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Double Bag - Long Trail Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Double BagDouble Bag

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

1,500 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,500
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 74
Gots: 202 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-08-1999

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
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Ratings: 1,500 | Reviews: 549
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4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of elamb106
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KVNBGRY
4.27/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A "Double Alt" this is like making an imperial Berliner Weisse. It should never be done. However, it's quite tasty when it's cool outside!

Photo of Bobby823
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cvallance
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.46/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bmeehan
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

If you're looking to stick every rating here on at least one beer, this fits the just-above-the-middle-of-the-road rating. It's got a bitter aftertaste that takes away from the initial taste, but not so bitter that it runs it. It's...just above average.

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3.43/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ryanm1
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Malta aroma. Brown in color. Low bitterness value at 33 ibus. Penetrating malt flavor lingers on the tongue. High abv is subtle in the taste. Not a highly prevalent beer style so don't really know how it stacks up.

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3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.94/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.12/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,500 ratings.