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RATINGS: 275   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


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (5568) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2013
12 ounce from Whole Foods Austin. Sugary. Sweet tripel with some banana and spice. Yeast stands out in a fizzy way.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (1130) - CANADA - JAN 26, 2016
Appearance: hazy translucent pale gold with a short, short-lived white head, spotty lacing. (3/5) Aroma: orange peel, coriander, candi sugar, bubble gum, yeasty. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Palate: medium-light body , moderate carbonation, off-dry mildly spicy finish. (4/5) Please Belg-ish tripel. Sweet, but not overly so, with some complexity and a nice yeasty base. I wouldn’t say no to another of these. (15/20)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gespuccian (21) - Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Looks like a trippel, but doesn’t taste like a trippel. Piney hops added obscured some of the more traditional banana and spice flavors I’d expect from a trippel. I’d call it an American Pale Trippel, maybe?

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wrlangin (67) - Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2016
12 oz bottle from Kroger. Dark gold in color. Moderate carbonation. Slightly bitter flavor. Overall just OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ghsmith54 (4) - - JAN 10, 2016 does not count
Not usually a fan of Belgians but I liked this one. Nice pour, creamy head, taste of orange and spices and a nice finish.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6714) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 8, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2015 Frisco, TX - Three Stacks BBQ - on tap. Hazy, light orange pour, light white clingy head. Coriander, spruce, and bubble gum in the aroma. Yeast, cake mix, subtle citrus, juicy fruit gum in the flavor. Thick mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkinWell (389) - - JUL 18, 2015
Pours a golden lemony yellow. Citrus aromas: lemon, tangerine, hibiscus. Very sweet, slightly oily. Sweet Belgian yeast, lemon, honey, candied sugar. A nice trippel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 14 July 2012 -- Probably my favorite of the Real Ale brews that I drank on this expedition. Well crafted Belgian.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (770) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden, clear, quick dissipating head. Aroma is yeast, banana, spices, light wit flavors. Some faint fruitiness. Taste is sweet, slight fruit, Belgian , wit like notes. Light body, high carbonation. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Tap at Petrol Station. Somewhat hazy darker yellow pour with a small white head. Really nice tripel aroma and flavor - yeasty, light fruit, some bread/cracker. Well done.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (3315) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2015
Clear yellow, small lacing white foam head. Sweet barley aroma and taste, good tripel like. (Austin 201505)


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