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AleSmith Horny Devil - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

861 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 861
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 103
Gots: 162 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-26-2001

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoozyCollins21
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Adam_Wood
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JPowell712
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjd315
3.41/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KYGunner
3.62/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The nose represents Belgian yeast with a lot of spicy clove, peppercorn, light banana, bubblegum and an earth tone.

The bottle suggests this be served between 50 and 55F and it is spot on. Too cold and it was just too clovey but as it warmed the sweetness came out. The banana was nice and it has a bit of bubblegum but the yeasty fungus earth tones are not my favorite.

Photo of lochef81
4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mscudder
3.55/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of double2chin
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of JasonPimentel
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Alpha309
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Avie1215
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of yspiff
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of vikinghorn
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of ThomasC
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of TechTriumph
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Flounder57
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle was poured into a large Duvel snifter.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale yellow orange color with good clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Vanilla, spice, powdery yeast, Belgian candy, wheaty, bready, and pale malts.

Taste: You get a lot more of the bready notes and warming alcohol in the taste. Nice coriander and powdery yeast too.

Mouthfeel: Drinks light for a 10% beer. Refreshing, chewy, medium bodied, a little dry, and medium to high carbonation.

Overall: I like this beer a lot. Got better with time and warming up to room temperature too. I will revisit this one again sometime in the future.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of jayray
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of MNishCT77
3.3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

750 mL bottle tasted blindly at a Better Beer Authority shoot, 2013 vintage, do outed into a BBA large bottom snifter, drank over 30 minutes

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of dabarton
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of randysthomas
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%

AleSmith Horny Devil from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.