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Eight Point IPA - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Eight Point IPAEight Point IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

474 Ratings
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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 7
Gots: 46 | FT: 1
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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marine1975

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-06-2013 21:26:28 | More by marine1975
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HippieHops

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-05-2013 23:18:27 | More by HippieHops
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-02-2013 01:32:37 | More by Mattyb79
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BeastLU

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +6.3%

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle

A - Very light in color with a head that pours thin but sticks around for the entire beer..

S - Not a huge hop nose by any means. A clean, crisp, citrusy hop smell is apparent but faint.

T - Great tasting single IPA. At 5.9% it has a great flavor and abv that is light enough for a heavy session and tasty enough to know your drinking a quality beer. Citrusy hop taste with a little bit of maltyness on the back end.

M - Good carbonation with a slightly dry finish. Feels light in your mouth and doesn't leave you with that sweet, wet aftertaste higher abv brews do.

O - Great, easy drinking IPA. This beer is good at what its trying to be.

12-29-2012 20:23:59 | More by BeastLU
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docmoran16

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-28-2012 22:49:54 | More by docmoran16
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

12-27-2012 05:05:23 | More by redfox405
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TaylorK

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-26-2012 16:38:02 | More by TaylorK
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-22-2012 22:45:24 | More by cliff1066
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mcaulifww

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-20-2012 15:24:50 | More by mcaulifww
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Satkins


4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

12-19-2012 18:35:30 | More by Satkins
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mrterdferguson


2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

12-17-2012 03:01:46 | More by mrterdferguson
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derricksmalls

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

12-16-2012 17:40:15 | More by derricksmalls
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VaCherokeeMama


4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

12-07-2012 23:24:51 | More by VaCherokeeMama
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-07-2012 05:04:30 | More by tobelerone
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jmutoml757

Virginia

3.34/5  rDev -8.5%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A- pours a golden, almost honey color with a one finger, off-white head, which dissipated fairly quickly leaving minimal lacing.
S-Several smells come through: I detected a peppery/spice aroma along with some lemon and faint floral hoppiness. A distinct malt aroma is present as the beer warms up toward the bottom of the glass.
T- The lemon, or some citrus, comes through, and there is a pepper note that is present. There is a pine or floral flavor present too; I assume it is from the hops. But at any rate, it has a nice hoppy bitterness that is expected in the IPA style.
M- The lemon and bitter hops sit on your tongue, but it is not too heavy. The mouthfeel is medium but nice. The carbonation is balanced and not too overbearing.
O- I enjoy this offering. It is a middle of the road IPA, but it has a nice mix of bitterness to go with the flavors. It is an IPA that would go well at a summer cookout or a tailgate.

12-07-2012 01:25:50 | More by jmutoml757
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Big_V

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -11%

12-02-2012 20:59:21 | More by Big_V
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -17.8%

12-02-2012 07:34:20 | More by jawneyt
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jpvenezia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-30-2012 01:07:45 | More by jpvenezia
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

11-30-2012 00:25:40 | More by tdmccarthy
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jacobdensford

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-28-2012 21:06:15 | More by jacobdensford
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methtlcai

Florida

1/5  rDev -72.6%

11-23-2012 23:27:36 | More by methtlcai
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-19-2012 04:56:19 | More by LJWalker
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oberon

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +13.2%

Poured into a nonic a clear medium golden with a sticky half finger white head that left a broken thick ring of lace behind as it settled very slowly.Lighter leafy and citric hops in the nose,more leafy than anything,a bit of toast and caramel malt as well.I really like the subtle hop complexity to this beer,almost every quality of a a hop comes through in the flavor profile.Apricot and mango notes along with leafy/minty flavors that meld into a grapefruit rind flavor,all over top of a caramel biscuit base,it's even a little boozy for how "small" iot is.A pretty solid IPA from the commonwealth to the north,pretty complex and flavorful.

11-19-2012 00:53:41 | More by oberon
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bum732

Lesotho

4/5  rDev +9.6%

S: Orange and fruity hops, resiny sweetness, some toasty malt character behind the hops.

L: Crystal clear, golden yellow, white creamy head that dissipates. Good lacing.

T: Resiny and citrus hops with a slightly sweet, toasty malt character. Medium bitterness, fairly smooth but present. Dryness follows leading to a dry, hoppy finish. Smooth, resiny, almost spicy hop flavor.

M: Medium bodied, medium carbonation, fairly light.

Really solid IPA. I enjoyed the malt character which wasn't too head and complemented the hops nicely.

11-13-2012 03:54:22 | More by bum732
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-11-2012 00:49:39 | More by jaidenjb
Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.