Devil Anse IPA | Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co

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Devil Anse IPADevil Anse IPA
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4.08/5
Exceptional
85 Ratings
Devil Anse IPADevil Anse IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co
West Virginia, United States
gvbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
he Devil Anse IPA is a medium bodied American style India Pale Ale. Featuring a blend of Australian and Pacific Northwest hops; lending to a balanced bitterness of citrus and tropical fruit characteristics. The complex hop flavors are balanced by a blend of malts; including American 2-Row, American Pilsner, and British floor malted barley. At 6.9% abv and 65 IBU’s, no feuding is necessary when you enjoy this refreshingly smooth IPA.

HOPS: Amarillo, Galazy, Simcoe
MALTS: American 2-Row, American Pilsner, British Crystal Malt

Added by GeoffreyM on 06-09-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,931
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
85
pDev:
8.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
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Ratings: 85 |  Reviews: 29
Photo of WDPark
3.87/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of oranges, some malts. Taste is oranges, a bit of dankness, some malts are present, moderate bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of RochefortChris
4.63/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.49/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm trying a can of this at Wheeling Brewing Co. It poured a hazy yellow with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had tones of citrus peel. The taste was citrusy yet weird. I think this has that lulipin powder in it....i don't know. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall I'm not a fan....was definitely expecting more.

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Photo of LJWalker
3.38/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Murky dark orange body, hazy with a hint of transparency, short white head, extensive tight bubbled lacing.

S - Pine, zest and a bit of wild hop dankness combine for a full frontal hop attack.

T - Bright open full of orange, zest, pith, tropical fruit mango and pineapple, a middle that introduces a subtle sweet malt note, and a close that is just bitter enough to keep things moving along.

M - Brisk carbonation couples with a dry finish to keep the moderate weight from getting too thick.

O - Tasty and solid. An IPA that offers a lot to work with. A bit sticky but without becoming cloying or harsh.

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Photo of Stew5
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erjadams
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoeBloe
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spelingchampeon
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can to a Becher glass. Pours hazy orange, with a medium cap, that dissipates quickly.
Smells of mild citrus, wet tropical juices.. malts. Tastes rather plain at 1st glance, then the orchestra kicks in. Malts, juicy, tropical, citrus and a very balanced 2nd delivery of malts. MF is medium, low carbonation, mild bitterness.

This is another wonderful surprise for me. I was not expecting the smooth flavors that came about in this tasty beer. It's not a hop-bomb beer, it's just a well done beer.

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Photo of vikingpillager
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is an exceptional beer brewed in the little ol Greenbrier Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I've had it a few times on draft in the past few years but this last time I really got a NE haze with exceptional citrus/hop-forward taste. Very impressed!!

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Photo of _ascags
4.41/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billydrinksbeer
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dcbeers
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smithj4
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of metter98
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy amber yellow in color. It poured with a two finger high off white head that took a very long time to die down, but consistently left a short head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrusy hops—grapefruit seems to stand out in particular—are present in the nose along with hints of caramel malts.
T: The taste has flavors of floral and grapefruit hops along with stronger notes of caramel and toasted malts. There is a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a bit crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The taste of this beer has a good balance between the malts and hops—it's not as "juicy" as some of the newer IPAs out there.

Serving type: can

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Photo of imbibehour
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Orange amber, opaque and fairly hazy in body color and appearance. Out of the can, off white easy forming three finger head, slightly soapy, but more tiny swiss cheese like bubbles for bigger retention. Not much of a top, sort of caves down, fizzles slightly.

Good solid hop aroma. Pleasant dank earth, with a juicy note of tropical and citrus bent. Hints slight orange thick, good sweet malt angle but not overly sugary. Hits a little weedy dirt smelling too.

Palate is pretty solid. Citrus and pungent earthy hop tones with a fairly light but not too wet body. Drinks quite clean, with a good hint of citrus orange, almost juicy, but flirts with session light feel. A real excellent mix of juicy and earthy to dank flavors, particularly on the swallow. A real good mix of sweetened malt backbone and diverse hop angles that isn't too complex but provides lots of flavor.

Very nice made IPA.

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Photo of addiwilliams
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gingx69
3.87/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nicholas2121
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Devil Anse IPA brewed by Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co, with an ABV of 6.90% This American IPA pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. There is also a good amount of lacing, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich with hop bitterness. There is also some nice earthly grains and malts, in the smell of this brew. Now for the taste, it is bold with hop bitterness. This American IPA has more of a bite than most, not saying that is a bad thing. You also pick up on some decent earthy grains and malts to smooth the hop bitterness out. There is a lot going on in Devil Anse IPA . If you are a fan of hops this is a brew for you. For being a Hoppy brew it goes down nice and smooth. It is really hard to pick up on the 6.90% ABV in this brew, it is just that smooth. Devil Anse IPA, has a dencet balance to it, hops are bit more but not to bad. The mouth feel is Hops, Clean, Smooth and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving this American IPA a 4.25 out of 5. I would look this brew up again givin the chance to. Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co, did a nice job with this American IPA.
Love them Hops

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Photo of ssimpson89
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpyle
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale amber color, very cloudy from the hops. Pours a nice white head with creaminess and retention.

Big citrus hop aroma, very tropical with mango and pineapple. Hops are a bit solventy...hop gasoline, as I like to say. Fruitiness of the hops gives the aroma a sweetness.

Hits with some malt sweetness and a big burst of fruity hop flavors early. Fairly well balanced with the bitterness, but it never skews very strongly bitter. The bitterness that there is in the finish is quite soft, and just offsets the sweet flavors from the hops a bit. Strongly "new school" with the hop varieties and heavy lean towards late hopping.

Medium body and carbonation. No astringency or warming - nothing from the mouthfeel detracts from the big flavors.

Certainly the best West Virginia AIPA I've ever had. Personally I like IPAs with a bit more assertive hop bitterness, but they've done the tropical fruit IPA style here quite well.

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Devil Anse IPA from Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 85 ratings