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RATINGS: 1037   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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This is the AleSmith incarnation of a Belgian Strong Ale. Horny Devil is an authentic Belgian Style ale, from the Belgian candi sugar right down to the yeast, a Belgian strain from a Trappist monastery in Belgium. In addition to the malts, candi sugar and fresh hops, there is also a little added twist from coriander seeds, which impart a refreshing citrus flavor to an outstanding ale. Belgian ale lovers around the world have raved about Horny Devil, and you will too.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - JUN 28, 2005
Pours a clear light golden color, no head. Aroma of sugar, bannanas and cloves. Flavor is sweet, lots of musty funk and other fruits/spice to it. Very interesting, a little too sweet for my taste. Thanks to Crosling for this one!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Props to Matt for sharing this bottle. Heavily spiced aroma - yellow cake, nutmeg, some alcohol. Coriander starts the flavor followed by cornbread, pale malt all wrapped up by subtle leafy hops. Cloudy orange-brown color. Nothin special in the mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1FastSTi (3341) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2005
Thanks to Matt! Apparently this is a pretty old bottle. The aroma is huge. Spicy, coriander, Belgian yeast, lemon zest, hints of smoked gouda cheese. Somehow this all blends to a 10 in a rating. I don’t know how, but it’s good. The appearance is a hazy straw color with a thin, nearly non-existent white head. The flavor is very spicy, coriander, lots of Belgian yeast, vinous. The palate is pretty good, but nothing spectacular.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MIBRomeo (2569) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2005
an old beer shared by Matt a very light golden color w/ some weak carb bubbles and a tiny white head that laces pretty well. Big spicy yeasy aroma a light hop floral aroma and some sugar. Palate is smooth well coated lightly creamy and warm. Flavor is milder than expected tastes of sweet sugars belgian yeast and a fruit I cna’t place maybe figs or something like that. This is some dang good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2005
06.23.05 750ml bottle thanks to footbalm. Deep and bespeckled tawny amber; wispy, webby white head stretches across the surface. Minimal lace. The aroma is alive with beautiful spicy yeast and potent coriander. A lemon zest brightness wafts above the rim; hints of goat cheese. Flavor, too, is pungent with coriander seed along with a dry bite that, given the flavor, reminds of the driness associated with the seed. Yeast comes back through in the end with a retronasal citric burst that’s out of this world. Candi sugar adds to the expressive bite of this brew. Palate is thoroughly effy, but delicately so; it’s enough to help cut through the fat. Thanks Eric!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11550) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2005
Bottle at tasting. Dark hazy amber with medium head. Medium sweet aroma with a small alcohol tone. Medium to full body with medium finish. Medium malty flavor with sweet tone and small alcohol bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2005
An unclear red-orange beer with a disappearing white head. The aroam is very fruity combined with notes of raspberries and brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet with notes of wood and raspberries - the alcohol tickles the tongue, but can’t be tasted.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - JUN 8, 2005
First thing I notice or do not notice is there is very little " Belgian Strong Ale" aroma from this at all.I get a little fruits from the yeast but the Brewed with Coriander is hopeless here. Flavor is much better than the aroma.At least I can detect some spice and fruit.I am a little let down.I have a 2000 bottle that I bet is much better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kinz (3410) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2005
Medium burnished gold with slight haze, head was initially decent, but faded almost completely. Fruity yeast aroma, with a faint hint of wood and definite alcohol. Flavor starts off bready and quite candy sweet, moves into some apricot fruit notes, and finishes with some drying coriander. This beer moves from being overly dependent on candy sugar and one-dimensionally sweet to showing the "intriguing complexity" that I was hoping for. Bottle version of this is clearly superior to the keg version I sampled at the brewery, where the flavors were somewhat disjointed. Time has helped this one. All in all, decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2005
Immense thanks to Mr. Mike… EyeDrinkAle,for sending this beer down my way almost 2 years ago.

Poured a coppery blond body with a fully mounted off white head. The aroma and flavor present a large dose of candied Belgian sugars, notes of toffee, orange peels, a suggestion of clove and coriander. I think this bottle was ever so lightly oxidized…. But it was kept in good conditions so I don’t know exactly how it happened. Overall, there was a large sweetness, honey and a hint of maple syrup.. even some black peppercorn here. A good beer.. I never would have let on to the 11% abv, though.


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