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LongShot Old Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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LongShot Old AleLongShot Old Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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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waughbrew

Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is great! Thick and sweet, but not overly so. A lot of dark fruit with a surprising amount of cocoa/brownie. This is dessert. You can tell it will be that way from the aroma, which is huge malty cookie dough. Long lasting finish keeps me chewing on that mash. Not totally lucious in feel, a little "filtered" on the tongue, though it improves as it warms. Just enough alcohol presence to enhance things, but not as much as expected for this strength. Clean, complex, big, strong. Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2007 01:43:47 | More by waughbrew
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LongShot Old Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.