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RATINGS: 1029   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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Appearance: Pours a clear, ruby-colored body with a medium, frothy, lasting off-white head. Smell: Simple, pleasing aroma of caramel, toast, spice, and cherries. Taste: Bready caramel maltiness with a medium sweetness. Pinch of light brown sugar. Cherry fruitiness. Bit of spice. Light, clean English hop bitterness. Toasted malts in the drying finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Very slight creaminess to the mouthfeel. Drinkability: A solid Irish Red.


3.3
dfinney23 (3394) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2017
Straight ahead red. Rich amber color. Malty but balanced. Goes down easy. Good stuff.

3.6
LaserDave (21) - - AUG 4, 2017
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! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
luttonm (6550) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 6, 2017
Bottle in Seattle. Malty dark brown and a dissipating off white head. Sweet malty red nose, lots of syrup with a red fruity edge. Fruity red malts, a touch of tootsie roll. A bit empty, but with an ok bitterness. Fair.

3.7
Itzjerm (3055) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2017
Everything a basic red should have. Nice head that never ends. Nice grain with some husk flavors as expected. Sweet malty light burnt sugar. Nose is all the same. Enjoyable.

3.1
Chadhami (152) - - APR 29, 2017
This beer looks beautiful on the glass, great brownish red color. Not much in the flavor department but goes down easy.

3
SlimHabib (484) - 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
ordybill (1815) - 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
donandres (590) - Makati, 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
StoutBeerReviews (204) - 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. Can’t really go wrong.

3.4
Rex_Remes (239) - 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.


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