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Longshot A Dark Night In Munich | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
3.68/5
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268 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by AmericanGothic on 03-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
268
pDev:
9.78%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 268 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of Shaw
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep ruby in color with a short tan head.

Very nice caramel aroma combined with toasted grain.

Rich flavor with lots of hop notes to balance it out. Nice.

Great body is substantial.

Overall I think I underrated this beer the first time I had it. It's one of my favorite Longshots this year.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish ruby red with lots of rising bubbles. Huge five finger off white head with good retention. A good amount of lacing sticks to the glass.

Smell: Dark roasted malts with a good mix of caramel and toffee. Some hints of nuts and brown sugar. Has a pretty noticeable hint of spice which might be from clove. Light hint of dark fruit and a nice presence of earthy hops.

Taste: A good taste of roasty malts up front with lots of caramel and toffee. Has some nuts and brown sugar in the mix. Hint of clove spice and banana. Also some hints of dark fruit. Finishes with a nice drying presence of earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Very creamy and somewhat chewy. Finishes somewhat dry.

Overall: A very solid take on a German Dunkel lager. Easy drinking with a full bready, nutty flavor.

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Photo of Bighuge
4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear mahogany tone. Good sized ivory white cap. Lacing is sporadic and droopy. Aroma is malty and sweet. A little chocolate. Flavor is more of the same. Nice little bread pudding maltiness with a little chocolate to boot. Easy drinking medium bodied beer.

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Photo of Onenote81
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a dark brownish mahogany with a thin beige head. Sweet aromas of toffee, bread, graham cracker. Moderate body. Carbonation spot on. This a total malt-bomb, and I love it. Caramel, toffee, coffee cake. Faint ethanol on the finish. Really a great beer. I dig it and I want more. Make this a seasonal!

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Photo of BucannonXC5
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up the Longshot series from BevMo in Mission Valley, San Diego, Calif. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. About 1 ½ fingers of head. Color was dark red, almost brown. Light tan lacing on the top. Average retention.

Smelled dark chocolate and coffee malts. Also some caramel in there, and some dark fruits, mainly cherry. Slighty reminded me of the Sam Adams Cherry Boch.

First thing that stood out with the taste was the smoothness. Got dark chocolate, light coffee, toffee and cherry. Got some Riesen candy in there as well.

Medium-to-full body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long-lasting, smooth finish.

Really liked this beer, a bit better than the Longshot Derf’s Secret Alt that I just had. Just smooth and consistent.

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Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a medium to dark brown with a large tan head. The aroma is very malty with a ton of toffee and biscuit malt. The flavor is more of the same. The toffee and caramel malt really stands out. There is also a little bit of grass and some lightly toasted malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very clean tasting and easy to drink.

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Photo of dwren89
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: molassesy brown with a nice dark and medium brown mix, thick tan head, great clarity

Aroma: malty sweet, great bread and molasses notes with some dark fruit hints as well. No noticeable hop aroma, clean yeast character

Taste: great depth of malt character spanning the same bready and molasses notes found in the aroma. A nice balanced and crisp finish that leaves just a hit of of sweetness and fruitiness

Mouthfeel: crisp, medium bodied lager feel, medium carbonation

Overall: Delicious example of the German classic dunkel. This definitely took me back to sitting in the Munich beer halls sucking down dunkels by the liter. Great balance with slight residual sweetness and a little fruitiness on the finish.

4.0/5

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Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of beerFool28607
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of jsh420
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of notjaredlouche
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of jsanford
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of tsulli
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of joshtrich
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of shockrocker65
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of redraiderme2
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Mattybz28
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of JimmytheSaintPSU
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of kaelingirl
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of guillemiro
4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Longshot A Dark Night In Munich from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 268 ratings
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