1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Spider Bite - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Spider Bite
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

5 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 5
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Tucquan on 09-29-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by stephenjmoore:
Photo of stephenjmoore
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

stephenjmoore, Oct 05, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of FUwolfpacker
4/5  rDev -1.2%

FUwolfpacker, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of Jmitchell50
4.52/5  rDev +11.6%

Jmitchell50, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of Tucquan
3.65/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had this on-tap at the brew pub on 2013-09-26 and again from a growler on 2013-09-29 from their "Outpost" production brewery.

A - Mostly opaque ruby-brown with a 3-finger head that fades to 1-finger quickly and leaves nice lacing.

S - Medium-dark roasted wheat, coffee, touch of chocolate, mild grass.

T - Much like the aroma with an emphasis on the roasted grain. Don't get much coffee and just a smidge of chocolate in the aftertaste (very lightly sweet). The hops are strong and somewhat grassy with quite a significant bitterness with the IBU listed as 50. Dries quickly with little residual sugar but plenty of roasted and hop bitterness.

M - Light body and light-medium carbonation. Thinly creamy.

O - This is a pretty flavorful beer when you want a session beer leaning to the dark side. Not a black IPA but leaning that direction.

Tucquan, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of Jethroe115
4.6/5  rDev +13.6%

Jethroe115, Nov 07, 2014
Spider Bite from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.