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Double Bag - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,233 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,233
Reviews: 522
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 52
Gots: 73 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This malty, full-bodied double alt is also known as “Stickebier” – German slang for “secret brew”. Long Trail Double Bag was originally offered only in our brewery taproom as a special treat to our visitors. With an alcohol content of 7.2%, please indulge in moderation. The Long Trail Brewing Company is proud to have Double Bag named Malt Advocate’s “Beer of the Year” in 2001. Malt Advocate is a national magazine devoted to “expanding the boundaries of fine drinks”. Their panel of judges likes to keep things simple, and therefore of thousands of eligible competitors they award only two categories: “Imported” and “Domestic”. It is a great honor to receive this recognition.

33 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-08-1999)
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A: Grade A amber maple syrup in color. Very thin head, short-lasting.

S: Strong smelling Munich malts. Earthy and caramel sweetness. Some grassy hops.

M: Medium body, light feel, medium carbonation. Not notably creamy or smooth. A good amount of alcohol warmth.

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Tasted On: 07-21-2014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Stange
Purchased: Single from Let's Pour mailorder

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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.