Long Trail India Pale Ale | Long Trail Brewing Co.

Long Trail India Pale AleLong Trail India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
43.6%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 1,215 ratings
Long Trail India Pale AleLong Trail India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Real India Pale Ale (IPA), as it was first brewed in the days of the British Empire, was not the carefully filtered brew that we call IPA beer today. The first IPAs were unfiltered and featured extra hops and higher strength as a preservative for the long trip from England to the colony of India. Our Traditional IPA ale is naturally carbonated, dry-hopped & unfiltered like the old days.

42 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,320
Reviews:
418
Ratings:
1,215
Liked:
530
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
13.09%
Alströms:
3.83
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
191
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from wegman's into a tulip
A golden amber w/ relatively good carity and retention. A thick white cap leaves plenty of lace on the glass. Smell is hoppy w/ floral esters and light sweet malt w/light sweet grassiness when swirled. The feel is pleasant / semi high carbonation light sweetness and moderate bitterness w/ mild astringency and generally good balance.

The hop favor is herbal and spiced w/ smooth citrus notes and mold toasted sweet graininess w/ mild lemony aspects and light tea-like fruity tinged supplementary tastes that go well w/ the mildly sweet malt and slightly fruity yeast.
I found this to be enjoyable and balanced a good example of an ipa from the east coast but not great - pretty drinkable and less likely to offend those who aren't die hard hop fans

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Long Trail India Pale Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 43.6% out of 100 with 1,215 ratings
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