RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
This wily red IPA gets its character from the Tasmanian hops that are full of grapefruit, pine and earthy notes creating a bold flavor that threads throughout the taste. The hops are balanced by a core of roasty malts that give this brew body and richness with hints of toffee. This flavorful brew is rounded and smooth with a dry and citrusy hop finish.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boogerracing (63) - Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Good looking color. The nose has a very sweet malt with hops over it. Maybe some grapefruit to it. The taste of hops comes in after the sweetness of the malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westy1130 (74) - New York, USA - MAY 3, 2017
Rustic dark amber color. Citrusy and hoppy aroma with pine, grapefruit, and roasted malt flavors. One of the best beers Ive had from Sam Adams.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (6171) - Wauwatosa, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Pours a brown color, that when held to the light has an umber hue. Moderate sized head that is dark beige in color. Fresh raw malt, typical of a red ale, along with fresh grassy to light citric hops in the aromas. Sharp malt and hops flavors thrash about. Basically what I would expect from a hopped up red ale. I like it but it certainly isnt one I would find myself drinking a lot of. 9/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (4370) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 23, 2016
bottle @ Liquor Barn / Lexington KY --- Nice aroma of caramel malt and a little fruit. Hazy amber brown color, heavy beige head that never gets out of the way, clouds of lace. Taste is robust caramel malt that has a little fruit, riding medium fizz to a finish that mixes malt and hops. Much more understated hops than I anticipated, but still a remarkable brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (1526) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
355ml bottle. Pours a clear amber with a tan head. Aroma is dark frits, caramel, some hops. Taste is dark fruits, roasted malt and piney hops bitterness. Roasted malt and hoppy bitterness aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2016
Pours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready malty tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IslandHaole (1251) - Misawa, JAPAN - APR 11, 2016
Deep Ruby color with a foamy tan head. As an IPA, youd expect that pine/citrus hops would be the stars of the show, but theyre understudy to the rich lightly roasted malts. Id swear this was a mild Stout or Porter by the scent. Sweet, doughy, yes, some toffee and lightly burnt toast with mild earthy hops giving a bitter follow. Has a smooth feel with light carbonation, Id never guess this was an IPA in a blind tasting. Another solid offering from Boston Brewing!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dlihcsnatas (721) - Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Very dark amber brew with a tan head and smells of toffee. Taste is up front with toffee but then there is the citrus and herbal flavors that mess that up. Nope not a fan. Not sure why the fad right now is to take something that is NOT an IPA and try to make it one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (1070) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle. Clear red ale with beige head and lacing. The aroma was roasted malt and some citrus. Flavor was grapefruit, toffee, caramel and a light pine. The finish was slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Troupis (236) - - JAN 29, 2016
I appreciate that it's a unique IPA and has a unique hop with an intentional malt. However, it's just not that tasty/drinkable even though taste-filled. In a bottle in SoCal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quick3Beers (1173) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 22, 2016
A weirdly malty IPA, lots of grapefruit in the nose and something else I couldnt quite pick out, very familiar and nostalgic. Good beer.

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