Sawtooth Ale | Left Hand Brewing Company

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84
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2,132 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:
2,132
Reviews:
697
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.97%
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
359
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 12-21-2012
Freshness: Bottled on 06-16-2012
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Nonic pint
Purchased: Received from a friend

Pours with 2 fingers of cream-colored head on a bright copper, clear beer. Head retention is very good as is the lacing. Aromas feature a moderate level of citrus hops, with a bready malt backbone and a mild hint of nuts.

The initial taste is of the hops, but bitterness is not high as the pale, bready malts counter for an overall nice balance. The body is medium and carbonation is also average. The finish is dry with a hoppy bitter aftertaste, but still the balance is done well.

Overall a well-executed ESB in my opinion and one I could recommend.

Thanks to Craig for this one!

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Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,132 ratings.
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