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New Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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89
very good

1,621 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,621
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 53
Gots: 190 | FT: 0
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:
Beer added by: thartman on 09-17-2008

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Ratings: 1,621 | Reviews: 384
Photo of jgebauer110
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SierraFlight
3.46/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a wine glass. Citrus, biscuit, hop aromas and flavors. Good carbonation.

Photo of Beef_Curtains
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bootsdomino
3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoagzzz
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have not had this in about a year and a half. One month old bottle. Laggy does not make a bad brew imo, but this one is just ok. Very easy drinking for what it's worth.

Photo of lushes22
3.17/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Light amber color withe real light cloudiness. Mild fruit hoppy smell with hint of pine. Somewhat bland taste. Almost like a session ipa with a little malt on back. Average carb and a little dry. Wouldn't drink again unless options limited. Very average.

Photo of Bigdoc91
4.81/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

You cant go wrong with New Dogtown Pale Ale.

Photo of tylerstravis
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Caskaway
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StJamesGate
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bright bronze with steady pocked snow white head that trails. 4
Herbal, floral, orange zest nose - fresh! 4
Thread of apricot-filled filo pastry with icing sugar, then grapefruit, white pine, pineapple (natch), and lemon balm hops. 4.25
Pith finish and numbing pine linger.
Just past light, crisp, touch of oil, creamy. 4

Paler that expected and there's a sugared grapefruit thing on the nose that's tantalizing. That sugar carries over to be just the lightest malt load possible before all the light sides of C hops (no orange, pine resin, or dank) kick in. For all the sunshine here, there is a whack of chalky bitterness that hits a little harder than 47 IBUs.

Not sure what to make of this vs the IPA, which is roughly the same ABV and IBUs. Hop Stoopid Lite, some people have said; I could get down with that. It's also soft and way drinkable - the only way, in fact, that it actually resembles an APA. Might take this over the IPA, which could be the point. 4.25

Photo of Tomacho
3.62/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikerieder
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Capsfan90
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured one finger white head in a snifter, there was minimal lacing. Color was a bright pale straw color with a little cloudiness. Taste was smooth with a considerable amount of drinkability. Fairly good brew.

Photo of mbratt93
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewsBrews450
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pale slighty cloudy with tons of lace.. A/T pale cracker malt, noticeable pine spice hop, Pilsner mixed with a IPA is the best way to describe it.. Sweet floral aroma is very nice aswell.. Thin lager like body with a heavy hop bitterness and dry cracker malt.. But being a pale ale and not a IPA I think it makes for a great pale ale.

Photo of JustOneMorePlz
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JDoHo
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottspencer
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMike
3.6/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sachie23
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.37/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,621 ratings.