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Double Bag - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,395 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,395
Reviews: 533
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 61
Gots: 134 | 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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3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours to a copper color with a white head; leaves some lacing, but not much. Looks appetizing.

Smells sweet, like honey. No alcohol smell despite the high ABV.

The label says it's "worth milking" because of the high ABV. But there is no boozy taste. It's sweet, and pleasant. It is worth milking, but you won't have to. It's got hints of caramel and gets a slightly warm, malty taste from the alcohol.

The aftertaste is of hops, with the bitterness that entails. But it's not overpowering. The mouthfeel is a bit off. It's too light-bodied, nut not bad. It's, well, average.

I really enjoy this beer--it's got so many things going for it, including the really nice taste, that they far outweigh the average mouthfeel.

Kooz, Yesterday at 02:53 AM
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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,395 ratings.