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Traditional IPA - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Traditional IPATraditional IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

956 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 9
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Real India Pale Ale (IPA), as it was first brewed in the days of the British Empire, was not the carefully filtered brew that we call IPA beer today. The first IPAs were unfiltered and featured extra hops and higher strength as a preservative for the long trip from England to the colony of India. Our Traditional IPA ale is naturally carbonated, dry-hopped & unfiltered like the old days.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2000)
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-28-2011 03:13:15 | More by jenray
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-27-2011 20:04:50 | More by Ajlvt
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-27-2011 14:56:27 | More by Rochefort10nh
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McLaughlin5350

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-27-2011 00:33:05 | More by McLaughlin5350
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-25-2011 07:59:12 | More by TimoP
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blackened1339

New York

5/5  rDev +39.3%

11-25-2011 04:10:19 | More by blackened1339
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-24-2011 13:37:00 | More by PEIhop
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-22-2011 00:44:34 | More by RoryOMoore
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-21-2011 21:11:07 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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jmallen0702

Delaware

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-21-2011 03:46:31 | More by jmallen0702
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Tpsauer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2011 21:00:13 | More by Tpsauer
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pjs234

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2011 14:55:12 | More by pjs234
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-19-2011 23:17:28 | More by Burt
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zgunder

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-17-2011 23:14:44 | More by zgunder
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-16-2011 22:45:35 | More by nathanjohnson
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virinow

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-16-2011 05:12:08 | More by virinow
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-16-2011 01:04:20 | More by RyanPS
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-15-2011 23:01:49 | More by BelgianDip
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-15-2011 19:06:45 | More by ElGallo
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-15-2011 16:52:01 | More by mjtiernan
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-15-2011 02:33:30 | More by bpfrush
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ghamel

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-14-2011 17:13:33 | More by ghamel
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-14-2011 15:20:03 | More by Lawnboy33
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abgba121

Connecticut

4.13/5  rDev +15%

A: pours a hazy golden color with about a centimeter of white head, leaves behind a thin trail of lace.

S: very yeasty up front, almost like a belgian, a banana kind of nose to it. This is followed by the malts, a slight sweetness, then the hops come through piney and resiny

T: slightly malty, followed by hugely piney amd resiny hops perfectly paired with more sweet tones. Finish is bitter and piney

M: a little heavier than most IPAs but very good

O: delicious IPA, great paring of hops and malts and great balance. Definitely a go to and its available just about everywhere.

11-03-2011 04:42:03 | More by abgba121
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JohannBock

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%

Bottled on says 08/11 so maybe on the older end but I'm not too concerned. I like Long Trail a lot so I'm pretty excited. Poured into my 21st birthday mug.

A: A nice golden orange, with deeper shades of orange in the middle. 1 finger of off white head that recedes to a nice ring all the way around. Looks inviting.

S: Earthy hops, some pine in there and maybe some citrus. Toasty smelling on the back end. Can i say smells like Long Trail?

T: Some brief malts up front followed immediately by spicy hops. Hops carry it through to the end where you have to toasty notes and a nice lingering bitterness.

M: Medium mouthfeel, nice amount of carbonation.

O: Another really solid offering from Long Trail. I really like this brewery and they didi a nice job with this IPA

10-31-2011 21:28:35 | More by JohannBock
Traditional IPA from Long Trail Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.