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LongShot Boysenberry Wheat - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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LongShot Boysenberry WheatLongShot Boysenberry Wheat

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BA SCORE
83
good

226 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 226
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.35% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 01-20-2007)
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AaronHomoya

Indiana

3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2007, 12 oz brown bottle.

Yellow-amber in color and clear, with a nice head and very good retention. Not sticky and lacy, though.

Aroma is very sweet, with berries, melon and a kool-aid like, candy smell. Not very beer-like, but interesting.

Flavor is light and sweet, with berries and a tangy finish that combines berry tartness and a bit of hop spiciness and bitterness.

Mouthfeel is fairly light and very smooth. Nice amount of carbonation.

Overall, very drinkable and actually went pretty well with the homemade tostadas I was eating at the time. The candy aroma might limit its long-term appeal, though.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2007 13:36:04 | More by AaronHomoya
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LongShot Boysenberry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.