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Limbo IPA - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Limbo IPALimbo IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,085 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,085
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 43
Gots: 175 | 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 BEERMILER12
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 01/23/14

A: Pours a hazy apricot color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to a bubbly cap that leaves some nice sticky lacing

S: Nice juicy hops up front with a solid malt backbone. Lightly spicy, but mostly mango and tropical hops

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a burst of tropical hops followed by a lightly spicy malt presence. Bitterness lingers into the finish along with some of the juiciness

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: The body makes this very easy to drink, along with the fact that it never gets overly bitter despite the 80 IBUs. Well-balanced and nicely juicy. Definitely one of Long Trail's better brews, if not their best so far

BEERMILER12, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Billolick
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle, bottled 1-22-14

Pours clouded lighter amber, long lasting lite khaki head. Leaves generous fine and high sheeting.

Grapefruit nose, juicy and pungent.

Super tasty IPA. Loads of citrus, grapefruit,grapefruit and more grapefruit and more of a minor lime note.

Long trail's finest hour. This is well crafted and well worth seeking out. Finally a world class IPA from Vermont that I dont have to Vermont for and dont need to know the secret handshake to purchase a few six packs of.

Billolick, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of jackrodgers77
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

jackrodgers77, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of johnsilk
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

johnsilk, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Tone2467
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Tone2467, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of brewha13
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

brewha13, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of TheJakeyl88
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

TheJakeyl88, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of JohnathanColeman
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

JohnathanColeman, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of bikesandbeers
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

bikesandbeers, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of Rutgers13
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Rutgers13, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of T-34-85
4.36/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle to pint glass.

A: Clear beer with an amber/redish hue.

S: Very strong presence of tropical fruit aromas from the hops. Very good nose on this beer.

T: Strong hop forward flavor with a light malt note.

M: A bit of a thin mouth feel, but not out of the ordinary with a well clarified beer.

Overall, this is a very good beer with a delicious hop aroma and flavor. Any big hop fans would enjoy this beer.

T-34-85, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of JohnK17
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

JohnK17, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

HopStoopid120, Feb 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

cfinch2, Feb 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

BrunoH, Feb 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

FCRICH, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

liquorpig, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of jbarletto
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

jbarletto, Feb 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22%

jrep21pr, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

DanE, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of Duesler
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Duesler, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Kcman91, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of BikeBeerSki
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

I am not an experienced reviewer and the formal process of writing a review is intimidating. But I love this beer and want people to know that this is a worthy world class IPA.

I have had it on tap, at the brewery, I brought home two cases and a growler. The reviews I have read describe it's qualities better than I can and I agree. The quality I like is that is very hop forward, but it's bitterness is not what I remember after each sip. Fruity, citrus, bitter and clean but deep... And there is a three phase taste experience that reveals it's excellent malt foundation under the prominent hops.

Goes great with food, I mean really great and it is when I enjoy it most.

Try it.

BikeBeerSki, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of BigCheese
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: A rusty copper color, solid lacing, small head. Head lasts very well actually, bigger than when I poured due to some agitation. Impressive.

S: Some citrus fruits, lemon, oranges, grapefruit. A few weeks old now and I recall it being more pungent.

T: More interesting than nose, earthy, floral, grapefruit, finishes with someore, pineapple, some good dankness. Lotta different flavors. Mostly earthy spicey. Some Cirta fruits coming

M: A very full, normal carbonation,

O: Really great beer, totally holds up to the great 6 pack 1.5 IPAs. Sucks, Union Jack, Nugget Nectar, real good. Absolute top notch, great deal, must get fresh, will repeat. Very impressed from a brewery I often find

BigCheese, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of ummswimmin
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

ummswimmin, Feb 22, 2014
Limbo IPA from Long Trail Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,085 ratings.