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Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager
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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A striking gold color, light bodied with subtle, bready malt flavors. A quenching, crisp and dry finish. Gold Medal 2009 and 2010 Great American Beer Festival, International Style Pilsner Bronze Medal 2012 Great American Beer Festival


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5606) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2015
About a 6oz golden pour, with a small white foamy head. Aroma was light crisp malts, light lemon notes, sweet bready character. Light straw, lemon. Pretty refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (418) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Had this at the brewery. Golden appearance and was a very smooth and delightful beer. It isnt too heavy or too light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5798) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Big 1L pour at Sauf Haus DC. Pours a clear gold with some soft white head. Nose has malt, a little metal, some lemon, yeast, soggy bread. Flavor follows, some lemon, grist, straw. Clean finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1016) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Aroma of grains yeast and honey, pours a pale, clear golden colour with a short lasting white well laced head. Minimal carbonation, light bodied feel with a sweet, grainy taste with a grainy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5538) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Draft at Ynot. Gold bodied with a short white head. Aroma is lemony and grassy with biscuit malts and grains. Taste is toasted malt, cereal, biscuit, light honey, lemon and grassy notes. Body is light-medium with a soft bubbly carbonation. Finishes with more biscuit malts, honey lemon, toasted grains and light grass.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (636) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Pours a clear gold, 2 finger head, aroma - biscuit, mild hop notes. Taste follows suit, clean and crisp.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (4069) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Norm’s Beer and Wine, Vienna Virginia can: Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is pretty light: some bread and a bit of German hops. Taste is sweet with rather low bitterness. Not too carbonated. Easy going down for a drink. Kind of bland. Not bad.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jkwood04 (4671) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 31, 2015
12oz can in a tulip. Pours golden with white head. Aroma of pale malts, some light dough, and some very faint hops. Flavor the same. Lighter texture. Not great.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1483) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Draft at the Basecamp Brewery The lager poured a clear golden color with a small white head that dissipated to a white collar. Limited lacing as the head receded. The aroma was of caramel malt and light bread. The lager had a light body and average carbonation. This is a tasty lager, much better than most.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2436) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours a golden color with a medium sized foamy head. Notes of fresh baked bread, some honey, and grassy hops.


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