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Deviant Dale's IPA | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Deviant Dale's IPADeviant Dale's IPA
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4.02/5
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3,433 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#3,232
Reviews:
683
Ratings:
3,433
pDev:
10.7%
Bros Score:
3.85
 
 
Wants:
151
Gots:
544
Trade:
3
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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%

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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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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%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of cpetrone84
3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

pour is amber orange with a tight yellowish white head. The nose is extremely citric. Some biscuity malty undertones. The taste has more resigny hops, still lots of citrus and light biscuity malt undertone. Medium body, well carbonated, a touch oily.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on tap at The Thirsty Moose. Hits the spot, a good IPA with big hop aroma. Fruity,Juicy flavour. Cloudy orange wih a good mouthfeel as understated carbonation and malty backbone.By the end of it,with earthiness ,becomes a sipper as a 1.5 IPA.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from their tall pint can...I poured this into a nice beer glass, I won't drink from a can if I have some glassware nearby ;)

Appearance - Holy smokes batman - poured 4 fingers of bumpy yellow, creamy, eggshell head. Body is a gorgeous a dnslightly hazy orange amber, and left incredible lacing that coated the entire glass.

Smell - Floral hops, tropical fruits, mango and light toffee.

Taste - This is a floral hop lovers dream - huge floral hops from start to finish. Mango sweetness and bready malts are found at the center, with the finish adding more meadowy and grassy hop nuances to the huge floral - grapefruit pith enters long into the finish.

Mouthfeel - This is smooth as silk! Medium mouthfeel with a soft, smooth foaming carb that gently transitions the sweetness at the center to the hops in the finish. Perfect mouthfeel, and oh so drinkable...

Overall - This is all about the floral hops - and as such this could be considered a "one trick pony", but it is a trick that I really enjoy, and one that is done extremely well here. Alcohol is completely hidden, and with such an easy drinkability and 16oz cans @ 8%, this could "plow" the unsuspecting - handle with care, and enjoy ;o)

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber color with chunky very light cream-tan head that lingers forever. Lots of sticky lacing.

Smell is perfect. Lots of pine, resin and grapefruit. Floral character (honeysuckle) is present too. Very nice and inviting.

Taste is sweet malt up front. Lots of grapefruit and tangerine. Tons of bitterness in the finish. Maybe a bit too lopsided toward the bitterness. Good, though.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Overall this was really good.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 3,433 ratings
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