Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red
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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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 Companyís core philanthropic program, Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hombrepalo (1923) - 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. Didnít 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 (4099) - 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 (7337) - 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 (1454) - 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 iím 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 (2447) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dashiell22 (51) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Beautiful deep red color, very clean tasting. My excitement at finding this tap-only beer probably affected my judgment. As for Sam Adams, Iíll probably stick with the lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsf23mr (217) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2010
Good beer that you can only find in Boston, Mass. Tasted it during the Brewery tour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KUEric (888) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 13, 2010
A very good everyday Boston beer. St pattys day and boston go hand and hand, the cold and rain are just added bonuses. I liked this beer, it had a touch of hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AGAquino (663) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2010
Cristal red color slight head; slight sweet malt with noticeable hop. Nice carbonation, sweet malty and slight hop flavor. Slight aftertaste

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