Stranger | Left Hand Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brew3crew on 02-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
904
Reviews:
205
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
13.75%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
92
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 904 |  Reviews: 205
Photo of BPMeyer27
3.27/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.7/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a mostly opaque, golden amber/copper color with a quarter of a finger of white-colored head that quickly dissolved away into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department at all. I get some faint, I mean really faint, aromas, of toasted malt, some caramel, black pepper, honey-suckle, clover and a touch of grassy, piney, slightly citrusy hops.

Taste: Very nice! Strong flavors of bready, toasted malt up front, imparting flavors of cereal, crackers and biscuits, followed by some caramel and brown sugar-like sweetness, spices of honeysuckle, black pepper, and a touch of coriander. The beer finished with some beautifully balanced, piney, slightly citrusy hops. Delicious!

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and both creamy and effervescent at the same time. With an ABV of 5.0%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is another excellent beer from Colorado, and another excellent beer from Left Hand, which is fastley becoming one of my favorite Colorado breweries. It’s beautifully balanced between bready malt, sweetness and floral, slightly citrusy hops. An excellent American Pale Ale!

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Photo of MrBIP
2.96/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of PretzelCity
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffSK
3.64/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Melissajk
3.98/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Finally found a pale ale I like. Not over hopped.

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Photo of RAC81
3.21/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Johnroby
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rfdracing
2.47/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This beer had a slightly skunked odor and taste. Maybe I got a bad batch?

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Photo of Justdoit1234
3.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RochefortChris
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brismit
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of svenness
3.65/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ruckus232
2.8/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Lelampp
3.85/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikel772
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mkandtbdrink08
3.2/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Light flower "y" flavor....coincidentally not much citrus notes ...just an average easy drinking ale.....

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Photo of lillitnn92
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of minterro
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KyleStanton
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Bikeboy1
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of cosgrovekatie
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of KLReed
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Stranger from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.49 out of 5 based on 904 ratings.
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