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Double Bag - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,283 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,283
Reviews: 525
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 55
Gots: 98 | 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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Florida9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

A: Deep amber in color. Clear. Forms a small off-white head that doesn't bother sticking around for long.

S: Lots of sweet caramel malt and some light floral hops.

T: Caramel malts, butterscotch. Moderately sweet. Floral on the finish.

M: Medium body. Appropriate carbonation. Very mild bitterness.

O: A better than decent beer, though I'll admit I'm not entirely familiar with the style or the sub-style.

11-21-2011 01:58:52 | More by Florida9
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SkipperDan

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-20-2011 20:27:32 | More by SkipperDan
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pjs234

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-20-2011 14:54:48 | More by pjs234
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-19-2011 23:16:31 | More by Burt
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-19-2011 21:54:48 | More by jlogan7
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koo10t

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.9%

11-19-2011 17:41:45 | More by koo10t
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-18-2011 17:10:48 | More by waiting4lunch
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jrutigs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-18-2011 04:33:21 | More by jrutigs
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zgunder

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-17-2011 23:14:52 | More by zgunder
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-16-2011 22:44:53 | More by nathanjohnson
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avalon07

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

A: Poured from a bottle to a kolsch glass. Had a bright copper color and a clear consistency. There was an inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: Smelled predominantly of malt and caramel. Not overly aromatic, but nice nonetheless.

T: Tasted of malt, caramel, and an almost bready quality. This is a solid, well-constructed beer. Basically, it tastes like an altbier should.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is a focused, well made, likeable beer.

11-16-2011 13:13:49 | More by avalon07
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-16-2011 05:42:35 | More by Neffbeer
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

11-16-2011 03:20:43 | More by twowheelssoar
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-16-2011 01:03:07 | More by RyanPS
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-15-2011 23:01:26 | More by BelgianDip
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-15-2011 19:05:27 | More by ElGallo
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paulmcm

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-15-2011 17:59:05 | More by paulmcm
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richbrew

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

11-15-2011 16:59:02 | More by richbrew
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-15-2011 16:51:35 | More by mjtiernan
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-15-2011 03:34:17 | More by Elfastball7
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10%

11-15-2011 02:32:46 | More by bpfrush
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Guden

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -10.5%

A - Light copper brown with decent clarity and a half finger head that fades quickly.

S - Bread and caramel. Big, malty and full with a small floral hop component in the background.

T - Light maltiness with a lot of caramel and some definite alcohol presence. Not overly strong or complex but sweet and alcohol balance each other out somewhat.

M - Light and smooth with a bit of creaminess. Goes down really easy.

D - There's nothing here for me to get too excited about, but its balanced and lacks flaws so I could have a few more, and it was worth the addition to the mix and match six pack.

11-15-2011 00:55:20 | More by Guden
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ghamel

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-14-2011 17:09:48 | More by ghamel
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

11-14-2011 16:15:19 | More by Jspriest
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-14-2011 15:18:59 | More by Lawnboy33
Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,283 ratings.