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RATINGS: 479   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugerat (452) - somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 21, 2004
Amber with medium head. Medium bodied, hoppy and very refreshing. A good sociable ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YogiBeera (2533) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2003
Apricot hopps nose. Amber, no head. Light hoppy taste. Reminds Gary on a Canadian beer :) = maybe because Vermont is so close to Canada :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 25, 2003
Light amber in color with a small white head.Hoppy aroma with a touch of bread.Caramel notes in flavor with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2028) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 14, 2003
comes in a 12 oz long neck..nice ,simple water colour on tha label the beer pours a nice light brown almost amber in colour..its also crystal clear..there was a small white head that went down fast to a good lace. I can smell the malts very well..plus a frsh pine sort of aroma ( not nasty, intrigueing). Ah nice tasting Alt we have here , starts sweet, then gives way to a velvety creamyness ( like unsalted butter)..then the hops appear..again the piney flavour appears as an aftertaste. I like the feel on the palate the contrast between the sweetness , then the creamyness..then the bitter after taste. Very drinkable Alt beer..Im beginning to like this rare style..maybe I should make a trip to Dusseldorf one of these days.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChazyRPh (583) - Chazy, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2003
Pours a nice clear copper with minimal head. I don't smell much, a little floral hoppiness maybe. I taste hops, maybe a little fruitiness to end. Not disturbing to drink, but really nothing going on here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17 (3447) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 31, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2004 Pours a copper color with a slight white head that quickly dissipates with delicate lacing. I smell cherries. Start has some hoppy carbonation. Flavor ends with a sweet and pleasant cherry flavor. This cherry flavor is perfect--not too strong and overpowering like Sam Adams Cherry Wheat. I am not so sure if a cherry flavor is typical of this style though. A decent beer that is not overly complex.---rerate...draught...this stuff is very thin and watery. I am decreasing my palate and overall ratings from a 4/14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dmcguriman (10) - USA - AUG 15, 2003
I like it, that's what matters most to me. Color, flavor aroma blah blah blah, I hate how I'm forced to use the typical wording of beer snobs!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2003
Well, it didn't seem nearly malty enough to be an alt - it did have some sweet bready notes to it. It also didn't have enough hop to call it a pale ale. And the body was surprisingly watery, considering the totally excellent lacing - I mean, the entire inside of the glass ended up covered in lacing. On the other hand, I've got to say it was an easy drinker while I grilled food on the patio.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaBeer1972 (1399) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 5, 2003
Light copper color, and subtle aroma. Slightly sweet malty flavor, but not much. Well-balanced malt-hop combination. Slightly on the watery side. Not too bad overall though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 3, 2003
Has a very nice amber color with a good bit of carbonation and a malt smell. Taste is nicely malted and finishes with a slight hop bitterness. Overall I really liked this beer due to the malted body of the flavor.

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