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RATINGS: 1146   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!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - MAY 29, 2012
A really nice powerful IPA. Big time hops. A really well crafted malty brew. Quality all over.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Tall boy from Sam’s, Durham. Deep dark orange pour with a mean-looking head and tons of sticky lacing. Nice that OB has taken on the style again after the polarizing Gubna, and they nailed it pretty well here. Big resinous nose filled with pine, citrus, and just a bit of an herbal twinge (no onions here either). Mouthfeel is full and luxuriant in places, carbonation appropriatley lively. No heat or anything excessively boozy, though there’s just enough malt to give this some backbone. Bright and bitter flavors everywhere, an enjoyable DIPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bblack99 (527) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Tallboy can from Tipsy’s in Littleton, CO. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a moderate fluffy cap of off-white head. Aroma is funky hops, with a bit of citrus and pine. Flavor is where the line blurs...is this an IPA or an IIPA? At 8%, one could argue that this is a big fish in a small IPA pond! Sticky hops dominate the palate and leaves bitter aftertaste in its wake. A little imbalanced, leaning heavily toward the sweet, this is still a good beer from our friends at OB.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DialSquare (3525) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2012
16oz can from Liquor Loft. As long time Dale’s fan, happy to get Deviant finally. Orange pour with a small frothy looking light tan head. Aroma is mostly pine hops with faint caramel. Tastes are resiny citrus, pine, caramel malts and grass. Mostly about the hops - but well balanced. Texture is nice creamy medium. Really long bitter finish. Still seems like more of a dipa to me -- but I’m not sure why regular Dale’s isn’t an ipa... so what do I know?

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Baadnewsbear (17) - - MAY 27, 2012
This was my first canned craft beer. Not sure why I waited this long to try. This beer was tasty! And I have three left to remind me of how good it was. Pours a yellowy-reddish tint with a light head that dissipates pretty quickly. Smell is light hops and grass. Very inviting. The taste was unexpected so I think I might be a bit bias. I thought it was going to be a light watered down ipa but was just the opposite. Nice citrus and hop flavor with a medium mouth feel. This beer holds a special place in my heart being the first craft can so I would have to I really enjoyed and was pleasantly surprised. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
streve (105) - Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2012
16oz can. I was excited to see this in stock so I had to pick up the 4-pack. The pour was a clear reddish amber with about 2 fingers of head that disappeared rather quickly. Aroma is pine, floral hops and some grass. Mouth is not much different. Medium bodied with a hop resin finish. For the cost, I am a bit disappointed. Overall, middle of the road for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2012
pours red with a thin white head. aroma is warm with grapefruit and caramel. taste is hoppy with some sweetness. finish is bitter but the caramel is persistent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (3063) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2012
(Canned) Pours clear amber with a sand coloured head. The aroma holds weed, grapefruit, pine, tart yellow fruits, grass, nectar, earth, deep toast, caramel, bread and honey. The flavour is light sweet, medium to heavily bitter and light acidic with lots of grapefruit, pine, earth, resin, weed, tart fruits, toast and a touch of caramel. The mouthfeel is soft and round with an astringent finish. Grapefruity, resinous, tea-like finish. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (9427) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Can at DRB, Miami. It pours deep amber, with a thick white head. The nose is pine, leaf, raw hop, resin and some underlying caramel sweetness. The taste is caramel, brown bread, resin, leaf, raw hop, pine and alcohol warmth, with a long, aggressive bitter finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Good bitterness, but a bit too much sweet malty notes for my liking. A solid IPA nonetheless.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Tin. Dark copper red with lasting white head. Full citrusy aroma, smells like sweet oranges. Much lacing. Full bodied, slightly overbalanced on the hop flavour, Light hop finish. Still a very good IPA


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