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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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89
very good

1,353 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,353
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 49
Gots: 102 | 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: 1,353 | Reviews: 358 | 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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sweisel80

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

01-28-2012 23:20:48 | More by sweisel80
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likeemdark

California

4/5  rDev +1%

01-27-2012 13:32:03 | More by likeemdark
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-27-2012 01:49:21 | More by rcatalano
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demuzik

Oregon

4.83/5  rDev +22%

A friend of mine spoke highly of this APA and mentioned it was one of his new favorites. Even going at this one with high expectations, I was surprised.

Wonderfully hoppy - loads of pine, citrus, and fresh overall zestiness - completely blending in with the malt background that sips smooth and not heavy. One of the most flavorful yet soft on the tongue APAs I've come across.

Word to the wise - if you're out of California/tap range, make sure you try a fresh bottle - this style and this brew especially go downhill quickly should you not obtain the freshest possible.

01-24-2012 03:43:13 | More by demuzik
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eorwar

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-23-2012 02:00:51 | More by eorwar
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

01-22-2012 18:32:21 | More by Shilt
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poppyjohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-21-2012 22:13:42 | More by poppyjohn
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-17-2012 17:28:59 | More by zenwatts
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-17-2012 02:29:41 | More by gafferjohn
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +0.5%

A - Clear bright yellow maybe a touch amber with only a slight layer of foam sticky it is.

S - Very solid pine and citrus hops bright and floral. Sweet pale malts.

T - A very good pale. You got the hops bitter yet balanced. Then you have the pale malts, grainy yet balanced. And it finishes with just enough hops to not leave a bitter taste. Nice.

M - Light to medium body. Great beer.

Overall I am kind of disappointed that I can't find this locally since I needed to order this from halftime beverage.com but at least I can find the IPA.

01-16-2012 04:36:52 | More by DrDemento456
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev +1%

01-15-2012 16:07:10 | More by mhaugo
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FirstBrewsoon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

01-15-2012 14:50:51 | More by FirstBrewsoon
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whartontallboy

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-15-2012 02:26:55 | More by whartontallboy
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kspongeworthy

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

01-14-2012 01:20:41 | More by kspongeworthy
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largefarva

California

5/5  rDev +26.3%

01-13-2012 16:42:33 | More by largefarva
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BigGameRick

New York

4/5  rDev +1%

01-12-2012 22:55:48 | More by BigGameRick
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev -7.8%

Pours a clear golden color with a two finger bright white head which settles down to a frothy one finger lace. Lots of visible carbonation. Huge nose of piney and citric hops.

Huge flavor for a pale ale. If it had more of bite itd be more ipa like than pale ale. Incredible crisp with a medium body. Very well held together beer that thins out very slightly on the finish. Finishes extra dry. Citric juiciness up front and piney hops. Malt body is only there to hold the hops together and presents it self as grainy and corny undertone.

Not bad. Big Flavor.

01-09-2012 03:28:13 | More by jtierney89
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

01-09-2012 02:53:17 | More by dcs1548
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-08-2012 09:23:05 | More by schnarr84
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +4.3%

12 oz bottle poured into duvel snifter
A - pale amber, very nice colour, big head that stays a while, lively carbonation
S - pale ale smell, hoppy, but light
T - delicious, nice citrusy hop bite, sweet finish
M - creamy, easy to drink
O - very good pale ale

01-08-2012 01:59:01 | More by vicsju1991
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Tackle42

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

01-07-2012 22:35:54 | More by Tackle42
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

01-05-2012 04:36:48 | More by Stoffel
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-03-2012 18:57:34 | More by touchmeimsac
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -0.3%

Drank a few of these on New Years Eve in a pint glass..

New Dogtown pale ale looks like a pale, a light golden color mixed in with some faint yellow and orange. A nice amount of foam on top that left some stains. Smell is fairly simple and light, faint aroma hops with earth and a mild backing in malt profile. A nice array of light citrus hits the nostrils with light grapefruit, papaya, etc. Taste is a laid back pale ale, pale malt with a earthy taste and light citrus with grapefruit, mango etc, slight pine, just light tropics and light malt, that's the name of the game when it comes to the pales. Feel is light, smooth with a mild bittering that leaves instantly, comes and goes, leaving dogtown to be easy drinking, without killing ye old palate. I could drink this all day given the chance.

01-03-2012 02:34:38 | More by BARFLYB
New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,353 ratings.