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Long Trail Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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972 Ratings
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Ratings: 972
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 12
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Long Trail Ale is a full-bodied amber ale modeled after the “Alt-biers” of Düsseldorf, Germany. Our top fermenting yeast and cold finishing temperature result in a complex, yet clean, full flavor. Originally introduced in November of 1989, Long Trail Ale beer quickly became, and remains, the largest selling craft-brew in Vermont. It is a multiple medal winner at the Great American Beer Festival.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2002)
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BeerPhan86

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I remember having this on tap at the brewery and thinking it was one of the simplest, purest, and best beers I have ever had. Should be good out of the bottle too!

A - Pours a dark golden color with a one finger white head that does not last long.

S - A bit of a fruity malt aroma with a hint of hops. Pretty simple.

T - Very smooth and crisp tasting. Nice maltiness to it and a nice crisp hoppy finish. Tastes a little toasty, like most ambers do. Bready as well, but just a well balanced and simple taste.

M - Pretty light mouthfeel with moderate carbonation.

D - This is a great session beer, and it isn't heavy at all.

Overall, this is just a simple, good beer. As beers get more and more complex and imperialized these days, it's good to sit back and have an old fashioned, simple amber ale like this.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2009 00:36:31 | More by BeerPhan86
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Long Trail Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 972 ratings.