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

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319 Ratings

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 27
Gots: 22 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

TheFightfan1, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

dbrauneis, Jun 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

MrBoh, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

DRBiser, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of woodychandler
4.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A CANQuest (TM) salute to co-owner Volker Stewart of The Brewer's Art for bowing to my insane suggestion to put this beer in a CAN! I don't care what it tastes like at this point - it's going in the cooler to the beach and I'm taking my boom box and blasting some Black Sabbath. That's how The CANQuest (TM) rolls at this point in time.

The Crack once more revealed a brimful CANtainer and I CANnot hold back my joy at this seeming trend among craft CANners! An inverted Glug later and we were on a roll. I had a solid finger of rocky bone-white head that boiled and bubbled like any good witch's brew and slowly fell, leaving sticky lacing in its wake. Color was a deep golden-yellow with NE-quality clarity and suddenly King Midas and Croesus were wrestling with me, not over the beer, but over our new favorite Nebraska native, Val MidWest! Nose was spicy, but not from adjuncts, but undoubtedly from the yeast, which also imparted a pleasant mustiness. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was a CANglomeration between JuicyFruit and Big Red gum. It was mixed fruity, but also hot and spicy! Jeez-O, man, I may need a lay-down after this one. The lacing that had begun to appear was going to require a jackhammer to remove and I just returned my rental the other day. My mind is starting to smooth out and this is not helping! In fact, it may be paving the way. Finish was dry, thanks to the yeast having done its job in a big way. I'm done.

woodychandler, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of mvanaskie13
3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a can at The Bottle Shop on Passyunk - had not seen Brewer's Art in cans before.

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is golden, straw, nicely transparent; head is off white presenting thickly but dissipating to a ring and light lace.

Smell is phenolic upfront, light pepper and some malt notes, pilsent and biscuit.

Taste is right on the BSPA track, light sweetness, good off yeast flavors, could use a hint of more maltiness or something but very tasty.

Mouthfeel is upfront on the tongue, good pepperiness and drying qualities with a hint of lingering sweet malt flavors.

Overall I really like this coming from the can, great flavors and BSPA qualities, just missing a bit more malt flavoring in taste.

mvanaskie13, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very clear golden color in the glass. Not a speck of sediment in the bottle. A fair amount of frothy head at first pour, though less after that. Nice swirls of lacing. Fruity aroma.

Sweet on the lips followed by a tart taste. A dry peach and fruit cocktail taste. As the flavors linger it's more of a pear taste, with the skins and a bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel. Honeydew melon and bitter greens. Quite an interesting and complex beer.

The dry yeasty finish is quite pleasant, and not overly dry. Even some honey taste. It seems like a nice balance of yeast flavors-- the bitterness, fruit, and dry sensation. From the 750 ml corked bottle bought at Whole Foods in Washington, DC.

mactrail, Jun 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.4%

spoonhawk, Jun 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Ankur, Jun 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

HarryPotHead, May 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

atone315, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

AngusOg, May 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Doc_Hops, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

hoppymcgee, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

pknyc, May 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Mantooth, May 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

visualmartyr, May 27, 2013
Photo of emerge077
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Fred for this one! Much appreciated GB.

Ozzy pours a pale pastel yellow, it has a slight haze but is generally clear with visible carbonation trails rising. A few fingers width of foam on the surface. Pretty decent lasting coverage, spindly lace sticks to the glass.

Peppery phenolic spice in the yeasty aroma leads off with some bitter orange peel and coriander. Lightly bitter and grassy in the dry aftertaste, mild grainy malt sweetness in the middle. Sort of thin bodied and spicy in general from the yeast strain. Definitely more drinkable than Duvel, etc.

Overall it's pretty good BSPA, it could use a little more body, but that's a minor knock.

emerge077, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

IPAchris, May 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

InspectorBob, May 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

jwhancher, May 20, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is fruity, sweet, some malts. Taste is the same, but milder, still fruits, some hops and malts, alcohol is well hidden. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable and good quality beer.

tone77, May 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

JakeDebus, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

NumberNone, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Damian74Shensky, May 10, 2013
Brewer's Art Beazly Ale from The Brewer's Art
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