RATINGS: 1199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (3032) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2012
16 oz. can @ home (6 months after canning). Clear amber/orange color. Big, rocky, off white head, long lasting & good lace. Strong aroma’s of resin/pine from the glas, retronasal it’s more tropical fruit (mango springs to mind), some citrus & sweet malts. Flavor is medium sweet, a little roast and a mild bitter backbone. Medium bodied. Finishes quite dry and eventually bitter.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (2660) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2013 Aroma is perfect hoppiness. Very full head which is awesome. Perfect mouth fill not to sweet nice balance. A great low gravity double ipa at eight. Calling it an IPA, its just pretty awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Rerated this batch was way to sweet, not really balanced. Not bad though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nielsedd (79) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Pours a very hazy copper with a nice off white head that dwindles to a thin layer and then sticks around. Extremely "sticky" lacing coats the glass. Smells great: fruit, caramel, dough, and some pine. Tastes of the same; I get mango for the fruit and a strong resiny presence. Phenomenal beer. OB does it again. Not surprised.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nj_BierMaven (124) - Flemington, New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Guess I expected more. More what, I’m not sure, I guess a hair more malty backbone to balance it out. I love hops as much as the next guy, but . . . poured a nice amber color, fantastic aroma, but in the end it was so bitter it was almost ear-waxy flavored or something. Nice mouthfeel, good viscosity, but with the A**-kickin scotch ale these guys produce I KNOW they know the value of malt flavor. Just a bit off-balance for my tastes, but if you’re a hophead you should try. Beauty is in the tastebuds of the beholder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Can. Tastes bitter bit of caramel. Kind of sweet. Not bad flavor is frsh but not super.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2012
16oz Can 3 months old from Casanova liquor.. Pour is a deeper Garnett than I thought and nose is hoppy and dank taste is the same but more balanced and almost thick and chewy like a cloying clinging sensation which muddles the hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bwa5879 (932) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2012 On tap at below the radar, Huntsville AL. Orange brown pour, foamy white head with lots of uneven lacing. smells faintly of pixie stix and orange kool aid mix. Medium body. Robust and complicated flavor, more subdued than the nose. Bitter at first, taste becomes savory and buttery, hops are prevalent but this is hearty like a chicken/rice dinner. Palate is left a little bitter and dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scipio (985) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a white head that rapidly fades. Quite a potent aroma consisting of lots of pine, pineapple, orange, mango, and some malty caramel undertones. Taste is extremely heavy on pine with a good balance of some caramel. Hops are distinct, but this one lacks the big hoppy kick that is common and expected in something like this. I also get some undertones of some darker fruits such as plum, as unusual as that might seem. A little pineapple as well. Short aftertaste of pine and hops. Dry and very bitter. Medium bodied. Sticky, but not overly so. This is a very good IPA. While it lacks in some places such as a bigger hoppy bite, it is more than made up for in lots of other areas, being the taste and aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stracey (39) - Pelham, Alabama, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Ok, was wanting a little more character. Not too old. Canned a month who, but tasted flat and a little bland to me. Did really enjoy the nose. Very earthy and nice hops up front.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Draft. Pours deep gold with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is sweet and pine. Taste is overhwlemingly piny. Not pleasant at all. Only thing that saves this is the flat, crisp drinkability. Not great, but a easy drinking higher ABV beer, so I guess it has its place. But overall my least favorite Oskar Blues offering.

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