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Double Bag | Long Trail Brewing Co.

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

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

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Ratings: 1,720 |  Reviews: 580
Photo of cdoublev
4.8/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

If anybody has read some of my other reviews, this beer was recommended by the same guy as the Stone Ruination IPA. It pours a clear amber color with a sticky head that stays long enough to be enjoyed for its aroma. This double ale is a smoothe beer that hides its alcohol very well. If taking a blind taste test, I would say it had the same as any other beer on the market even though it sits at a nice 7.2%. It goes down nicely with very little bitterness which is nice if you're just looking for something to have after a hard days work. All in all, this is one of the best beers I sell at work and would recommend it to anyone looking for something new to try.

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Photo of KristenV85
4.8/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I really like this beer. Very malty. I like malty. And, at 7.2% it doesn't taste watery.

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Photo of SteveO1231
4.8/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Really nice looking brew. Pours a crystal clear, dark reddish brown color with a awesome, thick foamy off-white head. Quite a bit of carbonation. Thick foamy lacing sticks to my glass.

Beautiful aroma of roasted malts, fruity scent of raisins and light hops.

Full bodied, mild maltsweetness of caramel and toffee initially with a nice roasted malt middle, fruity flavor of grapes and raisins. A light spiciness, very nice dry bitter finish that clings to the palate. Very delicious.

Very nice beer, smooth, balanced and delicious, the ABV really can catch up.


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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5


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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

You all sound like a bunch of pinkys up hoity toities...I love this beer and think it kinda feels like milk in my mouth

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Double Bag from Long Trail Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 1,720 ratings
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