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Striped Bass Pale Ale - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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76
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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 15.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | 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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3.12/5  rDev -5.2%

TomT2, Friday at 04:01 AM
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

bluehende, Friday at 03:57 AM
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

hophugger, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

kevintaraross, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

robebo44, Oct 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ldmuldoon, Oct 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

tommyguz, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.1/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a beautiful deep gold, tinting to amber. There is a nice creamy-ish white head that settles down and leaves some sticky lacing. The aroma is very mild, with just some light hints of malt. You've got to really dig in to find it. The flavor is much more of a let-down. There is barely any, frankly. It's quite close to water, actually, with all but the lightest hint that barley was used in the production. The body has a nice weight but there is too much carbonation on the finish. Wish this one was more like their others.

delta490, Oct 01, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +9.4%

Cvillebogey, Sep 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

dcerdman, Sep 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

AWB3, Sep 15, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +10.6%

tclipse, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

Brendanoconnor23, Sep 06, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -1.5%

ElTgray, Sep 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Beerasaurus, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

jaswilson2, Sep 01, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +13.1%

Ngntjp, Aug 31, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +15.5%

Dur921, Aug 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

alienlifeforcecube, Aug 27, 2014
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HondoHopkins, Aug 24, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -0.3%

sebaastionb, Aug 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

julielynndubee, Aug 22, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -5.8%

Appearance: on the orangish side of straw yellow color. a finger of an off white head that fades quickly but leaves a pretty strong lacing along the base of the glass. fairly strong clarity and easy to see through but not quite perfectly clear. 3.75/5

Smell: strong crystal sweetness, along with a extremely grassy hoppy smell. Hops notes of citrus and pine mainly, comes off slightly earthy due to the grassiness. 3/5

Taste: opens with sweet and light cara/crystal malts. a slightly dull transition to again a grassy hop taste. faint notes of pine and citrus. 3/5

Mouthfeel: light to medium body. some lingering bitterness. overall the balance between sweet and bitter isn't quite as sharp as I'd like. they blend together a bit too much. 3.25/5

Overall: I think this one is a bit too strong on the light crystals and something about the hops makes it just too grassy for my tastes.

SportsandJorts, Aug 19, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +17.9%

Aprice34, Aug 15, 2014
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Striped Bass Pale Ale from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.