Sawtooth Ale | Left Hand Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
2,137 Ratings
Sawtooth AleSawtooth Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,137
Reviews:
699
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.7%
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
363
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,137 |  Reviews: 699
Photo of ScreamBloodyGore
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JNForsyth
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Bogdawg
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of zeff80
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a reddish/orange color with a tan, foamy, two-finger head. It left some nice lace.

S - It smelled of grass and hops. There was a slight pine smell.

T - It had a nice balance of roasted malt and grassy hops. There was a subtle citrus taste (possibly Cascade hops). The bitterness was understated.

M - It was crisp and sharp. A medium-bodied beer.

D - A very nice ESB. One of the better beers from Left Hand.

 434 characters

Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of FrankHashimoto
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Knoxrb12
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JLapadura
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of parkwood
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WallyHop
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Joshgonzales79
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of delgotit99
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbeer40
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of bulldawg77
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Sam-VW
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of scripna
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of shacawgo24
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Tozac
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Buebie
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I purchased this from Heritage liquore in St. Paul MN

Pours a hazy orange/ amber with a two finger white head. This is a bit darker for an ale. Almost like a double ipa.

Good amount of bitter citruss hops present on the nose. Some sweet bready caramel present as well.
Taste is very crisp and dry. Not much of any sweatness in the taste. This is a light bodied ale with medium to moderate carbonation.
I would drink this again, as its a great craft style epa. This has been done before and originality is not present, but its a damn fine beer. I'd take this over alot of other epa's any day.

 593 characters

Photo of mkennedy119
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of twenty5
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of MarkDeming
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,137 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More