Double Bag | Long Trail Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,707 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This malty, full-bodied double alt is also known as “Stickebier” – German slang for “secret brew”. Long Trail Double Bag was originally offered only in our brewery taproom as a special treat to our visitors. With an alcohol content of 7.2%, please indulge in moderation. The Long Trail Brewing Company is proud to have Double Bag named Malt Advocate’s “Beer of the Year” in 2001. Malt Advocate is a national magazine devoted to “expanding the boundaries of fine drinks”. Their panel of judges likes to keep things simple, and therefore of thousands of eligible competitors they award only two categories: “Imported” and “Domestic”. It is a great honor to receive this recognition.

33 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-08-1999

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,707
Reviews:
575
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
12.05%
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
349
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is a very unique brew. pours thick and milk chocolate brown color. lets just a little light through, and sports a lasting two inch head. smells like dark german malts, caramel, and crusty bread. the flavor is very malt forward without much sweetness. the alcohol content is very well hidden. it can be felt but not tasted. mouthfeel works well, rich and creamy beer but somehow drinkable to the max. full bodied but not heavy, moderate carbonation. this is one of the best long trail brew is my opinion, and im glad they started making it available all year. great with a nice hearty meal on an early fall night.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams glass. Clear amber with a thick, lingering off-white head; good lacing. Notes of malt, biscuit, maybe something like a dark fruit in there, no real hop notes coming through. Sweet tasting with just a bit of hop bitterness on the finish that gradually builds. Very smooth beer. Highly drinkable considering the high alcohol content and initial sweetness.

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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 1,707 ratings.
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