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Green Devil IPA - Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap

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Green Devil IPAGreen Devil IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 07-07-2012)
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Serbia

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Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

05-30-2014 19:31:13 | More by hansavijaticar
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dcmchew

Romania

4.48/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden, one finger white head foam going away fast. Sticky lacing. Looks nice.
Smells awesome! Really clear tropical fruit, with mango, pineapple, passion fruit, followed by tasty grapefruit and tangerines, all covering a faint caramel maltiness. This predicts a really tasty hoppy fruitiness.
Yes. Tons of hops. Really tropical at first, mainly sweet mango, pineapple, juicy passion fruit, so goddamn tasty, laced with lime, peach and oh so tasty blood oranges, with grapefruit towards the finish. Sweet malts can barely keep up with the hops, hinting some caramel and (very) floral honey. Mineral/earthy hoppy finish rather than green and sprucy; rugged and very bitter. I also get a bit of English specific hoppiness in the finish, which tries to keep this beer related to the isles, not 100% American.
Creamy smooth body helps the hops create a nice flavorful experience, not just a fizzy citrusy refreshing one. Green dry finish.
I'm glad a local bar has this at a fairly decent price, my new go-to beer when i need a tasty hop-bomb.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 18:06:30 | More by dcmchew
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eric5bellies

Australia

4.38/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drank from my Duvel tulip

A - pours a nice clear golden colour with a two fingered head that retains well and laces. It says drink me !

S - plenty of mango grapefruit and hop with a little sweetness

T - nice hoppy flavours of passion fruit, mango and pineapple, so very well balanced the sugar is just right and bitterness not overpowering.

M - light to medium body with medium carbonation

O - well I really enjoyed this brew, I have not been a big fan of hop driven beers for some time and this beer has restored my faith somewhat, I like the balance of hop and sweetness. If you are looking for a massive hop bomb, then forget it, cause this isn't that.This is a very well balanced beer and just has something that a lot of other big IPA's doesn't have. Balance !

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 09:26:21 | More by eric5bellies
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-30-2014 20:01:11 | More by poskok
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soulgrowl

United Kingdom (England)

4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pale gold with a white head and almost perfectly clear, this could be confused for a pilsner. Until you smell it. Huge passion fruit, tangerine, papaya, a touch of lime, and a faint whiff of rose and a little mint. Not much there in terms of malt character, so the overall impression is of an aromatic Alsatian white wine.

Crisp, dry, and bitter in spite of its "sweet" aroma, but still big on tropical flavors, especially mango and dried pineapple. The bitterness is big and grapefruity and mouthwatering and the carbonation has an almost creamy fineness to it, which helps take the edge off an otherwise aggressive beer. If I have one complaint it's that the malts don't express themselves at all, which seems like a waste. But otherwise it's a lovely beer, refreshing and full of unrestrained hop flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 19:54:14 | More by soulgrowl
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thepeter

United Kingdom (England)

4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pale golden pour with a white frothy head lasting quite a while. Aromas of pine, citrus, fresh hops and tropical fruits. Taste of fresh hops, very green, lime, pine and a long lasting very fresh bitter finish. Palate is medium and refreshing, overall this is a great IPA and fantastic value.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 15:05:10 | More by thepeter
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UniversitateaDeBere

Romania

4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Overall solid IPA. Great aroma and proper use of hops. You smell tropical fruits. The taste starts with pineapple and citric, moderately sweet with a pleasant bitter aftertaste. There are some sweet malts, but are quickly overwhelmed by all the hops.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 11:57:28 | More by UniversitateaDeBere
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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mtbdonn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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parintele

Romania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-27-2014 16:59:25 | More by parintele
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jooj8

Slovenia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-02-2013 18:31:18 | More by jooj8
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leitmotif

Romania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-06-2014 19:19:45 | More by leitmotif
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mungus

Australia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-08-2013 14:22:07 | More by mungus
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-31-2014 18:45:30 | More by mizx
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-10-2014 19:22:28 | More by Hanglow
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atrocity

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-25-2013 07:37:27 | More by Kirk
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 660ml bottle with a BB of Jan 2014. Acquired recently from Trembling Madness in York. Nice to see a large bomber-type bottle for the price of a normal bottle! Winner of several awards, including SIBA's 2012 Supreme Champion. Bottle conditioned.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A golden-yellow hue with fine sediment but no carbonation to be seen. Produces a good head of white foam that lasts for a couple of minutes before collapsing. Aroma of intense, juicy fruit notes - mango, pineapple, grapefruit, tropical fruits, citrus....you name it! A lingering sweetness. Hints of sweet malt and dry yeast esters in the background. Impressive.

Tastes of fruity aromatic hops with a juicy character and a spicy bitter finish. Quite dry. Notes of tropical fruits and citrus - mango and grapefruit in particular. A faint buttery hint along with subtle yeast esters. A piquant bitterness upon swallowing - intense and lingering. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and full-bodied. Pretty astringent; dries the palate. Aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops - the flavour stays with you.

Good stuff - tons of flavour and character. The emphasis is on fruity aroma along with an intense bitterness; the malt is completely overshadowed. The lack of apparent carbonation was odd, particularly given the bottle conditioning, but it still felt as though the CO2 was hidden away somewhere. However, good as it tastes, the fruity hop aroma and bitterness never quite achieve a perfect union; it's as if they're competing for your attention. Still - a solid effort with only minor flaws. Grab one if you see it.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 01:11:19 | More by jazzyjeff13
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dgilks

Australia

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Perfectly clear golden amber colour with a smooth, white head. Good head retention.

Bright orangey aromas with other rounded citrus notes. Almost herbal but very good.

Moderately sweet malt flavour with a sharp, moderate bitterness. Good citrus hop flavour. Clean but everything an AIPA should be.

Medium body with moderately-high carbonation. Fine.

A solid AIPA. Very crisp, flavourful and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 06:43:21 | More by dgilks
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charlatan

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Half pint in 'spoons Counting House in Glasgow. Very light straw colour with a white head and orange and grapefruit citrus nose. It tastes like tangerine yet swetter and still somehow leafy, well balanced, with a slightly oily feel. Bravo. Took these notes while revising for an exam. Alas in the exam I attempted to recall what I had been revising at the time and I could picture the page and this beer, but not the details of what had been written on the page.

Serving type: cask

06-07-2014 22:21:32 | More by charlatan
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MrKennedy

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

660ml bottle from Slowbeer, into a Great Divide glass.

Pale gold colour, lovely white foam on top. Really nice lacing, honeycomb at times.

Smell starts with passionfruit, then a little pineapple and finally pine becomes the most dominant aroma. No skimping on hops here!

Taste is all about passionfruit first and then pine. Lacks a little bit of malt base to make it a bit more balanced & robust.

Lighter body. Strong bitterness most of the way through. Just think that a bigger malt backbone might just make this smooth out a touch.

Nice beer, plenty hoppy. Loved all the stuff I've had from Oakham and this doesn't harm their reputation in my mind.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 10:16:00 | More by MrKennedy
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows floral hops, orange and marmalade, soft light malt and earthy hops.
Very floral flavours, big distinct lavender notes. Crazily prominent lavender! Also some clean malt followed by an assertive bitterness. A bit astringent.
Body feels thick.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 01:30:32 | More by CrazyDavros
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

07-18-2014 20:17:56 | More by windypete
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Green Devil IPA from Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap
87 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.