New DogTown Pale Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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New DogTown Pale AleNew DogTown Pale Ale
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3.94/5
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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

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Added by thartman on 09-17-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,042
Reviews:
429
Ratings:
1,917
pDev:
10.41%
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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours the color of straw with a smallish head that leaves a lovely lacing behind. Lots of hops on the nose, with some citrus notes. Taste is fairly bitter for a pale ale, but at the same time the malts offer a decent overall balance. A very refreshing beer!

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Photo of EMV
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip

L: Pours a clear medium gold/copper with 3 fingers of foamy white head. Ample lacing.

S: Biscuits and bread. Citrus/lemon zest with tropical flowers and fruit.

T/F: Malty and bready... slightly tart citrus hops... a bit floral with notes of pine and mild spice but the citrus dominates. Not overly bitter. Sticky and effervescent. Finish is lemon rind.

O: A very easy drinking APA. Great citrus flavor.. not too strong or bitter. Good bang for your buck.

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Photo of Dekkar
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TerryMills
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clean looking pale with 1 finger white head, heavy lacing.

Smell is super clean , nice floral/citrusy hops smell.

Taste is very smooth with a nice balance to It , very little bitterness but big hop flavors.

Feel is thin but not watery, just fine for a pale ale.

Overall it's very smooth and drinkable , hides the alcohol well.. Would buy again.

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Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a caramel orange with plenty of carbonation. A nice soft, big, clear, off-white, bubbly head
Smells of bitter Citrus hops and more. Not a huge smell.
A nice piney and citrus hop taste with very good balance in the malt. Leaves a nice hoppy, bitter twang behind.
Great warming feeling left after the crisp hop finish.
Overall, another great APA from Lagunitas.

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Photo of Luiz0930
3.19/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jjmj51
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jlabs
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brayton
3.47/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerinabottle
4.85/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
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 -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.36/5  rDev +10.7%
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 -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrs3994243
3.4/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

New DogTown Pale Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,917 ratings