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Deviant Dale's IPA - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Deviant Dale's IPADeviant Dale's IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,515 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,515
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 85
Gots: 161 | 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)
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rogueleonardi

Ohio

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-16-2012 13:32:21 | More by rogueleonardi
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Garlicjosh

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.1%

08-22-2012 20:58:55 | More by Garlicjosh
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HvyRdr

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-26-2012 23:04:39 | More by HvyRdr
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troy138

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.1%

04-28-2013 16:34:22 | More by troy138
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Kal

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +24.1%

06-24-2014 19:05:34 | More by Kal
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Beerme09

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.1%

06-12-2012 01:17:36 | More by Beerme09
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Joeyroush

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-22-2013 02:32:58 | More by Joeyroush
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justinlaz

Arizona

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-14-2012 20:01:48 | More by justinlaz
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SlakkJaw

Washington

5/5  rDev +24.1%

10-20-2012 22:18:43 | More by SlakkJaw
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hankbenzenberg

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-30-2012 20:29:59 | More by hankbenzenberg
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-16-2014 18:49:18 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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sairvin

Indiana

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-16-2013 04:16:18 | More by sairvin
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flawarda

Florida

5/5  rDev +24.1%

10-06-2012 20:18:20 | More by flawarda
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Mortarforker

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-20-2013 23:36:26 | More by Mortarforker
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.1%

08-26-2012 02:56:32 | More by KC9LDB
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CySmitty

Colorado

5/5  rDev +24.1%

02-26-2014 02:14:10 | More by CySmitty
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.95/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tried on tap at Old Chicago Parker and Arapahoe location.

A-Nice deep golden hue with high clarity, good thick white head, good retention and good lacing.

A-Yeah buddy! Tons of floral and citrus hops. Pineapple, orange, pine and grapefruit dominate the nose but there is a little hint of caramel and cereal grains from the barley. I could smell it from two feet away.

T-This beer was a lesson in integration. The nose carries over flawlessly to the palate. Tons of citrus hops up front, in the middle, in the back, ten minutes later, on the walk home.... But somehow with that high of a dry hopping rate and IBU's the malt backbone not only held it all together but gave it a whole other dimension of flavor. Caramel, cereal grains, fresh baked bread and a little sweet toffee balance perfectly with the hops.This beer is big and bold but so well integrated and balanced. I am blown away...

M-Slightly viscous, good CO2 level, seemed soft on the palate. Really nice

D-High, really high. Despite the 8.5% ABV (I think) there is no hint of heat. It has so many flavor complexities yet seems light, smooth and easy to drink. Awesome beer.

If anyone from Oskar Blues reads this please, please can this... I will buy it, often and in large quantity.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2011 22:49:37 | More by MinorThreat
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Huffaroma

Montana

4.95/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 16oz can, this was one of my first beers right after I completed a liver cleanse. What a great choice to get back into hops.

The aroma was a nice grapefruit pine smell, taste was nice and strong from the dry hopping process. The head was light and lingered for a few minutes. Color was a a nice light coppery tone to it.

Overall one of the best IPA's I've had in a while.

Serving type: can

03-31-2012 14:26:53 | More by Huffaroma
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greenengineer

Massachusetts

4.93/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

16 oz can into my Pretty Things pint glass
A - dark orange from the can, foamy head persists
S - I can smell the hops the instant I open the can, and it fills the room. Beautiful resiny hops fragrance.
T - Hop bomb, bitter and more bitter. This is my favorite style of beer, and this tastes wonderful.
M - lighter and not as sticky as say G'Knight.
O - I think I like G'night a bit better, but this is really good.

Serving type: can

04-01-2012 23:08:23 | More by greenengineer
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ErakMeshak

New Hampshire

4.93/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer is very unique tasting. I get grapefruit juice and pine with a caramel roasted malt backbone.
Finishes very dry, with the essence of grapefruit and sweet malt left behind. I think it tastes best from the can.
Just as heady topper does as well. Also happy and pleased that they ship quickly and I can get a fresh can less than a month old in NH.

Serving type: can

06-04-2012 02:55:37 | More by ErakMeshak
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

4.81/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from can into a pint glass ,red tinted with an orange hue color and an off white one finger head , lots of lacing and carbonation bubbles

The smell is amazing , the hops and malt blend together almost perfect , smells a little spicy to me with some sweetness at the end

Thick mouthy brew with enough carbonation to offset that , really nice

The taste is amazing , starts off with a little spicy hops ,then the malt kicks in with just enough sweetness and the bitterness blends in well with the alcohol that kicks in at the end

Ive been wanting to try this beer for a while now , it has just became my new favorite IPA ,the flavors are all so complex but all join together in perfect harmony, I wish I could purchase this locally.

Serving type: can

06-01-2013 00:43:39 | More by ubenumber2
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I must be slipping - 204 CAN reviews before me!? Ah, well. This is a CANQuest (TM) weekend and there is no end in sight.

From the black and flat brick red CAN: "Sippin' on a tall boy"; "Let's sling a little mud, girl"; "Pack it in, pack it out"; "CANS infinitely recyclable"; "coloRADo USA".

Oh, yeah, this was gonna be rad! I had just choked down a CAN o' crap and this was just what the doctor ordered. It began with a massive two fingers of tawny head, but I kept refilling the glass as it subsided until I had less than a finger remaining. What I was left with was a glass full of a deep-amber liquid with NE-quality clarity. Nose was simply dank - sticky, grassy, minty, much like my garden. Mouthfeel was on the thin side, so much so that I felt as though I were drinking unsweetened iced tea. Until the kick occurred. Man, this had the punch of a Missouri mule on the finish. I sat back back in my chair, attempting to catch my breath when I heard my long-silent monkey on my back begin to chatter. "Hops!" he screeched incessantly and when I CANnot satiate him, he goes berserk. Sweat ran in rivulets down my face. My quivering hand reached again for the glass. Beer slopped over the sides of the glass as I lifted it to my lips. One sip and I was a man again! I dialed up the Old Lady so that she could partake in the action. Who needs Viagra with this beer?!? Actually, who needs Viagra with my Old Lady? At any rate, the finish was breathtaking, very minty, and the sticky lacing was going to need a jackhammer to remove it. Not bad.

Serving type: can

05-28-2012 01:39:30 | More by woodychandler
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.8/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

473ml Can from the Brewdog Online Shop:
Light caramel amber with some orange and a 0.5cm, bubbly white head that stays pretty decent for such a strong beer, leaving some nice lacing too.

Plenty pine hops and tropical fruits on top of a caramel base that hints at some vanilla too. The smell is great with plenty of strength and fruity mix of grapefruit, pineapple and citrus, some floral notes & a subtle hint of alcohol as well.

Tropical fruits but with the caramel and sweet malts coming more to the forefront in the taste. There is a great caramel flavour mixed together with the grapefruit and pineapple I mentioned earlier on the nose. Subtle alcohol & the citrus & pine hops feature heavily.

Smooth, sweet and quite rich with a smooth and medium body that features some stickiness in places. There is some hints of alcohol but the beer is frighteningly easy to drink.

Almost perfect and very probably the best beer I've ever tried (thankfully it has at least limited UK distribution into the bargain). Phenomenal with an amazing taste. I'll be picking this up again the next time I see it anywhere.

Serving type: can

01-21-2014 12:40:03 | More by flyingpig
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challenja

Virginia

4.8/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served On Tap at Big Hunt DC.

A: Ruby red grapefruit haze. Thin white sticky lace head.

S: Sweet grapefruit Simoce, Warrior, and Centennial Hop skunk funk. Holy Syrupy candied Lemon Drop shots Batman.

T: Vicious sour orange grapefruit. Hop tackular mouth bombing bitters. This is truly a grueling Hop Slam!

M: Medium High Carbonation. This is a tongue biting bitch. Sour Florida swamp monster. Thickening pine cone relish. Damn man what a Hop Bomb!

O: Holy sour bitch face. This one sour Payton Manning trading bomb down field. It puts Ruination to shame here. Only Only Only for DIPA hop monster lovers! Anyone else would hate it. YUM YUM YUM

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2012 15:29:58 | More by challenja
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gleemonger

California

4.78/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Clear amber yellowish orange with a large frothy off-white head that just sits there for a while. Good sticky lacing.

Big complex hop bouquet, leading off with a floralness, a touch of sweet malt mixed in, before getting some citrus and pine. Tropical and tasty, very inticing.

Big hoppy blast with a sticy sweet maltiness. The hops are more bitter than I was wanting from the awesome aroma, but the complexity I was expecting is there, with the pine and citrus. Definitely a flavor explosion.

Moderately heavy with an average carb, and plenty of residue after the swallow. A pleasantly interesting feel.

Super nice IPA, bordering in a double. A definite sipper and worth savoring every drop. One of my new favorites.

Serving type: can

06-13-2013 19:46:54 | More by gleemonger
Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 2,515 ratings.