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Limbo IPA - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Limbo IPALimbo IPA

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1,089 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 43
Gots: 176 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: luvbier on 10-12-2013)
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Photo of Bone53
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Slightly hazy orange copper color with a foamy one finger off white head

Smell: Huge blend of tropical and citrus fruits (Mango, tangerines, apricots, oranges, pineapple, grapefruit). Pine resin comes through too, as well as slight onion and alcohol which gives my nose a nice burn. Really a lovely smelling beer

Taste: A ton of tropical notes upfront, malt sweetness in the middle, and citrusy grapefruit to finish it off. Pine resin throughout. Burps are great as well!

Mouthfeel: Medium body; Oily and extremely smooth with a slight bitter finish

Overall: I never thought id say this, but LT made an A beer with this one! It's unbelievable to me actually. I think they hired someone from Stone or something to brew this. This is a incredibly clean smelling and tasting IPA. All the notes you want in a IPA is in this beer. Tropical, citrus, pine, with just enough sweet malts to round it out. Also one of the best IPAs I have found in its price range (Hop Nosh being another example) and would make for a perfect go to. Rivals some of the best on the market. Definitely recommended!

Bone53, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Stevedore
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Miracle of Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A- Body is hazy golden yellow. One finger white head, fair retention, rings upon rings of lacing. Looks good, and after walking the entire Freedom Trail and then walking to the MIT campus, I was ready for a beer.

S- Grapefruit, citrus, pineapple and pale malt, in that order. Smells quite hoppy indeed.

F- Clean citrus hops come out as grapefruits and oranges with a leafiness. The bread and biscuit pale malts complement the hops nicely enough but this is definitely not the paragon of balance. Which is definitely not a bad thing here.

M- Medium bodied with a dry finish. Citrus bitterness on the finish is not terribly high; in fact my IPA-hating wife considered this one to be quite tasty as it is the bitterness that she usually objects to.

O- Very good IPA with plenty of hop character; enjoyed this one a lot with my lunch on a humid hot day.

Stevedore, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of Clemskis
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Clemskis, Today at 04:48 AM
Photo of mayamike
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

mayamike, Sunday at 12:45 AM
Photo of trickynicky
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

trickynicky, Sunday at 12:16 AM
Photo of smokiee629
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

smokiee629, Saturday at 06:06 PM
Photo of sdm
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%

sdm, Saturday at 02:17 AM
Photo of RancidAggro
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

RancidAggro, Thursday at 08:58 PM
Photo of schmoyer1
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

My expectations weren't all that high based on other Long Trail beers I've had but this is actually really good.

It's got a good aroma and a nice smooth citrusy taste. Good overall beer and it's 7.6%....

schmoyer1, Thursday at 02:47 AM
Photo of mpedara429
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

A: Amber in color with just the slightest haze. A very thin layer of off white head.

S: Malty and fruity. Pineapple, peach, and mango.

T: A burst of floral hops followed by the lovely fruitiness of the nose. Hop bite on the finish.

M: Medium and chewy body. Medium carbonation.

O: Better than your average IPA. Mainly a west coast IPA with a hint of east coast. Great variation in flavors that makes it stand out from the rest. Price point is solid too.

mpedara429, Thursday at 12:16 AM
Photo of waige_pilson
3.4/5  rDev -17.1%

waige_pilson, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Wyatt_Sasser
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Wyatt_Sasser, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of chadwicktorres
2/5  rDev -51.2%

chadwicktorres, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Dasein11
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Dasein11, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of nickfl
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

nickfl, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of TLA
4/5  rDev -2.4%

TLA, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of hpoole53089
4.52/5  rDev +10.2%

hpoole53089, Sep 15, 2014
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Limbo IPA from Long Trail Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.