1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Deviant Dale's IPA - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

Not Rated.
Deviant Dale's IPADeviant Dale's IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,559 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,559
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 89
Gots: 170 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-16-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,559 | Reviews: 584 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BigBarley:
Photo of BigBarley
BigBarley

Texas

3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured hard into a tulip, comes to a beautiful, white, finger worth of creamy foam head. The beer itself is a rich copper, somewhat orange, with a full body. actually looks thick!

Aroma is very hop-forward, with a punchy citrus bitter scent, backed up by a sweet, buttery malt. Smells like it'll be strong!

Flavor wise, you get a classic hop bomb, with your brilliant bitterness, and your piney citrus mixture . Backing that is a malt presence that, unfortunately, is just a little sweeter than I prefer. Caramel and butter profile, but entirely too sugary, that it's almost overwhelming alongside the hops. A decent sipper, but a little TOO diabetic.

Mouhfeel is decadent and almost syrupy. Still clean and refreshing like an IPA should be, but also thicker and with very fizzy carbonation. Good feel, all around big qualities.

This is a pretty decent IPA, especially if you've gone awhile without a big beer and want something to spend some serious time with. The overbearing sweetness is the only real downfall, and even that has it's charm when you're in the mood. It's a beer that's meant to take a while to drink, and not one for quick knockbacks.

Serving type: can

04-05-2013 12:29:28 | More by BigBarley
More User Reviews:
Photo of tvghost
tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-30-2014 19:41:02 | More by tvghost
Photo of tviz33
tviz33

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-30-2014 03:14:00 | More by tviz33
Photo of HCGS89
HCGS89

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-29-2014 21:42:44 | More by HCGS89
Photo of AmericaGWShark
AmericaGWShark

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-29-2014 18:55:56 | More by AmericaGWShark
Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-29-2014 04:54:46 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
Photo of GapingMcNulty
GapingMcNulty


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-29-2014 04:48:10 | More by GapingMcNulty
Photo of fscottkey
fscottkey

New York

4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Born on date : 4/24/14 - Enjoyed 7/27/14

A: Honey colored with 1 finger of white head. The head settles relatively quickly. The can includes a very obvious, and readable, born on date on the bottom!

S: Piney and floral. There are mild hints of citrus. As it warmed I got more grassy smells.

T: Sweet on the front of the tongue. The finish is piney and grassy with just a hint of bitter.

M: Smooth and easy to drink. The carbonation is low.

O: Great overall beer. All of the parts play well together. Only a slight hint of the 8% ABV. This beer is complex and has lots of flavors going on. Also the bitterness is kept in check - which I like.

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 12:59:44 | More by fscottkey
Photo of djjozo
djjozo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-27-2014 22:45:57 | More by djjozo
Photo of alexsergio
alexsergio

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-27-2014 19:37:04 | More by alexsergio
Photo of Nix17
Nix17

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-27-2014 18:40:50 | More by Nix17
Photo of JMUduke
JMUduke

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-27-2014 02:20:47 | More by JMUduke
Photo of Bnoise11
Bnoise11

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-26-2014 23:03:27 | More by Bnoise11
Photo of smanson56
smanson56

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-26-2014 18:48:35 | More by smanson56
Photo of audioserf
audioserf

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -25.6%

07-25-2014 15:02:35 | More by audioserf
Photo of AmeriCanadian
AmeriCanadian

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-25-2014 06:25:50 | More by AmeriCanadian
Photo of jbexphys
jbexphys

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-25-2014 00:30:42 | More by jbexphys
Photo of tubeman
tubeman

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-24-2014 22:47:18 | More by tubeman
Photo of Casey3236
Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-24-2014 22:07:15 | More by Casey3236
Photo of Necronomad
Necronomad

Switzerland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-24-2014 04:16:42 | More by Necronomad
Photo of Runninassassin
Runninassassin


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-24-2014 00:37:46 | More by Runninassassin
Photo of sebtull
sebtull


4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-23-2014 22:01:28 | More by sebtull
Photo of Oakenator
Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-22-2014 01:07:13 | More by Oakenator
Photo of nkelley77
nkelley77

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-20-2014 20:02:26 | More by nkelley77
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-20-2014 16:23:50 | More by Howlader
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 2,559 ratings.