LongShot Beer Flower Wheat - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 12.54%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 03-31-2013)
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Photo of c1377
4.24/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The nose is perfect, but dissapates somewhat as you get near the bottom of the glass.
The mouthfeel is velvety and almost thin.
The bittering is not overdone and does not linger.
Great for spring, summer, fall, and Christmas!

I really wish I could have purchased this in a 6pack, because this brew is worth sampling at different temperatures... It is highly drinkable... far more very refreshing than even lemonade on a hot day.
It is the only "longshot" I would purchase over and over.

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of the 2013 Samuel Adams LongShot Pack - Bullock’s Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a clear, deep, dark golden body with a large, white, sudsy head.

Smell: Lightly toasted wheat malt nose with a touch of sweetish toffee and a fruity-scented element from the hibiscus.

Taste: Malted wheat with a light, toasty edge to it and a slight overall breadiness. Toffee-like sweetness. The hibiscus adds an inviting, distinct fruitiness. Fairly neutral hop character with a minor bitterness. Fruity, lightly sweetish, lightly crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: Though just a simple wheat ale, it was decidedly drinkable, given an interesting, agreeable twist with the inclusion of hibiscus.

Photo of MaddDogg84
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Tone
3.84/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, amber color. 2/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of wheat, sweet malt, slight pale malt, slight hops, hint of hop oil, hint of citrus, and a hint of floral aromas. Fits the style of an American Pale Wheat Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, wheat, slight hops, hint of hop oil, slight pale malt, and a hint of floral flavor. Overall, good aroma, body, blend, and decent feel. The floral notes make this a session beer refreshingly sharp.

Photo of nickfl
3.8/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A small head of white foam on top of a clear, copper colored body. The head disappears quickly and leaves little lace. An aroma of sweet malt and floral notes. Lots of hybiscus up front in the flavor with notes of caramel and toasty malt in the middle. Finishes with more hybiscus and a touch of banana lurking in the background. Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a fairly sweet finish. Not bad, the hybiscus seems like a gererally positive addition to the base beer,methought it doesn't allow much wheat beer character to shine through.

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.78/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a short white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick but spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wheat, citrus fruit, light caramelized malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready from wheat and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then some sweet flavors of citrus, bananas and caramel come in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, it’s a decent beer with some flavor and substance to pound down for a while.

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LongShot Beer Flower Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.