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

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248 Ratings
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Ratings: 248
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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Ratings: 248 | Reviews: 135 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of thampel09
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

thampel09, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of oberon
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours into an imperial pint glass a clear deep amber with a half finger light tannish colored head that settles pretty quickly.Piney hops really stand out in the nose along with some earthiness and mild roast,not much sweetness.Flavors are quite hoppy at the onset with pine resin to a lesser extent grapefruit notes,again it's quite dry for the style with a little alcohol and caramel detected.Not bad the finish is a little abrupt but this has a nice hop profile.

oberon, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Beermaine
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Beermaine, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Dicers
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Dicers, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of Ograd001
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Ograd001, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of athomasPSU
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

athomasPSU, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of CampusCrew
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

CampusCrew, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of BeerDrinkingRhino
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

BeerDrinkingRhino, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of mfigueroa713
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

mfigueroa713, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of JTomczak
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

JTomczak, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of ZEB89
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ZEB89, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of yespleez
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.

yespleez, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of Phyl21ca
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.

Phyl21ca, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of TonyTalon
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

TonyTalon, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of scottbrew4u
4/5  rDev +6.4%

scottbrew4u, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of skaboom420
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

skaboom420, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of morrowd3
4/5  rDev +6.4%

morrowd3, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
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.

Stinkypuss, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

bigred89, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of dheacck11
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.

dheacck11, May 30, 2013
Photo of HattedClassic
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

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

Biting carbonation and medium bodied.

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

HattedClassic, May 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Jason1337, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of mikeg67
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.

mikeg67, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of Kelp
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Kelp, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of gshackles
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

gshackles, Apr 07, 2013
Centennial Red (Brewmaster Series) from Long Trail Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.