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:
#38,218
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 womencantsail:
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3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks for pawning this off on me, Bobby.

A: The pour on this beer is amber in color with a thin layer of off-white head.

S: A really funky nose on this beer. Some light tartness and fruit with quite a lot of oak. There is a bit of hop character and some sweet bready and toffee malts. Not sure what to make of this.

T: The flavor is actually sort of nice. Some lightly tart apple flavor which is quite enjoyable. A light maltiness of bread and toffee. Again, there is a big time oak character.

M: Light to medium in body with a medium carbonation.

O: Really a strange beer. The idea just doesn't make any sense to me.

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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: 3.59 out of 5 with 217 ratings