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Safety Round #3 - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Safety Round #3
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 22.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: djrn2 on 06-06-2014

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Served in a Shaker pint at Beer Run (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Pleasing amber-orange hue with healthy , light beige foamy, frothy head with decent retention and copious lacing.

S: Honeysuckle and orangey aromas with a bit of weedy grassiness and a light caramel malt backing. No yeast or alcohol character.

T: The flavor is overly weedy and vegetative with a harsh bitterness leaving a slightly minerally aftertaste. The malt background is benign and light and medium caramels with solid pale malt base. THe hopping though is a bit harsh and lacks nuance, vegetation and dankness with a light citrus kiss.

M: Fairly dry with light-medium body but the mineral finish is slightly astringent.

O: Not Left Hand's best effort -- needs to mellow and that's not a compliment for a hoppy beer.

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Safety Round #3 from Left Hand Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.