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

BA SCORE
84
good
268 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Longshot A Dark Night In MunichLongshot A Dark Night In Munich
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
Ratings:
268
Reviews:
128
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
9.68%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Photo of warnerry
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a nice clear deep amber with one finger of head. Head doesn't last too long and leaves very little lacing.

S - Smell is initially sweet, with some caramel, raisin and plum. After adjusting to the sweetness, a big bread aroma comes through.

T - Taste is similar to smell with more of a spice presence. Dark bread, plums and caramel. Pretty good.

M - Medium, slightly sticky mouthfeel that finishes with a bit of dry spiciness.

O - Pretty decent beer, but it doesn't really stand out in any way.

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Photo of Jason
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle.

LOOK: Dark and tawny, decent lacing

SMELL: Brown bread, mineral, very malty, melanoidan-like, floral, clean

TASTE: Sweet, big bodied, coffee, dark bread, black currants, malty, faint alcohol, clean, herbal, nutty, toasted grain, semi-sweet finish

Pretty good, seem to have a bit too much body for my liking and the style and does take away from the drinkable potential here. Happy to try it but it is one and done.

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Photo of rwilde
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of dgeebs07
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of bigbeers84
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Tumble
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of JohnBender
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of TheBeerDad
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of JackieTH
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes.

Poured a medium brown with a finger of light tan foam that faded, leaving minimal lacing. Smells of earthy malt, toffee and nuts. Taste is caramel malt, sweet, roasted elements coming in behind and a sense of doughiness and bread. Medium body, holds together. Mildly carbonated. Enjoyable beer.

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Photo of justinp
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of gpblackgt
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jzeilinger
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a chestnut brown color with a small tan head that dies down to a thin ring of lacing. Carbonation is light.

S - Malt forward, sweet roasted caramel and toffee, candied figs, bready, rum raisin aroma (without the alcohol edge).

T - The very first taste gives me the impression of nut bread mingled blended with roasted toffee and caramel. The flavors swirl around the palette and then finishing with a slight dark chocolate pine bitterness.

M - Body is medium, but on the light side.

O - If you're into German lagers, it's worth checking out.

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Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of pentasyllabic
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of nrombes
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of bump8628
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A solid dark lager. Brown sugar, toffee, caramel, and bread crust. Little in the way of hops. Clean. Sweet at the start but the balance ends up being neutral. Not much to say - not bad, not great, no real flaws, but it's not blowing my socks off. The two bottles that came in the Longshot 6 pack are enough to give me a feel for this down the middle lager.

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Longshot A Dark Night In Munich from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.72 out of 5 based on 268 ratings.
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