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LongShot Weizenbock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

263 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 243
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alexgash on 02-09-2008)
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jpkoch1962

Indiana

4.55/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In my humble opinion this is one of the finest Weizenbock I've ever had (and I drank quite a few while living in Germany). The appearance was a dark, yet translucent copper brown. A light beige head topped off my glass that left plenty of lacing. An intense aroma of cloveish banana esters exloded from the glass. Plenty of malty, toffey notes could be detected as well. Heavy on the phenolics like a dunkles Weizenbock should be.

The taste was dominated by an intense, malty banana explosion that is very satisfying. A full thick chew body makes this bock a meal in itself. The finish was clean with a faint taste of cloves and bubblegum

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2008 01:54:27 | More by jpkoch1962
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grassy grain like smells in hear with a decent enough amount of yeast thrown in for good measure. full of life and grain for that matter. A very Belgian like flavor, witha good amount of light fruit like yeast and hints of pears and apples mixed in among the various grain like flavor

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Appearance: Nice frothy one inch head. Good carbonation. Color is a lighter shade of mahogany.

Smell: Sweet with raisin hints along with the alcohol. Caramel notes also coming through with what appears to be a bubble gum/cotton candy scent as well.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Hearty upon contact. Has a sweet biscuit flavor. Then that raisin hue comes into play. An ever so slight clove/perfume mixture comes next and then a subtle sting of alcohol at the end. Smooth and pleasant candy-like aftertaste.

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LongShot Weizenbock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.