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RATINGS: 1310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Sawtooth Ale is an English style Extra Special Bitter. It is an extremely well balanced beer, with significant hop character, medium body, and a maltiness which increases in evidence as the beer warms to its "proper" drinking temperature. . The water used is quite hard, bringing it to near Burton on Trent levels, keeping it true to the style. This gives it the appropriate character and improves the malt extract significantly.
2000 to 2009 vintages - 4.75% abv
2010 vintage - 5.3% abv


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1661) - Missouri, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle - small foamy head, mildly hazy medium copper color, biscuity malt aroma and flavor, moderate earthy and herbal hops, smooth finish (I guess from the "nitro"), pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (12461) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
Wässrig hefiger Antrunk, milder Hopfen. Geringe Karbonisierung, spritzig, wenn auch mit muffiger Tendenz. 7/9/7/7//8

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2501) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 22, 2015
From a 12 fl. oz. bottle with a Best By 4/10/2015 date stamped on the neck of the bottle. It pours amber-copper with a modest cream colored head that lingers and laces a little. Toasted bread, caramel malts, and sweetness define the aroma with little to no hop note. Medium, smooth texture. A sweet tasting beer that highlights the caramel malts and toast with a mildly dry and bitter finish. Well balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerScout49 (49) - - FEB 21, 2015
Nice light malty brown color and an overall good taste. Have enjoyed better ones of a similar style but not bad either.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6189) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber, nose is cereal, toffee, malty, taste is honey, cereal, caramel, sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
njager246 (560) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Draft nitro, some citrus aroma, not a ton going on here some citrus and malts.........

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1000) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Brilliant amber with super fine 5mm of cream head. moderate rate of decay. Aroma is biscuit and light strawberry, hint of peach, touch of raspberry cobbler in there too as I inhale deeply. Body is medium weight up front to a medium-light watery finish. Very watery feel in general. Very fine, very light tingly carbonation, but mostly dead. Flavor is slightly bitter grass, slight hint of raspberry in the distance (not enough to be yummy). Some sap/ bitter grass in the finish. A very bland flavor, in my opinion... come on Left Hand, you can do better.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
annunz123 (922) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Caramel malt, nuts, and a little metallic funk in the aroma. Mild malty flavor, with some hop bitterness in a somewhat watery finish. Decent, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8804) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle. Golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are dry, spicy black tea with grain and tinny lemon. Dusty yeast with biscuit. Flavours are cardboard grain with chemical lemon and earthy, leafy aspects. Some sweet malts with low tropical fruit. Dry on the finish. Average.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ericular (793) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Sampled at Northgate Liquors tasting. As I’ve come to expect from this style - weak aroma, thin, and fleeting taste.


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