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:
376
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.49%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
88
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,163 |  Reviews: 376
Photo of AD17
3.35/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AGoodStout
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frankflores
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.54/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaPan
4.12/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CommonSense
3.57/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I hate to say it, but Sam Adams really just doesn't know how to brew an IPA.

This is one of the better ones I've had from them and it's still not great.

79/100

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Photo of dpgoblejr
4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.85/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

redish hue. you can taste the malts and the hops and a bit of citris. wasnt quite sure how it was going to go down. it didnt go down too smooth but it didnt go down bad either

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Photo of Johncnh
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boriqua445
4.62/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Zaktcc
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleMalt
4.34/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Delicious malty backbone. The Tasmanian hops are subdued slightly by the malts, but still add a very nice citrus bitterness to the brew.
Overall, a really good beer that does not fit my profile for a typical IPA, and it looks great too.

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Photo of Tsuacad
2.84/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Peter_M_Morris
3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of creepinjeeper
4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle from the Hopology box
Glass: SA perfect pint
Pour: Reveals a burnt red body with a thick and rocky, orange latte colored head.
Smell: Reveals a malty backbone, wet bread and toffee, pine sap and fresh grapefruit peel.
Taste: Mmmm. Tasmanian hops, juicy grapefruit, hint of roasted malts. Balanced.
Feel: Balanced carbonation. Clean and dry finish.
Overall: A beer that deliciously showcases SA's ability to brew many different styles successfully, including IPA's. I wish I could find six packs of this.

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Photo of PatrickG
3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.54/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.07/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Red and dark orange colors approaching light brown. Aroma of c hops and red malts.

Taste was bitter, but enough regular 2 row to absorb some heat and bitterness. Toffee malt flavors start to become the primary thing you get in every sip. Nothing unique about the hop profile or contributions.

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Photo of lupercmda
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewfocker80
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 2ellas
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Khaack
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alpha309
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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