Devil's Ale | SanTan Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
85
very good
331 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good
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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
Ratings:
331
Reviews:
67
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
10.64%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
87
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 331 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of ChuckTom
4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Coopersbeer
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can dated 02/29/16 into pint glass at Native Grill & Wings in Sierra Vista, AZ. Pours a clear ramber with a decent off white head. Initial impression is a nice balance of uncomplicated resinous and floral hops. Refreshing mouthfeel and quite drinkable. Nothing spectacular here, but it certainly holds its own with other local offerings. This was my first beer from this brewery and I'm favorably impressed

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Photo of MikeWard
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

poured from a can into a 12oz bottle. canned date of 10/6/15. 6 months old, old for a pale.

pours a nice amber color with a decent white head. okay lacing, body nice and clear.

aroma is faintly of some hops, mostly sweetness from the malt.

taste is certainly not premium, with the hops having faded a bit, but is not unpleasant at all. the hop bite only really comes in at the finish.

overall, not too bad for being 6 months old. thinking san tan is onto something with this canning thing.

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Photo of KurtE
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucnifter
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wukk
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lelampp
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaketaz
3.15/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Yellow and orange, 2/5" head, white. Aroma was only minorly hoppy, hoped for more after the write up.

Taste hit plenty of c hops, that offered not just a mild aroma and bitterness, but plenty of hop mouthfeel. IBU's in check to keep it a pale ale. Real traditional by timeline standards, c hops, crystal malt, 50 ibus.

Its a likeable beer, above average pale ale stuff.

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Photo of Aleforme
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dradair
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IPAulJameson
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DevWand
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a rich amber and does a nice job keeping the head

I haven't had too many Pale Ales, but I'll definitely be giving the genre more of a try after tasting this beer. Excellent balance between the hops (almost could be classified as a light IPA) and the grainy malty-ness, I'd expect from an ale. Very drinkable beer

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Photo of max85
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcamilleri
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tjcamm
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RedbirdsFan1985
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vader06
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of supie12
4.24/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Being from Arizona I am bias. However, this is the best APA I've tasted since my start in craft beer drinking.
The color is a rich Amber.
The head maintained decently after pouring into a glass.
It's aroma is deep and you can really smell the quality.
The taste is also spectacular. It's not excessively bitter. And lingers nicely on the tounge.
I've been craving a taste from home since I've moved to Texas and this really hit the spot.

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Photo of Gobzilla
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Devil's Ale from SanTan Brewing Co.
3.76 out of 5 based on 331 ratings.
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