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Long Trail Brewmaster Series Double IPA

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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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 Trailís own, hop-enthusiast home brewers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
infoman411 (21) - Stamford, Connecticut, USA - SEP 23, 2012
One of my current favorites and a steal at $5.99. Bottle pours effortlessly with a nice white head. Its bitterness is so understated that its really smooth and a hoppy IPA with no apparent issues. A great DIPA and one of the better ones out there today...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KatonahBeerMan (2) - Katonah, USA - APR 7, 2013 does not count
Poured from a 22 ounce bottle, I notice the amber color and low head. Aromas of lemon and hops. Creamy palate with tastes of vanilla and a hint of clove. Not overpowering and not bitter. This is a high quality beer, worth another go-around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Snoop59 (105) - Penn Run, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2010
22 oz. bomber. Pours a clear golden-amber with an average, slightly off-white head that lasts fairly well and leaves fair lacing. Great hop aroma of orange and grapefruit citrus accompanied by slight floral notes. The flavor is definitely hop forward with lots of grapefruit, some orange, and pine balanced nicely by a honey-like sweetness. The finish is slightly dry leaving a nice grassy hop flavor that lasts. Alcohol is well hidden. Full bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Nice imperial IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 12, 2010
Bomber. Pours a bright, crisp orange color with a big white foamy head that recedes to leave light lacing and a small ring. Nose is floral hops, biscuity malts, light clover honey. Palate is syrupy and thick but also refreshing. Flavors of sweet honey notes with some light sticky fruit hints, mangos and such, a great mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidrobot (103) - Port Charlotte, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Mode: Bottle Source: Wine County Hampton, NJ Flavor: HOT DAMNNNNNNNNN HOPS. Every Brewmaster beer I have had was very impressive for a large brewery

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (3380) - Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2010
On tap at the airport in Philly. Could get a sense of the smell, but it was a nice golden amber color. It was very hoppy with piney, floral notes, might even have had some apricot mixed in. The hop dominated the sweet malt backbone like hot bitch in latex. Overall, a very nice DIPA.....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (6341) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2011
Bottle. Sexy pour -- bright and light, orange and slightly hazy, with a tower pile of cushiony foam on top. The aroma has an expected citrus-laden fruit to it, but also a somewhat surprising bready spiciness. This plays out on the tongue with an intriguing kiss of pepper and pine. Well done! (#4349, 10/24/2011)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (16771) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2012
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are brett, flowers, hops, caramel, citrus, pine and malt. Nice combination of brett and dipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (937) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Draft at the White Horse Tavern in Newport, RI. Excellent hop profile, citrus and floral flavors abound. Tasted really great in the ambiance of the White Horse Tavernís bar with great notes from the young bartender there that night. Felt like I could have been having one with the early settlers of Rhode Island.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
indrafool (10) - Ocean City, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Not what I was expecting from a "double ipa" but still a great beer. An underlying sweetness cut through much of the bitterness that the "86 IBU" label boasts of, but it does so eloquently. Nice lacing and a great finish that Iím still tasting, with citrus pith and walnuts dancing together while subtle pine and floral aromatics wait patiently to cut in. Despite not being quite what is advertised I still highly recommend this brew. Well Done to Long Trail.

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