Farmhouse Session IPA | Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Farmhouse Session IPAFarmhouse Session IPA

Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co.
Vermont, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by GarthDanielson on 10-03-2013

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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 18
Reviews by cbutova:
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3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Poured from the 12oz bottle with a pretty much clear orange-light amber body. Small white cap builds up to a bit lower than one finger with fairly poor retention. The head recedes to a small, foamy ring depositing spotty lace.

S- Fairly juicy hops off the top but the nose overall is not that pungent. Hops have tropical, citrus, floral and pine notes. The fruity note reminds me of a mini-Limbo.

T- Follows the nose in that it reminds me of a smaller version of Limbo. The hop focus is on a stone fruit and tropical fruit pith with a strong citrus backdrop as well as hints of pine, floral and spicy hops. Fairly bitter for 4.5%. Light bit of yeast fruit, bread and light cracked malts.

MF- Nice creamy texture for a session and lower-ABV IPA. Body is on the lighter side and carbonation hits the palate at a high level, without it the hops might be a bit subdued. Finishes with a moderate bitterness.

Honestly is like a Limbo-light session brew. The hop profile seems to be quite similar and everything else in the brew is super clean.

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Photo of CTHomer
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear; copper colored; 1 finger ivory head that receded slowly to a thick cap; OK lacing; steady stream of bubbles rising;

S: pine; grapefruit;

T: like most session IPAs, it's out of balance; grapefruit up front, then slightly harsh bitterness comes in; light bitterness at the finish that keeps building through the aftertaste;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation - a little creamy;

O: for me, IPAs need the malt back bone to balance the hops;

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Photo of Jason
3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Pale copper color, good clarity. Big citrus zest nose, spicy and grainy as well. Thinner body but we are drinking a "session" beer so that seems to be common. Loads of hop flavor; zest, rind, pith, peppery. Grassy maltiness, clean palate with a very dry finish.

Way too easy to drink, gettin my hop fix on without a huge hammer of alcohol is not a bad thing.

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Photo of Billolick
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Long trail farm house session IPA
Thanks Smolly for sharing/trading
From the 12 bottle box, 12/10/13 etched on the bottle, brewed on date?
Pours near clear, with bubbles rising. Lite tan head, that leaves a nice tiny bubble film, collar and and some larger bubble webs of lace.
Citric hop nose.
Hoppy on the tongue from start to finish, with resin, pine and also some grapefruit. Sort of mushy and not as crisp as I’d prefer in the finish. Hops are quite biter, but I wouldn’t say they are really that flavorful.
Nothing special, just a middle of the road, drinkable IPA

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Gold and copper color. Large, clumpy white foam, sticks around a while.
Pine tree and tropical fruity hop aroma thing. Grapefruit, lemmon and herbs.
A mild, zesty, lemmon, earthy grains and citrus style flavor. Pretty easy, pretty gentle. Good depth of charecter, malt is of sweet bread and golden wheat.
Good balance. Decent complexity but certainlt very easy, low abv and sessionable.
Taste and depth of flavor is good, the feel however, is a bit relaxed, no jazzy sensation and pretty mild. Good filler, not enough to keep my interest.

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Photo of Sammy
2.75/5  rDev -24%

Photo of tdm168
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joetad
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of let8it8grow
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of nookiebrown
3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of coldshowers
4.54/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.04/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a hazy bronzed orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than about thirty seconds. Lacing is sporadic and all over the place, with a fair thickness about it. The smell starts off with a light sticky resin to bitter citrus rind. The taste was moderately bitter with a decent underscore of sweet citrus. There’s a slight bitter to slightly sweet aftertaste leading into a semi-bitter sticky finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation sits fine for the style and for me. A nice bitterness invades harshly and appropriately. Overall, I say this was a nice "session IPA," maybe not the best one I’ve had of this so-called style but hey, I’d have again depending upon what else was served.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

8/27...pours light copper, some white foam, some sticking. Notes of toffee, earth, grapefruits. Taste is a higher hoppy combined with light body. Strong residual bitter burn. Does what it sets out to do - an easy drinking hop forward IPA.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with a bottling date of 07-13-15. Sampled on August 8. 2015.

Mostly golden yellow and very heady pour with a slight haze.

Aroma leans toward the fruit and citrus hops more than bitter. Mild grainy malt note under it all.

Medium, rather chewy or slick body.

The malt character presents itself more in the taste and t ends with a pleasant fruity bite. Not a bad session IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Tbone2131
4.17/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SithLantern
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of nebula1999
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of civicm87
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Dwinslow15
3.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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Farmhouse Session IPA from Long Trail Brewing Co.
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