SAMUEL ADAMS 2O13 LONGSHOT – The winners of the 2O11 Samuel Adams LongShot American Homebrew Contest are being featured in a variety six-pack. The winners are Connecticut resident Zack Adams’s Magnificent Seven and California resident James Schirmer’s Beerflower Wheat. Also included in the pack is Employee Homebrew winner Dave Anderson’s Strawberry Lager. The Magnificent Seven is an Imperial IPA that includes 7 varieties of American hops. It has a slightly sweet malt character with grapefruit, pine and earthy notes and caramel and citrus aromas. The Beerflower Wheat is dark amber with a light floral and sweet aroma and flavors of hibiscus. Brewed with fresh strawberries, the Strawberry Lager is a wheat beer balanced with toffee and citrus notes with a creamy sweetness on the finish. Suggested retail for the 6-pack is $8.99 to $1O.99. Available from Atlas Distributing, Burke Distributing, Commercial Distributing, L.Knife & Son, and Merrimack Valley Distributing.