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New Dogtown Pale Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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89
very good

1,595 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,595
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 53
Gots: 174 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of SierraJosh
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of damndirtyape
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of myelo
4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.89/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Vintage: 2013
Appearance: Bright, Translucent Gold; Storm of Carbonation; Fluffy, White head
Smell: Pine; Resin; Lemon; Bread; Fresh Wort
Taste: Pine; Lemon; Cereal Grains; Wort
Mouth-feel: Crisp; light-medium body; Medium Carbonation;
Overall: Goddamn Wonderful. One of, if not the best, PA on the market.

New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,595 ratings.