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Centennial Red (Brewmaster Series) - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Centennial Red (Brewmaster Series)Centennial Red (Brewmaster Series)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed to celebrate 100 years of the oldest hiking trail in North America, the Long Trail. This ale features a slightly sweet malt flavor delicately balanced by the use of centennial hops. This bigger beer goes down smooth, please indulge with moderation.

Our Imperial Red Ale has the traditional characteristics of a red ale with the addition of an ample amount of hops and a higher grain bill that yields more sugars during the brewing process; resulting in a higher ABV.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: SFLpunk on 11-10-2010)
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BeerDrinkingRhino

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-24-2013 23:31:41 | More by BeerDrinkingRhino
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mfigueroa713

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

08-21-2013 01:03:03 | More by mfigueroa713
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-07-2013 05:23:43 | More by JTomczak
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-06-2013 00:36:50 | More by ZEB89
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yespleez

New York

3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Long Trail Centennial Red poured clear, dark red with a creamy white head. Mild lacing on the glass. There were slight citrus & pine notes. It was smooth and heavy, but not syrupy. The overall taste was malty and a little sweet, with a hint of bitterness. This is a distinctive and enjoyable pour, and another fine addition to the Long Trail Brewmaster series. Best suited for a goblet.

Serving type: growler

08-02-2013 01:43:49 | More by yespleez
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a deep amber color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of citrus and piney hops with medium sweet malt backbone. Taste is also dominated by citrus and somewhat piney hops mix with some caramelized malt backbone with some residual sugar discernable. Body is somewhat full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Nothing earth shattering but good strong imperial red.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 20:24:41 | More by Phyl21ca
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-11-2013 02:24:42 | More by TonyTalon
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-10-2013 19:49:58 | More by scottbrew4u
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-07-2013 23:07:31 | More by skaboom420
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morrowd3

Vermont

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-30-2013 02:25:12 | More by morrowd3
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Long Trail : Centennial IPA (brewmasters series)

Pours a clear deep copper color. White head forms, has OK staying power and leaves some lace before disappearing. Smells of hop flowers, orange citrus, sweet malts

In the flavor, solid bitterness, pine, sap, earthy. Malt is sweet and sugary. Almost too sweet but kicks in a refreshing bitter note in the finish. Medium bodied, well carbonated. Overall, easy drinker, solid beer, affordable price.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 22:37:54 | More by Stinkypuss
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-01-2013 00:51:08 | More by bigred89
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dheacck11

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is a murky, swampy reddish brown. Scant white head with slightest bit of lace.

Nose is pretty sweet, with notes of caramel, brown sugar, and a rich maltiness.

Taste is similarly malty sweet. Again a bit of caramel, sweet malts, but finishing with a biting hop finish. Nice bitterness for balance at the end. Also some soft notes of scotch and oak mixed in there.

Mouth feel is medium thick, seems appropriately matched to the flavors

Nice red ale, nice robust flavors. Nothing really mind blowing here though. Good balance of malt and hop, and a good powerful beer overall, worth a shot if you see it.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 00:14:54 | More by dheacck11
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
The beer pours a dark and obscure red with light head.

Smell:
Heavy caramel malt smell with a hint of pine smelling hops.

Taste:
Sweet caramel malt taste and hops taste. The hops has pine flavor that is also the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Biting carbonation and medium bodied.

Overall:
An okay beer and an okay amber ale but I think the beer could have benefited from not being too hoppy.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 02:40:09 | More by HattedClassic
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-17-2013 09:25:37 | More by Jason1337
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mikeg67

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. Pours dark red with a short lived white head. Aroma is of citrusy, piney hops, caramel malt and ripe fruit. Body is full and crisp. Piney hops, caramel, citrus fruit and cherry combine on the palate. Finish is long and dry. Well done brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 13:35:27 | More by mikeg67
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-15-2013 05:45:10 | More by Kelp
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-07-2013 03:19:05 | More by gshackles
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ktblue22

Vermont

3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a beautiful deep mahogany brownish red, with a small lightly frothed head. Really interesting sharp smell on the pour - slightly sweet with just a small amount of dark chocolate. The taste is really bold with a good amount of body, I get some dark chocolate and then some slightly sour tanginess, almost citrusy, with a very tangy finish. Really interesting flavor in this beer, not sure I've ever had anything like it before. High attenuation taste however, which is why I give this beer a low score - also the tangy taste also slightly reminds me of red vinegar.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2013 01:24:41 | More by ktblue22
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-15-2013 02:04:59 | More by nebula1999
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jlindsey

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

02-23-2013 17:44:42 | More by jlindsey
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-23-2013 01:48:32 | More by Peyton5410
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MattNeskie


5/5  rDev +33%

02-20-2013 06:10:26 | More by MattNeskie
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BeerNerd84

Vermont

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-09-2013 20:28:39 | More by BeerNerd84
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-05-2013 21:14:55 | More by AndrewMichael
Centennial Red (Brewmaster Series) from Long Trail Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.