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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Named for the scenic ridge that runs between Blanco and Wimberly, Devil's Backbone is a Belgian-style trippel. Brewed in the traditional manner, Czech Saaz hops and Belgian yeast give this ale its distinctive flavor and aroma. Candy sugar made in-house at the brewery adds strength without increasing heaviness. The result is a deceptively strong, pale golden ale. ABV: 8.1%, IBU: 36, OG(plato): 18


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2010
this beer pots a cloudy dirty yellow with a thin white head. the aroma is black pepper, church musk. the palate is lightly dry with moderate carbonation. I really like this one!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shine9 (6) - plano, USA - APR 25, 2010 does not count
The beer has a initial citrus taste to it, and a honey aftertaste. As far as color, looks just like honey in a glass. Very smooth. Doesnít have a strong aroma but itís sweet and a with a little citrus to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2010
12 oz bottle from Kegs & Barrels in Plano, TX. Pours a very nice looking murky gold with nice white head, leaves some nice lacing as well. Aroma of nice farmhouse, citrus and light candy sugar. Flavor is very much the same with a light maltiness and faint bitter at the end. Mouth feel is medium body and also has a somewhat creaminess to it, fizzy carbonation. Overall, a tasty brew!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6151) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2010
The beer pours a clear medium yellow color with a white head, which quickly disappears. The aroma is very fruity with lemons, oranges, pears and mangoes with alcohol, coriander and candi-sugar. The flavor is lemon, peach, oranges and pears with yeast, candi-sugar and spices. The spices are pepper and coriander. Medium mouthfeel and a medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2010
A golden color beer with a nice head. The aroma was grainy, pepper, citrus, light fruits-almost like sniffing a sack of grains. The taste is the same and is a very light tasting tripel which is perfect for Texas.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2010
On tap at the Gingerman, Austin TX. Yellow with minimal head. Spicy nose with some fruity hop aromas. Real tripel yeast profile and body, but a touch hot on the alcohol side. Pretty good tripel overall.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wingman333 (333) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2010 A good tripel which reminds me a bit of Westmalle. As bitter and more tart. Tastes of sugared grapefruit rind. Dry, grassy, bitter on the palate. Refined. Best beer Iíve had in several months!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
degbert (1642) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2010
Poured from bottle. Punchy nose of honey/syrup, cereal, and spice. Pours a lambent gold with a pronounced head and scattered lace. Flavor of dark/dried fruit, sweetness, and a pronounced toasty malt, with a ricochet of hops bitterness on the close -- just enough to cut the sweetness. Palate is rich without being cloying. Real Ale has done it again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2009
[Tap] Pours a golden color with a small amount of white head. Aroma of yeast, sweet malts and typical Belgian spices. Taste is a little rough around the edges. Plenty of apple and pear notes in here, but the spice is somewhat lacking. A citrus finish. Sweet and alcoholic, but the mouthfeel was a bit thin for a proper balance. Seems like the light alcohol burn is the main theme of this beer. It could use some time to mellow out into a better Belgian.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2009
On tap. Really nice up front, but the aftertaste is so horribly harsh. Ouch.


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