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Devil's Ale - SanTan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
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184 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SanTan Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Devil's Ale is of the new breed of American West Coast Pale Ales. Devil’s Ale won a Gold Medal at 2011 GAZBF. It is the highest rated Pale Ale in Arizona receiving 96 points from Draft Magazine. Deep, golden maroon in color, Devil’s Ale is defined by a delicious citrus hop character derived from Cascade & Centennial hops grown in the Pacific Northwest, balanced with a firm caramel malt flavor.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 12-01-2009)
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Redfoot19

Mexico

4.8/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is beer. This is what I was waiting for! I get one of these with at one of my favorite restaurants when I take the misses out for an anniversary dinner.
Looks superb, hands down. The smell has a great aroma, and the mouthfeel if excellent. Taste? Devils ale brings the A game with taste. Great potency, awesome flavor, and absolutely satisfying. I will always refer to this as a top beer for any beer enthusiast.

Serving type: on-tap

06-20-2011 03:09:06 | More by Redfoot19
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jacobsen23

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

07-15-2013 01:04:53 | More by jacobsen23
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dozier77

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

05-03-2013 19:08:25 | More by dozier77
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Auraan

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +22%

10-20-2012 04:38:31 | More by Auraan
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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

07-06-2012 04:16:53 | More by WritersBlock
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PhxHorn

Arizona

4.3/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this one last night at Another Pointe of View, and I didn't realize I hadn't tried their pale ale. It was a very pleasant surprise, smelling of citrus, malt and big dose of pine. Taste was a great blend of grapefruit citrus, a healthy dose of malt. Really hit the spot. A big white head and lacing down the glass. If their IPA was this good, they'd really be onto something. As it is, this is their best beer, imo.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2010 19:41:13 | More by PhxHorn
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FMetzger

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-15-2013 22:25:01 | More by FMetzger
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DonDirkA

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-02-2012 08:36:33 | More by DonDirkA
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ByronHarrod


4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-27-2012 16:00:02 | More by ByronHarrod
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ckollias

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed this can out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a copper hue with a thin white head that quickly dissipates leaving nice rings down the side of the glass and ends in a wispy lace.

S: Good hoppy aroma with a slight citrus background.

T: Bitter hoppy flavor with that same citrus background that finishes on the dry side of bitter.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Excellent pale ale.

Serving type: can

09-03-2013 14:46:03 | More by ckollias
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3waste

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

04-01-2012 19:16:55 | More by 3waste
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Yesdog

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-25-2012 00:04:52 | More by Yesdog
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-24-2014 20:27:27 | More by pjbfromkc
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-12-2013 04:03:38 | More by Mdodge8837
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Sbragg85


4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

01-14-2013 20:05:03 | More by Sbragg85
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drrone

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-19-2013 21:01:00 | More by drrone
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-23-2013 17:53:25 | More by DRTBrewster
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Popp24

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-07-2014 03:36:45 | More by Popp24
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rangahy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

04-25-2014 20:07:20 | More by rangahy
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Chuk_Hell

Texas

4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hop aroma bursts from the can and spills into your glass.An orange-amber color greets the eye. A one -finger head disapates fairly quickly. This is a great smelling beer for a pale ale ..grass, pine, and tropical fruit.The brewer says this is dry-hopped with simcoe and I believe it. Wonderful balance and very drinkable, I really like this beer.

Serving type: can

06-20-2014 00:09:16 | More by Chuk_Hell
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JohnnyJam

Arizona

4.08/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can with no date code on it into a pint glass and got a 1 1/2 finger of head that slowly dissipates to a really nice covering on the top of the beer that lasts to the end.

A: Pours a copper and brass color with 1 1/2 finger of head and sheets of sticky lacing that covers the glass from top to bottom.

S: Citrus smell first and more of a lemon or orange peel than a grapefruit followed by floral and pine scents. Very nice and appealing.

T: There is a very nice balance between between the hops and the malt which I didn't notice with the aromas. Upfront: orange, lemon and followed with a bread flavor of the malts and then back to the hops. This finishes with a piney, crisp taste.

M: This goes down good; but not as good as on tap or when I've had it by growler. Go figure. I wanted to try it at home in a single serve unit, though. I have to ask myself, "Is this a freshness issue"?

O: I highly recommend this beer! If you could get it on tap; you should try it. Normally, I have to rate this beer one of my favorites as I get it fresh. It is a hoppier pale ale and almost an IPA in my opinion. There is a wonderful balance of hops and malts. A very good Arizona beer.

Serving type: can

12-12-2012 20:03:50 | More by JohnnyJam
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My fav of the SanTan brews so far.Pours with a nice, medium sized, thick, off white head that lasts, and good lacing. Color is a clear medium amber. Aroma is hop, floral, perfume, citrus, malt. Flavor is like nose, plus a real nice play between bitter and sweet which leads to the desire for another sip. Great body and carbonation. Finish is like flavor and as I said, a session brew.

Serving type: can

12-06-2010 03:43:00 | More by drpimento
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-16-2012 18:26:03 | More by Zachb4au
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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-04-2012 04:01:13 | More by RDW
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a tall, white head over an orange body. I'm reminded of Dale's Pale Ale, but this is a bit more drinkable—not as thick. The aroma has a subtle floral touch and then there's still a big rich grapefruit citrus flavor with a grassy edge. The hops don't have a super sharp dry-hop edge, the the flavor rolls nicely through the bitter fruit character with a mild dry, bready toffee malt note in the finish. This is a great pale ale for a hot day, check it out.

Serving type: can

02-08-2012 23:43:24 | More by tempest
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Devil's Ale from SanTan Brewing Co.
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