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Lost Dog - Napa Smith Brewery

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191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Napa Smith Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Offa on 04-22-2009)
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beagle75

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2.78/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Draft service into a shaker pint glass at the Yard House in Irvine.

A: Slightly hazy, medium amber color with one finger of persistent off-white foam head. Light lacing remains on the glass.

S: Very mild estery mixed fruit that smells like a diluted fruit punch, occasionally yielding something unpleasant that is akin to stomach acid.

T: Begins sweet, with estery toffee and faint roasted grain. Flavors turn earthy and also dry out a little in the middle, though still not able to shake the cloying impression of sweet fruit. The finish is mild and tea-like, with the most well-integrated flavors of the entire experience.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, mostly wet on the palate with some syrupy stickiness, and with low carbonation.

D: What a surprising recent addition to the rather static beer menu at the local Yard House; even so, this beer doesn't do a whole lot to further Napa Smith's level of brand recognition with the general public (or anyone, really.) It has a few elements that are interesting and important to the English pale ale style, but the combination here is discordant and a little hard to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2011 15:07:23 | More by beagle75
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Lost Dog from Napa Smith Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.