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Stranger - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 893
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 11
Gots: 79 | 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: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from a sixer bought in Ohio ($10) poured into a New Belgium snifter. Bottled on 8/24/11 so consumed so not quite ideally fresh; hasn't changed much in the last month since the first bottle.

Appearance (4.5): Clearish goldish orange with a finger of head. Reduces to a thin layer and thick, bubbly ring with some lacing at the top.

Aroma (3.5): A light fruitiness with notes of mango, orange, and maybe some lemon and pine. A touch of caramel and some cracker.

Taste (3.5): A light orange up front and a bit watery. More tangerine and a slight bitterness through the middle. A touch of caramel towards the end. The light caramel and a touch of pine in the finish.

Mouthfeel (4): Light bodied and medium-high carbonation. Pretty slick but some prickly carbonation.

Overall (3.5): Very drinkable but not very flavorful. Won't go out of my way to pick it up again.

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A- Golden with agressive head after slow pour.

S- grainy and wheat is what i get from this one. not impressed

T-Just ok nothing to write about but some corn and maybe wheat malt. not sure how to describe this one.

M- watery and thin, more like a light lager than a ale.

O- very dissapointed with this one from left hand. most there stuff is very good but this one is a big let down for me. not worth the $8 a sixer.

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

Had this brew at the Village tavern.
Pours fairly clear with only a slight haze and a average amber color.
Very light foamy cap was produced but lingered as a collar through out. Carbonation was quite weak. Aroma was mostly of caramel malts and very little in way of a hop bouquet. The taste had plenty of caramel malt backbone but very little in way of hop pop. This beer had a medium feel on the palette with a clean aftertaste.
Perhaps this particular bottle of beer sat around for awhile or maybe this establishment just doesn't sell much. In any case this beer really is not that impressive. An APA should have a good hop bouquet both in flavor and aroma and in this case it was missing.

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Stranger from Left Hand Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 893 ratings.