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Brewed by Sawdust City Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Gravenhurst, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You approach the solitary windswept pine as it sits stoically upon its tiny perch of Canadian Shield and you wonder to yourself, “Why does this beautiful tree stand alone?” Then as you step closer, in awe of its majestic splendour, a branch blows down and slaps you right across your face. Sawdust City’s Lone Pine IPA is aggressively hopped and bursting with flavours of pine and citrus, loaded with mounds of hops and balanced with a blend of 4 different malts. Like that truculent tree, each glass is like a pine bow across your face.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tranquillity (1772) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2015
Canned. The body is hazy, with a small white head. The aroma is flowery, with a wonderful hop bouquet. The taste is really strong with hops, almost overwhelming. It’s really balanced throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KoNrRiI (1157) - Århus, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
0.473 can. Clear, gold color and a medium, thin, white head leaving an average lacing. Strong aroma of pines, resin, hops, grapefruit, and a floral touch. Taste is pretty bitter, not as hoppy as expected though due to the malts which offset that character and together create a pleasant blend. Medium body, slick texture, and below average carbonation. Finish is long and balanced to an even higher degree, not a tart brew. Overall the beer is very good, one of those pleasant finds one encounters from time to time.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (1530) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 16, 2015
Can from LCBO. Opaque orange with a big creamy white head. Veeery nice and resiny on the nose, sweet citrus fruits and musky notes. Tastes malty and citric sweet, resiny and fruity. Enjoyable lingering bitter finish, very full in the mouth with medium carbonation. Succulent. Nicely balanced and easy to drink. This is excellent, well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (1134) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2015
can. Poured cloudy orange-amber with a white head. Bold citrus-piney hop aroma. Medium body, creamy carbonation, slight astringent mouthfeel. Mainly hop flavoured, grapefruit with herbal pine notes, caramel malt base.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4489) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Can in Toronto. Cloudy orange, creamy head. Good tropical hop aroma, pine and grapefruit, some guava. Tasty, clean hoppy body. Nice fruity bitter. I dig it, very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5525) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2015
473ml can pours a hazy golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is pine and grapefruit with some grains. Taste is a bold grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with a malty sweetness. Grainy mouth feel. Light to medium bodied with generous carbonation that tickles the tongue. Overall, this is a hoppy beast that is sure to satisfy most hop lovers out there.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7552) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2015 Can kindly donated by Karol, many thanks. Hazy orange color with small white head. Nice citrus hoppy aroma, Citrus hops, zesty, pines, oranges. Solid malty backbone.Very good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (1493) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2015
Plechovka. Mutna oranzova farba. Vona krasna citrusova, jemne grapefruitova, jemne zlty melon a ananas. Na konci chmel. Chut ovocna, mandarinkova, jemne citrusova. Velmi prijemne, osviezujuce s dlhou dochutou. Fakt prijemne pivo.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (4788) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2015
Can kindly donated by Karol. One of the few beers which hold true to the commercial description. Loads of piney resiny zesty orangey hops flavours, high bitterness, long dry hoppy finish. Carefully balanced by clean crystal caramel maltiness. Easily drinkable. Excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (627) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Poured from a tall can. Cloudy orange. Little head. Little lacing. Sweet aroma for an iPa. Grassy, weak tast.


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