Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red
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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
Beer lovers in Boston have an excuse to visit their favorite local establishment and enjoy a pint of craft beer this year. Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red, a traditional European style ale handcrafted by the Samuel Adams brewers, is giving craft beer fans an opportunity to give back to the Boston community. For every pint of Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red sold,an additional donation will be made to The Boston Beer Company’s core philanthropic program, Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Decent red ale, nothing to write home about, pretty amber color, small head, smooth and cold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (4057) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Clear ruby copper color, light head cover, broad stripes of lace. Taste is fizzy caramel malt that grows a little through the palate, adding a bit of bittering at the finish. Slightly oily texture diminishes from the experience. Too similar to many Sam Adams offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (2102) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Draught @ Doyles: This one pours a crystal clear coppery color. There is a decent off-white head that left lots of lacing. Nice nose. Caramel malts, a subdued sweetness. Some spicy, earthy hops and a touch of pine. The taste is good. Very clean, well balanced, malty. Slightly dry, bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1703) - California, USA - JUN 10, 2013
On tap. Dark red color with white head. Malt and caramel aroma. Malt caramel and some hop flavor. Medium body with slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
jibanko (1) - Boston, - APR 25, 2013 does not count
Got this baby at a bar outside of the garden. Can’t go wrong with a Sam’s in Boston!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
paulvanpelt (533) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2013
Middelmatig bier op alle vlakken. Mooie amberkleur, maar het glas laat al meteen zien dat je te maken hebt met een weinig complexe doordrinker. Weinig neus, geen duidelijk aroma. Waterig, lichtzoet, licht bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopHater (16) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2013
On Draft at Embassy Suites Boston Airport. Dark Amber color. Aroma is metallic and mouthfeel is rather thin. Very little lacing. It does have a decent flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
Overall: A good, modesy red. Better than the Irish.
Note: On-tap at Cheers, Boston. Reviewed 2013-03-30.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (809) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAR 23, 2013
On tap. Pours a amber red with a tan head and lacing. It has a sweet aroma of caramel malt, with the same flavor profile and a not-too-sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Brick Red to me tasted quite a decent bit like Boston Lager, with slightly less bitterness. Brick Red has what you’d expect -- a red color. I honestly can’t quite remember the smell exactly, but I do remember that at the time, I had no complaints about Brick Red. The taste of this beer is the best part... like I said, somewhat similar to Boston Lager, but more palatable for me with almost no bitterness to speak of. This and 26.2 (Both Boston exclusives, unfortunately...) are both two of the best Samuel Adams varieties. I can understand and appreciate why they’re only available in Boston, but I still wish they’d bottle it and ship it!

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