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Azrael - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 4
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: on 06-20-2009

Formerly called Gargamel.
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Ratings: 160 | Reviews: 30
Reviews by Beejay:
Photo of Beejay
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: A light straw color in the glass, very clear, and some light white head on top, that quickly dissipates.

S: A light pale biscuit aroma comes out right away. Slight fruit esters, and a touch of spice.

T: There we go. Malty and rich flavor, with notes of bread, dark fruits, spice, and caramel. The Belgian characters are there, but they are in balance with the malt profile. A touch boozy, but not enough that it detracts from the brew.

M: Medium in body with plenty of carbonation. There is a slight cling in the finish, pretty good.

O: Pretty good, I would love to see a little more in the aroma department, but other than that it seems like a pretty solid offering.

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Photo of biegaman
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Azrael, a name popular folklore attributes to the Archangel of Death, a beer brewed by an outfit called "Devils Backbone", despite sounding dark and satanic is actually bright and cheerful looking. And its clarity, dainty bubbles, and flashy highlights are commendable. Wrapped by a halo of virgin white foam this has, if anything, an angelic appearance.

Somewhat unusual for a "Belgian inspired golden ale", this aroma doesn't have the immediate onslaught of peppery phenols and fruity esters. It does, however, have the wholesome, comforting scent of warm white bread and an obvious amount of sweetness. A clean malt bill and subtle yeast nuances makes for a nice introduction.

Those pleasant notes of crackers and candi sugar are equally appreciated on the palate as they are in the nose. It's an approachable, very easy-going ale though it does give some indication to its strength (7%). It may be too strong for some, but those familiar with Belgian ales won't have a problem (and have likely come across much harsher examples).

Still, there's the very perceivable sensation of refined white sugar in the mouthfeel. Some of the fruit esters start to seem too real as well (like drinking spoiled apple cider or munching down on rotting pears). None of this is noticeable at first but it becomes a bit more of a concern as the beer loses it chill (a corresponding "warming" sensation also ensues).

Brewing Belgian ales properly requires knowledge of advanced calculus - most brewers outside of Belgium have only rudimentary algebra. Azrael does a better job than most - I'd put it about on par with some of the more popular Flemish and Walloon brands. It also makes a highly enjoyable tipple in its own right. A sixer is a deal with the Devil (Backbone Brewing Co.) worth making.

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.66/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a pretty golden color with a quarter of a finger of white foam that completely dissolved away into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Malty, yeasty, and fruity, the typical aromas of a Belgian pale ale. Notes of freshly baked sourdough bread, clove, pineapple, slight notes of banana and musty barnyard aromas.

Taste: Slightly malty, but very yeasty (as Belgian pale ales tend to be). Slightly fruity and slightly hoppy. Notes of freshly baked sourdough bread accompanied with some spices, such as clove, cardamom, black pepper, and ginger. There are also some subtle fruit flavors of pineapple and banana. The beer finished with some subtle hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and refreshing with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 7.0%, there is no alcohol presence on the palate.

Overall: I’m not usually a fan of Belgian pale ales, or many pale ales at all, but I’m a huge fan of the Devil’s Backbone Brewery, and surprisingly, I really like this pale ale. It has a great balance between the malt, the yeast, and the hops, accented by some really interesting spices and fruit flavors. I’m definitely getting a few bottles of this again! Another killer beer from Devils Backbone, my favorite Virginian brewery!

Photo of TheStig
3.13/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From the bottle to the glass, a clear light amber with a finger-half finger head. Very little lacing. Playfully active bubbles sparkling throughout.

A slight touch of pineapple notes in the scent, some other gentle floral and sweet herbal elements, but nothing distinguishable.

Nothing overpowering or prominent, and that's a little disappointing. The usual malt and wheat tastes are present, but... I don't know... I'm searching for some taste to build on, but it's not there. Inoffensive.

Feels quite lovely on the tongue, the carbonation is pleasing and somewhat soothing.

For something that's named after the angel of death, I was expecting something a little more... well, *more*. It's inoffensive, but it's just not impressing me. I'll pass on it in the future.

Photo of Treyliff
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- served in a goblet, pours a clear and bright golden color with a small creamy white head, short retention leaves just a ring of foam after it settles

S- slightly phelonic yeast, big bready and doughy notes, floral aromas with a bit of light fruit

T- fruity notes of apple and pear, sweet Belgian yeast, honey, floral and herbal hop notes, sweet-yet-dry finish with just a bit of clean alcohol at the end

M- medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and finish, alcohol is barely noticeable. This drinks way too easily for an 8% beer

O- well balanced with nice apple/pear notes, superb drinkability and brilliantly hidden alcohol, very refreshing on tap.

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a Bruery tulip.
7% ABV

A - Shimmering with clarity this golden yellow beer is surprisingly pale, topped by a lofty but fleeting stark white head which leaves next to no lace.

S - Like the label states, the aroma is "Belgian inspired", suggesting only hints of the country's unmistakeable yeast through (very) dry mustiness and citrus as well as slight notes of spice. Floral hops cut through and join granulated sugar and pilsner malt for a nice American-made Belgian aroma.

T - Sweet unfermented sugar and pilsner malts linger through the incredibly dry - almost musty - light beer while herbal and floral notes peek through. Belgian inspirations seem to be at a minimum with little yeast esters coming into play beyond suggestions of clay and lemon citrus.

M - One aspect of Azrael that Devil's Backbone nailed is the mouthfeel; crisp with elevated carbonation and a dangerously drinkable alcohol level. Dry through and through, this seemingly light-bodied beer finishes with mild sweetness for the most inspired part of the brew.

O - This Devil's Backbone beer plays it safe with the tagline of "Belgian inspired" on the label; whether they go crazy or don't get crazy enough, it's only inspired, not "Belgian-style," attempting to match the masters. But this American-made beer still does a good job of reproducing quite a few characteristics of the Belgian golden brews; fully carbonated and dry with dangerous drinkability, the main key to this style. Azrael is a very nicely crafted beer, but doesn't quite attain the necessary level of yeast complexity the style demands.

Photo of blackie
3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

wfm single

a: served in a tulip glass, azrael is a pale golden in color, producing a thin white head upon pouring, retention is low

s: pale barley with a sugary, honeylike note, lots of yeasty clove and bubblegum, banana, simple hops with a snappy, grassy aroma

m: carbonation lively, around moderate-high, with a light body

t: pale malts with spicy yeast notes and a grassy hop hit, some sugars and a glimpse of alcohol, clove and banana, bitterness around moderate, finishes with lingering yeast

o: a fine if fairly standard bpa, dig the phenolic spice on the nose, drinks well

Photo of obywan59
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a 1/2 finger white head that disappears quickly, leaving a thin ring around the glass and no lacing.

Belgian yeast upfront, doughy yeast off the second, harder pour. Fruity. Pear and some wonderful lemony spice, clove and light cinnamon?

Taste of sweet tart green apple. A little Belgian funk with some light sweet cloy on the second glass. Banana and clove in the finish. More lemony spice as well. As the beer warms, a light hoppy bitterness develops.

Seems moderately full in body to me. A little heavy on the tongu., It feels syrupy. A little peppery in carbonation with a pretty decent burn. Very warming.

Much better in the end than I thought at first. Tasty, aromatic and well balanced. Kind of a cross between a lemony/fruity summer brew and a thicker warming winter offering.

Photo of Thorpe429
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at SAVOR 2011. Served in a goblet.

Pours a clear, sparkling golden color with a large and fizzy white head. Plenty of spotty lacing on the way down. The nose is pretty tame -- mostly grainy with some light floral and grassy notes. The flavor bumps things up, having those same components but adding in a bit of citrus and earthy yeast. Light sweetness on a light body. Fizzy carbonation and a dry finish. Nice beer.

Photo of TMoney2591
4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Devil's Backbone goblet/snifter.

Also known as "Azreal AKA Gargamel". All right. It pours a clear pale straw topped by a finger or so of white micro-foam. The nose comprises apple cider, florals, and a healthy dose of citrus zest. The taste holds notes of green apples, grapefruit, pears, greens, light florals, and a touch of Belgian spice. The body is medium, with a moderate carbonation and a smooth, slick feel. Overall, a delightful sumemry brew, a nice deviation from the normal BSPAs.

Photo of JayQue
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good summertime beer. Pours a clear golden color into my Chimay goblet with a nice, delicately bubbly white head. Head retention is average. Lacing is minimal. Aroma is pretty light. Some light fruit and citrus zest.

Taste is better. Spiciness, light fruit and some Belgian yeast. Not a great Belgian beer, but certainly enough Belgian elements to enjoy.

Mouthfeel is a bit too light.for a great Belgian beer..not a heavy duty Belgian presence. The yeast is there, but not the strong fruit/candi sugar presence.

This is a worthwhile beer, but I wouldn't turn down a Duvel to have this one.

Photo of DefenCorps
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled June 14 2012.

A nearly crystal clear golden yellow with a dense, white head that falls off to a ring rather quickly. The nose is pretty solid. Dry, spicy and fragrant with honey, white pepper, moderately floral. There's an enjoyable yeast phenolic profile as well. A little bit of alcohol is also present.

The palate opens delightfully spicy with light clove, white pepper, a little bit of ripe fruit (stone fruit, not-yet-ripe bananas) and a bit of honey. No real hop flavor is present, though there is a little bit of earthy bitterness. Drying, spicy and phenolic on the finish, this light bodied beer is highly carbonated ( a little more than I'd like). This is a pretty excellent BSPA, one of the best I've had recently - dry, clean but with plenty of yeasty spices, and with dangerously well-hidden alcohol. Highly recommended.

Photo of Brubaker
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours clear yellow, sallow with a little green to it. Nice 1+ finger white head. Dissipates to a fine lacing for a little while before becoming a ring. Well carbonated.

S- Fruity, malty. No hops or alcohol. Medium-strong.

T- Tangy/spicy with a bitter that blends with the alcohol. Sweet moving to a dark sweet and bitter finish.

M- Medium body. Bubbly and coarse. Clean.

O- Enjoyable. No grapefruit taste yet good bitter. Nice balance with the malts. Fruity & light.

Would Drink
Would Buy
Might Make

Photo of JAXSON
3.86/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear amber pour, nice lacing, soapy head. Beautiful look on this. Nose is seedy green raspberries, vanilla, mild brett. Lactic and a bit yogurty. Flavor is cream, green raspberries, vanilla, and that lactic quality. Finish is herbal and leafy, a bit like the Victor Francenstein in that way. Numbing on the finish. Flavor becomes a bit more medicinal as it opens up. Dischordant. The nose delivered it here, the mouth just lacked the focus I was hoping for.

Photo of Darkmagus82
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a medium golden color with a big billowy white head that initially fades fast, but then leaves a rather persistent ½ finger head. This small head faded slowly to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma is sweet and yeasty with a nice Belgian malt aroma. The sweeter aromas are a mix of orange and pear with all the aforementioned smells joined by a slight grassy smell. With a little bit of a doughy aroma as well as a hint of alcohol mixing with the rest, a rather nice triple like aroma is produced.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweet citrus flavor of orange upfront mixed with a good Belgian malt flavor. Soon after the start, yeast flavors as well as a bit of honey come to the tongue as well as a light fruit flavor of pear and some apple A very faint alcohol taste comes to the tongue at this point, and while it grows stronger to the end, it never gains all that much potency. In the end a lighter grassy hop flavor and a bit herbal hop taste join the taste to leave a still more sweet, but very pleasant flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the slighter thinner to average side in terms of its creaminess with a carbonation level that is average in intensity, but consisting of very tiny champagne like bubbles. The very fine carbonation bubbles are very nice for the sweeter Belgian malt and fruit flavors of the brew while the thinner to average body further suits these flavors as well as makes it rather easy drinking.

Overall – This is a rather nice tasty Belgian strong. It has a sweet and fruity base matched with a lighter citrus hop note. It is rather easy drinking and enjoyable and one if I had the chance would go to on more occasion.

Photo of DaveBlack
4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Not much to look at. Crystal clear, straw yellow brew with a small amount of head that is fed constantly from bubbles from the bottom of the glass. Despite that, retention is minimal.

S: Belgian yeast is the dominant smell, with a light apple crispness as well. Beyond that there isn't a whole lot.

T: Really tasty beer, and much more complex than the nose leads one to believe. Once again the yeast dominates upfront, but then comes a nice biscuity grain taste, hints of apple, and a floral finish. Alcohol is present throughout the beer, and, despite there not being much to hide behind, is not at all overpowering.

M: Light and crisp, fair amount of carbonation.

O: The is a good beer. I bought it because it's (relatively) local, and I had heard good things about Devil's Backbone. This beer certainly delivers. It is well balanced, flavorful and it's hard to argue with a 7.8% beer that goes down so easily.

Photo of argock
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap in a Shaker pint at Mellow Mushroom (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Dreamy caramel amber with soft 1/2-finger of light beige frothy head with good retention and some lace at the top of the glass.

S: Aromas are mostly Belgian yeast spiciness with some light fruit, caramel, and herbal, earthy hopping.

T: I enjoyed this beer, but it left me wishing for a bit more power behind the flavor. The light fruitness blends well with the deft caramel and spicy yeast highlights, but everything I am describing woul dhave to fall in the "light" category: there is no dominant direction for this beer. The hopping is subtle with earthy, herbal notes for the most part. I just wished this beer would have declared itself with more character in at least one direction.

M: The feel is lighter than the ABV with crisp and clean carbonation helping the drinkability of this brew.

O: I would have a more favorable overall impression except for everything is subtle -- it needs more of a central character to provide a clear direction for what this beer is trying to be.

Photo of drabmuh
3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer is clear and yellow with a big head of large bubbles. Head has decent retention and lots of lacing, looks good.

Beer smells like almost nothing. It is mildly grainy with a hint of hops.

Beer is strong and citrusy, tastes pretty good actually. The aroma was misleading. The body is a little thin but appropriate, carbonation on the palate is nice. The finish of the beer is a little dry but good. The finish is also moderately bitter. Tastes pretty good, I'd have it again.

Photo of Pantalones
4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Second bottle from a six-pack I picked up recently. Bottling date of March 4th, 2015.

The first thing I notice when pouring this beer is that it is incredibly loud -- the fizzing of the bubbles is audible from about a foot away (more during the initial fizzing right after you pour) even after the head has faded. Which happens pretty quick, by the way -- even with a quicker pour that kicked up a bigger head of foam on top, it shrank down to a thin cap on top within a minute and has almost entirely vanished (aside from a tiny bit floating in the middle and a bit of a ring around the edge) after two minutes. The overall look of the beer is mostly clear, golden yellow, and very very bubbly -- there's a lot of little bubbles rising up from the bottom.

If there was a "sound" category this would get an insanely high score in that area, I've never had a beer that fizzed so much I could hear it from a foot away even when the head had almost entirely faded!

Smell is interesting. It's not very strong-smelling at all, but what's there is mostly fruity with maybe a bit of an alcohol kind of thing to it. Sort of cider-like almost; not *all* fruitiness, there's something else in there that I figure is coming from the yeast, it's hard to pinpoint.

Taste is a huge improvement on the smell even though similar features are in both -- a lot more flavors come out. There's fruitiness in there (reminiscent of apples, pears, maybe something almost like bananas sometimes but not always -- the apple/pear is definitely stronger here... I'd say pear comes out the most out of all the fruit-like flavors), some sweetness that sometimes mingles in with the fruit so much you barely notice it and other times comes out more on its own, and then there's something else that's kind of difficult for me to describe. The first time I drank this it started out coming across as sort of smoky or woody, other times as more of a savory/nutty kind of flavor; this time it's definitely leaning more toward nutty with a bit of the woodiness mixed in -- the closest comparison I can make is peanuts. But it's not *always* like peanuts... like I said, hard to describe. There's also a bit of spiciness in there, which usually comes out along with the peanut-like taste later on. Nothing that I'd think to attribute to hops stands out, though maybe some of the "woodiness" might be coming from them? Overall, it's a very unusual mix of flavors compared to pretty much every beer I've had before, but it all works together surprisingly well, and I'm finding myself liking my second bottle more than the first (and I thought the first was pretty good.)

Feel is nice. Very easy to drink, I find myself having to stop in order to make the beer last a little longer while I'm typing up this review because this just goes down *that* easily. Absolutely nothing harsh about it (doesn't ever feel "prickly" in the mouth despite the high carbonation, even if I let some hang around before swallowing), yet at the same time feels clearly more substantial than something like water or Kool-Aid would be. There's a bit of a warming sensation in the mouth from the alcohol, which is pretty much the only clear sign that this is 7% ABV -- and it is only a BIT of warming, pretty much only jumps out even a little bit at you on the first sip or two and after that my mouth has adjusted to the warmth and it's harder to notice. Mouthfeel might just be my favorite aspect of this beer, though it has some good competition from the taste.

Overall, this is a very interesting beer that I'm glad I finally decided to try. It's reminding me of why I was so amazed by the first Belgian-style beers I tried -- there's just so many interesting flavors (I'm assuming as a result of the yeast for the most part) that you never know exactly what to expect aside from "it's going to taste good." Probably my favorite from Devil's Backbone so far, and I've yet to be disappointed by any of their beers -- and I'm sure I'll be trying even more in the future, considering that they're so close!

Photo of siege06nd
4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. Pours a crystal clear peach gold with a half finger of crisp white head and some solid lacing. Bubbly and clean, it's a refreshing-looking beer.

S. Classic Belgian Pale with a lot of grape skin, apple, banana, Belgian yeast, maybe some clove, and plum.

T. Same fruit notes as in the nose to include apple, banana, grape. The sweetness is undercut nicely by the Belgian yeast, which evens this one out quite a bit. The yeast and some hops provide a dry, slightly crackery finish. Good.

M. Medium bodied with some crisp carbonation. Flavors are well-integrated, though the yeast may cut just a bit too much and there is just a little bit of a syrupy feel.

O. A solid Belgian Pale that definitely hits pretty hard at 7.8% with a lot of residual sugar and drying yeast. It's a nicely brewed concoction and hits all the right notes, but sweetness, booze, and heavy yeast may drive down the drinkability of this a bit.

Photo of jmutoml757
3.19/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

poured from a bottle into a pint glass. there was very little head and minimal lacing.

Appearance- clear, bright, golden color. active carb bubbles rising throughout.

Smell- there is a slight floral scent that comes through as well as a spice note- perhaps pepper. But it is not overpowering at all.

Taste- There are no overpowering flavors that stand out. some spice sits on the back of the tongue. There is also a malty flavor that shows up and a wheat or barley coating on the tongue.

Mouth feel- the carbonation bites a little and flavors stay on the tongue, nothing that offends or would ruin food tastes.

Overall- this beer is not bitter and does not have the heavy flavors I like in IPAs, but this is not an IPA. It is a different style and is actually the proverbial "crisp" and "refreshing" brew. Great cookout/beach/summertime beer.

Photo of rugerj
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours a hazy golden yellow color, with a nice 1 finger head that lasts a few minutes fading slowly, slight lacing left in glass. Smell is of pear and apple with some slight spice notes. Taste is of pear and apple with other fruity hints and spice with a very soft malt flavor that helps to try and balance the fruitiness. Carbonation is not over done and leaves the beer with a soft mouth feel.

A decent Belgian Golden Ale. Another nice offering from DBBC.

Photo of Arithmeticus
2.98/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured chilled in large ale glass.

A: golden yellow, 1.5 finger head, large bubbles, very good carb action; no lacing
S: sour pear, yeast
T: bitter Belgian flavor -- yeast, bottle conditioning; dry; salty; dandelion

This one doesn't do it for me, but it might for you.

Photo of SlothB77
4.36/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into 4 oz tasting flute

A: Pale golden tan color, with a fingernail of white soapy bubbles. Quite clear.

S: Floral aromatics are there, lemon, grapefruit, pineapple, grass, baked bread.

T: Very bready, orange, pineapple, crackers.

M: Very bitter, lots of bitters. Light-bodied, medium-high carbonation. Strong bitter aftertaste. I definitely notice that yolky egg flavor too.

O: I am a sucker for Belgian whites. I love bready, bitter beers and this doesn't disappoint.

Photo of billab914
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into my Ithaca glass. Light golden color with a thin white head barely covering the top. Clear with some decent lacing.

The aroma shows some crisp apple and sweeter banana. I get some sweeter, bready, wheat malts flavors to it. The Belgian yeast spice is light, but noticeable. Pretty nice aroma overall.

The taste has a little more of a tart, green apple flavor to it. The finish shows a little more of the sweeter, banana and bready malts. The yeast spice is a little more evident in the taste as well, lingering into the finish.

The mouthfeel is on the lighter side with carbonation being moderate. Overall, it was a pretty nice beer. Very drinkable, flavorful and it came together well.

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Azrael from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.