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RATINGS: 1050   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This rich and malty ale originated in Ireland in 1710. It has a deep red color and distinctive caramel flavor from its Pale and Caramel malts. The malt sweetness is balanced by the earthy notes of East Kent Goldings hops. Cheers!

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unixweb (237) - Sherman, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Very nice clear red color and decent head/lacing when poured from the bottle. The smell is sweet, malty yeast. The taste is pretty much the same, but with added hoppiness. It finished a little bitter, but not bad. Overall, I liked it but I dont have a whole lot to say about it, nothing that really stands out. If I happen to see it in the store, I might buy it, but I wont go looking for it.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (452) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle pour. Clear red with foamy tan head. Aroma is caramel and sweet malts. Medium creamy body. Sweet with a small bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1639) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 3, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear reddish color with a small white head. The aroma is caramel malt and fruit. The taste is just like the nose.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
donandres (515) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - FEB 23, 2017
12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass Appearance: brown, deep red when against the light clear small foam that lingers some lacing Aroma: sweet malty aroma Taste: pleasant low-medium bitterness Mouth feel: good carbonation, tart, long bitter sweet finish, very good carbonation Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat but not look for drank: February 23, 2017 9:26 PM

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutBeerReviews (120) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 7, 2017
Samuel adams all have a very distinct flavor, and if ur a fan of that flavor, then you are bound to be a fan of most sams. This one is tasty and simple. pretty much what i expected. nice frothy head that lasts a while. malty and tart, good looking dark color. tartness lingers on the finish. Cant really go wrong.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rex_Remes (195) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JAN 30, 2017
(12oz bottle) AROMA: sweet corn/malt, fruit/pineapple, tobacco. APPEARANCE: reddish Amber, textured brown foam, clear, good carbonation, nice looking beer. TASTE: rich malt, molasses, solid ale notes, coffee grounds, dark green grass. PALATE: medium body, crisp upfront, water-focused feeling, bitter. OVERALL: solid red ale, sweet (and a little sour) malt focus, but with a nice amount of hoppy bitter followthru, not overly heavy but filling.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (2517) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Pours a finger of head on a clear dark straw body. Aroma is caramel and dark malt... but a little off. Taste is malty sweet, almost no bitter. Easy. Texture is smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gripweed57 (1785) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Copper red color topped by a small beige head with nice lacing. Faint toasted malt nose. Caramel malt flavor. Some red fruit notes. Chewy mouthfeel. Nutty malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
euniceradio (522) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JAN 26, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2017 12oz bottle to tulip. Pours ruby, no head or lacing. Aroma of dark fruit, malts. Nothing too special going on. Taste of hop spice, dark fruit and roasted malts. Grainy finish. Wish I could have rated a better beer for my 500th rating.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bosco (305) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2017
Reddish brown, hardly any head or lacing. Thin, watery palate, nothing really special going on here. Expected a little better from Boston Brewing. I wish I could Have rated a better beer for my 300th RateBeer rating. $13.99/multi 12pk at Publix, Boca Raton, Florida

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (1047) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JAN 19, 2017
Bottle. Dark amber color with an off-white head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and dark fruit flavors. Flat medium bodied.


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