Deviant Dale's IPA | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Deviant Dale's IPADeviant Dale's IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 01-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,427
Reviews:
681
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.7%
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Deviant Dale's IPA is an American IPA, bu I've seen it described as a pseudo-Imperial/Double if not full on, perhaps because of the high alcohol rating and hops emphasis. Either way, its a great beer. Out of the can it smells great, the smell really picks up on the sort of mid taste of the beer in general, a sort of really tasty mellow and sweet hoppyness. The froth is medium-thick on a scale of light/medium/thick. It's color is a sort of harvest-molasses color, and its froth is a sort of nice pumpkin-coffee color.

The taste of the beer is great. The sort of alcohol bite sort of coats the tongue, but on top of it is a sort of rich hoppy variety of flavors. Its really a satisfying and very drinkable brew. The aftertaste isn't too hoppy, but one can sort of sense the lingering hoppy alcohol presence of the beer, and overall its exactly what the doctor order in regards to a hoppy and satisfyingly hearty American IPA/Double whichever it is.

Either way, regardless of this beer's "category" its good as an IPA or a Double IPA, and is really satisfying, flavorful, and refreshing, and somewhat hearty.

A great beer.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great IPA. Love this! Well worth the price I paid and I will pick this up again.

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tried on tap at Old Chicago Parker and Arapahoe location.

A-Nice deep golden hue with high clarity, good thick white head, good retention and good lacing.

A-Yeah buddy! Tons of floral and citrus hops. Pineapple, orange, pine and grapefruit dominate the nose but there is a little hint of caramel and cereal grains from the barley. I could smell it from two feet away.

T-This beer was a lesson in integration. The nose carries over flawlessly to the palate. Tons of citrus hops up front, in the middle, in the back, ten minutes later, on the walk home.... But somehow with that high of a dry hopping rate and IBU's the malt backbone not only held it all together but gave it a whole other dimension of flavor. Caramel, cereal grains, fresh baked bread and a little sweet toffee balance perfectly with the hops.This beer is big and bold but so well integrated and balanced. I am blown away...

M-Slightly viscous, good CO2 level, seemed soft on the palate. Really nice

D-High, really high. Despite the 8.5% ABV (I think) there is no hint of heat. It has so many flavor complexities yet seems light, smooth and easy to drink. Awesome beer.

If anyone from Oskar Blues reads this please, please can this... I will buy it, often and in large quantity.

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Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.02 out of 5 based on 3,427 ratings.
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