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Devil's Thumb - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Devil's Thumb
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BA SCORE
88
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: spointon on 02-15-2009)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this one at the Orland Park RB on 1/10/2009.

A= This ale poured a fairly clear pale golden color with a 1" white head. A Fair amount of carbonation release present. Some decent lacing down the glass.

S= Malty sweetness combined with a pinch of yeasty Belgian funk. A slight note of citrus and phenolic-medicinal as well. Definite alcohol aromas present too.

T= Lots of pale malt/bakery sweetness and adjunct sugar up front with a nice spicy alcohol and yeast funk pop to level that sweetness off a bit. Nice dry finish.

MF= Lighter side of medium body. Carbonation provides crisp clean feel.

D= This is one of the best Belgian ales to come out of brewer Iain Wilson's brewhouse to date! Very enjoyable and dangerously drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 16156 South La Grange Road, Orland Park

02-15-2009 04:30:45 | More by spointon
Devil's Thumb from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.