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Samuel Adams LongShot Traditional Bock



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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
2008. Created by homebrewer Alex Drobshoff. Alex’s Brew is a bright copper German inspired bock with a complex, full bodied mouthfeel. Hints of rich plum and cherry aromas paired with its toasty, malt flavor make this the perfect beer to linger over on a cool evening.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Bottle to Samuel Adams glass. Pours dark amber with thin head, but it continues to lace. Cherries, bread. Nice coffee, chocolate with a bit of bitter finish. Alcohol is present and accounted for, could be a little sweeter. Very nice full palate with ample carbonation. A very good bock, nice to find this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Brown with a nice off white head. Aroma is lightly malty, crystal malt, toasty. Taste is mollases, caramel, light smoke, light chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuzz (811) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2010
Nice smooth and creamy/malty beer. only slightly metallic taste. great rich color and aroma

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 27, 2009
Pours brown/red, thin off white head. Malty aroma, caramelly and bock-ish... Full bodied, malty flavour - very nice. Not something I usually go for but very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ContemplateBeer (1996) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 23, 2009
Toffee, caramel and plum scents. Appearance is well carbonated medium brown with creamy head. Flavor matches the nose well, with more of an emphasis on the caramel. Palate is creamy. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
twindadplus2 (673) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Dark coppery brown color with a film of a head. Spicy roasted malt aroma. Sweet malt flavor with a bitter sweet finish that lasts. Medium with an almost sticky mouthfeel. This is a very easy drinking, satisfying beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wickster (85) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 13, 2009
I must say I really enjoyed this one. Very good bock. Nice dark coper color. Getting lots of malt, but a nice balance, not a total malt bomb or anything....I would buy this again!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - DEC 13, 2009
This is a really solid bock. I enjoyed this more than most Sam Adams brews. Nice malty taste with just a touch of sweetness. Some bread type notes in it as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rynoplasty (700) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Pours amber brown with a tan head. Aroma is caramel malts with hints of chocolate. Flavor is nice and malty with caramel, brown sugar and hints of chocolate coming through. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
undsioux7 (871) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2009
Pours clear deep amber/copper. Aroma of toasted cereal and fruit. Taste is the same. I found this to be an easy drinker. Good stuff

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