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

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Samuel Adams Ruby MildSamuel Adams Ruby Mild

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BA SCORE
78
okay

444 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 24 | 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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Redrover

Illinois

3.56/5  rDev +4.4%

The Ruby Mild was included in a mix pack. Served in my SA perfect pint glass, the beer is amber with nice clarity. It has an off-white head and clingy head.

It has mild grains and red apple on the nose.

Taste is slightly sweet and grainy. A bit of hops add a nice midlevel bite. It is balanced and easy to pair with non-spicy food.

The mouth is slightly thick and clingy.

12-16-2013 15:58:25 | More by Redrover
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Eighty

Washington

3/5  rDev -12%

12-05-2013 18:48:44 | More by Eighty
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-04-2013 23:52:04 | More by boszormeny
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avckc

California

3.75/5  rDev +10%

12-04-2013 22:46:24 | More by avckc
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

12-04-2013 15:26:07 | More by Bjlps
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

12-01-2013 21:48:28 | More by jsprain1
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ashleysholcomb

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.3%

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

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

11-30-2013 00:14:17 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Hearneator

Delaware

3/5  rDev -12%

11-29-2013 21:45:24 | More by Hearneator
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10%

11-29-2013 16:04:24 | More by dsnyder61
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joeysmac

Georgia

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-29-2013 02:42:23 | More by joeysmac
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Kroller86

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12%

11-25-2013 02:37:50 | More by Kroller86
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

11-24-2013 21:56:23 | More by AnitaBrewski
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

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

Florida

3.79/5  rDev +11.1%

Ruby Mild is what it is called...mild indeed. Sam Adams only knows how to make them right.

I was very impressed with the color of beer, as advertised a red tinge mixed with a dark caramel color that has nice highlights. The smell is not overpowering of malt or hops, with a mouthfeel that is well...mild. I thought it would blow me away, but it was just good, plain good, which isn't bad. Anyway, I thought the mild taste of ale would be something appealing to me but it wasn't as much as I thought. It wasn't bad, mind you, it just didn't tingle my toes. Overall, it is an outstanding beer and one I have tried again and again.

11-23-2013 23:19:19 | More by jjamadorphd
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

11-21-2013 02:44:14 | More by xbrettfavrex
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Morakaton

Michigan

3/5  rDev -12%

11-19-2013 05:52:27 | More by Morakaton
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev +4.1%

Appearance - Medium amber. Clear. Short, off-white head. Not persistent.

Smell - Light caramel malt. Nutty and toasty.

Taste - Sweet but fairrly light caramel malts. Mainly toast, nuts, toffee. A little fruit.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - Per category, this is a pretty unobjectionable beer. Flavor is pleasant and light enough to enjoy all day.

11-19-2013 03:53:59 | More by scaliasux
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -34%

11-18-2013 17:44:00 | More by TheBigBoy
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pourmeadrink

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -12%

11-18-2013 14:35:10 | More by pourmeadrink
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

11-18-2013 08:41:53 | More by brewskis4drewski
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endallchaos

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +10%

11-17-2013 22:00:48 | More by endallchaos
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Tone

Missouri

3.51/5  rDev +2.9%

Pours a clear, light brown color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, slight pale malt, hint of caramel malt, and a hint of yeast. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel malt, hops, slight pale malt, and a hint of yeast. Overall, a decent mild, with good blend, and appearance.

11-16-2013 13:04:15 | More by Tone
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.81/5  rDev +11.7%

Served in a DFH ribbed glass.

A: Poured a crystal clear, bronze color with a sticky off-white head that clung to the glass.

S: Much more potent than I was expecting. Sour dough bread and Sam Adams signature profile in spades. Nice.

T: Goes down pretty smoothly and with a nice bitter slap of the palate at the end. Nothing earth shattering, but still a nice, semi-sweet, low-bodied mild.

M: Ridiculous lacing left on the glass, very smooth, and nothing drying at all. The carbonation bill was nice.

O: This one doesn't get high marks on here, but then again, very few examples in this style class seemed to have made an impression on anyone. Good stuff.

11-14-2013 23:34:21 | More by Chaney
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MilkManX

Arizona

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-13-2013 17:20:17 | More by MilkManX
Samuel Adams Ruby Mild from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.