AleSmith Lavender Lil' Devil | AleSmith Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States
alesmith.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by pmarlowe on 10-21-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
8.54%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by pmarlowe:
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4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the tasting room.

A: Pours medium gold, with a frothy white head. Excellent retention, and thick lacing.

S: Lavender in the forefront and some very earthy aromas, almost like fresh dirt (in an intriguing, not off putting way). I'm getting some whiffs of soap, which knocks this a few points, but it's not a deal breaker.

T: Lavender is the showpiece here but it's kept in check, mild tartness, malt, and spice on the back end. I feel like a brewery could easily have messed up the lavender addition, but I guess it's AleSmith, so they don't.

M: Medium body and carbonation, very slight crispness.

O: Interesting interpretation, I like it. They nailed the lavender here as well as could be expected. It's not a home run combination with Lil' Devil, but drinkable and well crafted.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of wethorseblanket
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zbeetleman
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

AleSmith Lavender Lil' Devil from AleSmith Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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