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Samuel Adams LongShot Dortmunder Style Export

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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bruce describes his classic German-style lager as "pale gold in color with a blend of Pilsner maltiness and a mild hops aroma. The bitterness is just enough to balance the taste of the malt." Bruce is a former music teacher who began homebrewing 13 years ago when his wife gave him a kit for Christmas. He has since become an accomplished homebrewer and shares his knowledge and passion for beer by teaching classes in homebrewing and beer appreciation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (14080) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Aroma of lighter malt with noticeable hop. Brassy color with a decent white head that even attempts to lace. Medium bodied, starts a bit sweet from the malt, there is a hop bite that pleasantly offsets the malt, and the finish has enough bitter to satisfy. There are some delicate fruit notes along the way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Bottle. Poured clear dark amber with an large frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Moderate malty and tart citrus aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Well balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting beer that I have shared with a freind.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13272) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2007
Bottle poured a clear gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of bread, earthiness and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of biscuits, earthiness, spices and a hint of citrus with a crisp lingering moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (13233) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 23, 2007
(12oz bottle) Crystal clear golden straw body topped by small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, cereal, dough, some peach, light honey. Taste is medium sweet, corn, some cereal, peach, light honey, herb, faint herbal. Watery light body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (12878) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 18, 2007
A golden lager with a thin white head. A grassy malt aroma. In mouth, a crisp malt with chalky notes, rather mineral. Medium bodied. Bottle at 11th Annual CNY Brewfest, Feb.5 2007.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, grass, dirty gym socks, light skunk, and nuts. Flavor of caramel malt, mild hops, and nuts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and hazy yellow color. Aroma is light-malt, grain, secondary citrus/herbal hops. Taste is light-malt, grain, secondary citrus/herbal/spicy hops. OK carbonation. Slight syrupy yet semi-dry mouth feel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2007
12oz bottle shared courtesy of TomDecapolis. Poured a medium golden color with an averaged sized white head. Aromas and tastes of grain (lots of graininess), wheat and cereal. Thinner body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11492) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2007
Pours a clear golden color with a medium and foamy white head that lasts awhile. Minimal lacing on the glass. The aroma is mildly hoppy with touches of yeast and grass. Light, dry body with a clean malt and hops flavor, as well as a bit of spice. The finish is earthy malt with a light spice aftertaste. Above average for the style but I was hoping for a little more out of a homebrewer who made the big time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Longshot Dortmunder Export
Date: 03/14/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

hazy dark yellow, wispy white head, sweet malt aroma with a hint of corn, sweet malt flavor, good caramel sweetness, light balancing hops leaves a light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

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