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Sawtooth Ale - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,833 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,833
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 52
Gots: 137 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Devil_Doc, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Soterios, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Sam-VW, Oct 04, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev 0%

arum93, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of BurningTreeMufen
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

Appearance- A light amber, honey appearance with a small head.
Aroma- Floral and earthy hops give way to a caramel maltiness.
Taste- Biscuit and caramel malt flavors in the forefront with a nice bitterness to complement the sweetness.
Mouthfeel- Medium mouthfeel but very drinkable. A slight lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.
Overall- A sessionable ESB/Amber Ale that will not provide a lot of punch with maltiness or hoppiness, but is very well balanced and enjoyable.

BurningTreeMufen, Oct 03, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +4.3%

Bpc24, Oct 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

Rosstheboss, Oct 01, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +11.8%

DennisDullea, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

JakeR3, Sep 30, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev -22%

Pours nicely, with a decent head. Nice honey color. Subtle, biscuity nose. Slight carbonation and caramel in the front, but then nothing much. Disappointing finish. Nothing offensive but rather a boring beer. Won't buy again but will save to serve to friends who don't like beer.

Maryobeerian, Sep 30, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

BrianBeers1030, Sep 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

ruckus232, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Wasupmx, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

tylerstravis, Sep 28, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -27.4%

roosafur, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

epyon396, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Scott17taylor, Sep 27, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.1%

maxcoinage, Sep 26, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +4.8%

I'm not a huge ESB guy, but this one's pretty good. It's not overwhelmingly bitter, and it is very drinkable on its own. This is another beer that Left Hand has made as a nitro, so I'd like to give that a shot to see how different it tastes. I like other brews from this brewery more, but I'm ok with this one if I'm in the mood for something beyond my usual.

dcscientist, Sep 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Rbodacious, Sep 25, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -4.3%

AMCimpi, Sep 25, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +3.2%

farondb, Sep 23, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.5%

Andy_Luft, Sep 22, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +8.3%

ajkelly451, Sep 21, 2014
Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,833 ratings.