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Striped Bass Pale Ale - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Striped Bass Pale AleStriped Bass Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

110 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.38%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 05-09-2012)
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Ratings: 110 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by DaveBlack:
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DaveBlack

Virginia

3.48/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Straw colored beer, a fluffy head of maybe 1/2 an inch. There is moderate retention and some light lacing.

S: Cereal grains, and a slight biscuity aroma. Honestly, not much here, and it smells a little like an adjunct lager.

T: Fortunately, the taste is nothing like an adjunct lager. The hops take center stage right from the beginning with a heavy dose of citrus. The grains are there, enough to balance out the moderate hoppiness, but not much more. The finish is grainy, and slightly metallic.

M: Moderate body, slightly oily, with a fair amount of carbonation.

O: Not a beer that I would seek out. It tastes better than it smells, but the taste isn't anything special and the metallic finish is slightly off-putting. A decent beer, perhaps even a good beer, but no more.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 22:52:03 | More by DaveBlack
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.03/5  rDev -7.6%
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Very mediocre Pale Ale. On as beer scale of "Budweiser to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale" this beer grades out a lot closer to Bud. Looks pretty good. Nice clear golden color, with a smallish white head. Minimal patches of filmy lacing and average head retention.

Smell is a little grassy hops, not much else. Taste has mild biscuity malt and a little grassy hops. Did not taste crappy adjunct materials but the overall flavor was weak and bland.

Mouthfeel is thin like an adjunct lager with a little crispness from the grassy hops.

On the whole a very average lawnmower beer.

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3.23/5  rDev -1.5%
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Yellow against my white review screen, but golden orange against my walls. 1 1/2 finger whitish head that leaves decent lacing. Carbonation is evident.

Light but nice floral/herbal and citric "bouquet" Over ripe citrus mainly. Occasionally a whiff of vanilla.

Light sweet malt upfront but bitter citrus rind then dominates. A bit of lemony citrus punches through next, before grapefruit rind rises through the finish.

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Striped Bass Pale Ale from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.