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Dark Abby - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

157 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 8
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: on 10-01-2009

Meet Abby, Azrael’s darker twin. This Belgian beauty is mysteriously alluring with a sultry flavor combination of brown sugar, plum and spices in a dark burgundy hue.

Abby has a deep, rich flavor, and a serious strength but like her sister, hides behind a deceptively light fruity finish. On the surface she’s the sweetest girl you’ll ever meet, but one taste you’ll be trapped in her darkly alluring web.

DARK ABBY FACTS:
Alcohol by Volume: 7.5%
Hop Bitterness (IBUs): 18
Malts: Pilsner, Dark Munich, Honey, Dark Crystal
Hops: Saaz
Sugar & Spice: Turbinado Sugar, Sorghum Syrup, Secret Spice Mix
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Ratings: 157 | Reviews: 27
Photo of Kiserian
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very good flavor. Very drinkable. Cant find it in a 12 pk. Looking forward to trying it at their brewpub soon.

Photo of Rarrar
5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of beerrat
5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of burkesquires
5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of tim_may
4.99/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Drinking this beer as I review, very good my favorite from db

Photo of TaylorK
4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of snowman17
4.6/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amazingly close to Chimay. Its a good substitute.

Photo of jacobwills
4.56/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This is my new favorite. Spicing is fruity. Slightly punchier alcohol kick than expected.

Photo of katiethehooks
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of briancathy
4.34/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fantasy_Draught
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Golden32
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of drummerguy
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of darkstar12
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of JohnK17
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of billysveen
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of Bruesday
4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomas0790
4.2/5  rDev +15.4%

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

Picked this up as part of mixed six to give a try. I tend to like Belgians but have little experience with Devils Backbone so not sure what to expect. Love the color, I will call it Deep Purple. Very little head or carbonation. Excellent smell, you definitely get the Belgian in the nose. Mixed bag with the taste. Interesting and tasty, balanced. Pretty easy to drink which gives it a little bonus overall due to alcohol content. I enjoyed the beer and would gladly drink again and would probably buy depending upon the cost.

Photo of dengledove860
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of BleauxLeaux
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of sammy806
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Capitals82
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Mattyb79
4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Dark Abby from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.