Mostly Cloudy | Long Trail Brewing Co.

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78
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334 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A mostly cloudy body is capped with a light, fluffy head that reveals soft notes of citrus and spices. Whether you prefer partly sunny or mostly cloudy, this brew will happily keep your glass half full.

Mostly Cloudy is modeled after the original Belgian Witbiers brewed in monasteries during the 14th Century. We’ve refined the recipe of our Belgian White, given the packaging a new look and released it under the new name, Mostly Cloudy—although it pairs equally well with sunrays and cloudy days.

Added by puboflyons on 03-21-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
334
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
13.57%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
129
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 334 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a soft hazy golden yellow color with a one finger white foamy to bubbly head that quickly dissipated leaving barely any lacing. The smell started off with an ample amount of yeasty/breadiness that retreated a bit as it warmed and allowed a nice citrus sweet to slightly bitter citrus rind. The taste was semi-sweet through the yeasty/breadiness and combines a bit more with the citrus sweet part and the citrus rind part. Bitterness makes a good effort to balance but stays slightly under to roll into a slightly gentle sweet citrus aftertaste. There’s no finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation feels right for a witbier - shows some harshness but nothing overly done. Overall, its a pretty good witbier that I could have again, and wouldn’t mind having with food.

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Photo of mltobin
3.47/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ladle69
2.96/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IBUBrew
3.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewnme
3.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Erikshegda1994
3.05/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of riderwbd
3.83/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mleblanc25
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
2.85/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a flute.

Appearance: Cloudy gold wbracelet to a white head rising maybe half a finger's length. Drops quick with zero lacing.

Smell: bland hops. No bueno at the very best.

Taste: Little sour, lightly malty. I'm trying to like this beer but it's a little tough.

Mouth: Comes and goes with a medium carbonation.

Overall: Ehh, I have had way better...came in a sampler which I could always hand off to my buddies which is the best purpose for the brew. No disrespect for Long trail, I love a lot of their beers but this did nothing for me. Salud!

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Photo of theBubba
2.42/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A sad example of a Witbier. After a good pour into my Weissen glass the huge head literally disappeared in 6 seconds leaving me with a glass of what looked like a urine sample.
Taste was that of a watered down real Witbier with a slightly bitter after taste that just doesn't fit the style. Smell was...well you really had to sniff very hard...unexceptional.
All in all a poor representation of the style. Maybe that's why I paid 5 bucks for a six pack.

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Photo of mmorris15
3.52/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dudd
1.84/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of nitter
3.56/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of laurm95
4.48/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer at a food truck festival in mid October. Funny that it says a summer beer when it was more of a fall like festival.
Very smooth taste and smooth finish to go along. I enjoyed it and it paired well with all the food there.

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Photo of Bogdawg
3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hombo3
2.4/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AmitC
3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elamb106
4.25/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmoriarty
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kdivers
3.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.01/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Cloudy, of course, amber color. Little if any residual head or lacing after the pour settled. Bitter aftertaste, not a bad witbier, but an okay one. Needs to be ice cold.

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Photo of Jjmj51
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
3.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Mostly Cloudy from Long Trail Brewing Co.
3.39 out of 5 based on 334 ratings.
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