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Sawtooth Ale | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Sawtooth AleSawtooth Ale

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-16-2001

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3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz nitro bottle poured in Left Hand Tuliped Pint Glass

A - Light coopper body, thick dense head and incredible lacing

S - Light grass hop aroma and sweet biscuit notes

T - Hops are fairly muted, mostly just a super drinkable blend of English malts with the touch of bitterness.

M - Pure silky goodness, and a slight stickyness.

O - So happy they put this one in nitro bottles - does beautiful things to the beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I recently have become a fan of Left Hand Brewing Company and wanted to try their ESB Sawtooth.

Appearance - A nice caramel to ruddy color pops on this beer. It is a great color that matches well to the beer style

Smell - A medium hoppy scent of normal beer. It may have been my allergies but I really didn't take up a scent when I smelled it

Taste - The Strong Bitter hits right up front with no apologies but then mellows out to a refreshing malty goodness.

Mouthfeel - The flavor sticks around and lets you know it was there. Not much head on this but the internal carbonation is just right for the beer.

Overall - A good summer beer, not sure if I would like this style on a cold night, but for a 100 evening it works

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Sawtooth Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 2,155 ratings
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