Long Trail Double Bag Ale Altbier Kolsch
02/17/2009, 3:47 AM
Filed under: Altbier, Kolsch (kolsch, altbier), Long Train

ABV: 7.2%
Calories: estimated at 170C
Volume: 12 oz
Glass: wine goblet
Purchased at: Circle liquors
Price per fl oz: $2.00 / 12 fl oz = $.16 per fl oz
Consumed at: home

sensory first impression: nice aroma, taste, and weight,. Wine scent, but nice flavor. color is a beautiful orange depth of color. Great hoppy and malty depth.

Aroma/Olfactory: 9 out of 10
Malt flavor is: caramel, syrupy, cereal, nuts, roasted
Hop flavor is: floral, herbs
Yeast flavor is: doughy, rough, of pretzels, great depth and weight.
Other flavors include: alcohol, bubblegum, butterscotch, licorice, raisin, sulfur

Visuals/Appearance: 4 out of 5
Color is: bright, orange, red, fiery, orange ruby
Liquid is: clear, clean
Head and lace are: minimal, tan

Taste/Flavor: 10 out of 10
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: medium to heavy
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: heavy
Sour level is: medium

Palate/Tactile: 4 out of 5
Body or Mouthfeel is: medium
Texture is: creamy, sticky, slick, thick, oceanic
Carbonation is: average
Finish is: astringent, long

Overall experience: 17 out of 20. I liked the texture, the color, the flavor, and the aroma.

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One of the best values on the market right now, esp. if one like’s a bit of booze in one’s beer.

Comment by Don

Don, you define me. 😉

Comment by lemasney

its one of my all time favorite beer!…Double Bag RULES!!!

Comment by Nelson

This beer has become not only my favorite, but my wife’s and father’s as well. It packs a nice punch and really can make family gatherings a lot more tolerable 😉

Comment by Josh

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