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RATINGS: 1013   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This beer is intended to be a sensory assault for hop lovers. At 8.0% ABV, four hop additions during the brew process, and a final wallop of excessive Columbus dry-hopping, this beer is meant to say one thing: MORE HOPS! Perfect for these cool winter nights, The Deviant is a returning favorite from the little brewery in Lyons, Colorado that started the Canned Revolution!


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Pours a very light copper with golden highlights, very tight and thick foam that leaves generous cobweb like lacing on the sides of the glass. Slightly hazy. Aroma is all hops up front, dank and wet. Citrus, orange peel, and a toasted biscuit-like malt aroma. Flavor is sweetly malty but not heavy nor sugary. Malt really shines through with a cracker-like doughy flavor, dare I even say slightly savory. The hops are very clean and display a distinct profile. Floral and citrusy at the same time with a very subtle fruitiness. Finishes exceptionally clean. Bitterness is smooth and not harsh nor catty. The aftersip leaves the drinker with neither a sweet nor overly bitter aftertaste. I’m not sure if I have ever rated a beer this high.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rocbyter (1886) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Sweet citrus aroma with a light amount of resin. Clear orange color with a large white head. Sweet beginning quickly turning to bitterness in the middle and fading slightly in the finish. Lighter palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2012
Can: Poured a deep amber color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of floral and bitter hops with light pine notes is quite interesting. Taste is dominated by floral bitter hoppy notes with some light pine notes and clean semi-dry caramel malt. Body is about average with good carbonation and alcohol is well hidden. Not bad but I was expecting an even bigger hops assault.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhatB420 (613) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 9, 2012
16oz can into a tulip. How is this not labeled an imperial and/or dipa? Oh so nice. Pours a hard amber orange with ripe crab apple backbone. Taste is, as they say, hoppy all over the place. Def my kind of brew. Theres a dark hop flare in there too, murky, somewhat woodsy, and a bit rum like. Dry aftertaste and the bitterness invites you back for some more. theres alot of dried citurs in there as well as some organic soil/grass that mixes in well. This is the second best ipa in a can Ive yet to come acorss (heady topper #1), so i am very pleased. still think its an imperial though.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
TomF (5) - Sedona, Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2012 does not count
Resin, floral hop aroma. Golden appearance. When on tap, this has a thick head. Resiny, hoppy mouthfeel. Great balance between the hops and the alcohol. I am a hop lover, and this is probably my favorite beer ever. I also enjoy that it is widely available!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2742) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Amazing. Not overwhemling in the hops department. The aroma is hops, mainly citrus, slightly earthy, caramel. The appearance is a clear amber, white head., The flavor is caramel, citrus, earth, fruity. The finish is earthy, piney, resiny hops. Strong hops presence overall. Medium/thick in body, oily mouthfeel. Nicely done.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kirk36 (112) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Kicked my ass. Drank two in an hour and memory was erased. I did not give the alcohol content the respect it deserves. Like no other beer i have tasted, this beer was my perfect storm. Hops are forward, bitter, resinous and wonderful. Not for the light beer drinker. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Growler. Poured copper with a creamy off-white head that settled to a ring and left thick lace. Aromas of citrus rind and caramel. The flavor found and exceptional floral and caramel blend. Medium body, smooth, and a medium bitterness throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hamilton23 (604) - Alpine, California, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Poured from a tall boy can. Pours copper in color with thin beige head. Aroma is citrus, mainly grapefruit. Taste is slightly sweet with a fair amount of bitterness to balance. A real treat to drink on this warm July day at the riverbank

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmonster (964) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Canned. Pours dark orange with a medium sized beige head. Good retention and lace. Bright pine and lemony-grapefruit citrus aroma. Light sweet, medium+ bitter flavor. Full of the same elements the nose hinted at. Medium-light body, oily-sticky texture, and a very bitter, very dry finish. Excellent IPA. Happy 4th of July!


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