Devils Backbone The Horror
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Black and super hoppy. Hints of roasted malts combine with resinous hop excess in this black take on an IPA. Brewed with five different hops and five different malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Draft at the brewpub The IPA poured a an ink black with a frothy tan head with lacing. There was hops and roasted malts, coffee detected quickly on the nose. This is tasty Black IPA with grapefruit as a common flavor. The medium body ale had light carbonation. Sneaky bitterness builds quietly, finishing the sip with an exceptional clean, dry swallow.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HellesBunny666 (227) - Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Hints of roasted malts and coffee notes, caramel, toffee, nutty. Dry. Lighter body, smooth and crisp. Toasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1640) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Roasty coffee, woody, and chocolatey aromas. Deep, dark red-black with a mostly lasting thin tan head. Dry, roasty, bitter, savory, a touch of dried, raisiny fruit as it finishes. Medium-full bodied, pretty clean.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5519) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Black/brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is roasted malt and resiny hops. Light sweet malt start with a nice bitter finish. Medium bodied beer with good carbonation. solid bipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10841) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Served on draft at the brewpub. Nice name. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of big citrus and resin hops with brown malts. The taste is chocolate, roasted malts and citrus hops. Medium bodied.

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