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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Long Trail Ale is a full-bodied amber ale modeled after the “Alt-biers” of Düsseldorf, Germany. Our top fermenting yeast and cold finishing temperature result in a complex, yet clean, full flavor. Originally introduced in November of 1989, Long Trail Ale beer quickly became, and remains, the largest selling craft-brew in Vermont. It is a multiple medal winner at the Great American Beer Festival.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4327) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2015
12 oz bottle in a pint glass. A hearty amber colored beer. More hearty and hoppy and less sweet than a typcial American amber, I think this is actually an altbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesewelch (259) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2015 12oz bottle, from variety pack

Aroma: spicy and floral hops, complex grainy, rich malts, nutty and toasty

Appearance: deep copper color, tan head, very good clarity

Taste: low hops, malty clean finish, rich and but maybe not too complex, grainy, nutty finish

Palate: Medium body, smooth, no astringency

Overall: A well balanced, malty, clean lager. Malt richness seems to dominate the hop bitterness, but that may be due to the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
grundsow (126) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Nothing impressive here. Run of the mill ale. “Remains the largest selling craft-brew in Vermont” Really?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dliberto (217) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Drank from the bottle. Aroma is comprised of lemon, banana, clove, and caramel. Taste was extremely strange to me, on first sip It tasted like green beans. But as I got further into the beer the floral notes mixed with the lemon to make this beer a little better. Medium bodied beer with heavy carbonation and a sticky mouth feel. Could have just have been me on this day but I find this beer to be weird, not bad, just not a taste that I like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Poured as a taster - will re-rate once I have a full serving. Pours a nice amber color with little white head. Aroma of malt and some hops. Taste - malt, subtle hop notes. I imagine this would go well with food.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkSachon (948) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Has a good clean taste but couldstand to have more flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OmgIPA (18) - - AUG 27, 2014
Appearance: moderately dark honey color. Minimal head Aroma: spice, malt, slight grassy hop, caramel, Taste: some sweetness on the front with moderate spice following. Smooth creamy mouthfeel with a little spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (3094) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Part of their mixed pack on my trip to Maine. Pours a clean dark amber colour with a light beige head, good retention and lots of dirty lacing. Grainy dark cereal grain with hints of grassy hops. The taste has the same darker grain malts but with the hops being a little bolder, creating decent bitterness and dryness. A decent Altbier all around that is made for a session.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4656) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 18, 2014
A crystal clear amber with a thin beige head. Crisp clean green herbal aroma with a sold maltiness in a supporting role. The taste is bready dark toffee malts with a crisp bitter finish. Nicely done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HippieFee (335) - - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle - More malt than hops. A little dryness in the back of the palate. Hard to nail down any particular flavors but a very good drinkable ale.

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