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AleSmith Horny Devil - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

870 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 870
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 104
Gots: 163 | 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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Pours a cloudy, dark golden orange color with a one finger white head that immediately settles into a thin ring. Minimal spots of lace left behind.

Spicy aroma with lots of zesty coriander, bready yeast and crisp, light fruit. Slightly earthy with some grass, peppery coriander, candy sugar, apple and pear.

Medium bodied with sharp, tight carbonation and a prominent coriander spiciness that dominates the flavor, lingering over the grassy, yeast and light fruit notes into a slightly dry, boozy finish. The carbonation and strong spice presence makes this beer a bit harsh and difficult to drink. As it warms and the palate adjusts, the grassy hops, bready yeast and fruit notes become more evident. Hints of apple, pear and candy sugar add sweetness but the spice is too strong for my liking. Finishes with a lot of boozy sweetness and warmth in the chest. ABV not very well masked and a bit one dimensional. A rare miss from AleSmith.

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AleSmith Horny Devil from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 870 ratings.