New Dogtown Pale Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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New Dogtown Pale AleNew Dogtown Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by thartman on 09-17-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,889
Reviews:
421
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.3%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
339
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Light orange with a 1/2-finger head, fair carbonation
S: Grapefruit, malt, grass, a bit of pine. Slightly muted
T: Largely matches the nose. Quite distinct white grapefruit. Herbal. Malt backbone, good balance
M: Fairly light-bodied, good crispness, slight carbonation
O: Not as bold as many pale ales but sometimes that's a good thing as components besides the hops get to shine

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, pale yellow color with a thick foamy head. Head retention and lacing are both excellent. More of a malty, crackery aroma with hints of citrus and some grassy hops. Malty taste with some grapefruit and a spicy hop at the end. More biscuity than I remember from the first time I tasted it. Slightly astringent with some strong bitterness at then end. Not bad, but I remember it being better.

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3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours a copper color with a small white head that leaves moderate lacing.

Smell- Lots of citrusy grapefruit and pine. A bit fruity as well, very pleasant scent.

Taste- Grapefruit bitterness, pine and some floral notes. Has some citrus sourness to it and great balanced bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Good carbonation, body was medium thin.

Overall- Very good APA. Highly drinkable, lots of hop flavor and good bitterness that leaves your mouth with a slick resin rather than the dryness associated with high hopped beers.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a nonic.

Pours a clear, golden yellow color with a short white head that dissipates quickly leaving good amounts of lacing.

S: Smells of wheat, grains, grass, hops, especially, citrus peels, spices

T: Tastes of grains, wheat, grass, citrus peels, lots of hops, Lagunitas as usual

M: Medium bodied beer with medium amounts of carbonation, fairly balanced, strong aftertaste, bitter, hops

O: Well I'm not a fan of IPAs or any beer with overt amount of hops (which is most of Lagunitas stuff), I bought it cause it was cheap but well I shouldn't have since I don't like these kinds of beers. None the less, for hop lovers, this would be a beer you would like to try.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 1,889 ratings.
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