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Samuel Adams LongShot Pineapple IPA

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Created by Samuel Adams Employee Teresa Bury, PA.

Teresa made it a personal challenge to create a beer with a strong hop flavor that was balanced with her favorite fruit, pineapple. Brewed with four different American hops for a burst of grapefruit character that’s mellowed and complemented by the tropical fruit notes from the pineapple.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2016
Pours a light golden amber...Aroma of subtle hops and pinapple. Tastes of light pineapple to start and goes lightly hoppy to a watery tail.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
shigadeyo (3611) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Surgary floral aroma; orange color, frothy off white head; sugary, sweet, malty, syrupy, a bit of pine in the finish, but not much bitterness at Ale for an IPA, pineapple isn?t overly obvious; medium body, good mouthfeel; too much sweet, want more pine and bitterness to balance it though.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (6138) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Dark yellow pour with a white head. The aroma has some light pineapple and biscuit malt notes. The flavor is a mix of pineapple, orange and grapefruit hops, with some sugar and light bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2015
[Bottle] Deep golden pour with a copious amount of white foam on top. Notes of pineapple jelly, grapefruit and sweet orange peel in the nose. More of a pineapple extract note in the flavor. Citrus zest, musty grains and honey round it out. Bitterness levels are low, but persistent. Tasting notes from 7/2014.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1840) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Golden yellow pour with an off-white head. Aroma is light fruit. Taste is light pineapple in the finish. A bit smooth, ok tasting and lacing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2718) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle from Canals in Delran. Notes of bread, grapefruit and some pineapple. Taste was balanced and refreshing. Body was a tad thin, but the brew was solid and different.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GnarlyGnome (852) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2014
bottle: not as much hop character as I was hoping for, but this was still pretty good. Nice juicy pineapple flavor comes through with some citrus and flowery hop notes. Good...but really wish it had some more bite to compete with the sweet pineapple flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpmaster (1352) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $9.99/6-pack. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nephilium (1644) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Faint aroma of pineapple, very little hop aroma present. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Main flavor is pineapple, with a mild hop bitterness in the finish. Not a lot going on, fairly middle of the road.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (4033) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Clear dark golden pour with ring of white head. Not too much by way of aroma, some honey, some grapefruit. But the flavor brings out a much larger citrus and sweetness. The bitterness of the hops only comes out on the finish lending for a little balance to the upfront sweetness of the pineapple notes. The flavors play decently well together, but it just doesn’t do a lot for my personal tastes. Still, an interesting offering.


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