Imperial Red | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Massachusetts, United States
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Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by longpondbeerman on 12-26-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of longpondbeerman
4.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I managed to get a hold of this Imperial Red in a growler given to me for Christmas. I don't know but that it might be a seasonal, or even a limited, brew.

Anyway, it is well worth the effort to get a hold of.

It pours a somewhat cloudy brownish red with a modest tan head. The aroma is exquisite -- a very profound but not cloying hoppiness dominates. The taste measures up, and one gets the sensation a multiple hops used in this brew, though the US west coast variety seem strongest. The mouthfeel is clean, if a bit thick.

Don't drink too many though. This is no session ale.

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Imperial Red from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
4.44 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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