Eight Point IPA | Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Eight Point IPAEight Point IPA
BA SCORE
49%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 871 ratings
Eight Point IPAEight Point IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
dbbrewingcompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CrellMoset on 11-27-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,687
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
871
Liked:
427
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
13.22%
Alströms:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
255
Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy this one folks. It's got all the characteristics of an outstanding IPA! Eight Point IPS smells, looks, tastes and feels outstanding! It's that simple. This is a classic brew Devils Backbone!

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Very tasty for only 5.9% ABV!

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4.58/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Could be a bit more brilliant in color. Light orange, closing in on dark yellow.
Resinous pine aroma overtakes a forward pungent grapefruit. Excellent. The stuff of dreams.
Front flavor matches the aroma. A huge burst of resinous hops balances to nice smooth grapefruit. The finality is a bitterness that is a bit too resiny and full. Could use a bit more balance, which explains the light color.
Fills the mouth, but not cloying. Lingers, but doesn't ruin.
Excellent beer from an excellent brewery. It's fair to say that DB is the best, if not the most exciting brewery in VA.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice balanced IPA at a great price.

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Eight Point IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Beer rating: 49% out of 100 with 871 ratings
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