Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red
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RATINGS: 98   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hypn0toad (267) - Maryland, USA - OCT 15, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Said to be special but I think out is because is not quite good enough to be nationally released. A but of a rusty taste. Hints of oktoberfest but that might be because of having that one right before this one. Our guide is talking about about their fancy glass I dont have yet, and I am jealous.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2010
Draught. Clear deep chestnut colour. Small tan head. The flavour has some fruit, hint of malt. Slightly roasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2010
decent Irish red from Samual Adams enjoyed at One Bistro in Norwood, MA.............

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Not a lot to say about this one. Medium hoppy red ale. Finish has a kinda weird oily texture that I find off-putting. At least some money is going to charity.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hombrepalo (1800) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2010
On tap at Bell in Hand (oldest taven in U.S.) Boston. Poured a transparent amber color with medium head. Smells like light carmel malts. Taste is similar. A bit on the watery side. Didn’t finish the pint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Pours red and smells of hops and grain. Smooth going down with a nice bitterness to it from the hops which you can taste right off. The sweet malts are what distinguishes this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (3306) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 31, 2010
On tap at Cheers in Boston. Does look brick red. Nice biege head with decent lacing. Aroma of malt and caramel. Tastes similar with a touch of fruit and hops. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (6145) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 18, 2010
Draught in Boston. Tons of toffee and caramel, wth a slightly bitter finish. Drikable but not very nice. Way too sweet and cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dionysus (1449) - Arizona, USA - JUL 3, 2010
On tap @ Sam Adams brewery. Pour is.... well whatdya know.... brick red. It actually is a rather attractive beer with the deep red sitting beneath a creamy khaki head. Almost a shame to drink it, well not really. Aroma is exceptionally fresh and fruity showing berries and light florals with a light undercurrent of caramel and a slight earthiness. Flavor shows the same with some additional graham cracker. Overall body is light to moderate, light to moderate sweetness, and lightly bitter. For whatever reason i’m sure this will be my default Irish red while in Boston.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italianjohn (2279) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Clear brick reddish pour very attractive .... tan creamy head ...... taste of sweet caramel malt and a little earthy .... nice irish red malty and sweet ... had it at cheers in boston

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