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Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Dogtown Pale AleDogtown Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

334 Ratings
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-04-2001)
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Ratings: 334 | Reviews: 136 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

InfernoBoss, Nov 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Griffith, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jmccraney, May 19, 2012
Photo of KTCamm
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Final beer of the night, on tap, at the Morris Tap and Grill in Randolph.

Pours light amber, some white foam. Pine nose, there, but not, lighter in intensity. A hop bitter throughout, nothing unusual to report. Strong, alternatively sweet and bitter.

For whatever reason I am frequently underwhelmed by Laguntitas offerings This i no exception. Eh.

KTCamm, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Kmlund, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jgluck, Dec 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

spark3148857, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

beernut, Jun 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ScaryEd, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

civicm87, Apr 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

DaKur, Apr 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ebenicr, Dec 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jtmcgraw, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

sevenshubby, Aug 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

PunkFloyd, Dec 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

csfcmitchell, Jun 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

05/29/05- Purchased at Piazza's Market in San Mateo, CA

Presentation- 12oz bottle with no dating. Poured into a standard pint glass.

Appearance- Golden pour with a meduim sharp white head and webbed lacing inside for a short time.

Smell- Not a smeller to me. A small amount of hops and malt detected.

Taste- Nothing spectacular. Pretty nicely balanced, but none of the malt or hop flavors really made me think, wow, I want a few more of these. Mild fruity hops and typical flavored malt.

Mouthfeel- About your average carbonation for a PA

Drinkability- See taste....overall, I guess this would be an OK session beer. I've had many better PA's though.

GClarkage, May 31, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

bh123, Jun 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

spycow, Apr 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Lare453, Mar 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

match1112, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of rkhaze
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a sparkling golden amber with a small creamy off white head and lots of bubbles.
Smells of grainy malt, mild tropical fruit and citrusy hops.
The flavor followed the aroma pretty closely with a taoasty malt taste and a bit of caramel coming out. Finishes dry and crisp with a lingering bitterness.
Light to medium bodied with a thin mouthfeel and stinging carbonation.
This might be a good sessionable beer on a hot day, but the carbonation sure made it filling.

rkhaze, Mar 20, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The berr poured with only a lsight head. As the style suggests, it was pale copper in color and very little lace formed around the glass. The hops lended a bittersweet taste to the flavor. There were also subtle tones of malt and something else I could not quite place. The carbonation was just perfect enough to add to bring the flavors out more. This would make a great session beer.

MuddyFeet, Aug 07, 2004
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Acoma, Aug 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 19, 2013
Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.