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LongShot Old Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

LongShot Old AleLongShot Old Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 230
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%


Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: billybob on 01-20-2007)
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Reviews by TastyTaste:
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TastyTaste

Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cola brown color, a little carbonation, good head.

Smell: Brown sugar, dark fruit, much alcohol. Very sweet.

Taste: Sweet and sour granny smith apple, tart and potent, alcohol is very evident, honey and raisins, could use a little mellowing, but overall good. Good work, Don.

Drinkability: THe Longshots were all good in their own rights, this is a pretty good OA.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2007 03:10:52 | More by TastyTaste
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LongShot Old Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.