Longshot Blackened Hops | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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87
very good
249 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by silentjay on 03-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
249
Reviews:
189
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
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Photo of harpus
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Deep brown pour, 1/2" head, light brown. the hopping was somewhat hidden, as you continually keep sniffing, you start to make out a tree like hop nose that is very faint.

More woodiness, bitter, not overly acrid, somewhat dry finish, roast never jumps into this, it has a deep dark color, but the roast stays off the tongue. I guess this is a black ipa. It really tastes what I would expect from SA in a black ipa, so I'll call it that.

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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Longshot Blackened Hops from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.88 out of 5 based on 249 ratings.
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