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95
style
Brewed by Sawdust City Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Gravenhurst, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   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 Citys 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (17181) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Cloudy amber, some fruity character and light bitterness, with a fair bit of yeastiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (16969) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
650mL bottle, sent from wilco (thanks a lot, Mike), pours a cloudy dark orange with a large white head. Aroma brings out loads of piney hops, a little citrus zest, and some crisp crackery malt - loads of pine though. Flavour brings out a huge wallop of intensely bitter piney hops - oh man is this piney and hoppy. Super dry, fairly astringent, but super drinkable. Excellent IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (14836) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 9, 2013
Draft - Grapefruit sweet hops. Clear gold with a decent creamy beige head. Big grapefruit pith and resin. Grapefruit finish. Nice grapefruit hop bomb, out of balance but good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13702) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2012
A murky amber IPA with a thick big bubbled off white head. In aroma, a strange piney hops with musky meaty notes, light sulphur. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with loads of floral hops, menthol, grassy, in your face. Cask at Ontario Cask IPA Challenge, April 21, 2012.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11981) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2011
On tap release party at the Burger Bar, regular tap version. Orange citrus aroma but also a bit funky smell in there. Carbonation right there. Served way too cold. Waited till warmed. A bit astringent. Simcoe, Centennial, and Cascade. Would like more malt backbone, the IBU comes right at you. hop juice, making drinkability somewhat difficult. Good head retention, 3/8"

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (11475) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2016
473 ml can. Canned Aug/30/2016. (LCBO) Thunder Bay, ON.
Clear golden color with a mid-size foamy white head. Piney and citrusy hops, mild bitterness, dryness and dry malt in a clean aroma. The flavor is resiny, piney and citrusy hops, moderate bitterness, dryness and dry grainy maltiness. Dry and hoppy. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (10303) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
UPDATED: APR 25, 2012 2012-04-21. Lightly hazy golden orange amber body with a small frothy off-white head. 3+ Fruity aroma, sort of citrusy with leafy overtones that grow as you go. 6+ Flavour is similar, mild muddled fruit and citrus, leafy green hops are more dominant in the flavour than in the aroma. 6+ Average to light bodied palate is decent for a cask. Funny aftertaste, strong leafy hops and something I cant place. 7/3/6/3/13 Blind Tasting on Cask at Volo IPA Challenge

2012-12-22. Crisp dark amber body, nice foamy beige head and nice lace on the glass. 3+ Pleasant modest bitterness throughout, very crisp, modest resin character, very light citrus, mild biscuity toasty malt accents, experientially (Is that really what I wrote?) reminds me of Crazy Canuck, but more so. 7+ First sniff of toasty malt, quickly gives way to modest resin and muted citrusy hops. Surprisingly malt forward overall, but with a nice amount of hoppy bitterness. Average plus bodied palate. 7+ Pretty solid, quite drinkable but less aggressively hopped than I typically look for. Tap at Burger Bar 7/4/7/3/14

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (10154) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle, shared by TylerDurden. Very hazy bright orange, thick light golden head. Big pine and citrus rind hop flavours, sweet caramel malts in terrific balance, big flavours, long bitterness, excellent!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (10066) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2016
473 ml can @ Timo A. Canned on 11.08.2016.
Pours clear pale golden color with a small head. Nice tropical fruity aroma, pine, resinous hops, citrus, passion fruit, some grapefruits and caramel. Flavor is resinous hoppy, pineapple sweetness, piney, grapefruits, some orange and some gooseberries. Fresh and refreshing, very nice.
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9955) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2016
Cannette 473ml via trade, merci Alex - Asheft. Canned on 01.27.2016. Lger orang voil, sur un col crmeux persistant blanc-cass. Arme offre un nez plaisant de houblons, plein de houblons type C avec des notes agrumes et de pin plus en retrait. Retrouve un ct pamplemousse et pomelo. Palais est houblonn un peu poussireux avec une touche de chaleur, le tout est ponctu par un profil houblonn mettant en avant le pin et diverses agrumes. Je note une fine sensation de picotement en fin de bouche avec une scheresse persistante. Malt cara apportant une balance apprciable. Solide.


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