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Howe Sound Devils Elbow IPA

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Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Squamish, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An assertive ale that is heavily bittered and dry-hopped providing an intensive aroma and brewed using selected English and North American barley and hops. It is named for the dramatic grade 4 Devil’s Elbow rapid on the Elaho River, north of Squamish, BC, Canada
14.2 Plato


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reeko (49) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Pours a foggy copper with a foamy large white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is a bit sweet/hops. Taste is caramel malts with a sharp fruit finish not that bitter. Not that exciting for an ipa but overall ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanhunter_4 (177) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 20, 2015
1 liter bottle poured at Browners house. Pours copper with a big white head that died out quickly. Not a lot of smell other than a touch of hops. Taste is pretty simple; hops are pretty much all I get. Good but nothing makes it stand out.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
plaugher (294) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2015
1l into English pint. Pours an orange/copper with pillowy white head and loads of lacing. Insense nose of fruity, resinous hop with a bit of caramel. Sharp fruitiness, with a lasting dry, bitter finish. Pleasant but pricey.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (262) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle into IPA glass. Pours a clear copper colour with a tan head. Aroma is earthy and floral hops. Taste is about the same. Pretty good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9501) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2015
1,000 ml bottle. Bottled 06/01/15. From my favorite Canadian, Mrs. K! Thanks a zillion! Cloudy amber color with a small white head. Fruity and resiny hops, mild bitterness and sweet caramel malt in the aroma. The flavor is bitterness, dryness, piney hops and dryish maltiness. Not bad! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuyCuba (33) - California, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Unspectacular. Very mild flavor, sight chemical aftertaste. Very chunky, sludgy foam. Not objectionable, but not great either.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_sully (379) - - JUL 26, 2015
Light orange body with a frothy white head. Aroma is citrus. Taste is bitter but with a pine finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shdougan (48) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
This is a really nice, balanced IPA. Pours a hazy amber with a foamy off-white head. Lots of sweet caramel malt aromas, along with some floral, citrusy hops aromas. Has a medium body with a medium-high level of carbonation, making it a nice refreshing brew. Has a nice malty sweetness that plays nicely with the pleasing amount of hop bitterness. Also as a homebrewer, I love the 1L swingtop it comes in.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11889) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
A hazed amber ipa with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice fruity caramel malt with grassy floral hops, butterscotch notes, very nice. In mouth, a nice fruity caramel malt with British floral hops, grapefruit pulp, nice butterscotch, well done. Cask Days 2014.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (18608) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Sample at Atlantic Beer Festival Moncton. Clear golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of caramel and light pine. Taste has pine, caramel, light citrus. OK.


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