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Tasman Red IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Tasman Red IPATasman Red IPA
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Tasman Red IPATasman Red IPA

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ReelBigwigFish on 10-25-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a reddish brown with two finger head that died at an OK pace but left lace patches on the glass. Like the appearance, your standard textbook aroma when one thinks "Red IPA" as I get citric, bitter hops, something like grape, bready graininess, minor sweet caramel. Fuller-bodied, smooth, slightly creamy, easy passing beer that hits the same notes on the tongue as it does on the nose - malt base of breadiness and caramel give it a fuller, chewey like sweetness that balances with good doses of citric, grapefruit hops (not really detecting other fruits) and they all finish high and dry thanks to a complementary ABV. Overall, not the most tasty beer and at times the beer either dries out my tongue or leaves bitter notes but still good all the way.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22-oz bottle into nonic pub glass

A few seconds after I opened the bottle, foam began to run out--highly carbonated, I guess.

A - large medium tan layer of thick foam over a murky body of copper/brown; head sticks around, lacing the glass beautifully

S - pine, citrus, earthy notes, caramel sweetenss

T - lots of pine and grapefruit up front, caramel sweetness moves in for a nice contrast, earthy and spicy hop notes answer back, finish is bitter and citrusy with a hint of residual malt sweetness

M - thick, creamy full body; high carbonation

O - Beautiful in appearance, intriguing in scent, delightfully complex in taste, pleasantly thick in feel, high in carbonation (which works well in this case). Tasman Red is a nice IPA and certainly worth a try.

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Tasman Red IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 1,163 ratings
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