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Devil's Backbone - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Devil's Backbone
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BA SCORE
86
very good

481 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 481
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 16
Gots: 69 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Pegasus on 05-18-2005)
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With the apparent color of this beer like that of liquid apricots made effervescent alcohol, and the bubbles resembling what one might find in a cider, and they would be quite right in their assumption that this is an interesting take on a Belgian Tripel.

As alluded to previously, the bubbles are sparse, and the head non-existent after less than one minute. The mouthfeel, while originally temptingly Belgian, now (after five minutes) has become far more thin. I like a robust mouthfeel, and while the flavors are there (delicious coriander and orange), there is no lasting aftertaste, though I will state that there is a whisper of elegance that carries the beer through.

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Devil's Backbone from Real Ale Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.