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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

454 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 27 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

osant37, Jan 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

kmos27, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of paladinjoe
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!

paladinjoe, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of TimoP
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

TimoP, Jan 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

ArmedsouthernEr, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Caskaway, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of JohnnyForeign
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

JohnnyForeign, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

jpd026, Dec 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

JohnK17, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

bmjivi221, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of Redrover
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Redrover, Dec 16, 2013
Photo of Eighty
3/5  rDev -12%

Eighty, Dec 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

boszormeny, Dec 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

avckc, Dec 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Bjlps, Dec 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

jsprain1, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

ashleysholcomb, Dec 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

alienlifeforcecube, Nov 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

Hearneator, Nov 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

dsnyder61, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

joeysmac, Nov 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

Kroller86, Nov 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

AnitaBrewski, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

jjd315, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of jjamadorphd
3.79/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

jjamadorphd, Nov 23, 2013
Samuel Adams Ruby Mild from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.