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Eight Point IPA - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Ratings: 586
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 12
Gots: 82 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: CrellMoset on 11-27-2008

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone is a great IPA. Clean, hoppy and pretty dry.

A: Yellow colour and a 4 mm head that lasts very well. 4.5

S: There is a kinda pear flavour along with piney hops. 4

T: Malty with tangy grapefruit hops. Again, I taste pear for some reason. The finish is dry. 3.75

M: Nice and foamy. 4

O: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of RonfromJersey
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Last bottle of a six pack from the brewery.

Bright copper body. Slight chill haze. Two fingers of white foam breaking down quickly. Busy carbonation streams. Minimal lace.

Citrus nose, featuring plenty of apricots. Fresh and clean.

Firm semi-sweet malt base, but it neves rides solo. From the first sip a truck load of citrus jack-knifes on the tongue. Bitter snap follows quickly. Dries out the mouth in the afterglow.

Somewhat prickly mouthfeel.

A solid tasty everyday IPA.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Crystal clear golden body with a big fluffy white head.

S- Piney hops come through very nicely, with a nice citrus around present as well.

T- Nice wave of piney hops up front, followed by some sweet malt presence. Finish has the piney hops coming back in with a dash of malt and citrus.

M- Smooth and drinkable. Medium carbonation, medium body.

O- A very good IPA. One you could drink a few of.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.82/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle date stamp indicates bottling In June 2013: about 6 weeks ago.

Pours a clear, light amber with a generous, thick and very durable head.

S: Quite hoppy, as expected for a recent vintag IPA, The piney and citrus components are strongest, buth there are some earthy and herbal notes too. Some malt shows as well.

T: Hop forward, as expected, but if anything more hoppy than expected.

M: Smooth, medium+ body with good carbonation. Clearly above average for style.

O: A bit too piney for my taste but recommended.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.