2013 23:39:23 | More by DavidHume
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EGolfer4

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-31-2013 17:01:30 | More by EGolfer4
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L_E_X

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7%

03-31-2013 02:18:18 | More by L_E_X
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +7%

03-31-2013 00:21:35 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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zestd

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

03-29-2013 22:39:11 | More by zestd
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jminch

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-29-2013 14:41:08 | More by jminch
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EMal

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-29-2013 02:26:30 | More by EMal
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

03-29-2013 02:24:09 | More by TaylorK
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.43/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Adams Tasman Red has a thick, soapy, cream-colored head and a hazy, reddish-brown appearance. with some fairly thick lacing rings left behind. The aroma is of brown bread crust and subdued sweetness. The flavor is the same, with straightforward bitterness present underneath. The mouthfeel is medium to heavy and a bit dirty (in an ale sense), and Samuel Adams Tasman Red IPA finishes dry, bitter, sweet, and pretty well drinkable. Overall, this is a really nice one, and is most certainly worth checking out.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 17:23:07 | More by RonaldTheriot
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-28-2013 01:41:51 | More by JuliusCaesar
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-27-2013 19:51:09 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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Bearman13

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

03-26-2013 02:09:28 | More by Bearman13
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nickfran

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2013 23:34:26 | More by nickfran
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mcewesr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2013 19:40:42 | More by mcewesr
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2013 11:40:48 | More by Gagnonsux
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Mordhaus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2013 03:10:28 | More by Mordhaus
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DMXLOX22

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single of this brew at a quick grocery store stop. Let's see how it ranks up, shall we? The label looks intricate.

Appearance: Pours a deep, dark robust amber brown. Leaves behind a enticing, frothy, white foam head that leaves a vigorous lacing that really draws you in for more. Really impressed for an American IPA.

Smell: Toasted malts and thick caramel really come to mind at first scent. Upon further inspection, I also detected a great hint of dark chocolate and possible molasses. However, a somewhat heavy aroma of alcohol was apparent. Not so bad, the rich aroma of toasted malts and the undertone of dark chocolate redeemed this beers potential, and it's definitely worth it.

Taste: First thing that I noticed was a nice texture of toffee flavor. Somewhat strong flavors of caramel and dark chocolate are visible along with maybe a slight hint of citrus and a minty, pine flavor. Not so bad at first and it actually brings the strong, dark flavor along with the somewhat sweet, citrus-y flavor in and actually sort of well balanced in the end. I enjoyed the mixture of both.

Mouthfeel: medium carbonation along with a nice medium body. Finishes slightly dry.

Overall: At first sip, this beer brought something special to the plate. It was a nice mixture of a tasty session beer along with a refreshing taste. The dark, roasted malts along with the somewhat pine-like and slight fruity citrus provided something that was passable as well-balanced enough to be a contender for a memorable American styled IPA. This beer is definitely worth trying again and I would recommend to a friend for something a little different outside the normal range of American styled IPA's. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 00:42:36 | More by DMXLOX22
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Germy224

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +27%

03-25-2013 00:23:31 | More by Germy224
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

03-24-2013 17:55:14 | More by BrewmanCapote
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-24-2013 05:30:31 | More by LambicPentameter
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krh

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

03-22-2013 23:43:34 | More by krh
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MikeMcCl

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.8%

03-22-2013 23:01:08 | More by MikeMcCl
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RyFikes

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

03-22-2013 13:35:30 | More by RyFikes
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle, into a hand glass.

A: Dark amber hue. Pours about a 2 finger, foamy, brown-white head. Settles very slowly. Settles to a thick foamy blanket with some persistent residue around the glass. Lots of thick, dry, beer ring lacing.

S: Rye bread, with a little molasses and dark chocolate.

T: Pungent malty base with a little licorice, chicory, a little coffee, pecan, and slight hints of dark chocolate.

M: Hearty, full body. Lightly pungent finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is really solid. Dark hue, thick foamy persistent head, and plenty of dry beer ring lacing. Nose is pungent bready tone with some sweet components. Pretty complex, but well-balance flavor profile including a hearty starchy base, with bitter, sweet, and nutty components. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2013 04:49:10 | More by bmwats
Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,053 ratings.