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Lone Pine IPA - Sawdust City Brewing Company

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Lone Pine IPALone Pine IPA

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very good

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sawdust City Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 12-22-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

nullbort, Friday at 09:59 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

coder, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of Bf_89
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Bf_89, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Rlombardi75
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Rlombardi75, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of Franck
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Smell dominated by hops (grapefruit and tangerine) pine and and a hint of caramel
Mouthfell is tasty. Botter tropical fruits and pine. The sugar makes its presence in finale.
Bitterness is moderated, piny and dry.

Franck, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of BushwyckCraft
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%

BushwyckCraft, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of DenisKolkin
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%

650 ml bottle purchased from LCBO for $5.25 CDN. Served cold into glassware.

Appearance - Hazy honey brown colored, capped by three fingers of fluffy light white head that leaves a nice swath of lacing behind. Crazily carbonated by appearance .

Smell - Big pine and grapefruit mixture on the nose, with the grapefruit being stronger giving this a rather citrusy aroma. Some lemon zest and maybe a touch of orange combine for a big citrus hop bomb. The aroma is big, but not overdone.

Taste - Significant but not overdone bitterness, plenty of grapefruit and a touch of lemon, missing the sweetness from the ripe orange that I picked up on the nose. A little bit earthy tasting as well, but the malts while present are subdued here.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated yet surprisingly light and spritzy body, dry finish.

Overall - A very well crafted IPA, that's up there among the best accessible IPA's in Ontario with the likes of Nickel Brook Headstock Ale, and Amsterdam Boneshaker. If the cost was a bit lower, this would be a regular in my rotation, when I want a good Ontatrio IPA.

DenisKolkin, Sep 04, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.3%

ToddMopps, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Purchased at the LCBO for a steep $6.00ish or so. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass.

A- 4.0 Opens well and pours a slight head that is gone in no time. Dark gold and unfiltered

S- 4.25 Excellent dry hopped beer.

T- 4.0 Pretty good. Not great but has a goodly amount of hops. Not bitter all that much. Nice blend of hops

M- 3.75 Dry and tart

O- 4.0 Pretty good but not good enough for this price. Would like to try the DIPA from them.

Food Pairing

This pretty good IPA went well with..... Moo Goo Guy Pan and Almond Soo Guy


DaveBar, Aug 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

RyanPollock, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Jlefa, Aug 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

ZachT, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Jerboat, Aug 15, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -3.3%

Hoptoria, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

WillAndSarah, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

valianes, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of leaddog
4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours a golden amber with copper highlights and two fingers of frothy white head.

Smell - Citrus hops, pine resin, tropical fruit (mango, guava), caramel malts, lemon notes.

Taste - Good solid punch of citrus hops and pine resin so that the bitterness sticks to the back of the palate. Accented by tropical fruit and caramel flavours.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Excellent bitterness in the finish and sticking to the roof of my mouth. Dry finish as well.

Overall - This has been on my want list for quite some time and there are no disappointments. Excellent citrus hop and pine resin flavours that stick to your palate - hop lovers rejoice!

leaddog, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

andrenaline, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of pine
Head average (4 cm), off white, creamy, slowly diminishing
Lacing fair – rings with large bubbles
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor begins very bitter with an astringent citrusy aftertaste; no alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

A decent IPA with a welcome bitterness, a well-made example of a basic American IPA.

Ozzylizard, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Rutager, Jun 04, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to hopsolutely for including this in the CANBIF 2014 box
A: Copper orange clear pour with a bubbling 2 fingers worth of rocky head. The head leaves all but a thin singular layer side to side.
S: Sweet malts followed with orange flower water and capped with dry hoppy fresh pine.
T: Dry citrus rind with sappy pine resins and notable alcohol presences at the end. Hops hang heavy and acrid with pithiness on the palette.
M: Medium bodied with a small twang of carbonation, dry puckering hops are the end suck on and hold the tongue.
O: A decent IPA that offers a nice pine & citrus rind profile, not especially complex but does a good job of the style.

FondueVoodoo, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

stevergca, May 12, 2014
Photo of TerryW
3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Looks pretty interesting. An odd rusty gold colour - something I've not seen a lot of before. Pours a big, firm, long lasting head. Coats the glass nicely as the head settles and gives up lots of lace as it goes.

Piney nose and grapefruit. Very bitter to taste, hop hammer, lots of grapefruit rind. Dry and bitter to finish. Very one dimensional I'm afraid. Not too interesting.

TerryW, May 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

evil_liver, Apr 28, 2014
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Lone Pine IPA from Sawdust City Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.