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Mostly Cloudy - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
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150 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 1
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: puboflyons on 03-21-2014)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev -2.6%

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Cloudy pale yellow hues brew, great looking lace. Light aroma with some spicing and bready malt. Lighter bodied with sufficient crispness. Maltiness comes off a little wet, like cracker-like tone meets a modest orange peel and coriander tone. A decent try but not much pops here, still worth a go if you are into Witbiers.

05-19-2014 00:00:28 | More by Jason
More User Reviews:
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Pat_McWilliams

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-03-2014 14:42:20 | More by Pat_McWilliams
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-04-2014 23:19:54 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4/5  rDev +17%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy yellow with a thin white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Wheat, hops, citrus.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light to medium bodied. Taste of grassy notes with a bitter sweet hops and citrus.

Overall: Great beer! I was glad I tried this one out.

05-21-2014 22:25:20 | More by Cavanaghty
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-01-2014 20:13:08 | More by KirkFrancis
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-07-2014 20:05:30 | More by WVbeergeek
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5%

04-05-2014 00:42:54 | More by JMS1512
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prdstmnky

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

05-26-2014 18:53:08 | More by prdstmnky
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-10-2014 23:49:05 | More by Sammy
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +11.1%

Long Trail "Mostly Cloudy" Unfiltered Belgian White
12 oz. brown glass bottle, coded "03/18/14 3504 B(?) - almost 5 mos. old
$7.99/six pack @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

While I object to Long Trail's use of the term "Belgian" on their label (as it's clearly not from Belgium), I can hardly complain about the beer itself. It follows the witbier style closely, and displays bright and fresh aromatics and flavors. The nose is full of soft coriander and orange peel, and the flavor is gently malty and just slightly tart with notes of orange, lemon, and some more dusty coriander. The bitterness is kept well in-check, and along with the light note of subtle tartness and very delicate spiciness it's really well-balanced. Some wheat character is apparent in the maltiness, especially across the middle; and there's a subtle touch of earthiness in the finish that's probably coming from a combination of wheat, yeasty chalkiness, dull coriander, and leafy and grassy hops. This is a style that many brewers over-do in one way or another (too much malt, too much spice, too much yeast character, too much hop flavor - or all of the above!) but that's not the case here. It's lively and bright, and remarkably refreshing, but also complex enough that you don't get bored with it.
Kudos to Long Trail for staying focused because sometimes balance is everything!

08-13-2014 13:45:22 | More by NeroFiddled
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-26-2014 23:58:08 | More by let8it8grow
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Hessian257

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-04-2014 23:53:58 | More by Hessian257
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-16-2014 18:41:51 | More by chrishiker1409
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grahuba

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -12.3%

07-18-2014 01:34:04 | More by grahuba
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

05-27-2014 14:56:27 | More by ChrisL24481
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Enriquehopnog

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17%

06-18-2014 00:55:54 | More by Enriquehopnog
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Bieniek30

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-19-2014 04:18:32 | More by Bieniek30
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

04-19-2014 22:48:53 | More by ChrisChagnon
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.05/5  rDev -10.8%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (bottled on 4/9/14)

A: Carbonation bubbles on the side of the glass. Frothy head that dissipates rapidly. Light white wine color that is slightly cloudy.

S: Smells light and airy, like I remember from the few witbiers that I've had. Though it is a strange smell that I can't really describe. It is like yeast and bread.

T: Tastes like it smells. Just this odd flavor that is hard to describe. It is dry, with yeast, bread and probably grains of paradise.

M: Even carbonation that is light and effervescent.

O: I think this is turning out to not be my style. I needed a cheap beer to finish off my mix six, so I grabbed this. I'm gonna turn this into pancakes.

05-28-2014 05:11:28 | More by gillagorilla
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nyrblue2

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

07-20-2014 01:05:51 | More by nyrblue2
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.79/5  rDev +10.8%

12 fl. oz bottled on 02/26/14. Sampled on March 21, 2014 so it is pretty fresh.

It pours lemon yellow with a modest fizzy white head and as the name declares - mostly cloudy. Active carbonation.

That aroma is juicy orange, soft wheat, biscuit malts, and mild spice. It has the characteristics I expect in a witbier.

The body is light and refreshing.

Even though I get orange peel and coriander on the nose, its punchiness is more forward in the flavor along with a bready and sweet character. Dry and spicy finish.

03-21-2014 23:15:06 | More by puboflyons
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Std73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-03-2014 18:17:28 | More by Std73
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-05-2014 19:53:02 | More by ArtZan
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-10-2014 00:09:42 | More by smakawhat
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ryanflc

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

07-30-2014 12:28:12 | More by ryanflc
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Mostly Cloudy from Long Trail Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.