wxman (1814) - 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. 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. 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. dlovell2 (2099) - 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. strap (912) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - 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.
AskForJenny (1085) - 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. yespr (44811) - 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. 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. coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Draft. Pours a lear reddish brown with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet, a littly syrupy, with some cherry notes. Flavor is malty, a bit sweet. Long, lingering sweet finish. Fairly hoppy. ttutony (918) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2011
Crystal clear red in the glass. Malt and caramel aroma on the nose. Mainly malty palate with just a touch of bitterness.