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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

2,637 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,637
Reviews: 585
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 94
Gots: 198 | 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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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-04-2014 05:11:03 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev -1.2%

Serving glass: Poured from can into Nonic Pint.

Appearance: Clear, light amber with moderate white head and nice lacing.

Smell: Citrusy, with both orange and grapefruit. Some toasted and caramel malts. Somewhat sweet aroma.

Taste: Malts are evident at first, somewhat on the sweet side, with caramel and toasted malts. Very citrusy hops, but not too much bitterness.

Feel: Moderate carbonation with a fairly smooth and creamy body. However, the finish is not quite dry enough for my preferences, but is not a major distraction.

Overall: Comes across as a somewhat typical IPA but one on the sweeter side of the spectrum. Still quite delicious.

02-04-2014 04:00:20 | More by bsp77
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Zanico

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-04-2014 00:31:06 | More by Zanico
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lesdemonsamaporte

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-03-2014 17:05:26 | More by lesdemonsamaporte
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Aprice34

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-03-2014 01:46:40 | More by Aprice34
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-01-2014 19:17:15 | More by windypete
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Plissken

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-01-2014 04:57:02 | More by Plissken
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ToriBug13

California

3.94/5  rDev -2.2%

Oskar Blues Deviant Dale IPA

Appearance: Poured into the glass, gorgeous thick, full, fluffy head topped this murky caramel brew. Sad there's not more clarity, and the head retention was kind of a let down.

Smell: Definitely an IPA. Nice sweet malt balanced with the citrus and pine I have come to expect from a good IPA. But the scent seems as though it has been restrained somehow.

Taste&Mouthfeel: Oh wow! Super amazing taste! From the appearance and smell I never would have thought I could rate the taste so highly! Nice full body, with the slightly sweet malt to the forefront of the taste. On the middle of the tongue hints the tropical fruits, apricot, peach, lemon zest, and pine from the hops- this beer is ever so refreshing and delicious! Great carbonation, balance, and overall taste.

Overall: Worth every penny, truly a great IPA to sit and enjoy!

02-01-2014 03:49:41 | More by ToriBug13
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scantonio

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-01-2014 01:59:40 | More by scantonio
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Jah_Json

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-01-2014 00:34:42 | More by Jah_Json
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bubseymour

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-31-2014 13:41:45 | More by bubseymour
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Frostyglass

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-29-2014 23:22:47 | More by Frostyglass
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seand

California

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

A: Pours a dark amber with a fair amount of off-white head. A somewhat solid layer retains, leaving good lacing.

S: Sweet grassy floral hops, with light grain.

T: Lightly sweet, with a nice underlying floral sweet note throughout. It becomes a touch more bitter as the hops come out through the middle and to the finish, but remains a sweet note underneath.

M: Medium to full body, medium carbonation.

Overall, quite a nice IPA, and nice to have it in a can.

01-29-2014 03:25:56 | More by seand
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Theniz

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-28-2014 04:40:54 | More by Theniz
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DannyMac614

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-28-2014 04:01:15 | More by DannyMac614
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Beerme5

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-28-2014 00:22:57 | More by Beerme5
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cstowell21

Maine

1/5  rDev -75.2%

01-27-2014 23:27:20 | More by cstowell21
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-27-2014 02:17:38 | More by Griffith
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-25-2014 18:57:34 | More by jaltland
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

5/5  rDev +24.1%

01-25-2014 01:11:27 | More by Justinbshelton
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misscritta

Alabama

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-24-2014 21:30:03 | More by misscritta
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twkirkby

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-24-2014 00:39:11 | More by twkirkby
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Kcman91

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-24-2014 00:26:23 | More by Kcman91
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-23-2014 18:13:26 | More by DRTBrewster
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ThePaleRider

California

4.58/5  rDev +13.6%

A - Very dark orange, almost red. Poured a two finger, light khaki, head. Lots of big bubbles and the head faded pretty quickly leaving a nice ring of lace.

S - Lots of orange and lemon. Very citrusy and pretty aroma. Smells like it's going to be very smooth and not have a lot of hop bite.

T - Just as I suspected, very smooth. Not an astringent hop flavor, but the hops make themselves very present. Very drinkable for an 8% IPA.

M - Decent carbonation and a sweet aftertaste that lingers. Very pleasant.

O - One of the best IPA's I've had in a while. Great showing from a great brewer.

01-23-2014 02:26:19 | More by ThePaleRider
Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 2,637 ratings.