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Chainsaw Ale - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

258 Ratings
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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 16
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RoBotGod on 03-06-2006)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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New Mexico

5/5  rDev +30.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Robyn

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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WesM63

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -28%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Lynn

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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Colorado

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Texas

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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

back after a long hiatus, this is essentially double sawtooth ale, so a double esb, and i think its wonderful. rich and more american than english on the hop front, but with a real sturdy and classic english malt base. the alcohol is high, but its well hidden in this smoothed out feeling drink, than improves with temperature. copper in color, mostly clear, decadent looking with a tall and foamy white head. malt first and hops on the back end in both nose and taste. distinct flavor elements include an herbal complexion, culinary herbs, maybe bay leaf, as well as unlit smokes, birch syrup, and tangerine zest. its dynamic, and i appreciate the interesting hops here, its a necessary twist in a style of beer that i dont think gets played with enough. it comes in layers, and is far more complex than i expected it to ever be. mouthfeel is full bodied but well carbonated, frothy in feel, palate coating, and a little resinous from the hops. finish is long and bitter, yet clean feeling, and extremely satisfying overall. a beautiful american take on the english classic. i hope this one sticks around.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 17:38:57 | More by StonedTrippin
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Chainsaw Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.