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Devils Backbone Session Rye Ale
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Reddish hued and medium in body. The combination of rye malt & Sterling hops create a crisp snappiness. A complex & rewarding beer that shows great hops presence yet is very approachable. 4.4% abv, 40 IBUs


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (3651) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Orange peel nose. Clear copper medium yellow head. Grassy rosehip flavor. Thin body. Off balance, hoppy with too little backing it up. I usually prefer hop forward APAs but this needs more balance or body for the hop varieties used.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear copper color with a creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of spicy rye, herbal notes and caramel. The taste is big spicy rye, herbal notes, caramel malts. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4439) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Poured an amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma is slightly spicy, with a nice light malt flavor to it. Really enjoyed the rye spice notes in this one. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (866) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Citrus fruit, stewed peach, and caramel aromas. Honey complexion, with low retaining, off-white head. Dry and lightly bitter. Medium body, moderate carbonation with some spice, and a short, floral finish.


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