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Sawtooth Ale - Left Hand Brewing Company

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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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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-07-2014 23:00:22 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -19.4%

08-06-2014 21:00:19 | More by atlbravsrno1
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imhoudinibitch

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-06-2014 04:55:21 | More by imhoudinibitch
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cyguyjg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-05-2014 23:30:07 | More by cyguyjg
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bulldawg77

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-05-2014 01:40:35 | More by bulldawg77
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-04-2014 22:38:58 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-04-2014 19:43:44 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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DeeMalloy

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-04-2014 03:23:11 | More by DeeMalloy
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far333

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Clear copper colored with a low orangey yellow head that settles out slowly. Aroma of biscuity malt and lemon notes.

Flavors of bisucit malt, some nuttiness, but herbal and spicy hops emerge. Some lemon notes, mild peppery bite. Well balance, not individual flavor dominates. Even mouthfeel, moderate carbonation, good beer.

08-04-2014 02:55:54 | More by far333
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40oz2heaven

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

08-03-2014 23:56:19 | More by 40oz2heaven
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jcbogantes

Costa Rica

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-03-2014 23:55:56 | More by jcbogantes
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Jlaurie394


3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-03-2014 19:46:56 | More by Jlaurie394
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suckaj

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

08-03-2014 18:56:35 | More by suckaj
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jledge3

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-03-2014 16:40:06 | More by jledge3
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Rchacon


3/5  rDev -19.4%

08-02-2014 22:46:49 | More by Rchacon
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superspak

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

12 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, best before 8/26/2014. Pours fairly crystal clear deep orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of orange zest, pear, apple, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of orange zest, pear, apple, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, light pine, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Good amount of earthy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes or orange zest, pear, apple, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, light pine, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast ester flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly creamy, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good ESB style. All around good balance, complexity, and robustness of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

08-02-2014 03:16:45 | More by superspak
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Zutote


1.75/5  rDev -53%

08-02-2014 00:27:42 | More by Zutote
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Johntomk

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-02-2014 00:01:32 | More by Johntomk
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ckk527

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-01-2014 23:06:44 | More by ckk527
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Donkster46

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-31-2014 03:18:57 | More by Donkster46
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Jack_Frost79

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +21%

07-30-2014 21:14:54 | More by Jack_Frost79
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mmva321

Missouri

3.65/5  rDev -1.9%

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear with a small amount of carbonation, the body is a darker, though somewhat flat, amber color. The head is frothy and off-white with decent retention and leaves some delicate and dissipating lacing.

S: The smell is noticeable right form the pour. Strong and well balanced over all. Strong hops, strong malts. There's a vanilla sweetness that really comes through that's almost too powerful. A little funk rounds it all out nicely.

T: A strong beer that trends towards the hops, though leaving a balmy maltiness to round it all out. There's a small amount of lemon citrus that undercuts it all. Pretty well balanced.

M: It's a strong beer that has a pretty bold mouthfeel as well. Creamy, smooth, carbonated; it may all be a bit too much, but I'll give credit for going big.

07-30-2014 01:44:10 | More by mmva321
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Matt_Felix

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-29-2014 18:39:48 | More by Matt_Felix
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2014 06:37:08 | More by zestar
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snotster


3.72/5  rDev 0%

07-28-2014 04:18:35 | More by snotster
Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,736 ratings.