Me & The Dev-Ale - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Me & The Dev-AleMe & The Dev-Ale

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84 Ratings
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A rustic Mississippi Ale inspired by the Delta Blues. A sinister brew with a seductive balance of sweetness, resinous pine, and citrus aromas. Find yourself at the "crossroads" of alluring malt character and deviant hop backbone while celebrating the blues legends.

(Beer added by: WDJersey on 09-07-2013)
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Reviews by Kendo:
Photo of Kendo
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a Piraat tulip. Body is coppery with no head. No lace.

S: Some pine over caramel malt and toffee-like sweetness.

T: Sweet up front - molasses, cane sugar - then a bit of a piney/citrusy hop bite on the finish, though with sweetness still prevailing. ABV noted as a drying finish and as heat in the belly.

M: Flat and syrupy; medium in heft.

O: OK, not great.

More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Thank you shan8454 for this one in trade.

Appearance: Darker amber color with an off white thin head. Mild lacing on the glass.

Smell: Malts, Hops and fruity notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of malts with some mild bitter hops and some sweetness, mild alcohol.

Overall: Decent brew, I rather like this one. Too bad it is a limited brew and I don't live in the south, I would have this one again.

Photo of chinchill
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle served in a snifter just days after the BB date.

Pours alovely orange-amber color, with excellent clarity but a feeble head that manages to leave a bit of spotty lacing and hang around a long time. .

Higher ABV is fairly well hidden; a paricularly good thing given that the aroma and flavor are both mild. A good bit of hops in the nose with a solid sweet malt base. Still, both the aroma and the taste lean towards sweet. Fruity alcohol esters and light hops get revealed in the finish.

Photo of JamesStreet
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of lcdawg
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of cjgator3
3.45/5  rDev -5%

Photo of russpowell
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper/orange with 1 finger of beige head. Nice lacing & above average head retention

S: Pears, breadyness & honey malt, faint Brandy notes

T: Dryness, pears, faint leafy & woody hops, plus breadyness. Intense dryness, breadyness & faint pear as this warms, slight boozeyness as well. Finishes dry, malty, with a little booze warmth & toffee

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation

Drinks okay, but not one I would buy again

Photo of SCDan
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into chilled glass, one- finger head vanished quickly with slight lacing. Dark amber in color. I am an IPA guy and abundant hop taste was lacking. Medium feel in mouth, and alcohol was well-hidden. Was looking for something different. Will finish 4-pack and move on...

Photo of Fr0stb1te
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of TheSamKuehn
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Elicoleman
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of EgadBananas
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Westyn
2.96/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of deford
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into an IPA glass.

L- Golden, really a beautiful color, nice white inch plus head that takes it's time fading. Leaves a flat cap of bubbles over the whole beer. Pretty much perfect.

S- Pleasant, fruity...makes me think of pears and bubblegum. Maybe honey or maple...something really sweet like that....almost tropical.

T- A little pine cone and citrus...very mellow (the bottle is dated 8/12/14...just noticed that)...might be the reason for the muted flavors...very soft. Don't really get any alcohol at all...and I was expecting a lil bit at least.

F- Medium at best...maybe a little less than that....not really flat just not really carbonated.

O- Nothing special here...don't really need to do this again. Too many fantastic beers out there to waste my time on this...

Photo of CraigTravor
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Lazy Magnolia Me & The Dev-Ale has a fairly thin, off-white head, a clear, sparkling, copper appearance, some ascending bubbles, and minimal lacing. The aroma is of citrus and pine, and the flavor is mostly of those things, with some breadiness and just a touch of alcohol, way in the back. The mouthfeel is mostly thin and a bit slick, and Lazy Magnolia Me & The Dev-Ale finishes mostly dry, easy drinking, and even refreshing. Overall, this is very good, but unusual.

RJT

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Shafaegalo
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Mikexw
3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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Me & The Dev-Ale from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.