Tasman Red IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,163 Ratings
Tasman Red IPATasman Red IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ReelBigwigFish on 10-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,163
Reviews:
377
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.49%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
89
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Photo of 312HopBomb
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours brown but clear ruby red when held to the backlight. Medium tan head with good lacing.

Smells of caramel malt and earthy hops. Maybe a slight twinge of American or Australian hops?

Taste is the same with roasted caramel malt and burnt toast. Earthy hop with a very slight note of fruity hop. Light/moderate bitterness and some sweetness and moderate/full malt flavor.

Mouthfeel is medium/full with moderate carbonation.

Overall a decent red for the price but not one of my favorites. More of an Imperial red leaning toward the malty side.

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4.23/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A- pours a dark ruby-red color with a huge creamy head with long retention and patches of lace sticking down the entire glass

S- sweet caramel-toffe malt, dark fruit and figs, grapefruit zest & citrus hop

T- much more malty profile than expected, but its very good. Strong flavors or caramel-toffee, dark fig & prune. Citrus and pine hop flavors provide a nice balance, but the malt takes center stage on this one. The finish is slightly sweet with a dark fruit and resinous pine linger

M- medium body and carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish with just a bit of alcohol bite at the end

O- this one had a few months on it so I don't know if that influenced the malty sweetness or not, regardless I really liked it. This drinks more like an imperial amber/red but one of my recent favorites from SA.

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4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark mahogany color of brown, with a hint of midnight red. Fluffy thick tan head with lots of lacing. Although it's hard to see through the dark body, it is easy to tell that it is clear as a bell.

S: Strong hop aroma right off the bat. There's a grapefruit scent and a little lemon zest. Not much else, but it smells good.

T: I'm hit with a malty flavor at first. Some caramel, a little charcoal, some roasted nut. The aftertaste is a pine resin with a little bit of mineral taste.

M: It's very smooth...smoother than most other AIPA's I've had. There's still the roughness that you get from highly hopped IPA style beers, but it is very dextrinous and feels very malty.

O: I liked this beer. It was easy to drink, and tasted good. It was a bit too roasty for my personal taste, but that did not stop it from being an enjoyable beer. I would drink this over many of the other "standard" IPA/AIPA/IIPA offerings.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,163 ratings.
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