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Long Trail Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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953 Ratings
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Ratings: 953
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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4.24/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought a 6 pack from Wegmans Hylan Dr for $ 8.49 on 5/3/14. Poured into a pint served chilled.

appearance: medium-dark amber with a 2 finger craggy offwhite head that leaves plenty of lacing.

smell:spicy, faintly minty, herbal hops dominate the nose.

taste: toasted malt with a kiss of caramel, followed by a juicy, earthy hoppiness and a dry, mildly bitter finish.

mouthfeel: decent but not memorable.

overall: a tasty, interesting, beguiling beer. I'm an instant fan.

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I am not as highly versed when it comes to different tastes as of yet, still have to improve my skills, but as far as LT goes it's my first foray into the altbier style.

Been drinking it for about 12 years now. It always seemed to have this different taste which I have come to love in that old friend kind of way. This is always my go to as far as a simple everyday beer goes. Seems to pair up with just about everything from burgers to a nice pulled pork.

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Long Trail Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 953 ratings.