Long Haul Session Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Long Haul Session AleLong Haul Session Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Ale aged a minimum of 4 weeks in French Oak Foudres."

BEER STATS
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
217
pDev:
11.67%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
 
User Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 83 | Ratings: 217
Reviews by GbVDave:
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3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a 20oz imperial pint.

Best By 8/13/10

A: Pours a crystal clear, tarnished copper color. One finger of off white foam sat on top for about a minute before melting down to a whisp of a skim and thin ring. No lace was left behind.

S: Hard to get much of a nose out of this. Toasted malt, caramel, red apple, and a touch of honey.

T: Exactly as above.

M: Pleasantly dry and bitter.

D: A decent session bitter that comes off as uncluttered, unfussy, and well, uninspiring. I'll revisit this as the weather gets warmer.

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Appearance: Fairly small head leaves decent lacing. Color is amber. Looks alright.

Smell: Malt, hops, oak, vanilla.

Taste: Quite complex for a beer this easy to drink, there are flavors of oak, vanilla, fruit, malt, and hops. The beer finishes dry. Nothing is stellar here at all, but it is flavorful.

Mouthfeel: As it's a self-proclaimed "session beer", the mouthfeel is naturally on the thin side. Carbonation is moderate.

Overall: While it's not something I'll necessarily seek out, I respect it for what it is: a truly sessionable beer that manages to offer considerable flavor and some degree of complexity. Not everything works perfectly, but it's better than about 90% of beers in its ABV range and that are as thin, and that's saying something.

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Long Haul Session Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 217 ratings