Sixteen Point Imperial IPA | Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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Sixteen Point Imperial IPASixteen Point Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by nmann08 on 08-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
121
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
11.31%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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2.33/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

The smell of this beer is unappealing and honestly smells like the water used to brew this beer came from the potomac river.

The taste hits okay at first but the back end of it finishes in skunky hops. I honestly feel like I may have over rated the hops..

Devils Backbone definitely needs to up their game to compare even with the average of IPAs from the 8 point and 16 point selection that I have tried.

I do not recommend at this time. Hopefully they changed their recipe in the future so that I can change my rating..

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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A- Clear dark yellow with a small head that doesn't lace.

S- Sweet, slightly funky, with alcohol notes.

T- Sweet upfront and piney/resiny in the middle. The alcohol makes an appearance at the end along with spicyness.

M- Thick bodied with moderate carbonation.

O- An average IIPA, nothing special, but not bad.

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Sixteen Point Imperial IPA from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 121 ratings.
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