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Devil's Ale | SanTan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.69/5
Good
336 Ratings
Devil's AleDevil's Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SanTan Brewing Co.
Arizona, United States
santanbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Devil's Ale is of the new breed of American West Coast Pale Ales. Devil’s Ale won a Gold Medal at 2011 GAZBF. It is the highest rated Pale Ale in Arizona receiving 96 points from Draft Magazine. Deep, golden maroon in color, Devil’s Ale is defined by a delicious citrus hop character derived from Cascade & Centennial hops grown in the Pacific Northwest, balanced with a firm caramel malt flavor.

45 IBU

Added by t0rin0 on 12-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,179
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
336
pDev:
10.57%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
90
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

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2.81/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Wish there was a bit more of a hop presence. Some odd carbonation

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2.84/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very average IPA with nothing memorable about it. This new IPA trend is flooding the market with subpar IPA's and this is no exception. Tastes like a million other brews I can think of with the strong grassy taste, amber coloring, carbonation and malty hops aroma. While this is not a bad beer, it is extremely ordinary and I probably won't even remember drinking it in the morning. I live in Arizona and Arizona has a poor community of brewing and this does not help our cause.

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2.88/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Typical amber ale at Philly's sports bar

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sampled at 1702; March 2010
This arrives topped by a pale tan colored head that is just about half a finger in height. The beer is an amber color that shows a clear'ish copper hue to it when held up to the light. The aroma is somewhat hoppy smelling with a mix of grapefruit, light menthol, grassy pine and herbal notes. The finish of the nose has a touch of soap to it. If you really dig around you can find some notes of toasted grain and a hint of caramel maltiness.

The beer is nicely bitter, with pine like hop flavors from the beginning to the end of each sip. Actually, both of these become more prominent towards the finish. Some soap-like flavors and a body that is not quite big enough to stand up to the hop character are the most noticeable flaws in this brew. I find myself enjoying this less and less as I take each sip; thin, herbal, grassy and a way to subtle malt character that doesn't manage to play even the needed supporting role to the hops all sort of kill this for me. This isn't horrible, just way unbalanced.

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3.06/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.07/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.12/5  rDev -15.4%

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Devil's Ale from SanTan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 336 ratings
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