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Hibernator - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

688 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 688
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 18
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This robust, malty brew will take the bite from a cold winter night.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-06-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

ToddKehoe, Apr 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Mikexw, Apr 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

mjcampagna17, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Merticois, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.05/5  rDev -16.7%

Bottle purchased at Acme Bar and Pizza in Rochester, NY.

Dark orange amber pour, with little head, and not much lacing.

Not much in the aroma. Maybe some caramel.

The flavor is better, but not by much. Caramel, butterscotch, some peat, and oak, but all very muted.

The body is too thin and watery for a "rich winter brew." Medium carbonation, goes down easy.

Overall a miss from Long Trail. Too many flaws.

GreesyFizeek, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

dunix, Mar 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Jnet0125, Mar 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

grahuba, Mar 16, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.4%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

sgregory, Mar 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

BillRoth, Mar 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

knicks19947, Mar 07, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +6%

Poured from bottle into pilsner glass. Phat Tuesday celebration prior to sacrificing beer for Lent.

A - Light brown with a great head and lacing trailing all the way down the glass.

S - Subtle malty sweet.

T - Effervescent malt: Not overwhelming, but not disappointing - just right.

Overall: I love this beer. Hibernator might be a slight exaggeration in the sense that this really isn't a "heavy" beer, but, it is most satisfying. Strong enough for winter but light enough for spring.

Carolvs, Mar 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

Lehighace06, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Ewhite2121, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

kcc, Feb 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

HopStoopid120, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

chrishiker1409, Feb 24, 2014
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Bieniek30, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

cosgrovekatie, Feb 08, 2014
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Satchboogie, Feb 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Mike099, Feb 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

WyethBednar, Feb 06, 2014
Hibernator from Long Trail Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 688 ratings.