Lil' Devil
AleSmith Brewing Company

Lil' DevilLil' Devil
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Style:
Pale Ale - Belgian
ABV:
5.95%
Score:
85
Avg:
3.78 | pDev: 8.99%
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
315
From:
AleSmith Brewing Company
 
California, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  12
Gots
  38
SCORE
85
Very Good
Lil' DevilLil' Devil
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Reviews by Keepnitrl:
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Keepnitrl from Washington

3.45/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

5.75%ABV

Jun 14, 2017
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Jugs_McGhee from Louisiana

3.32/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served on-draught into a plastic sampler cup (per Alesmith's preferences!) at Alesmith's tasting room. I was shocked at the presentation. Alesmith ought to know better. Reviewed from detailed notes. Expectations were high given the brewery.

A: Pours a one finger head of slight cream, fair thickness, and good retention. Colour is a semitransparent copper. No visible yeast. Appealing.

Sm: Hops - mainly floral with little bitterness. Some citrus aromas; orange peel is a highlight. Very pleasant and fresh. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Honey, pleasant clean floral hops, citrus fruit esters, and clean unobtrusive malts. Balanced and enjoyable. Not quite refreshing. Well built. Quite fresh. Quite simple for the brewery, but nice nevertheless. No alcohol or yeast comes through. I do wish it were more complex and subtle.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavours nicely. Slightly creamy. Neither too thick nor too thin.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable. Hides its ABV well. Refreshing and nice. I like it, but Alesmith has far better offerings. Give it a go only if you're a big fan of the style.

Low B-

May 20, 2012
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SDRedDevil from California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Nov 16, 2014
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WesM63 from Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 03, 2016
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Beerbuddy21 from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Nov 17, 2013
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jackrodgers77 from Pennsylvania

3.37/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Jan 16, 2015
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hpthebull from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Aug 14, 2012
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BigLittleHokis from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Apr 15, 2013
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Hopstout from Minnesota

3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jan 08, 2016
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brutalist from Pennsylvania

4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sep 14, 2016
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Danno48 from West Virginia

3.49/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Jun 26, 2016
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khargro2 from Tennessee

3.27/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Mar 05, 2016
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sd123 from Texas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Nov 22, 2012
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sgttibbs from Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 16, 2016
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 29, 2015
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DarthTremens from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Feb 01, 2013
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mrosenfeld32 from Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 30, 2016
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SocalKicks from California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Aug 03, 2012
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Evan from Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Jun 08, 2014
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RichD from Rhode Island

3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jun 16, 2016
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patre_tim from Thailand

3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Soft gold and hazy with a perfect, champagne like carbonation, topped with 2 fingers of white head.

Smells of phenols, peaches, and coriander.

Tastes of phenols, canned peaches and coriander.

Light body, quite dry with moderate carbonation.

Got in Chiang Mai, drinking it here July 9th, 2017. Love the brewer, not their strongest beer in my opinion, but well executed.

Jul 07, 2017
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jgluck from California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Dec 19, 2012
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JohnBender from Texas

3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Jul 30, 2016
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WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 14, 2016
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alecvdpoel from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Sep 05, 2012
Lil' Devil from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 315 ratings