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RATINGS: 619   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This malty, full-bodied double alt is also known as “Stickebier” – German slang for “secret brew”. Long Trail Double Bag was originally offered only in our brewery taproom as a special treat to our visitors. With an alcohol content of 7.2%, please indulge in moderation. The Long Trail Brewing Company is proud to have Double Bag named Malt Advocate’s “Beer of the Year” in 2001. Malt Advocate is a national magazine devoted to “expanding the boundaries of fine drinks”. Their panel of judges likes to keep things simple, and therefore of thousands of eligible competitors they award only two categories: “Imported” and “Domestic”. It is a great honor to receive this recognition.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caffeinathan (5) - - NOV 22, 2012
Smooth, malty flavor with a subtly sweet and hoppy finish. A beer that is growing on me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (532) - Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Clear copper with tan head. Aroma is dry caramel malt with hints of yeast. Flavor is toffee caramel, medium bittering. Paired nicely with chocolate cake. This is the first Long Trail beer I have ever bought but not the first I have enjoyed thanks to the mayor of long trail.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroadestTom (61) - - MAR 22, 2015
Aroma bread, cereal, Appearance amber, clear, frothy, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, average carbonation, Overall an average beer that I would suggest to a friend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (854) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
12 ounce bottle.copper color with a bubbly beige head. Roasty malt nose. Bittersweet toasted malt flavor. Smooth and spicy with a pleasant herbal hop backdrop. Toasted nut finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beastwhite315 (20) - - FEB 8, 2015
Had this on draft at the brewery and loved it. When I bought the 12 pack, it was much more hop forward than the draft. This was one my wife liked on draft, but not in the bottle. Tastes better after it sits open. Still has lingering cascade hop flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesewelch (131) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 20, 2015
From 12 oz bottle, variety pack

Aroma: Sweet, caramel, toffee, malty

Appearance: Amber, Clear liquid, tan head

Taste: Heavy sweetness but not in bad way, light bitterness

Palate: Medium body. Good carbonation. Slight bitter finish

Overall: I have had a lot of Altbiers other than Long Trail, but this is a nice one. A bit sweet and malty, but no cloyiness. Very clean. Very easy to drink. Highly digestible. Pretty good beer to have with food. Alcohol is well masked, hard to detect that its 7%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (983) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 15, 2015
amber with a slight haze, cappuccino head that is fast to fade to a frothy ring. Aroma is touch of caramel, grassy lager flavor with a hint of blackberry. Body is watery-syrupy, medium weight with a delayed, medium-fine carbonation, medium-light intensity. Small burn. Flavor is sweet berry hard candy, lemongrass, and a light phenolic resin bitterness in the finish. Some caramel in the finish as it warms. A very nice alt, a bit syrupy in flavor and body - could use more dry malt character and a more present aroma. No serious flaws and a nice subtle berry contribution from the yeast, despite the cool fermentation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
grundsow (107) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Lots of malt, and lots of alcohol. That’s about it, not much more to be said.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3891) - - DEC 13, 2014
bottle. clear copper with a small off-white head. malty aroma with hints of crystal malt. malty, nutty, toasty melanoidin rich flavors from something like munich malt and mid color crystal with crackery base malt. light alcohol warmth and a lingering bitter/floral finish. medium bodied. its a well rounded beer, very nice for what it is. i’m surprised at the popularity of this brew as a flagship, it’s actually inspiring, considering its not a hop forward ipa or something of that nature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (872) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle. Murky brown. Sweet malt, caramel, rye, bread crust and toast. Low carb, medium richness. A touch of bitterness. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1082) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Purchased from Cigarette City earlier today. $7.99 for the 6pack. To oversized snifter, it pours an effervescent skin-tinted light maroon with which an eggshell white ringed head 1 finger in length stood. Aromas of Vienna malt/nuttiness/cashew butter, banana peppers, dried seaweed, German noble hops, Bavaria (lager) yeast, lime meat, basil, DME, and earl grey tea. Tastes the same with the addition of biscuit malt, avocados, salted butter, and wet cardboard. Sweat, plastic, and sourdough cultures experienced by swallow. Likeable modern take on a very elusive German style.

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