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Stranger - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
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815 Ratings
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Ratings: 815
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 8
Gots: 51 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 02-12-2011)
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

TheStick, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of mscudder
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a snifter.

A - Dark, cloudy straw yellow. A thin head that left a modest sized lacing.

S - Lots of yeast and an abundance of rye and tarty peaches. Bready malts hold it all together.

T - Some hop bitterness hits the palette initially. Some floral and citrus notes follow, accented by some faint sweet malts. Finishes relatively dry for a pale ale.

M - Light bodied, light carbonation and overall relaxed feel. Nothing is greatly done, yet everything is in fair balance and would be considered: drinkable.

O - A pale ale that I find average. Nothing worth seeking or returning to. The balance is not superb, which is what I see in the style.

mscudder, Jul 18, 2012
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staticmaneuver, Jul 17, 2012
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TeamAlphaDoG, Jul 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

RoryOMoore, Jul 14, 2012
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ssjkyle, Jul 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

kjkinsey, Jul 14, 2012
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2.65/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Looks like wine. Pours a golden orange, very pale and very clear. No carbonation after the head forms, zero bubbles trying to escape from the bottom. Head is thin and white, and lacks retention, though there is some slight lacing.

I pick up more malt in the nose than anything. Kind of biscuity and maybe, just maybe, if you really try, you get the slightest touch of citrus.

It's got a strange taste in that you pick up what appears to be pilsner malt with a floral hoppy finish.

There's complexity in a sense, in that you get a mild, smoothish malty feel followed by a bitter finish. But really, it's pretty underwhelming.

Overall, it's just not that much of a good beer. Nothing stands out and it's not something I'd have again.

RickS95, Jul 13, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours an orange-amber color with a white head. The aroma is full of orange citrus and biscuit malt, with some light pine notes. The flavor has a lot of bitter pine as well a some light orange citrus. The biscuit malt keeps the bitterness low. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Jul 07, 2012
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3.03/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on April 7, 2012. Bottled on February 2,2012 20:28.
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Poco Grande flute glass.

A-Pours a golden orange color with a soapy white head with a lot of tight bubbles. Nice amount of carbonation coming up from the bottom. Nice lacing left on the glass.

S-Citrus and rye...peahces??? Not sure nothing too pronounced.

T-Light bitter up front with some orange like flavor, taste doesn't match the smell.

M-Nice carbonation and a decent dry finish.

O-Decent beer, easy drinker. Would like a little more hops.

jhartley, Jun 30, 2012
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Stranger from Left Hand Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 815 ratings.