LongShot Traditional Bock | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
87
very good
344 Ratings
LongShot Traditional BockLongShot Traditional Bock
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 12-30-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
344
Reviews:
320
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
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2.38/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Another bock that pours thin, brown, whispy 1/5" head. Aroma is muted.

Taste imparts a more dark fruit alcoholic british mild brown ale vibe. Tobacco, plums, prunes, cigars, tobacco.

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3.31/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Review based on notes taken 7-2-10.

I have been overlooking this brew for a long time. Wanted to give it a shoot before age took to strong a toll. A vigorous pour gets early three fingers of fluffy biscuit tan head. Head turns quickly rocky as it slowly fades. Body is a deep mahogany amber tone. Nose is very faint with notes of minerals and toasted grains, both are tough to detect. Taste is malty up front with some snappy almost crisp fruit tones coming in afterwards. Malts stay prominent and get long and thick on the back of the tongue the more you drink. Mouthfeel quickly becomes thick and cloying. Drinkability is not bad but man, this beer really stays thick and malty all over the palate.

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LongShot Traditional Bock from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.91 out of 5 based on 344 ratings.
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