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Eight Point IPA - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Eight Point IPAEight Point IPA

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479 Ratings
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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 7
Gots: 49 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-06-2014 19:51:18 | More by Callie_Ferguson
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-05-2014 15:17:45 | More by HoppyBastard2
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obywan59

Virginia

3.61/5  rDev -1.1%

Almost clear and golden in color with a 2 finger off white head which dissipates rather quickly but leaves some nice lacing. Pretty decent carbonation.

As expected, very hop-forward in the aroma. Mainly pine and over ripe citrus.

Kind of laid back on the taste compared to the aroma. The bitter aspects of the hops seem to come through more than the aromatics at first, but then some pine shows up a little in the aftertaste. Just a hint of sweet malt to balance the bitter and the light spice.

Medium bodied, with light syrup. Somewhat warming, actually, call it hot.. Almost drying in the end.

Overall, a pretty decent sampling from DB. Appropriate for a hot summer night. I'll try it again.

07-02-2014 01:47:06 | More by obywan59
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-29-2014 23:02:22 | More by khargro2
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-26-2014 18:05:39 | More by Lucular
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-25-2014 20:40:03 | More by jjboesen
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 18:24:42 | More by OAITW
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06-20-2014 19:22:40 | More by craft_shannie
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AMCimpi

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-20-2014 00:42:20 | More by AMCimpi
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Glab_The_Impaler

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-18-2014 03:02:05 | More by Glab_The_Impaler
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Geraurd

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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patre_tim

China

3.38/5  rDev -7.4%

A: Golden with a copper tinge, filtered, little carbonation, a finger of off white head which fades fast.

S: Animal offal, canned peas, clean linen, little hop or floral or citrus or any other ipa quality, more like a lager. Slight hint of spices.

T: Bitter white grapefruit comes to play right at the beginning, light sweetness to balance this, clean linen. Simple, but says it all at once.

M: Medium syrup and powdery balance, medium fine bubbled carbonation.

O: What was lacking on the nose comes in on the tongue, surprising you with a very good tasting ipa. Bought at Trader Joe’s Williamsburg, VA. I’ve been looking for Virginia beers while passing through, and found this amongst a few others.

06-13-2014 08:08:44 | More by patre_tim
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -2.7%

Reviewed 5/24/14 on vacation in Williamsburg, VA. Poured from a 12 FL. OZ. bottle into a plastic cup in a hotel. Already drank two quarts (64 ounces) at Chowning's Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg.

Appearance: Pours a dark golden with a thin white head.

Smell: Light citrusy hops and thin malt aroma.

Taste: Nice light hop bite. Not terribly bitter, but enough. Pale ale malt flavor.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thin and no strong aftertaste.

Overall: Fairly light for an IPA. More in line with most standard pale ales. Not bad at all, a good choice whilst in Colonial Williamsburg.

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California

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Kentucky

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Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.