RATINGS: 290   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leo2x4us (65) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Beer is a cloudy straw color with minimal head. Taste is of high malt with citius flavor. Canít taste the high alcohol quite smooth with little bitterness.

beergarten (2) - Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2017 does not count
Aroma was malty, it had a hazy hay color in appearance. The taste was interesting, it was unlike any other beer Iíve had, it was one I cannot yet put a finger on. The palate was oily and smooth, and left a lingering taste in my mouth. Overall, I wouldnít say itís the beer for me. Its a different experience from my usual Belgian whites and porters, and I may decide to try it again later, but for now Iíll keep this one on the shelf.

JohananaV2 (65) - - MAY 30, 2017
Drinkable but strong Powerful beer Flavor wise it's manageable but it will sneak up on you and fuck you up big time ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Ominc (2) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2017 does not count
Have had this many times, still go back to it. Maybe a bit to much alcohol taste, but it is bready as expected... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Clareeses (90) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle purchased at Specs. Apricot esters in the nose. Pours clear golden, little head retention but full and moderately carbonated mouthfeel. Fruity and slightly sour initially, finishes boozy. I donít get much wheat or spice in here so itís a little one note for a Belgian, but still fairly decent.

ehaak26 (499) - - APR 8, 2017
On tap at Bangers. Aroma has bananas, Belgian yeast, cloves, and some hops to balance.

ryrpat (372) - Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Very smooth Belgium ale. Loved the smooth richness with the typical sweetness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

KevinReddirt (152) - Midland, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2016 Who woulda thought a brewer from Texas could turn out a decent Belgian trippel. Tipped a 12 oz. bottle into a Chimay glass. Yes that is not a bad thing. The pour is quite all right, a nice orangey yellow. Good stream of bubbles keep the head going. The smell, yes that nice scent of things to follow. First taste, slightly sweet, spicy, but not overwhelming. A significant fruit taste, mango maybe. Alcohol, I cannot detect it but 8.1% will bite. Not with the best Belgians I have had but certainly better than most domestic efforts. Good way to finish the evening or start it if you prefer.

BrettTaylor (773) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Poured from bottle. Pours a light gold with 2 finger head, but it quickly dissipates to a skim. Aroma of banana and clove along with a touch of sweetness. Taste follows suit with typical tripel flavors - spicy yeast notes, clove, banana. Thereís also a bit of herby bitterness late taste. Short finish, but pretty clean.

AlfSt (27) - - JUL 7, 2016
Very nice Belgian style triple. Pours a hazy orange. Very little head. Named after a very nice piece of road.

blahbobbyblah (103) - Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Quickly moving on to round 2. From a bottle while watching the kids play in the pool. Could not resist a belgian in the inlaws fridge.

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