Samuel Adams Brick Red | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Brick RedSamuel Adams Brick Red
BA SCORE
3.72/5
464 Ratings
Samuel Adams Brick RedSamuel Adams Brick Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by fitzy84 on 03-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,519
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
464
pDev:
14.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
110
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 464 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of Steve_Black
3.87/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 03fatboy
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had it in Boston this summer great tap beer!!

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Photo of magicbrian
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcorn
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like to get this occasionally at restaurants since I live in Boston. Can't get in bottles or cans, only on tap in/around Boston. Very solid beer.

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Photo of warpig372
3.97/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of akd500
4.28/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tried at Doyles in Boston

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Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.44/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap. Pours a clear, dark copper. Aroma is very malty. Completely malty actually. I was unsure of the style or couldn't remember it. Smells of caramel, bread and soft roast. Flavor is the same.bread crust and toffee. Devoid of hoppiness, even as a subsidiary flavor. Has some fullness to the feel at a relatively low ABV.

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Photo of JohnMaudlin
4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Totalpackage411
4.22/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A very good beer, highly drinkable and you can keep throwing them down smoothly. Surprisingly light for a red beer, taste close to regular Sam Adams but better.

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Photo of JorgesThemeSwimming
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zstets
3.11/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DJoe
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RKing44
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gingerbeard83
4.83/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great red, it's unfortunate that you can't get it outside of Boston.

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Photo of mmellow12
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Daktah
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of obriendes46
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hard to get outside Boston - just a great beer with a nice meal

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Photo of UTPharm2012
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.21/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chubenzino
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at the Union Oyster House in Boston.
Deep red color, short tight head. Good retention and spotty lace.
The smell has a good balance of hops and malts.
The taste also is nicely balanced, actually had a bit more hoppy finish than I was expecting.
The mouthfeel is quite creamy smooth, vey drinkable, medium body.
Another good beer, pretty good example for the style, a nice surprise.
apparently only available in Boston, part of Sam Adams charity program.

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Samuel Adams Brick Red from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 464 ratings
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