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Devils Backbone Striped Bass Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This refreshing pale ale was created to be consumed while enjoying the bounty of the bay. Gold in color, light to medium in body, and a crisp finish with hints of citrusy American hop varieties.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (284) - - JUL 24, 2014
(12 oz can); amber color; citrusy, floral hop aroma; a very light, crisp, hoppy beer; almost pilsner-like malt; light malt but good hop flavor

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HippieFee (62) - - JUL 20, 2014
Draft - Right balance of hops that is not overpowering yet you can still taste the bitterness from the hops. Not much sweetness, very little malt to balance out the hops. Lots of citrus flavor on this one. Kinda has a “water” taste to it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3275) - Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow with a thick eggshell head that leaves heavy lacing. Malty, fruity aroma is rather sweet. Malty flavor has an overtone of woody hops that is slightly bitter. Texture is fizzy and fairly firm; you can feel it all the way down the hatch. Catch one!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1377) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Refreshing and very crisp, with some complexity from the hop and yeast combination. A little complex, enough to hold your interest, and medium weight and length on the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enwiebe (122) - - JUN 22, 2014
6/22/14. Draft at Brew. Pours golden with a thin head. Very mild nose. Starts with malts dominating but the hops creep up. Not much of a citrus profile in the hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6301) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
12oz can, which I’m pretty sure I got from Perfect Pour. Clear golden orange color. Off-white head, with good retention. Medium body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Nice moderate to bigger bitter taste. Light kind of zesty sweet. Good citrusy hop aroma, light bit of pine, with a very clean bready malt bill. Solid, clean satisfying pale ale. Good one to enjoy with my Skyline.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (3886) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Random light citrusy pale ale. Pours golden with ok head and lacing. Some light bitterness and citrus in finish. On tap at DC Summerfest in the VIP section I snuck into.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scottw86 (1094) - Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Poured a clear golden color with a thin head. Aroma is slightly skunky with apples and pale malts. Taste is very smooth and malty with a good amount of hops. Slightly sweet overall but the pine hops give it a nice balance. Overall pretty good.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
Matt_Foran (26) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Poured golden color. Thin white, slightly foamy head. Earthy notes with mild hop and citrus notes.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darwenus (549) - Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2014
From the can it pours a very bright, clear, pale amber. There is a little head and a lot of crackling carbonation. Grassy, musty hops in the nose. The flavor isn’t great. Not bad, but not great. Slightly sweet at the front, then tart, hops in the finish. Unfortunately there is also something metallic in the finish. Sulfuric, maybe. Maybe it’s because this beer was out of a can, but it wasn’t just in my head. There is something in the close that I didn’t really like.


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