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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Long Trail Double IPA offers true reward to those seeking intensely sensual hop flaovor. Double IPA is a full-flavored ale featuring a good malt backbone combined with an aroma brimming with tantalizing citrus and pine notes. In search of inspiration within, the recipe is sourced from one of Long Trail’s own, hop-enthusiast home brewers!


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Joealpizar (23) - - JAN 4, 2013
Smells sweet with a nice caramel aroma. Bright and cloudy in appearance. Has a bitter bite to start and evens out. Hangs on a palate in a good way. A bit of alc bite


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1729) - - SEP 15, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-19-13- Poured from growler into a snifter Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange amber color with a small one finger white head. The head fades rather rapidly leaving only a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is sweeter of orange citrus mixed with aromas of other light fruits such as pear, apricot and apple. Mixed with these aromas is a pine hop as well as some notes of a grapefruit hop aroma. Rounding out the lot are some other aromas of caramel and a little bit of a floral smell creating a rather pleasant and tasty smelling aroma overall. Taste- The taste begins bready and thick of a cracker and biscuit flavor. The flavor is rather dry and somewhat bland upfront but it soon joined by flavors of some sweeter orange and caramel as well as a little bit of grapefruit hop. The grapefruit got stronger to the end of the taste while the sweeter flavors seemed to mellow out a little bit. In the end the grapefruit is joined by some flavors of a pine and floral hop to leave a rather lightly bitter and malty flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker side with a carbonation level that is a bit on the lower side. The lower carbonation is quite nice in combination with the creamier body, nicely complimenting the hop and maltier flavors of the brew. Overall – An alright double with a rather smoother finish. The beginning of the taste was a bit rocky however taking away from the overall greatness. Nothing too exceptional but worth a try none the less.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a hazy golden body doesn’t allow any carbonation to be seen rising. Beautiful light foamy lacing clings to the sides of my snifter. A decent sized white head appears and lasts for a good minute. The smell had a spectacular combination of hops and malts, citrus, pine. The taste was pretty much the same and yet a vivacious sweet orange/apricot/peach comes out and really makes a superb taste. Some sugary malts present themselves in this as well. The palate was about a medium with a great creamy citrus aftertaste and finish, slightly sessionable. Overall, this had a great balance on all levels and is a solid brew that I would have no problem coming back to. I’ll go out on a limb and say this is the best brew I’ve ever had by Long Trail. Well done!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1470) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy, copper color with a thin, laced head. Thick, hoppy aroma with tart and grapefruit in the nose. Very smooth taste. Light tart with a kick of hops. Goes down real nice and hides the alcohol really well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Hazy orange-gold, creamy thick white head that retains beautifully and leaves sheets of lace. White grapefruit, pine, slightly medicinal, sweet malts. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1260) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Pours a clear light yellow with a white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of earth and grass. Taste is on the tart side and bitter from the start. As I wait the malted barley comes through strong as it tastes like in eating it raw. Average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coolfunnj (323) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2013
toffee-like malt pine and floral aroma..amber orange body and off white head..taste..sweet fruit behind tingly piney hops even thinking pineapple a bit..very interesting..perfect carbonation medium bodied nicely balanced finish..overall very interesting and unique ipa very tasty

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5424) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2013
Sampled at Rattle N Hum, NYC. Pours clear dark golden wig a white head. Aroma of caramel malt, grapefruit, light pine. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larryLSB (436) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at the White Horse Tavern in Newport, RI. Lighter clear gold with a medium white head. Nose is malty and sweet, over ripened fruit almost. Taste is balanced. Nice lingering taste. Good double.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2340) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2013
2/17/2012. 22 oz. bottle. Pours cloudy light amber color with a white head. Citrus aromas with malt, caramel, spice. Good balance and not bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3492) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Pours orange hazy with a nice head, aroma of honey, marmalade, tangerine, flavor is bitter with some alcohol, tangerine, tasty, medium to full bodied


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