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Double Bag - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,201 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,201
Reviews: 519
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 48
Gots: 61 | 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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Soft amber in color with near perfect clarity. Poured with a short off-white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Caramel malt, toffee and ripe fruit aromas blend very nicely with delicate floral notes in the background. Soft, silky smooth feel with creamy, rich carbonation. Sweet caramel malt and toffee flavors up front with a tangy floral hop bite through the middle. Toasted malt flavors follow the tangy hop bite as this finishes semi-dry with a lingering biscuity, floral hop bitterness.

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Single bottle from New Hampshire, brought back for a recent tasting. Poured into a stein. Light chestnut - chocolate, amber when held to the light, with a half inch of head that survives as a thick ring. Some lacing flecks.

Nose is malty and sweet, with a strong blast of caramel, toffee, and either grape or raisin. Biscuit and crusty bread as well.

Good altbier, very smooth and sweet, with a bit of hops and fruit towards the back. The finish is fruity and sweet. Not too much in the way of hops. Good flavour on this, without too much complexity. Light bodied, medium to high carbonation to keep the brew from becoming cloying.

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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,201 ratings.