New Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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4/5 rDev +1%
12oz bottle (date stamp 330 3 6565 1801) served in a milkshake pilsner glass.
Appearance: Clear bright gold with a hint of amber. Lots of carbonation coming up through the beer. Persistent 1/8" white foam with equally persistent big strands and sheets of lacing all over the glass. Nice looking beer.
Smell: Mango!!! Lots of tropical fruit coming off of this beer.
Taste: Bitter, lots of fresh cut grapefruit citrus, some tropical fruit. Malt is cracker-like, not sweet at all. Finish is lingering citrus and grapefruit.
Mouthfeel: Very dry. Some hop oil sticking to the teeth.
Overall / Drinkability: A very hoppy beer - but not a bitter hop wallop. Strong emphasis on aroma hops with this one with a simple hop flavor profile. Well crafted and well done. Interestingly though, due to the dryness and weaker malt backbone, I find one is enough. It's strong flavor wears out my palate such that I don't want another one right away. Another one later on, but not one right now.
03-02-2014 23:52:38 | More by damndirtyape
4.39/5 rDev +10.9%
Appearance: gold with ample white head and substantial lacing
Aroma: Substantial citrus and piney hops with a bit of malt background.
Taste: Again, hops. Some bitterness but more aroma hops with a bit of malt. Think grapefruit/mango on a cracker. Some lingering bitterness but very well balanced.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium with ample carbonation.
Overall: This is a very good APA, one of my favorites.
02-16-2014 23:04:22 | More by myelo
New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,327 ratings.