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LongShot Cranberry Wit - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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LongShot Cranberry WitLongShot Cranberry Wit

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BA SCORE
81
good

307 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 307
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 12-29-2008)
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DannyS

New York

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass, poured from a 12 oz. bottle.

A - Standard wheat ale orange with a slight rose tint. Thin head with little lacing.

S - Sweet, flowery, and cinnamon spicy on the nose, backed up by wheat. Not much of the cranberry I was expecting.

T - Slightly tart, slightly sweet, with noticable contributions from the grains of paradise. It's not exactly cranberry-esque, but it's still well-flavored.

M - Medium weight on the tongue with nice, fizzy pep.

D - Let it warm up a little; it seems a bit harsh if you drink it really cold. Much more pleasant and smooth when it opens up.

Overall - A tad unbalanced in my oipinion, but it's actually pretty tasty. It ranks second on my longshot reviews, as I loved the traditional Bock and was not impressed by the DIPA. My overall rating of the longshot pack is good; I recommend getting it just for a change of pace.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2009 03:58:19 | More by DannyS
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LongShot Cranberry Wit from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.