Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager
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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (3171) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 17, 2015
on tap @ Devil’s Backbone / Roseland VA --- Clear straw color, 1" white head, sheets of lace. Taste is clean light malt that turns to drying hops on the swallow. Mostly light bitters takes it the rest of the way. Unusual that it is lacking in carbonation. Otherwise, a nice, conventional, light brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1571) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Clear light golden. Smells, well, like lager. Taste is pleasant, light, and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (6119) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (452) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (6355) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1234) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5690) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (669) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Pours a clear gold, 2 finger head, aroma - biscuit, mild hop notes. Taste follows suit, clean and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (4479) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jkwood04 (4963) - 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.

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