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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

318 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 27
Gots: 21 | 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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Ratings: 318 | Reviews: 125 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of KevMo84
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

KevMo84, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BColton1, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

PStriedl, Jun 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

BushwyckCraft, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -0.5%

bigred89, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of guityler83
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a FFF Teku (since its the most Metalz glass I own) the bright white head persisted at a finger tall for a good minute before slowly receding to a thin layer tiny bubbles. The brew is a moderate to highly hazy golden yellow color with a constant stream of bubbles coming up the edge of the glass.

S: Mild to medium strength spicey phenols coming through from the yeast. mild grapefruit and citrus hop aroma balances nicely with the phenols. Some lemon and funky almost saisonish aromas coming through. Good balance overall.

T: The earthy, spicey phenols come through prominently in the taste. Yeast plays a big role in this beer. The lemon zest and citrus flavor also seem to be contributing flavors from the yeast. The hop bitterness is moderate with the balance being.. on the yeast side but balanced on the hop/malt side with maybe a liiitle bit more on the hop side. A slight bready character but malt is very much takes a back seat in this beer. The dirt/earth flavor gets stronger as the beer warms up.

M: Moderately high to high levels of carbonation, almost sharp on the palette. Very dry finish which ads to the feeling of carbonation. No astringency but there is abit of alcohol warmth making the drinkability in moderate.

O: A tasty beer overall the phenols are kept in check even though the yeast is the star in this beer. The hop character comes through more so when it warms up and it gets more drinkable.

guityler83, May 29, 2014
Photo of Durandal_777
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Durandal_777, May 28, 2014
Photo of justinm4bama
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

justinm4bama, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

devilfluff, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

jodybrutal, May 21, 2014
Photo of AlexFields
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

AlexFields, May 21, 2014
Photo of doesabodygood
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

doesabodygood, May 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

wisegreensoul, May 01, 2014
Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Kurmaraja, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of mwa423
2.9/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Picked up a can from the brewery in Baltimore, poured into a Delirium Tremens tulip.

A - Pours a crystal clear golden color with a light fluffy white head with a great retention. The beer is clear enough that I can read text through my glass. The head leaves a soapy retention down to the bottom of the glass.

S - Very floral and yeasty aroma with a light hop bitterness. The aroma is perfectly balanced, you get a nose-ful when you take a deep whiff, but not overwhelming.

T - The taste offers very little of the smell that got me excited about this beer. The taste is just a light bitter mess that tastes like an old pale ale. I bought a fresh six pack from the brewery, so I doubt it's aged. The aftertaste is just flat bitterness, similar to very bitter chocolate. I'll drink it but am certainly not impressed.

M - Mouthfeel is flat, bland and watery. There is a slight bubbly bite at the end, but not much going.

Overall, this beer isn't a winner. The aroma and appearance thought this would be an out of the park home run, but the taste and mouthfeel left me disappointed. Brewer's Art makes much better stuff.

mwa423, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of Tucquan
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on 2014-04-20 in Columbia, PA

A - Pretty clear gold with a 2-finger white head that drops to 1/2-finger pretty quickly and leaves nice lace.

S - Belgian yeast, wet straw, pale malt, tangy-earthy spice.

T - White cake with lemon-glazed icing, then some pear flesh and lemon zest, white pepper, lots of spice. Belgian yeast flavor is apparent but more subdued than in the aroma. The aftertaste retains some lemon icing flavor with the addition of mint and then some mild-moderate bitterness that doesn't last long. Lots going on here; but well-balanced.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Smooth with a little prickle. Dries nicely.

O - Didn't know what to expect with this brew and was pleasantly surprised. It doesn't taste like anything I've had before. Definitely a kludge of styles. Thumbs up.

Tucquan, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Beer4Baltimore, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Joecaddie, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Auslander, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

earlholman, Apr 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

tkdchampxi, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of tbeckett
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Brewer's Art. From notes.

A - Golden pour with a bright body. Two fingers of fluffy white head and no visible carbonation. Spotty lace and a half finger retention.

S - Nice honey and yeast with a sweet grain note.

T - Nice and sweet with grain and honey. Not spicy like some examples of the style. Mild hops. Nice flavour.

M - Strong carbonation, medium to full body and a dry finish.

O/D - Good stuff. Nailed the style in the ways that I wanted it to. Dangerously drinkable. Strong Belgian Pale Ales don't need to be really complex or over the top, just have the requisite components that have made this style world famous. This was better than most North American takes on the style.

tbeckett, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

jayluf, Mar 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

kevintaraross, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

kbuzz, Mar 28, 2014
Brewer's Art Beazly Ale from The Brewer's Art
90 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.