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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Boston has a long, rich history of brewing. By the late 1800s, over 30 breweries existed inside Boston's city limits, making it one of America's largest brewing hubs. Inspired by Boston's brewing glory days, Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red has a distinct caramel flavor from pale and caramel malts, and a deep red color reminiscent of the historic red brick at the Samuel Adams Boston brewery. This one of a kind beer has historically only been found on tap in Boston, making it impossible to take home this piece of the city's brewing history.... Until now. Cheers!

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3.8
NallePalle (684) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
At draught, Cheers, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA. Overall nice in all aspects, a pleasant ale.

3.8
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was on tap and poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice gentle dark red color with a thin half finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than about forty seconds leaving a nice slightly foamy clingy lacing. The aroma had a nice nutty to caramel smell that was fairly enticing and rich. The taste was moderately sweet but still had a nice roasted nuttiness about it. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionable aspect about it. Also, there’s a nice rich creamy sort of feel running over my tongue. Overall, this was a pretty good Irish Red ale well worthy of having again. I think it would be beneficial to Sam Adams if they started bottling this one.

3.3
asheft (3108) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap at Durgan Park, Logan airport. Sweet and creamy aroma with toffee and a citrus note. Clear light mahogany under a white ring. Sweet, nutty toffee flavour with bread crust and medium bitterness. Medium body, moderate carbonation, nutty finish.

3
JK (6252) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Tap at Union Oyster House. Very little aroma but lots of malt in the flavor with some caramel and sweet for the style. This style doesnt have much to offer but this beer does it better than most.

3.8
Cybercat (6016) - Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a thick buff head that leaves generous lacing. Malty aroma has notes of caramel and cloves. Spice - cloves and a little cinnamon - dominate the flavor, but let through malty and caramel notes. Texture is about average, but still acceptable. Get your brick on with a good red ale!

2.3
haukur (2075) - Kópavogur, ICELAND - JUN 30, 2014
At Logan Airport. Almost no aroma, some malt. dark red, firm head. Taste is malty with tingling sweetness. Dont know if badly made or just horrible beer style but this one was almost hard to finish.

2.9
Barreras (1689) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours a cola brown color with a heavy malt smell. Taste is full of malt and a tinge of sweet molasses. Taste is bready, with a mild earthy flavor. happy I tried this beer while at the Cheer’s Restaurant in Boston.

3.9
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Tap in Boston. Pours a clear reddish with an off-white head. Nose and taste sweet malt and some caramel. Pretty smooth.

3.3
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Nice red, copper color. Little to no head. Nicely balanced beer: more sweet that bitter in my opinion but nice refreshing middle of the road red.

3.1
berkshirejohn (6611) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
On tap at Boston Logan Airport. Reddish copper in colour with a thin cream head; nutty malt aroma; soft and malty in the mouth with some light caramel; and a toffee finish.


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