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Longshot Blackened Hops - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

244 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: silentjay on 03-17-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

zestar, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Jovian00, Aug 02, 2014
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pathman, Jul 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

spikechiquet, Jun 07, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Look: Dark brown with a soapy off white head. Leaves plenty of lace and looks like a solid dark beer overall.

Smell: roasted, nutty malts, coffee, chocolate and a whiff of herbal hops.

Taste: Dark malt body, but still quite hoppy with herbal and earthy notes, a bit woodsy and taste faintly of citrus. Roasted malts, fairly bitter still. Has some mild coffee like flavor but mostly a one-two punch of roast and hops.

Feel: Full bodied, well carbonated. Finishes clean and balanced.

Overall: Solid black ipa. A two trick pony of malt and hops. Not insanely complex but good for what it is. The hops have held up well over time. This is still drinking like it was fresh.

Stinkypuss, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

lancecenter, May 19, 2013
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kobeer, Jul 30, 2012
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40451, May 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

seth72104, May 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Notes from 5/8/11; Best by Sept 2011

A - Pours black with massive three finger head. Head has excellent retention.

S - Smell is predominantly malts, roasted and chocolate, and some citrus notes.

T - Taste is chocolate malt and piney hops. While the hops definitely play a rolehere and persist in the aftertaste, this is a very malt-forward beer. Some lingering earthiness as well.

M - Medium creamy body, somewhat dry on the finish from both hops and earthy malts.

O - Not hoppy enough to be a black IPA. I'm not sure how this should be classified, but it feels like it can't commit. The hops get a bit muddled. Pretty tasty, but not something I would seek out.

warnerry, Mar 31, 2012
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sweisel80, Mar 24, 2012
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jaidenjb, Mar 21, 2012
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Longshot Blackened Hops from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.