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:
1,899
Reviews:
424
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.3%
 
 
Wants:
78
Gots:
343
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,899 |  Reviews: 424
Photo of MizzouBrew
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden orange, with just under an inch puffy white head. Great retention on the lacing, still covering the top 2 in. of the glass when finished. Wonderful pine and resin smell, tasting similar, as is expected with many Lagunitas ales (see Hop Stoopid and Waldo's Special). Bought a six pack and glad I did.

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Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.36/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Man I remember the old recipe for this stuff when it was just eh, not so good. This version, very nice. A blend of that copper and orange color, brings the standard 3/4" white head. Aroma smacks nicely of amarillo hops I believe.

Taste is just solid pale ale all the way. Extremely hoppy with a super mild and dry toasted pale malt base. Very citrus like. I could crush so many of these in a single setting. Its summertime in a bottle. When you don't need juicy ipas, when you don't need session ipas, you just need a real serviceable pale ale. Where this can still be elite 1st tier pale ale is it is the other end of the spectrum from say SNPA. There isn't a real caramel malt impression and sweetness here, this is dry hop vehicle.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrs3994243
3.4/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pale golden amber color. Totally clear. Substantial white foam cap with big lace.
Hearty, earthy and subtle fruit hop aroma dominates.
A seriously dry, full and refreshing feel.
Flavor has a very impressive balance of traditional English style malts and earthy, fruity hops. Doesn't ever cross into IPA bitterness, which is nice. Malt and hops are harmonious. Flavor is very bold but easy to throw down.
A go-to pale ale for the ages.

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlendonTT
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Avatar113
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peter_M_Morris
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of MacMalt
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on draught in a bar. It was served in a pint glass. It poured a hazy straw color with a snow white head and extensive lacing that did not dissipate. It smelled of grapefruit, pine needles, and floral hops. It tasted like an IPA: resinous pine, grapefruit, bitter hops, but it was light and crisp. With an ABV of 6.2%, you can easily drink several of these. Overall, it is a really good APA; it's light and drinkable but has a big, bold flavor, as one might expect from Lagunitas.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of MJ64
3.42/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wontonst
3.32/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Elpadrino42069
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jadpsu
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours slightly less than clear pale straw yellow. Tight full white head with great retention an solid side glass lace.
Smell: Hoppy, tart, citrus and Pine.
Taste: Hops dominate but there are sweet malts noted.
This was an enjoyable Pale Ale.

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Photo of MikePacheco12
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Squire123
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmg480
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

New Dogtown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 1,899 ratings.
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