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Longshot Friar Hop Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Longshot Friar Hop AleLongshot Friar Hop Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

233 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 233
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.00% 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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Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Aroma - A definite spiced Belgian aroma with a touch of alcohol too.

Appearance - Golden amber with a tan head that sticks around with plenty of carbonation

Taste - Belgian spice upfront but not much sweetness but noth really bitter either. A touch of bitterness at the end. Not something I like.

Notes - This is either a Belgian ruined by hops or an IPA brewed with the wrong yeast.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 16:11:21 | More by jwhawkins81
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Idaho

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass at 40 degrees, the last of the longshot to drink.

Appearance: A one finger head that has good reteion; furhermore, the head is light ivory in color and left some lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is a medium amber color with copper hues. The clarity of the beer is clear with some carbonation bubbles. The color of the beer and the head looks really good for this style.

Nose: A very hoppy floral aroma with pine and citrus. The malt is lightly toasted with some phenolic notes. A subtle solvent, cloves, and banana.

Taste: A hoppy flavor that pine, floral, grapefruit, and oranges. The malts is firm with toasty and caramel notes. Other notes in the beer, banana, cloves, phenols, solvents, and yeast.

The mouth feel of the beer is carbonated, astringent, and crisp.

Overall: The body of the beer is light and the finish is medium full. This is an alright example of a Beligum IPA, I would have like to seen more hoppy flavor in the beer. Other than that the beer is clean and crisp and easy to drink. Good beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

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Longshot Friar Hop Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.