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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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2,729 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,729
Reviews: 591
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 97
Gots: 230 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

sansho, Apr 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Cheezus, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of jwc215
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Canned on 01/04/14 stamped on bottom:

Pours slightly hazed orange amber. A thin head leaves plenty of lacing.

The smell is of orange rind, grapefruit and caramel.

The taste is of orange, grapefruit, musty tobacco leaves and pine/resin backed by caramel and biscuit notes. Alcohol is reasonably tame in the taste for the 8% abv level. Juicy hops linger through the finish.

It is pretty smooth despite slight rawness.

It is complex and bold, rich in hops and malt. A strong IPA that pushes towards a DIPA. Very enjoyable!

jwc215, Apr 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Farky87, Apr 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

jl2414, Apr 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Vanz, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Mikexw, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

nealbert, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

swaghawk, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

falconxman, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Hoggo, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Duhast500
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into pint Goose Island pint glass.

The color is a dark orange/amber with two fingers of foamy white head with some nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell is pine with something like a Douglas fur aroma. The citrus fruits come out in spikes poking out and giving hints of grapefruit, and lemongrass. As the malts you do get some vanilla and caramel aroma to frame things off and balance everything together.

The taste is hoppy at first as bitterness hits with juicy grapefruit and touches of tangerine, and even grains of paradise. The malts come out and frame this beer perfectly as some nice caramel and biscuit flavor hangs in the background and off in the edges of this beer. The high hop bitterness comes back at the end slaps everything away leaving a bitter hop flavor it lingers for a short stay.

The feel of this beer medium bodied and pretty smooth even though there is some push here and there with the bitterness making it feel like it could be a little unmanageable. It has a good drinkable feel and goes down easy

Duhast500, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

erialbill, Apr 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

MrGone, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Noelito76, Apr 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Coopersbeer, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

CGMLS3, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

HopkingGonzalo, Apr 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

Thanx4AllDaFish, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Whiskeydeez, Apr 02, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a slightly hazy orange marmalade color with a thick, two-finger white head. Excellent head retention. Sticky rings of lacing. Looks amazing!

S - Strong aroma of citrusy hops and butterscotch like malt.

A - The sweet honey-like malts present in the nose surprisingly take center stage. Hops are extremely lush and fruity, with pineapple, grapefruit and papaya like esters, and mild bitterness. Rich. Pine, Maui onion, and even a hint of cannabis dankness in the finish. Not your average IPA flavors by any means. Very tasty.

M - Full bodied and medium carbonated. Very smooth feel, not oily or acidic, almost velvety. Coats the mouth. Interesting.

O - Everything about this beer is different and unusual, and I really enjoyed it. Call me crazy, but almost a cross between an old ale and an IPA. Definitely one of the sweetest IPA's I've ever had, and the mouth feel is DIPA/IIPA all the way.

TempeBeerMan, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

bcsbeer, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

D-18V, Apr 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

NateMac13, Apr 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

jamaga69, Mar 31, 2014
Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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