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:
3,422
Reviews:
681
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.7%
 
 
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148
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542
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Photo of wspscott
4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16oz can in Sam Adams glass
canned on 4/13/12 (in the back of the fridge since May)

A: Dark yellow/light copper color with a thin white head with lots of lace.
S: Citrus and tropical fruits.
T: Lots of fruity hops, some citrus, but the tropical fruits are more obvious, hard to tell if it is an interaction with the caramel malts. Reminds me of a more attenuated Gordon from a malt point of view.
M: Crisp, mouth filling/coating, a lingering bitterness.
O: A very good IPA, I really like the malt/hops combination, they really work together here. A very dangerous beer, there is no hint of 8% alcohol and I could easily reach for a 2nd tall boy. I think Gordon is still my favorite, but Deviant Dale's is a very close second. Highly recommended.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of socon67
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Orange pout with a thin foam of eggshell white. Cloudy look. Nice webs of lacing.

S - Good scent of hops and fresh grapefruit. Has a west coast IPA smell with hints of pine.

T - This could easily pass as a DIPA with hits hop profile and heavy feel. Tart flavors of citrus and malt yield to a sharp hoppy, bitter finish.

M - The hevay feel of this made it an enjoyable beer, but a full bodied one that makes one enough.

O - would like to try the regular Dale's to compare to this. It is a middle grounbd IPA; profiled close to an imperial IPA but not quite as robust as that style. Was worth trying.

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Photo of kemoarps
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of chanokokoro
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz. can into a dimpled mug. The bottom of the can contains a 08-08-12 @ 8:32 canned on date and time and also states "SPF-15,000,000,000." Apparently, I can ditch the sunscreen for the rest of my life!

Pours amber with golden and orangish hues with a two finger off-white head. Pine, fresh cut grass, flora, and undertones of citrus on the nose. Sweet malt immediately joined by grapefruit rind and pine, returning to sweet malt, and then finishes dry with some sweetness gradually relenting to citrus rind and pine and hints of alcohol. The heaviest malt presence I've experienced in an IPA and certainly borders on DIPA territory. At the very heaviest edge of medium bodied, abundant carbonation, and very smooth. Truly surprising that an IPA with such a heavy malt presence can be so balanced and finish so dry.

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Photo of Philousa
3.18/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Imbibed on tap at Original Gravity on 7/25/12. Reviewed from notes.

Opaque copper with stark white head. Big grapefruit, lemon, and lime in the nose. Malt is biscuity. Seems like it might be balanced. Taste is bitter start to finish. Piney and smacking of dry grass/weed. Clean, dry finish. 

This is similar to many other IPAs I've had. Although it doesn't really stand out, it's still good just the same.

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.02 out of 5 based on 3,422 ratings.
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