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


on tap

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franckg (1022) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Le nez est dominé par les houblons (pamplemousse et tangerine), pin et une touche de caramel. Le goût est savoureux. Fruits tropicaux amères et résine de pin. Les sucres prennent leur place vers la finale. L’amertume est modéré, résineuse et sèche. Une belle découverte.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 cask at volo. clearish orange, soapy off white head, perfect cask IPA. big pungent hop nose. balanced classic IPA profile. spot on from this start up brewery. great cask pint. 8,5,8,4,16 4.1/5 ////////////////////////////////////// BOMBER FROM THE LCBO. NEW LCBO VERSION BREWED AT BLACK OAK. PRETTY MUCH MY IDEAL IPA, WILL HAVE TO DO A SIDE BY SIDE WITH MAD TOM TO SEE WHICH ONE I TRUELY PREFER.9/5/9/5/18 4.6/5

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bdettweiler (57) - KITCHENER, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
Pours a golden amber with a medium off-white head, that unfortunately doesn’t last long. Aroma is citrus and resinous hops and sweet malt. Taste is big on the bitter grapefruit and pine resin with a good sweet buiscuit malt to round it out. Body is medium with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
archer (9) - - SEP 7, 2013 does not count
Really nice flavour, not overly hoppy, good colour and nice aroma, definitely worth a try.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wkibbler (4) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 20, 2015 does not count
Citrus and pine goodness, really enjoy this offering definitely on my fav list.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Randy4Beer (474) - - JUL 4, 2014
650ml bottle. Pours a very hazy orange colour. Fairly thick white head that settles down nicely, leaving moderate lacing as drunk. Aromas are very piney hops, with hints of caramel. Tastes of citrus, pine, pineapple, and toffee. Overall, this IPA could go toe-to-toe with many of my favourites in the category, and might upset a few.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papillon (399) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2016
473 mL Can. Murky gold body with a 3-finger white foamy head that settles but get prety clingy and blotchy on the sides of the glass. Resiny-grapefruity hops are first in line at the nose, a hint of grass and clover, and the sweet light malts complete the bouquet. The sweet pale malts delight the tongue and then the hops embrace in the aftertaste. Hoppy-bitter linger in the finish. Call it the IPA addiction, call it whatever, but for me it flies quite well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (4061) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 29, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2015 on tap at C’est what? Hazy amber pour, big rocky off white head. Aroma of citrus hops, and some subtle resinous pine. The flavor on the other hand seemed a little off, the hops still came through, but i was getting a distinct butter, diacetyl flavor, that i just couldn’t shake. the finish was quite bitter, and pleasant. a nice ipa, but the butter bugged me. Re rate: the kinks have been worked out and this is now a world class ipa. And arguably the bestbwidely available ipa in Ontario. Huge pine and grapefruit aromas, verynunbalanced, but nectar of the gods for a hop head.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (2258) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2015 Man this is nice! Pours mostly clear orange with minimal head and some clumpy lacing. Nose is very citrusy. Notes of juicy citrus, pine comes, maybe a slight peach back there. Taste is very slight sweet fruit and lots of bitterness that lasts a long time. Full juicy body with lively carbonation and an aggressive dry finish. Really great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (4777) - 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.

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