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Longshot American Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DLSheidy on 04-16-2014)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
Photo of ChainGangGuy
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of the 2013 Samuel Adams LongShot 6-Pack - $9.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown, near black body with a medium-sized, mocha-toned head.

Smell: This LongShot winner presents chocolate and roast (very slightly charred) with minor supporting toasted bread and caramel notes. Some fruitiness of the citrusy American hops and a few, stray dark fruit esters.

Taste: The sweet, smooth taste of roasted barley, some underlying toast and caramel elements. Has a thin smokey, charred hint. Slight dark fruit. Citrus and just a little bit of pine showing from the hops. Medium bitterness. Still some remaining sweetness for the roasty finish with some smooth creaminess.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A solid, satisfying stout.

ChainGangGuy, May 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

tbryan5, May 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

SmellsofMahagony, May 27, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jet black in color with an inch thick tightly packed khaki colored head. Impenetrable to light. Good head retention. Aroma of dark roasted barley,coffee, and chocolate. Bitter taste of dark roasted barley blends well with pine like hops. There's a bit of sweetness that comes out in that is similar to a mocha type of taste that comes out in the back of the palate. The mouth is creamy and slightly oily.

Franziskaner, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Beautiful dark body pitch black, light tan head looks great in my glass. Big light cocoa colored head flowing full on cloud texture, with light speckled lacing left behind. Aroma has some caramel notes, mild dark chocolate notes, hint of coffee accents. Flavor creamy dark chocolate, hint of butterscotch with dark fruit notes...plum and raisin finish. Dry finish dark almost charcoal dark roasted malt character. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry finish a bit high on carbonation. Overall, I'm liking it but not as much as my initial gut number score.

WVbeergeek, Jun 23, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours pitch black, opaque in the glass with a thin light brown head with decent retention and light lacing. Nice aroma of dark toasted malt, vanilla, hints of chocolate and lactose. Flavor is sweet dark toasted malt, chocolate, hints of vanilla and coffee. An interesting dark molasses flavor develops in the finish which is dominated by dark sweet malt and a hint of hop bitterness. Nice creamy body. A nicely balanced and flavorful stout. I don't know if oats were used in this, but the body and flavor are positively reminiscent of oatmeal stouts. Nicely done. I enjoy this series every year.

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Longshot American Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.