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LongShot Double IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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LongShot Double IPALongShot Double IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

394 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 394
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Monkeyknife on 04-07-2009)
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RustyDiamond

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up the mixed 6 pack yesterday at Whole Foods. Cloudy orange in my nonic pint glass with a think, frothy cream colored head. Nice color contrast between head and body. Big aroma of grapefruit, orange creamsicle, Clemson blue cheese, and an undercurrent of 9% alcohol.

Huge pine flavor on the 1st sip, yet somewhat thin in touch. That velvet lasted for a brief second. Pretty damned hoppy and bitter in the middle. Very light in body...this one is all hops. Oily, slick and full of wicked hop flavor. Really thick pine with a hefty dose of grapefruit, which results in a bitter, oily, resiny mouthfeel. A little tough to put down, but really flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2009 20:52:59 | More by RustyDiamond
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LongShot Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.