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New Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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New Dogtown Pale AleNew Dogtown Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,241 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,241
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 46
Gots: 73 | FT: 1
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thartman on 09-17-2008)
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Ratings: 1,241 | Reviews: 354 | Display Reviews Only:
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beerlaodark

California

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-30-2012 05:24:16 | More by beerlaodark
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dave39

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nose is really a pungent grapefruit. Not bad, but just different. Grapefruit is overwhelming.

Taste is a little off. The lack of balance shows through in the after taste. Definitely a notch below others I have reviewed.

I can session with up to 6%, but this is not a sessionable beer for me because of the extreme bitterness at the end. The palate is punished, and not in a good way.

So, it's not sessionable, and not an occasion beer, so I don't see it getting any space in my fridge anytime soon. It's really a notch below the Sculpin and Stone's Ruination IPA, imo. It's not even in the same universe as the Enjoy By.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 17:12:46 | More by dave39
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Sheesh101

New York

3/5  rDev -24.2%

02-27-2014 17:15:03 | More by Sheesh101
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spamages

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.2%

12-30-2011 00:18:55 | More by spamages
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-31-2012 23:41:56 | More by jk3
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -24.2%

05-20-2014 16:00:23 | More by jaswilson2
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-ronin-

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-25-2013 01:19:28 | More by -ronin-
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

05-11-2013 02:10:31 | More by ejimhof
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.2%

02-13-2013 04:39:33 | More by akttr
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mckowned

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -24.2%

06-04-2014 13:05:25 | More by mckowned
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RedWeizen83

Texas

3/5  rDev -24.2%

05-27-2013 19:03:09 | More by RedWeizen83
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Kaveman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-06-2014 02:41:22 | More by Kaveman
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twax

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-06-2013 23:46:39 | More by twax
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Shango42

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.2%

12-10-2011 04:00:41 | More by Shango42
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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -24.2%

04-03-2012 18:26:15 | More by StoicBeast
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-17-2012 02:29:41 | More by gafferjohn
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lostinfla

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.2%

08-10-2013 00:43:47 | More by lostinfla
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deonreds

New York

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-18-2012 05:43:31 | More by deonreds
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bdelonj13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-25-2014 04:04:17 | More by bdelonj13
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Lob

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-28-2013 01:45:42 | More by Lob
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Walkinbeauty

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-31-2012 16:28:07 | More by Walkinbeauty
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -24.2%

07-14-2013 20:10:43 | More by Kyrojack
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CSpoons

Delaware

3/5  rDev -24.2%

11-27-2013 21:19:04 | More by CSpoons
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tykechandler

Indiana

3/5  rDev -24.2%

06-18-2014 23:53:34 | More by tykechandler
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priestsyrinx

Rhode Island

3.05/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

My first beer review!

12oz bottle poured into a glass.

A - This beer has a clear golden straw color. Pours to a nice 1-1/2 finger head. Carbonation is very active throughout. Just a bit of lacing going down the glass, and it retains a thin head.

S - Smells very hoppy, but not very bitter. The scent wears off quickly, though.

T - Fairly straightforward. A bit bitter on the front end, but that goes away fast. I taste a slightly sweet, butterly flavor on the back end. Overall, a nice tasting beer, but not as refined as, say, SNPA.

M - Tingles the tongue a bit. It's fairly light, yet pretty full bodied.

O - Good beer. It's not great, but I suggest trying it atleast once. It has a high ABV for a APA (6.2%). It's very drinkable, and has nice flavors in there. I'd say it's just about average as far as APAs go.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 02:05:21 | More by priestsyrinx
New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,241 ratings.