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Stranger - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 892
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 11
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brew3crew on 02-12-2011

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Ratings: 892 | Reviews: 208
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a mostly opaque, golden amber/copper color with a quarter of a finger of white-colored head that quickly dissolved away into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department at all. I get some faint, I mean really faint, aromas, of toasted malt, some caramel, black pepper, honey-suckle, clover and a touch of grassy, piney, slightly citrusy hops.

Taste: Very nice! Strong flavors of bready, toasted malt up front, imparting flavors of cereal, crackers and biscuits, followed by some caramel and brown sugar-like sweetness, spices of honeysuckle, black pepper, and a touch of coriander. The beer finished with some beautifully balanced, piney, slightly citrusy hops. Delicious!

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and both creamy and effervescent at the same time. With an ABV of 5.0%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is another excellent beer from Colorado, and another excellent beer from Left Hand, which is fastley becoming one of my favorite Colorado breweries. It’s beautifully balanced between bready malt, sweetness and floral, slightly citrusy hops. An excellent American Pale Ale!

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Stranger from Left Hand Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 892 ratings.