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Limbo IPA - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Limbo IPALimbo IPA

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1,265 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,265
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 54
Gots: 240 | FT: 2
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 +10%
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 -0.7%
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
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Jsonta, Yesterday at 11:25 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

billyanania, Yesterday at 01:40 AM
Photo of HamdenHector
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: crystal clear; copper colored; 1 finger off white head that receded to a thin collar; very nice lacing;

S: an attractive combination of tropical fruit, pine, and floral hops;

T: follows the nose up front; at mid-palate, it's citrusy with some tropical fruit and it stays that way through the moderately bitter, long lasting finish;

M: light to medium bodied; low to moderate carbonation;

O: complex; very hoppy aroma and flavor; a little thin for the style; very interesting and enjoyable;

HamdenHector, Wednesday at 08:22 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

grahuba, Wednesday at 12:51 AM
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4.24/5  rDev +3.7%

FatRatPhilly, Tuesday at 10:31 PM
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4.28/5  rDev +4.6%

lbf, Tuesday at 08:36 PM
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4.76/5  rDev +16.4%

mozif, Tuesday at 02:41 AM
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

rfoltz53, Tuesday at 12:56 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Trashcat, Monday at 04:32 PM
Photo of JAFoley
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

A - Clear copper body with bubbly off-white head. Very good retention and lacing.

S - Floral hops and malt

T - Pine and floral bitterness, grapefruit and lemon grass. Toasted malts with alcohol spiciness.

M - Medium body with moderate/high carbonation. Slick and refreshing.

O - This was a real surprise. Lots of great flavors, nice and bitter, and very drinkable.

JAFoley, Sunday at 07:42 PM
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4.96/5  rDev +21.3%

JoshJayne, Sunday at 06:45 PM
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3.36/5  rDev -17.8%

emptyglassagain, Sunday at 03:12 PM
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

44leaves, Nov 21, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -31.5%

Gervaise, Nov 19, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -6.1%

harryhops, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

EuphonicHops, Nov 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

pwandres, Nov 18, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

Kunks80, Nov 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

fugazidps, Nov 17, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -19.8%

DontFear_TheBeard, Nov 17, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -14.9%

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Limbo IPA from Long Trail Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,265 ratings.