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Stranger - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 885
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 11
Gots: 74 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12pz bottle into a Sam Adams Pint Glass:

Appearance: straw colored, with some really light amber hues. Kind of hazy. Nithing visable like hops floating, just a slight haze.

Aroma: smells of grapfefruit, with grass and some slight pear like aromas.

Flavor: flavor is very nice. Citrus flavors along with some pine and grass with some light bread like flavors to balance with some sweetness, bitterness is well balanced for a pale ale.

Mouthfeel: carbonation is nice, would like a little more mouth feel, its a little lite to me, but that doesnt take away from the flavor, head diminishes farely quickly, but a small bit of lacing remains.

Overall: a good APA, not the best, but its nice. Something ill remember. I would just enjoy some body to enhance the overall impression of this beer.

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Poured into a glass mug.

A: Slightly hazy golden yellow with one-and-a-half finger, white, creamy head that lasted a couple of minutes. Not much lacing.

S: Citrus hops. Mild.

T: Moderate sweetness and light to moderate hop bitterness. Sweet citrus and pine.

M: Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Very smooth.

O: The mouthfeel and subdued hops make this very drinkable to me. Just above average pale ale.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-- light orange/ yellow in color. Bout a finger of white head.

S- fruity, sweet, quite a bit on nose that I couldn't pin point.

T- slight sweet taste, little hops,

M- light, watery, smooth, the way I imagined american pale ale would be.

O- enjoyed the smell more than the taste. Still likes it but just imho the smell was lots better than taste


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12 Oz bottle poured into a pint glass

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Stranger from Left Hand Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.