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Eight Point IPA - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Eight Point IPAEight Point IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

394 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.52%


Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CrellMoset on 11-27-2008)
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Reviews by droomyster:
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droomyster

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden body with fingers of white foam with good retention and nice lacing. Hoppy aromas are primarily citrusy in character, with floral notes and hay bales registering more lightly. Hops are most assertive on the front and back palates, but grainy and caramel like notes play a strong role in the middle. Not very complex but its extremely pleasant flavors intermingle in perfect proportion, intensity, and order of emergence to create a beautiful drinking experience. Quite nice.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 03:56:32 | More by droomyster
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Servign Type - Bottle

Appearance - Light golden tan/yellow with a 1/2 inch foamy head. Some thick, sticky lacing.

Smell - Dank, skunky hops. Some Malts, orange, grapefruit, pine. Some sour note near the finish.

Taste - Dank hops, mix with some caramel malts, and even a lager like malt starts this one off. The hops are present but a little buried behind the hops. Actually this one is closer to a pale ale with its strong caramel, and pale malt backbone. Some minor yeasty sugars, and a little spice like orange peel is also noticeable.

Mouthfeel - Pale malts with dank hops coat the tongue. Palate gets more pale malts along with a little spice kick. Aftertaste is a little malty and weak.

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Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.