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Samuel Adams Ruby Mild - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
78
okay

434 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 434
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 07-26-2013)
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jmanero

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

First time I tried this beer is in Sam's harvest variety pack. This is an extremely good drinkable beer. It's perfect for someone who is into a lighter body beer, but wants a malt flavor. I'm not to into hoppy IPA's like everyone else, so I look for good solid beers without bitter qualities.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 11:42:04 | More by jmanero
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paladinjoe

Minnesota

4.79/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This has to be the most underrated beer in the entire Sam Adams library, and I'm not shy about how much I LOVE Sam Adams! There's just something about this beer, how perfectly red it is, how it's not bitter, not boring, not too sweet, and has an overall after taste that is very hard to describe from a novice reviewer, but veteran beer drinker. I really hope Sam Adams brings this back, and doesn't discard it like they do with so many other good beers, like Mighty Oak Ale.

If they sold 12 packs of this beer, I would have it regularly in stock!

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 19:03:40 | More by paladinjoe
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NIURicky

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +32%

10-09-2013 22:17:55 | More by NIURicky
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +32%

04-30-2014 16:11:36 | More by yuenglingfan101
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +32%

08-25-2013 20:43:04 | More by MaddDogg84
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alexbeerr

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

09-09-2013 19:18:41 | More by alexbeerr
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StaindProject86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

09-07-2013 21:51:08 | More by StaindProject86
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axellence

Ohio

4.19/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aroma: Sugar cookies, figs/dates, bubble gum/juicy fruit, sweet bread / pastries

Taste: Roasted coffee, dark chocolate

Finish: Bready, Balanced, drinkable, refreshing

Mouthfeel: Light and airy

Overall: This beverage lures you in with a fruity appeal, and it reveals its dark flavor when its too late. Despite the role reversal, the drink slips past the tongue quite easily without any offense.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 01:18:23 | More by axellence
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beyah

Maine

4.18/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Ruby color moderate head

Aroma - Malty Sweet, like visiting a bakery when cookies are baking.

Taste - Malty, Caramel, balanced with moderate hops.

Mouthfeel - Carbonation just right, not at all thin, silky smooth

Overall - Very well balanced, between malty sweet and English hops. A bit strong and sweet to be a British session ale. Overall quite good.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 00:18:28 | More by beyah
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Shaw

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a lively ruby in color with a pretty white head.

Nice bread-like aroma.

Lots of good malt flavors here. Bread, biscuit and even waffle? Good stuff.

Hefty body.

A fine ale, though too strong to be a true session beer. My only issue with this brew is its strength: a mild should be more in the 3 percent range, according to the Oxford Companion to Beer, though some milds are as strong as this one.

Still, well worth your time.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 04:12:12 | More by Shaw
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TheFunGuy

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased as part of the 2013 fall pack. It pours a very nice reddish brown, and clear. Not ruby, but nice looking. An inch off white head that slowly fades over a few minutes.

The smell is malt and slight roast. The taste is malt, caramel, and nut. The nut is very light, and I can't pick up the hops other than a slight offset on the sweet of the caramel taste.

I am rating this highly, because it is a smoother, well balanced, very drinkable version of their red. I like their Irish red, and I would pay 25-50% per six more to have this available year round in place of that. Every facet is slightly better tasting and smoother than that already good beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 21:18:52 | More by TheFunGuy
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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +17.3%

04-09-2014 03:40:08 | More by javlin624
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mikerems

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-28-2013 02:38:36 | More by mikerems
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-24-2013 18:31:15 | More by jjd315
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ashleysholcomb

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-01-2013 05:15:18 | More by ashleysholcomb
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beans923

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

08-05-2013 00:32:29 | More by beans923
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joeysmac

Georgia

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-29-2013 02:42:23 | More by joeysmac
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-17-2013 01:28:48 | More by shockrocker65
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deadliest

Texas

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-13-2013 00:23:58 | More by deadliest
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mbabble

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +17.3%

08-19-2013 03:34:20 | More by mbabble
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MilkManX

Arizona

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-13-2013 17:20:17 | More by MilkManX
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +17.3%

07-28-2013 18:47:49 | More by TEAMHOLT
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +17.3%

10-05-2013 15:42:53 | More by wrightst
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wwest

Virginia

4/5  rDev +17.3%

02-20-2014 23:24:26 | More by wwest
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +17.3%

08-25-2013 00:31:21 | More by Peyton5410
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Samuel Adams Ruby Mild from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.