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Samuel Adams LongShot Lemon Pepper Saison

Formerly brewed at Boston Beer Company
Style: Saison
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Jeremy White, who works in the IT department at Samuel Adams, channeled his love of Belgian beers to create his Lemon Pepper Saison, a classic Belgian-style brew. Jeremy’s flavorful, refreshing and lighter-bodied beer is brewed with Grains of Paradise, an exotic tropical spice also found in Samuel Adams Summer Ale. The peppery flavor is complemented by a slightly sweet aroma with hints of vanilla and citrus, making this beer the perfect cool down to a hot summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (15319) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
17th February 2012
Hazy deep gold beer, no head. Mild carbonation. Minerals. Banana and lemon, very slightly tangy. Neutral finish. Meh! Needs body, carbonation and pepper!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11972) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of lemon, grass, white pepper, and light herbs. Flavor of white pepper, herbal, subtle florals, and some lemon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11260) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle from the Natomas BevMo. Pours rather orangish with a foamy white 4 finger head. Nice aromas of citrus and pepper. Medium plus body with sharp carbonation. Flavor is lemon with pepper. Each sip starts a little sweet, and then it goes on to dry lemon and pepper. Good. Very drinkable. Alligator pepper - related to cardamom. Check wiki.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
12oz bottle-pours a big rich white head that laces and yellow color. Aroma is spice-clove/pepper, grain, yeast. Taste is peppery, grain, lemon rind, yeast. Good effervescence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2011

Name: LongShot Lemon Pepper Saison
Date: April 17, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: clear gold, frothy white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, nice peppery spicyness
Flavor: sweet spicy flavor, touch of lemony citrus, light spicyness with a hint of pepper, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10820) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2010
Bottle. Poured a clear pale color with an averae frothy white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate spice, lemon grass and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium spicy sweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a friend.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9961) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2010
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, lemon and light spice. Palate waslight bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of bread, lemon zest and white pepper with a smooth malty peppery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9847) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours clear dark yellow with an average, fizzy, off-white head, lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, grain, straw), light hops (herbs), heavy yeast (dough, earth) with notes of coriander and pepper. Light bodied, oily texture, and soft carbonation. Long duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daknole (9226) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2010
Goldish pour. Aroma has a bit of lemon, hops, caramel...no real pepper. No saison aroma either. Flavor is well not what it says it is. Tastes like a watered down and slightly spicy version of regular sam adams. Bummer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8726) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2010
Bottle from mixed 6-pak Premiere Gourmet. Somewhat tasty, very drinkable saison. Lemon is right there, with other spices. Golden with white head. Yeasty aroma. Its gone in a few summer weather gulps.Above-average mouthfeel.

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