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LongShot Double IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

LongShot Double IPALongShot Double IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

393 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 393
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%


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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mtbbaboon

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a nice surprise to see this Longshot six pack on the shelf of the beer store. I was most interested in the double IPA. Poured this into a Duvel tulip glass. Color is a nice hazy orange. Moderate head that leaves a nice ring and sticky lacing. Smells hoppy like you'd expect, but not overpowering. Citrus is noticable (grapefruit). The taste is much the same. Plenty of hops there, but a nice dose of sweet malt to bring a little more balance to it. There is something else there that I can't put my finger on. I LIKE it, but I can't tell what it is (ideas, anyone?). Finishes off with a touch of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel. Just the right amount of carbonation. Leaves a mild amount of stick behind. This is a real nice double IPA. I'd love to be able to get this in six packs.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2009 21:02:13 | More by mtbbaboon
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LongShot Double IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.