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Double IPA (Brewmaster Series) - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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90
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582 Ratings
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Ratings: 582
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 33
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Long Trail Double IPA offers true reward to those seeking intensely sensual hop flavor. Double IPA is a full-flavored ale featuring a good malt backbone combined with an aroma brimming with tantalizing citrus and pine notes.

86 IBU

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 03-28-2009)
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mpyle

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pale amber color, good clarity. Pours a moderate sized white head, creamy and with good retention.

Malty sweet aroma coupled with a nice citrus/grapefruit hop aroma. Don't smell alcohol, but it does smell like a "big beer".

Some malt, but a strange flavor that feels like an odd mix of hops and alcohol takes over midmouth. Hop flavor seems quite earthy, not like aroma. Never overly sweet, but the hop bitterness isn't overpowering, and the finish is only gently bitter.

MF - big and chewy mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Some alcohol warming as expected with the style.

Overall slightly disappointing. I remember liking it more when doing a tasting at a shop. Could be that allowing it to warm up a bit was a mistake. Very drinkable, just don't love the flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2011 22:56:20 | More by mpyle
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A: Cloudy burnt orange color. Beautiful for an IPA. Practically no head at all.

S: Nice hop aroma with a little bit of pine scent as well.

T: Love the fairly high IBU count (86). Nice hop taste with a little bit of sweetness. Unfortunately, they didn't balance the hop taste with the alcohol taste.

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Double IPA (Brewmaster Series) from Long Trail Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 582 ratings.