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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

1,238 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,238
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 46
Gots: 72 | 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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Tugeagon

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-28-2013 06:01:33 | More by Tugeagon
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jsdonahue

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-28-2013 00:15:27 | More by jsdonahue
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GFD400

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-25-2013 02:09:56 | More by GFD400
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-24-2013 00:36:29 | More by Tiernan
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cnwillis31

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-23-2013 22:36:06 | More by cnwillis31
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Premo88

Texas

3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into tulip

L: almost peach; a light orange very clear with the very slightest hint of pink in it that makes me think "peach"; awesome fluffy white head, about 1 inch to a bit more that laces all the way down

S: starts out almost all hops ... piney, bitter; as it warms up, it has a cool note of orange (not grapefruit). kind of different and nice.

T: pretty much standard hoppy American pale ale fare. nothing special, nothing terrible. great big bitter bite without much balance of anything else, occasional citrus notes.

F: tons of carbonation which i love

O: a fine American pale ale but I'm not sure it stands out from the other American pale ales I've had. the color that bleeds just every so slightly toward peach is unique, and the orange smell is cool. VERY similar to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, which ain't a bad thing at all.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2013 02:50:47 | More by Premo88
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

04-22-2013 19:42:48 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-21-2013 01:25:50 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1%

04-20-2013 20:07:55 | More by oriolesfan4
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cuy50

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

04-20-2013 19:32:05 | More by cuy50
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midnitesun11

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-17-2013 02:59:19 | More by midnitesun11
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sbxx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

04-17-2013 00:37:53 | More by sbxx
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phishsihq

Colorado

4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The brew pours a clear, amber-gold, and is capped by a modestly foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Pale malt aromas and a touch of caramel and honey add a sweetness to the citrus and floral notes that dominate the nose. Slightly toasted malt and a bit of caramel provide the sweet flavors that balance the leafy and citrus hop flavors. Very well balanced, New Dogtown is medium bodied with a perfect level of carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 01:40:04 | More by phishsihq
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gir02021

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

04-16-2013 00:08:15 | More by gir02021
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jealmanzar

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-15-2013 17:25:26 | More by jealmanzar
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Harkrank

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-14-2013 18:59:44 | More by Harkrank
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MBoydL

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a bit on the darker side compared to a lot of other pale ales I've had but not to the point of being amber. Poured into a 3 Floyd's pint glass it had about one finger of creamy head.

Smell is a little citrus, a little grass, and a little bready. I don't think this was the freshest bottle. I have a feeling a fresher one would have carried a lot more hop character.

Taste is really nice. Again citrus comes through with a slightly sweet and even "boozy" finish...maybe more warm than "boozy".

Overall I liked it a lot. Would definitely have it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 00:06:39 | More by MBoydL
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Drecher


3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-11-2013 23:10:55 | More by Drecher
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wes123

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very nice golden color, nice head that fades quickly, lacing on the glass. Strong smell of grapefruit. Citrus and pine on the front end, fades to a gentle sweet malt back. Nice mouthfeel with good bitterness and carbonation that both linger. Overall a really nice pale ale. Perfect on a warm afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2013 23:01:56 | More by wes123
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

04-07-2013 17:12:35 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

04-03-2013 23:25:20 | More by AC-Mivsek
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Hultkrantz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-03-2013 19:05:45 | More by Hultkrantz
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JArena13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-02-2013 20:48:56 | More by JArena13
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

03-31-2013 01:21:40 | More by WDJersey
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eriknordlund

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

03-30-2013 18:51:54 | More by eriknordlund
New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,238 ratings.