Review Date 3/12/2007
Longshot Boysenberry Wheat pours to a cloudy orange amber color with a thick spritzy head of foam and a soft fruity berry nose. Upon sipping, you’ll
discover a medium bodied beer with a crackery wheat and malt body that is
immediately overtaken by the assertive berry flavor that is reminiscent of a
Fruit beers are often criticized for being too sweet, but that’s not the case here. The crisp German Hallertau hops in the bitterness offer a balancing dryness and slight bitterness that is usually absent in wheat beers. Here, they add to the beer’s definite refreshing character.
I think this one has wide appeal, even to those who normally eschew fruit beers. A refreshingly different brew and a welcome member of the 2007 LongShot triumvirate.
And remember, try a new beer today, and drink outside the box.
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