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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

1,736 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,736
Reviews: 655
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 43
Gots: 102 | 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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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-21-2013 21:52:35 | More by Bowers-Brew
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PennState99

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-21-2013 15:37:05 | More by PennState99
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-20-2013 15:55:19 | More by JMS1512
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AR_Rios

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-19-2013 23:37:35 | More by AR_Rios
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derekdenim

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-19-2013 18:57:17 | More by derekdenim
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

04-19-2013 18:28:32 | More by TKEbeerman
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

04-19-2013 02:55:04 | More by DasBoot2112
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured in a pint glass at Estelle's in Boston.

Appearance: This beer poured a small head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Crazy lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: malty, bready, and fruity

Taste: All of the above blended well together. Nice maltiness and mild bitterness to this beer.

Mouthfeel: Creamy smooth, a little chewy, medium bodied, low carbonation, and extremely drinkable.

Overall: Very nice ESB. Will have more.

04-15-2013 21:11:57 | More by Flounder57
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KeyWestGator

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-14-2013 17:48:31 | More by KeyWestGator
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lovindahops

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-14-2013 03:19:37 | More by lovindahops
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Noelito76

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

04-13-2013 13:28:26 | More by Noelito76
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Tek9ne

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-12-2013 21:49:18 | More by Tek9ne
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-11-2013 21:25:08 | More by buckyp
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spoony

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

From a 355 ml bottle (best before June 22, 2013) into a tulip.

A-A normal pour produces a clear, red-tinted amber brew. The light-tan head drops quickly and leaves a touch of lacing on the glass.

S-I smell mildly citrusy hops fighting against some toasted pale malts. The nose is pretty gentle.

T-The taste is like the smell with slightly sharp and floral hops mostly outweighing the pale, dry malts. There is some malty sweetness up front, but for an ESB, this one leans toward the citrusy/hoppy side of things.

M-The feel is medium body with a decently aggressive carbonation. There is a touch of dank oiliness, too.

O-This is a pretty middle-of-the-road brew. I found the hops a little too strong for the style, which also affected the feel, but the flavor was decent and drinkability was good. This beer is pretty ubiquitous around my neck of the woods, and while there are better choices, I would drink this again.

04-09-2013 23:35:41 | More by spoony
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-07-2013 22:47:38 | More by Troville1990
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-06-2013 17:39:44 | More by rcatalano
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

04-06-2013 01:44:45 | More by Ljoreilly
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-04-2013 02:05:29 | More by warpedrevolution
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Blavaq

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-02-2013 04:37:55 | More by Blavaq
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Zaphog

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

03-31-2013 21:35:01 | More by Zaphog
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houhkx

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-31-2013 01:19:12 | More by houhkx
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-29-2013 21:00:19 | More by beergorrilla
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +21%

03-27-2013 05:26:06 | More by Jamison85
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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +7%

12 oz bottle poured into a tumbler

A- Clear amber, with a fairly thin off white head. Not much lacing.

S- Caramel malt, with a hint of fruitiness and slight floral background.

T- Caramel and fruity sweet. A mellow hop finish to balance out.

M- Medium-light body, very well balanced with a semi-dry finish.

O- This is very very well balanced. Just enough hop to even out with the malt. Refreshing as well.

03-27-2013 00:19:05 | More by BWED
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uninked

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-25-2013 21:22:08 | More by uninked
Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,736 ratings.