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RATINGS: 649   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

Balthazar's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Balthazar (86) - Clinton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2007
Sparkling Amber color. Head quickly disappeared and left nice light carbonation. It has a pleasant blend of malts and hops. After an afternoon of drinking Captain and Cokes, this is a great first beer for the night. I can imagine sipping this beer sitting in the garden. It didn’t leave any lasting nasty feeling on my palate. Overall a good beer for an early summer’s evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (1558) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2016
A sweet malt aroma with a hint of honey, pours a reddish brown color with a thin short lasting well laced head. An interesting taste, sweet malt hops and a hint of something like lemon grass. A full body with a malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2566) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2016
Bottle, pours a medium amber with a hint of haze and a tan cap. The smell is roasted malt, fruit sweetness, and a touch of brown sugar and herbs. The taste is roasted malt, fruity, crisp hops in the middle ending crisp with a lingering sweetness. Light+ in body with average carbonation. I lived in Düsseldorf for 4 years, this is in the ballpark of a Stikebier but unfortunately doesn't hold up to the originals.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (269) - New York, USA - MAR 18, 2016
A favorite everyday drinker. Not sure why I’ve waited. Bottle poured honey amber, crystal clear. Fine bubbled thin head. Palate is a clean clingy board of malts. Sweet finish lingers. Well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1553) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2016
On nitro. Deep copper Amber with thick foamy lacy beige head; grainy malty; flava is malty grainy nutty tangy; feels light; finishes grassy bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TATE (402) - Lubec, Maine, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle. Pours a bit copper and a bit cloudy. Slight floral aroma. Big malt up front but a strong boozy flavor that I didn’t enjoy. Some heat at the back end so no hiding the higher ABV. I really like their regular alt and think I’ll stick to that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
polo_marco (296) - milton, Vermont, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Smells of caramel malt orange zest with a slight rotted grape of wine smell. Color is a orange and gold color. Taste as sweet from the mounts bitterness coming through slightly fall by Boozy aftertaste. Medium body smooth Crisp carbonation. Not a bad brew just don’t care for the winey finish or the alcohol burn.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (724) - USA - DEC 30, 2015
Nitro. Amber, creamy head. Medium body, slight in flavor and heat, fairly long palate and tasty finish. Moderately bitter, off-dry. Resiny, hoppy, malty. Delicate, light, pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sirmixsomewhat (188) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
If you’re looking to stick every rating here on at least one beer, this fits the just-above-the-middle-of-the-road rating. It’s got a bitter aftertaste that takes away from the initial taste, but not so bitter that it runs it. It’s...just above average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dalekliz (907) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber with a bubbly white head that fades. Aroma of oak, malt, hops, a hint of sweeter fruit. Taste has a lot of crisp yeasty malt, with an underlying sweetness and wood. Hides the alcohol. Lingering crispness that isn’t very big. Drinkable, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7008) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 10, 2015
En fût. Pinte dégustée directement à la brasserie au coût de 5,00$. Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe de fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée foncée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe de céréales et de bananes. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #6526)

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