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
Ranking:
#38,099
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
217
pDev:
11.7%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
 
User Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 83 | Ratings: 217
Reviews by Kc4shore:
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3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: This brew was a pretty cloudy off-amber with a small head with next to no retention. To be fair, it wasn't my greatest pour ever.

Smell: Nice balance of wheat and oaky maltiness. The wheat gives way to a refreshing bananna-ish aroma and a minimum of citrus notes, however the malt is what really comes through. Nice and nutty

Taste: Very rich oaky nuttiness right off the bat here. The kicker with this bitter ale is the balance that the high hoppage and the strong use of wheat creates with the malt. Overall, this is a really freakin smooth beer with great balance. Extremely drinkable. I guess the bottle name "Session" says it all.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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: 3.59 out of 5 with 217 ratings