Samuel Adams Irish Red

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Type: Irish Red Ale
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  • 05.80% 
  • 1525/3686 
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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.

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  • Jun 9, 2014
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
    3.5
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    Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz. bottle into a pint glass. Appearance: Its body is dark reddish copper in color and it has nice clarity. The head is average size, light tan in color and fades down to thin covering. Smell: The aroma is sweet and malty with hints of caramel and toffee. Taste/Mouth feel: The favor is much the same as the aroma with a malty character and light mild hops in the background. Its finish is smooth and clean with a medium body and a smooth creamy texture. Notes: This is a very easy drinking beer with simple pleasing flavor.
  • Mar 19, 2011
    kaj-ii (778)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
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    [Best served in an English Pint]

    Bottle. Poured a clear dark red-brown in color with a small white frothy head that was mostly diminishing. The aroma was that of cookie and caramel malts with a light scent of flowery hops. It tasted sweet with a slightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel was creamy and medium bodied. Overall an average brew.

    Serving type: bottle