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Summer Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

122 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: puboflyons on 03-22-2014)
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

ChrisL24481, May 27, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Hazed pale yellow straw color, healthy subs all around. Pungent citric hop nose with dank grapefruit rind. Smooth, light crispness with a slightly thin body. Big on hops in comparison to what is offered up in malt, a bit one sided. Getting my hop fix but seems too light IMO.

Jason, May 19, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle light hazy color with a lemony slight hoppy aroma, the taste was pretty much the same nothing to overpowering considering the "Summer" ale. My favorite part of this beer was the carbonation which I quite enjoyed med to high carbonation. A decent beer that doesn't stand out in the "session beer" market .

Shaymus, Jun 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

nyrblue2, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.71/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle bottled on 02/26/14. Sampled about four weeks later on March 21, 2014. This is the second new Long Trail brew I have added to the BA database.

A slightly hazy pale yellow pour erupts into a white fizzy head that fades back gently to a ring around the glass. Slow moving carbonation continues bubbling upwards for the session.

The aroma emits many of the classic summer pale ale esters including toasted biscuit malts, crackers, and a nice citrus hop sensation.

Light body but it also has a smooth texture to it.

The taste has a kind of boldness to it that does not often accompany summer brews I have tried. I get the same toast and cracker note but it evolves quickly into a dry and citrus hop finish. The hop character makes this one more of a standout to other summers IMO.

puboflyons, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought a single bottle from Beers of the World on 5/10/14. Poured into a pint, served at fridge temp.

appearance: pale, hazy lemondrop yellow with a thick natural white head. Looks a pint of Lemon Meringue pie. Nice lacing.

smell: apricots and lemon zest. Very nice.

taste: a zesty yet well balanced blend of citrus and eucalyptus hoppiness sits atop a thick bed of malt.

mouthfeel: decent, good.

overall: a nice little beer

fx20736, May 17, 2014
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Summer Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.