RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (46069) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, moderate yeasty, overriped fruit, belgium yeast. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderatte bitter with a average to long duration, phenol, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101102]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (41913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and slight hayish. Fruity, yeasty and sweet caramelish. Bitter, fruity and slight yeasty into a dry and vague phenolic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (35711) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2010
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with a thin yellowish head. The aroma has notes of wheat and fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, wheat, and peaches, leading to a dry wheaty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26674) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle at Paps. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices and grass with notes of cookies and yeast. Fruity flavour of spices, hops and rgass with notes of eyast. Hoppy and yeasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of MaltOMeal. Pours golden with a slight haze and a white head leaving a little lacework. Sweet fruity nose with a little yeast and phenols. Rather solid body, lots of sweet malt and fruit, rather sophisticated candy flavours with a discreet yeastiness. Warming alcohol finish. 021110

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17973) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle at Buffalo Wild Wings, Houston Hobby, 22/05/13. Hazed orange golden. Nose is dark fruits, caramel, light spice. Taste comprises sugars, dark bitter fruit, spice, dates, sultanas, toffee. Medium bodied with added ooomph, fine carbonation, light booze notes in the finish. Ok tripel, picks the style out but no world beater by any means.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16249) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 13, 2011
A: The beer pours a cloudy, pale golden color with a very small white head. S: Starts off somewhat sweet and malty, but quickly shifts into a more cidery aroma. Somewhat dry with a bit of apple and pear, maybe just a very subtle banana. There is a touch of yeast and a mild spice character. T: Sweet and somewhat boozy. Apples, pears, and light notes of banana along with a touch of lemon zest. Somewhat bitter for a Belgian beer. Not much going on, actually. M: Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. O: Could have used a lot more carbonation and significantly more flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (15458) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Bottle thanks to AttitudeBrew. Pours a yellow amber. No head retention. Nose is sugary fruits and candy. Taste is citrus, fruits, sugars and candy apple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13614) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 7, 2010
SAVOR, 12oz bottle. Minimal white head atop hazy cider body. Aroma is moderately sweet, clove, candi sugar, some orange. Taste is moderately sweet, clove, some orange, candi sugar, light honey. Medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (13152) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 28, 2010
12 ounce bottle shared by ruskiimperial at the 12th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 9/18/10. Pours a hazy lemon yellow color with a medium frothy white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of candi sugar, caramel, cotton candy and clove. The taste is citrus, caramel, bread, peach and pear. Medium bodied. Tasty Tripel.

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