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The Deuce - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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86
very good

91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 10-19-2012)
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

12-22-2013 01:18:43 | More by NonicPanic
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-16-2014 04:21:03 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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jheezee

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-16-2014 21:23:27 | More by jheezee
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

05-26-2013 19:34:02 | More by mikeincharleston
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Beertraveler73

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Had on Tap at Meddlesome Moth in Dallas, TX

A - Dark Brown with a thick head. I had to confirm with the server that this was the right beer.

S - Hop forward. I expected that by reading the description but was pleasantly suprised

T - surprisingly light on the hop side of things. Roasted malts come through on the palate. Pleasing finish. Not alot lingers.

M - Moderate carbonation. No alcohol bite at all. Relatively Smooth

Overall, not something I would go back for but I said that about black ipas. Maybe time will change that. But for right now, I'll pass on picking this up again.

05-05-2014 22:37:08 | More by Beertraveler73
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

06-23-2013 07:53:29 | More by Kirk
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Oxymoron

Colorado

3.43/5  rDev -10.9%

Review from notes. Pours a mahogany dark brown color with good clarity. A soft white head with good retention.

The aroma is more hoppy than malty. More citrus forward with tropical fruit notes. The malts have a bready malt with a hint of darker astringent malts. A big estery character that is more of a deterrent than anything.

The taste is on par with the nose. Hops up front with limited malt backing. Would like to see more balance. Citrus, grapefruit and pine. Some minor chocolate notes but hidden by esters. Tropical fruits and coconut.

The body is moderate but somewhat sweet in the finish. Carbonation is a bit much but ok. Overall a nice hoppy brown but would like less yeasty notes.

03-09-2013 22:56:11 | More by Oxymoron
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -10.4%

16 oz can. Pours dark brown with a smallish creamy off white head that stays at a thin film and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is roasted chocolate malts with some rye notes and some piney hops.

The flavor is sweet chocolate malts with a lot of bitter roast, a little fruit, and a big piney hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with low carbonation and a little watery.

Overall, similar to a black IPA, but more brown and sweet.

01-24-2013 04:54:39 | More by Beaver13
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-02-2012 02:09:22 | More by acurtis
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Ralphs66

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-10-2014 15:38:57 | More by Ralphs66
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40ontarget

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-14-2014 03:16:33 | More by 40ontarget
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-05-2014 00:09:44 | More by hiphopj5
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-06-2014 00:57:07 | More by gonzo000
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ShowerBeers

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-28-2014 20:24:12 | More by ShowerBeers
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-30-2014 14:46:32 | More by DustinSWB
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-27-2012 10:32:14 | More by drewone
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-22-2014 04:55:32 | More by SocalKicks
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-13-2014 15:38:26 | More by khargro2
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-08-2014 19:00:01 | More by JAHMUR
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-02-2012 02:09:05 | More by djrn2
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-30-2013 02:51:39 | More by kylehay2004
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DoubleJ

California

3.63/5  rDev -5.7%

The Deuce, it can refer to a lot of things. Deuces wild, dropping a deuce...or a collaboration brown ale between two canning breweries (Oskar Blues and Sun King). Sold in aluminum, resealable bottles at The Tasty Weasel, on to the beer:

Poured into a shaker, this brown ale is a reddish brown colored beer and a very heady one. The head retention is outstanding, and the entire glass is covered in creamy patches of lace. The nose is hopped up, typical of Oskar Blues, not sure what style Sun King goes for in their beers as I have yet to try one. Piney and "green" aroma; the brown ale seems to be an afterthough so far.

This is an Indian Brown, more than anything. This beer tastes like 75% IPA and 25% brown ale, as this is a very hoppy brown ale. Piney hops all around and a little bitter citrus. A few splashes of brown ale throw themselves into the equation, only to be stamped out by hops. It's medium bodied, fine to drink, and...it's a collaboration.

10-19-2012 04:40:09 | More by DoubleJ
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mactrail

Washington

3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

Deep, dark ruby brown with a wonderful aroma of hops. It actually smells like that bag of Cascades which homebrewers love sticking their noses into. The foam is a perfect cap with lots of lacing-- it's quite a lovely sight in the Affligem chalice.

Hoppy in a fragrant way. Fairly rich with malt and some caramel. Crisp and flowery with a distinct bitter twang. Browned biscuits and dark malt flavors. A light pear nectar fruitiness warms up the bitterness a little. Definitely in the Oskar Blues mold, but it's less sticky and more quaffable, though still with some malty sweetness on the lips. A little on the dank side for my taste, but it's a nice alternative to the IPA field.

Stays nicely carbonated in the glass as you sip. From the Miller Lite Aluminum Pint bought at Bottleworks in San Diego. I also saw this at Best Damn in four packs.

12-07-2012 06:31:23 | More by mactrail
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phishsihq

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

Introducing The Deuce, the second CANlaboration project to unite Oskar Blues & Sun King.

The aluminum pint conceals a deep, dark brown colored brew that produces a solid, off-white head and a decent amount of lacing. Hop flavors are strong out of the gate, with floral and citrus notes the most dominate. As the beer warms, sweet chocolate malty flavors begin to mingle with the hopped-up nose. The Deuce starts very hoppy on the palate, but quickly melds into a more familiar nutty, toffee, and chocolate flavors common to a brown ale. A slight bitterness lasts on the finish of this medium-bodied, creamy ale. Hopped Up Brown Ale is right!

Cheers!

12-23-2012 02:23:15 | More by phishsihq
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-17-2014 02:00:23 | More by Loveyourbeer
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The Deuce from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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