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Sawtooth Ale - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Sawtooth AleSawtooth Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,677 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,677
Reviews: 652
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 42
Gots: 84 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-16-2001)
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FungusBrewer

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4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours smooth, not aggressive. Sawtooth ale appears a tad hazy in the glass with copper/light caramel hues when held up to the light. It smells great, almost yeasty with very minor hints of hops. Nothing up front and overpowering. It goes down smooth, with almost a silky mouth-feel, leaving a sweet/malty aftertaste. Immediately when beer meets taste buds you're anticipating bitterness from the look and aroma, but it turns out to be quite the opposite.

Overall, Sawtooth Ale is an extremely well balanced session beer that I'd definitely drink again.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 04:50:33 | More by FungusBrewer
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Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,677 ratings.