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Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (746) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2011
On draft at the Green Dragon Tavern, Boston during our 2011 New England vacation. A fine session ale in the traditonal style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerfest5 (1059) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 24, 2011
another middle of the road beer from sam adams, no real distinction behind this one, just a bland macro tasting beer thats a little amber in color.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1340) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2011
On tap at the historic Green Dragon pub in Boston. Pours a clear amber/red with a substantial off white head. Taste is rich sweet toasted maltiness along with caramel and butter. Not too hoppy. Goes down easy; very refreshing. A good session ale. A little like a milder version of Boston Ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cjl6 (57) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Pretty standard ale. It’s almost like they used the same recipe in Boston lager but changed it out for ale yeast. Tasty, but not memorable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Belgiumbill (11) - Shorewood, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 8, 2011
A big fan of Sam Adams, I find this falls short. Nice coloring, but little flavor. Seemed like a darker, watered down version of Boston lager.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (565) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2011
On tap at The Green Dragon and at the Sam Adams Brewery. Amber Color. Malt aroma. Rich Sweet Caramel Flavor with hop finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strap (373) - honolulu, Alabama, USA - APR 21, 2011
on tap at Jacob Wirth. a decent irish red. pours a clear filtered red. somewhat sweet, maybe a hint of caramel. a sessionable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AskForJenny (1014) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Tap - Probably the best Irish Ale I’ve had, but that isn’t saying much. Some malt, hops in the middle, and a little sweet at the end. Flavors were muted, beer tasted fresh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Sunset Grill. Pours dark orange to amber with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, caramelish and slight butterish. Bitter, roasted malty and sweet - slight fruity flavoured. Bitter and malty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyAvalanche (32) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 24, 2011
I’ve always found "Irish Red" ales and lagers to be a bit bland but Sam Adam’s does it again, I really liked this. Had a nice malty smell and drank very smooth and had kind of a sweet aftertaste, very tasty . Brick Red is the perfect description of the color because it was a deep, dark amber/red color. I really hope this gets marketed and is in stores, it’d be one I’d pick up on occasion that’s for sure. It went really well with the buffalo wings I had.


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