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Devils Backbone India Pale Lager

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Brewed like an India Pale but fermented with lager yeast! This beer blends American hops citrus burst with lager crispness. A unique hybrid for the hopheads out there.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8563) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a large creamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus and pine hops with pale malts. The taste is herbal hops, a bit of a pine note also, with pale malts. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4874) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2012
On cask at Meridian Pint. Pours a transparent, deep gold with some lacing white head. Nice nose, fruity, citrus, lemon, light yeast. Flavor is strong, citrus, lemon, malty, honey. Great balance. You could drink a 12pack.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vomit (167) - Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2012
I LIKE IT! It’s not Blatz, but it is a sassy little brew that will have you shouting from the rooftops: We’re all DOOMED! Because we are. Every last one of us. Don’t question it.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2012
On tap at Rustico Ballston. Served in a sampler glass. Pours a clear golden color with a nice white head and some spotty lacing. The nose has a bit of herbal and floral quality plus some citrus rind in the background. Flavor has a bigger hop kick with nice bitterness along with herbs and citrus character. Body is light with crisp carbonation and a moderately-bitter finish. Really nicely done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Draft. Clear amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some orange. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some spicy. Medium body, some resin.


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