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Brewer's Art Beazly Ale - The Brewer's Art

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

319 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 27
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Brewer's Art visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our answer to the Belgian «devil» beers (i.e. Lucifer, Duvel, etc.). Both rich and dry, this beer is
all too easy to consume in large quantities. Hopped with Styrian Goldings. 7.25%abv

Formerly Ozzy Ale

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-17-2003)
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.36/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz can into tulip. cant make out the canned on or best before date printed on the side of the can.

A: pours with virtually no head. hazed orange body. theres some brown stuff on the bottom of my glass. it looks like wood splinters. limited lacing.

S: soft fruit. pears. no hop aroma. sweet unfermented sugar.

T: very similar to the nose. a lot of fruit. very sweet. pears. a little bit of yeasty, earthy bitterness. chalky for a moment. finish has a lingering sweetness.

M: moderate carb on a medium body.

D: not bad, not great. finding this very middle of the road. wish I knew what this crap was sitting at the bottom of my glass. working past that, this thing still doesn't have anything that really grabs me.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a fairly hazy golden-yellow color. The white head is reasonably large, with medium density. Retention is good. Some nice lacing sticks to the glass.

S: There's a pleasant honey-on-a-biscuit aroma up front. Quite fruity underneath those initial tones. Big notes of white grape and peach, with secondary notes of pear and granny smith apple. Hop aroma is pretty light, with faint herbal and perfumey character. A bit of light, dusty spiciness and alcohol is also noticeable.

T: Some dry, faintly graint maltiness up front, with some light sugary notes. Hops crash in with some drying bitterness and very light herbal flavor. Fruity notes lurk throughout; white grape acidity, stone fruit vibrancy, and apple/pear sweetness are prominent. A bit of clove-like spice adds depth. Alcohol is mildly apparent.

M: Medium-light body. Carbonation is fine but quite perky, adding a nice prickle to the mouthfeel. Dryness, as expected, hits hard toward the finish. Alcohol adds a bit of heat, but it's within expectations for the style.

O: I like this one a lot. It's vibrant and tasty while remaining fairly approachable - perhaps because it's a bit less phenolic than some other Belgian-style pales. A fruity, dry, and drinkable winner.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.33/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I thought that it was going to be like duvel since the description said it was their answer to it. Didn't have much of a smell. served in a chimay like goblet glass. Touch of apple on the nose, some alcohol, and malt. half-one finger head. For me it didn't feel like a belgian strong ale. It tasted more of a saison with a boozy bite to it. That didn't mean the beer was bad but it was not described properly. Would I get it again? Probably not.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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2/5  rDev -50.2%

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3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz can into a pint glass.

A: Pours a mildly hazy golden color. The head is a rocky three finger white shade. It really has the texture I look for in the style, but perhaps not the retention. A decent amount of splotchy lacing is left on the glass.

S: There's a definite apple presence here, to the point where it seems like a dry cider at times. Other noteable aspects include bubblegum, phenols, earthy hops, and some subtle spicing. Decently complex, a lot more than I expected from a canned BSPA.

T: It opens with both a pleasant touch of phenol and distinct breadiness. Touches of spice and fruit esters appear mainly near the cidery, apple-laden finish, though it should be said there isn't a significant presence of Belgian yeast here. A faint hoppy bite sometimes appears. Perhaps a little sweet, as well, but certainly refreshing.

M: This is where the lack of bottle conditioning lets it down. The back end is a bit syrupy, and it doesn't feel that lively on the palate. Or maybe it's not much of a letdown - there's no annoying astringency some in the style feature, either. It slides down the tongue without any friction: in layman's terms, it's every bit as dangerously drinkable as the best in the style.

O: I'm always skeptical of any Belgian-style ale in a can - they always seem syrupy and strange. This, however, really does a deft job of skating around the fact that it's not bottle conditioned by successfully pulling off a sweeter, more cidery bend. Even better, it keeps the epic drinkability I look for from the style. It's not quite Duvel, but I reckon it's as good as a canned BSPA can get.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Brewer's Art Beazly Ale from The Brewer's Art
90 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.