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LongShot Weizenbock - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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LongShot WeizenbockLongShot Weizenbock

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BA SCORE
87
very good

263 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
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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sfoley333

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a Pizza Port pint glass. Poured a hazy murky brown color with a tan head. Smell is a phenolic esters with banna, clove and dark fruit. Taste a mix of wheat and sweet malt with plum and clove flavors. Mouthfeel is medium body with a smooth carbonation feel. Its a great tasting smooth beer that hides the alcohol very well.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 07:57:35 | More by sfoley333
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LongShot Weizenbock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.