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Samuel Adams Longshot American Stout



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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Created by Created by Russ Brunner, FL.

Russ has been brewing for three years but this was his first venture into creating a recipe from scratch. The result of his hard work is a big malty stout with notes of chocolate and coffee that carry through to a velvety finish with hints of roasted cocoa. The richness is balanced by subtle citrus and pine notes from the American hops that add a touch of bitterness to this deep and satisfying brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1735) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Black pour with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, little chocolate. Taste is creamy, roasted malt, chocolate. Nice mellow drink. Little bit of citrus hops in the finish. Ok lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6517) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JAN 21, 2015
12oz bottle thanks to cbfobes, June 2014. Black pour with a small tan head, mild lacing. Lots of chocolate in the aroma, mild coffee, doughy malts, toasted caramel. Rich flavor, chocolate and coffee apparent again, from the malts, a distinct bitterness hits the tongue, borderline astringent, not much hop presence. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pumpmaster (1194) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2014
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $9.99/6-pack. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (2369) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle to snifter. Still a bit cold, but nose is showing a deep, dark chocolate aroma, slight cocoa, and a soft, rounded roastiness. Pour is black with a light brown, small head. Taste is slightly sharp initially, quite bitter, but a complimentary sweet malt backbone. Significant alcohol warming for only 7.2%. Not really getting much hop flavor. The alcohol is really making this one rough though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
From a bottle poured a dark color with a small amount of head. Nice toasted malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4924) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Deep dark brown coloured body with a nice three centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, oatmeal, nuts, earth and some bright cherry notes. Medium-bodied; Strong roasted malt flavours with some earth, cream, nuts, licorice and coffee noticeable. Aftertaste shows a lot of body and quite a bit of roasted and pungent malt character. Overall, a nice stout and is fairly similar to what I was expecting - not great and not poor - average. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Giant Food in Falls Church (Skyline), Virginia on 03-May-2014 for US$1,66 sampled at home in Washington on 27-September-2014.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Butters (3898) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Black pour with dense brown head. Great aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Very roasted deep cocoa notes and earthy bitterness. Sweet, but with some decent piney hop bitterness for balance. Earthy finish. Fantastic stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1445) - Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Starts off with a nice roasted coffee aroma, pours an opaque pitch black with a thin dark tan head. Very predominant chocolate notes, with a touch of sweetness, that carries through to bitter in the midpalate, and a roasted finish. A very nice example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Serving: 12 oz. bottle. Damn near black pour with a large tan head. The nose has nice roasted malt notes with a hint of chocolate and coffee. Smooth on the tongue. Not too heavy, but not too light. Well balanced flavors of dark roasted malt, coffee, and cocoa. Nice roasted bitterness on the back end. Overall very well rounded and rather tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1960) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Looks like a stout. Coffee and chocolate, of course, but also hoppy citrus. Pretty good!

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