Dark Abby | Devils Backbone Brewing Company

172 Ratings
Dark AbbyDark Abby

Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Meet Abby, Azrael’s darker twin. This Belgian beauty is mysteriously alluring with a sultry flavor combination of brown sugar, plum and spices in a dark burgundy hue.

Abby has a deep, rich flavor, and a serious strength but like her sister, hides behind a deceptively light fruity finish. On the surface she’s the sweetest girl you’ll ever meet, but one taste you’ll be trapped in her darkly alluring web.

Alcohol by Volume: 7.5%
Hop Bitterness (IBUs): 18
Malts: Pilsner, Dark Munich, Honey, Dark Crystal
Hops: Saaz
Sugar & Spice: Turbinado Sugar, Sorghum Syrup, Secret Spice Mix

Added by on 10-01-2009

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3.27/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.7/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up as part of mixed six to give a try. I tend to like Belgians but have little experience with Devils Backbone so not sure what to expect. Love the color, I will call it Deep Purple. Very little head or carbonation. Excellent smell, you definitely get the Belgian in the nose. Mixed bag with the taste. Interesting and tasty, balanced. Pretty easy to drink which gives it a little bonus overall due to alcohol content. I enjoyed the beer and would gladly drink again and would probably buy depending upon the cost.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Dark Abby from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 172 ratings.
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