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Sawtooth Ale - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,638 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,638
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 42
Gots: 73 | 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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Ratings: 1,638 | Reviews: 649 | Display Reviews Only:
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-04-2011 22:21:09 | More by nmann08
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-04-2011 02:36:36 | More by bigred89
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-04-2011 01:59:49 | More by pavpav12
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beerslushy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-03-2011 19:00:01 | More by beerslushy
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-02-2011 03:27:18 | More by rab53
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-01-2011 13:31:25 | More by ROGUE16
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-29-2011 20:35:20 | More by brandoman63
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-29-2011 16:06:47 | More by akinsja
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JimInTN

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-28-2011 21:28:07 | More by JimInTN
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Amp

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-28-2011 18:24:42 | More by Amp
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-28-2011 18:08:35 | More by Rochefort10nh
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LeoPanna

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-28-2011 15:52:22 | More by LeoPanna
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-28-2011 06:56:39 | More by twelveinches
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bkonk10

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-27-2011 14:52:06 | More by bkonk10
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-27-2011 04:05:54 | More by jenray
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Ryan1423

Alaska

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-26-2011 06:42:09 | More by Ryan1423
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whallgren

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-24-2011 15:20:50 | More by whallgren
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-23-2011 18:12:03 | More by FreshmanPour77
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jamesgaither

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-23-2011 05:57:24 | More by jamesgaither
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JizackFH

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on nitro-tap at Sunswick 35/35 on 10/28/11 in Astoria, NY.
Review taken from notes.

This beer pours a dark brown color, that has some ruby hues to it. there is a 2-finger off-white head on it that looks really creamy. The head has awesome retention, and it leaves a bit sheet of thick lace behind. The nose was pretty faint overall. there were some toasted malt and toffee aromas. Also, there is a little bit of hop presence. The taste starts off with some toasted malt, toffee, and a bit of caramel. Those flavors are there, but they seem a bit watered down and there is a weird metallic flavor that I'm getting every now and then. There is also a mild hop flavor here. The finish leaves some lingering toasted malt and caramel sweetness. This has a medium body and smooth creamy carbonation. It goes down easy and has a really smooth feel to it. There is some toasted malt bitterness, and some dryness on the back end. This has pretty good drinkability. It goes down easy and the flavor is nice. overall, I think it is an alright beer. I would drink it again, but I don't know if I would pay for it. It's worth trying though. I'd like to try it regular instead of on nitro.

Serving type: nitro-tap

11-23-2011 05:55:53 | More by JizackFH
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Sdesenberg

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a sixer at the local stop-n-steal for 10.49. After trying the Left Hand Milk Stout, I have very high expectations. Pours a deep copper, with thick cream colored head. Tremendous retention and lacing. Malty flavor, but balanced by citrusy hop finish. Not real biscuity like a Fat Tire. Overall a pretty good beer, but next time I'll grab the Milk Stout instead.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 01:51:17 | More by Sdesenberg
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Jips

Kansas

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-23-2011 01:38:46 | More by Jips
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-22-2011 21:03:35 | More by PittBeerGirl
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-22-2011 05:01:31 | More by jmdrpi
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-21-2011 23:34:58 | More by Burt
Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,638 ratings.