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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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3,431 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:
#3,208
Reviews:
683
Ratings:
3,431
pDev:
10.7%
Bros Score:
3.85
 
 
Wants:
150
Gots:
544
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 3,431 |  Reviews: 683
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3.9/5  rDev -3%

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4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of richkrull
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.1/5  rDev +2%

Photo of lemmy187
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kiniey01
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm a little disappointed with this one though i don't know if it's fresh or old.
Has an amber copper color with a cloudy complexion and a slight head.

Hops really are absent here. I can pull out some piney notes but I'm basically guessing really. There is an abundance of sweet malts and caramel.

Taste finds light hops maybe citrus but malts are bold and agressive.
Finish is smooth and soft not much carbonation in there.
I wanted to like this so bad but it's not to be.

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

Been looking forward to trying this....

Canned on 3/23/12

This beer looks awesome. Dark copper with a nice, thick head that settles to a thin layer over the beer with a pretty sizeable amount of lacing.

The smell is good, but a little underwhelming, kinda like your favorite metal sone, but only at 1/4 volume. I find myself trying REALLY hard to sniff into the glass. I can smell it, but its just not as strong as it should be. What is there is a nice fresh, bitter hop smell.

At first touch o' the tongue it is bitter and malty. Then I'm hit with a bitter, earthy hop flavor. Usually this is NOT my type of IPA, but this works. Upon the swallow there is a sweet caramel finish.

This beer is good in the mouth. It is very smooth, but it could use a touch more carbonation. Other than that it is a very smooth IIPA, almost a little too smooth.

This is definately a good beer. It is outside of what I would normally consider a very good IIPA, but they really pull this together nicely. Certainly worth a try at least once, but probably more...

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

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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

Photo of Can_if_you_can
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

can't resist an ipa that's new to distribution in the state, especially when it's in a can!! (CAN when you can!)
A:great gold color, not overly bubbly, 2 inch off white head and leaving some wicked good lacing around the glass.
S: one of the more piney i.p.a.s I've smelled in a while, very resinous smelling.
T: whaaaat!? wow this is really good, and really different. the piney resinous-ness is there but not overpowering as the aroma may imply. There is also this sweet sugary after taste that I have never tasted before in any style of beer that is very delicious!!
M; low high carbonation which I love in any style of beer, leaves a semi dry after taste probably coming from the resiny hops.
o.a. 8.5 outta 10 on beerlover's rating scale, I would definitely buy this again, may have even rateded higher if I hadn't had so many good pale ales and india pales lately!

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of SierraFlight
3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into nonic. Clear copper with two finger head that lingers and leaves lacing all the way down. Pine resin aroma with citrus and tropical fruits. Some dank notes and boozy bread too. Solid citrus hop bitterness on the tongue with good malt sweetness in support. Sticky but crisp mouthfeel with average carbonation and mediun-full body.

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4.22/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a good friend's fresh 64oz growler into... a red Solo cup. Not the best vessal but best not to pass this up if given a chance.

Pours deep orange with about 1.5 fingers off white head that quickly fades. 

Smells of the danker aspects of hops. Pine, onion, garlic... but all in a very good way. 

Flavor is big dank hops! Strong bitter garlic pine. That might not sound good but I'm a fan of these huge dank hoppy IPAs. Abv is well hidden in the flavors. 

Medium thick and fantastically sticky. Moderate carbonation. 

One of the best Oskar Blues I've had yet. Right up there with Ten Fidy in quality. This is a truly worthy imperial IPA that compares favorably to Devil Dancer or Hop Dam. Highly recommended- I'll definately be looking for more of this. 

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Deviant Dale's IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 3,431 ratings
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