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Long Trail Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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952 Ratings
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Ratings: 952
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 12
Gots: 50 | 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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greybeardloon

Rhode Island

3.74/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Date is smudged, but I can make out a 12 at the end. Based on how this came to me, it may not be the freshest.

A: Clear amber, little retention or lacing.

S: Mild spicy hops and some slightly sweet breadiness.

T: herbal and spicy hops against light caramel breadiness. Yeast comes through midway, and the hops pick up again and linger on the finish. The flavor initially seems thin, but it builds up as the cup empties. Nicely balanced.

M: Medium yet somehow creamy.

O: Very drinkable, especially at the sub-five abv.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 01:46:25 | More by greybeardloon
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Long Trail Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 952 ratings.