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New Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

New Dogtown Pale AleNew Dogtown Pale Ale

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89
very good

1,117 Ratings
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Ratings: 1117
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%


Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: thartman on 09-17-2008)
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arizcards

Arizona

3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a single from Total Wine back at the end of September for $1.79. Bottled on 7-29-13.

Beer poured golden orange with a very nice white head that is hanging around.

Nose is citrusy and tropical.

Taste is very much hop forward, tropical and citrus hops dominate. Resiny finish.

Mouthfeel is mildly carbonated and medium bodied.

Overall a very tasty brew that is just a bit beyond sessionable. Definitely is an IPA and not a pale ale. Definitely try it if you have the opportunity!

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 21:20:37 | More by arizcards
More User Reviews:
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illpass78

Maine

2.98/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a neat golden color with a pillowy white head that sticks around a good while. Carbonation and lacing both heavy.

Aroma: Smells of pine, grapefruit, lemon, citrus, grassiness and some toast.

Taste: There's something off about this. The grapefruit in the nose is really, really dominant. It's very bitter for an American pale ale. It's OK but I don't love it.

Mouthfeel: It's pleasant on the palate; body is just right for this style. The bitter grapefruit taste makes it less enjoyable, though.

Overall: I know this stuff is beloved but I'm kind of lukewarm on it. It's very average. The dominant flavors don't appeal to me, which is kind of a deal-breaker.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 01:55:57 | More by illpass78
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TomMcNichols

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-14-2014 17:55:50 | More by TomMcNichols
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ToddKehoe


4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-14-2014 05:18:48 | More by ToddKehoe
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-13-2014 23:43:59 | More by DaveMiller
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-13-2014 22:55:25 | More by enelson
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stanale

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

04-13-2014 04:24:02 | More by stanale
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NappyB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-13-2014 03:01:32 | More by NappyB
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theteleman

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-12-2014 03:25:23 | More by theteleman
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-11-2014 23:21:20 | More by cbcrunch
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-11-2014 23:21:10 | More by SkinniePost
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Mikexw

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-08-2014 15:59:00 | More by Mikexw
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JandJMD

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-08-2014 00:19:23 | More by JandJMD
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-07-2014 15:25:08 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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BeerDreadz

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-07-2014 00:04:03 | More by BeerDreadz
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-06-2014 01:53:47 | More by buckyp
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-05-2014 05:06:37 | More by Eaglefan344
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SB_Brewmaster

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-03-2014 03:38:27 | More by SB_Brewmaster
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-02-2014 01:50:56 | More by twenteone
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

04-01-2014 23:04:57 | More by Karibourgeois
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coopdog1000

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-01-2014 21:22:19 | More by coopdog1000
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this bottle at Shady Mcgrady's enjoyed chilled in a goblet.

The color is copper with good clarity and thick white head with average bead and copious lace, carbonation is visible and rises rapidly to the 2 fingers plus cap. The smell is a mix of hop aromas which are slightly pine and citrus with a subtle floral element and light toasted grain aroma. The feel is good with moderate bitterness and medium carbonation with slight sweetness and hint of spice with a mild alcohol element in the semi-dry finish.

The taste is very good with a modest amount of malt supporting a pretty hop forward flavor with slight spice and pine and gentle tangy zesty citrus which makes for a mostly balanced taste in general with some mild sweetness as it finishes. There is a mild alcohol note in the taste which adds to the slight bite of bitter hops which are almost grapefruit-like. Overall I think this is decent for what it is -a stronger west coast style pale -practically an IPA, but a nice malt balance explains the pale label IMO.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 19:25:56 | More by Slatetank
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-30-2014 13:44:38 | More by JohnParadee
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jopezu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-28-2014 22:26:27 | More by jopezu
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

03-28-2014 19:33:46 | More by HoppySeb
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New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,117 ratings.