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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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3.3
radarsock (1223) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Pours an orangeish deep amber with a head one-to-two fingers in length which sinks gradually. Smells and tastes of dextrose, crisp malt extract, spice, noble German hops and brief citrus. Nice experience!

2.8
rejtable (2840) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
Tap from Dick’s. Pours breakfast tea coloured with no head and no lacing. Malty sweet top to bottom, some red plum notes. .Very light in mouth. Pretty basic for style.

3.7
johnnnniee (4408) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 2, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a deep amber almost red with a decent sized tan head that shows great retention. Smells of malty caramel and toffee with just enough earthy floral hops to make it a Sam Adams beer. The taste is a little sweet and a bit malty with a great Irish Red caramel feel to it. Spicy earthy hops provide some balance to the sweetness. Medium body with a moderate to spirited level of carbonation and a sweet malty mouthfeel. This is a nice Irish Red with a bit of a kick in the hops. I liked it a bit.

2.5
matalec1984 (115) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 28, 2012
My biggest issue with this beer is how is this a red? Flavor it tastes like a super malty amber Pours a deep amber brick color with small off white Nose is soft and malty. Flavor is very malty and a little sandy...hops are completely drowned out nicely.carbonated.but a little grainy in the mouthfeel department

2.6
Tonkun (1306) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Tap. Amber pour with minimal head. Caramel, dry fruit, brown sugar. Not too exciting.

3
Ron (4185) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 27, 2012
On tap at Tap and mallet. Deep amber pour,small off white head with some lacing. Aroma of sweet caramel malt and a touch of roast,very sweet ,caramel ,toffee even some fruit.. faint bitterness in the finish. A little thin ,good carbonation. Decent but not exciting.

2.9
DiarmaidBHK (5921) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Draft at Jacob Wirth. Pours copper with half an inch of khaki head which leaves a little lacing. A bit of malt on the nose. A bit coppery on the tongue. Finishes clean. A bit like a thin cough syrup as a beer.

3.5
sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 16, 2012
Tap. pours a clear brownish red. Mellow malt flavors with some light hops. Decent but unremarkable.

4.2
Jkeenam (19) - - APR 7, 2012
Sam Adams, Bri g this to the masses I love it, I just can't keep buying tickets to Boston to drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
annunz123 (967) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Had this on tap at the Harp in Boston on St. Pat’s Day. Typical red ale, starts malty but finishes with some hop bitterness. Quality beer and an easy drinker, but not really special.


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