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Long Trail Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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970 Ratings
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Ratings: 970
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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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a 12 oz bottle purchased a the Brewery one month ago and served in a Chimay goblet. The ale is cool.

Appearance: The ale has a copper color with no haze and a small head.

Smell: The ale has a toasted malt aroma, somewhat of a overdone biscuit smell.

Taste: The beer has a firm malt character of biscuit flavors. The hop character is moderate and provides just enough of a balance to the beer.

Mouthfeel: The flavor, in the bottle, is much more noticeable, giving the ale a pleasant mouthfeel that finishes long.

Drinkability: I find that the bottled version is superior to the fresh version and is a decent showing for an altbier.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2006 02:18:05 | More by akorsak
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Long Trail Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 970 ratings.