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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

2,539 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,539
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 87
Gots: 167 | 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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djtomain

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

04-29-2012 22:19:55 | More by djtomain
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-02-2014 01:15:12 | More by MattXT
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-24-2012 23:12:24 | More by derkfromwi
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-01-2012 04:15:47 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-25-2013 02:37:17 | More by Thedrizzle
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dfillius

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-19-2013 23:19:39 | More by dfillius
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-01-2012 23:45:34 | More by oldvines
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-17-2013 00:35:06 | More by Eaglefan344
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CGMLS3

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-03-2014 14:55:27 | More by CGMLS3
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rawfish

California

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

Pours medium amber with a bit of frothy white head with some good retention and alot of soapy lacing clinging to the glass.

Pungent earthy and sweet hops, orange, peaches and pine. Hoppy candy, that's what Oskar Blues IPAs always are.

Sweet simple syrup and cereal grains, almost cloyingly so before a light bitterness and pungent pine, orange, and pear hops. A bit too sticky to dry well but in the end this is candied hops, very flavorful.

Sticky, medium bodied with appropriate carbonation. Hides the booze pretty well with a lick of it coming out in the end.

Very good ipa, sets its self apart by the pungent oily hops, sweet malt and the high abv for being a single. Very easy to take down, not as punchy in the hops as it could be with the sweet malt, some pale ales are hoppier than this. Suits the can well, as well as the Colorado cold.

Serving type: can

01-05-2013 04:29:52 | More by rawfish
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

02-01-2013 23:51:41 | More by plumcrazyfx
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

05-13-2013 15:47:49 | More by jkball01
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-11-2012 15:19:27 | More by sideshowe
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 21:09:07 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-24-2013 08:35:43 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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freduardo

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-05-2012 16:34:28 | More by freduardo
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.28/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can dated 3/20/12, which means this beer has fallen off tremendously I'm sure. Three weeks....pedestrian!

Pours a dark orange and copper mix with a thin cover that's peppered by medium sized bubbles along the center. Lacing is mostly absent.

Smells of pepper and garlic with only a faint lurking light orange in the background. There's an initial brightness on the pour that peters out quickly.

Taste is malt driven. Peppery spiciness and garlic dominate. Some earthy pine and bitterness jump in towards the end. Big cloves of garlic on the finish. Rye doughy bread lays a big fat hand all over the proceedings.

Oily bitterness on the mouth. Body is medium and mildly sticky.

Overall, I had higher hopes for this. I dig my citrus bombs and this is not that. A decent double from Oscar's, but nothing special.

Serving type: can

04-08-2012 23:31:59 | More by BarrytheBear
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ShogoKawada

Rhode Island

2.7/5  rDev -33%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

tallboy into large short's pint. Bottom of can reads 'STANDARD OF DEVIATION'.

A- Nice head, thick and creamy, eggshell white. Beer is a bit hazy, burnt orange. Looks pretty good to me.

S- This smells like dank, wet pine and some papaya as well.

T- Hop wallop on the tongue, very lemony and a bit skunk-y (not lightstruck'd). Bitterness is impressive and lingers. Malt sweetness is not insignificant but it still falls to the rear.

M- Alcohol is noticeable, a bit hot. Bitterness is sharp- perhaps a bit too abrasive. Bordering on solvent-y.

O- Meh, looks ok, smells ok, tastes ok, but it's not for me. It's not a bad beer by any means but it does little to excite me. Did not finish.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 00:31:55 | More by ShogoKawada
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-25-2012 16:19:41 | More by smutty33
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Copper filtered with a moderate amount of carbonation, 2 fingers of very light beige tinted white head.

S: Pine, orange marmalade, grapefruit, a little malt, red pepper heat, chives.

T: Orange candy, pine sol, malty yeasty aftertaste, a musty quality, an earthy quality, a fair amount of bitterness, onion, chives, garlic. Mushrooms.

M: Medium bready body, medium high carbonation.

O: Very well done IPA. Definite deviant nature, and yet middle ground enough to be drunken repeatedly. Drank in Indian Land, SC, July 9th, 2013.

Serving type: can

07-09-2014 04:15:25 | More by patre_tim
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-05-2013 04:26:51 | More by Tiernan
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.59/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wow, a nice surprise out of the can. Opaque golden orange appearance in the glass, albeit minimal head and quickly dissipating lacing, notwithstanding ample tiny bubbles. Great smell of pine, grapefruit, pineapple resin on the nose. Very sweet, floral, tropical, orange zest fruit on the front end if the palate, with smooth and evenly balanced malt nuance throughout the finish. Reminds me a little of Ballast Point Sculpin, which I really like. Similar profiles. Will gladly buy this one many times over. An excellent top tier DIPA, in my book.

Serving type: can

12-25-2013 01:11:38 | More by JohnParadee
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-07-2014 01:24:48 | More by paulish
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-31-2012 22:14:36 | More by kevgod
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-18-2013 23:55:40 | More by grahamboudreaux
Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
90 out of 100 based on 2,539 ratings.