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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
hainer (19) - New York, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Felt like a restrained version of what the pedigree, look and packaging hinted at. Still, pleasant to drink and with interesting enough mouthfeel. Nothing wrong, just feels like it under delivers on great potential.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jcb14 (13) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Golden clear and color very little carbonation Light head with some lacing. Smells very much like a lager or an Oktoberfest. The taste is also a lager like Crispness with a strong malt backbone. Does not seem to fit the profile of an amber. It tastes much more like a lager or lighter type beer. Not good compared to Amber ales..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1301) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear light brown brew with very light off white head. One finger of head seems to linger on forever. Aroma dominated by malts - caramel but some very light toast - some light crisp hoppy notes. Taste is light caramel and very light toast up front, a little salt,sweet malts in the middle and then finishes with a mid astringent hoppiness, some notes of greet fruit and tart hops. Very good mouthfeel. Not complex or extreme in any aspect but solidly tasty and enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3416) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Draft in Ayer, MA. Darker, soft cloudy copper-amber. Tart sweet malty aroma. Mild fruity amber, some metallic heavy grain. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (1000) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Pours almost brown with a foamy tan head that lingers. Nose is malty. Taste is balanced: fresh malty sweetness and a mild hop bite. Decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (8138) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle. Orange-amber, clear, low thick head. Malty, minerally, earthy nose. Somewhat faint, but authentic. Caramel. Medium rich malt flavor, some caramel and fruits, earthy, grassy hops, decent bitterness with clean, peppery finish. Decent alt, nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (716) - - AUG 4, 2015
Pint at Teller’s in Cincinnati. Nice surprise. Decent caramel and butter flavor. Good for the style.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bvbunited (40) - Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Long trail ale is an average beer. When pouring the beer I thought the color looked great but the beer lacked an aroma and the taste was good without being to complex. I would recommend this beer to someone who is just beginning to get into micro brews as this is not that complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (1163) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: 8-oz. glass From: My aunt Jenny Price: $2 Purchased: N/A Consumed: July 8, 2015 Misc.: Born on Feb. 13, 2015 Poured a copper, caramel, clear color with two fingers of khaki tan, frothy head. Lots of bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Below average lacing on the sides. Average retention. (Sight - 3.50) Smelled caramel, Munich, nuts, light roasty malts, buttery malts, faint hazelnut or maybe even maple syrup? More Oktoberfest than anything else. (Smell - 3.50) Tasted a little more zip than the nose. Got German Munich malts, roasty malts, buttery malts, caramel, nuts and light hazelnut. (Taste - 3.63) Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Roasty finish. (Feel - 3.75) I may have slightly overrated this, but it wasn’t horrible. Not bad. (Overall - 3.63) 3.61 82 B

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (17708) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep amber color, medium white head. Aroma of apples and caramel. taste is sweet malty caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellonearth (82) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2015
Ambrée. Nez de dattes et de caramel. Au goût: caramel, herbe. Une amertume moyenne fin de bouche. Bien, rien de mémorable, cependant.

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