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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.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9170) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2006 Bottle... RBSG2003... This beer rocks! ... Clear, golden honey color. Mid-sized, creamy white head. Good lacing. The aroma is of bread, pear, fuzzy fruit and toffee. The flavor is sweet and malty... caramel malt. English toffee, yeast and apricot up front. Lightly bitter and acetic hops on the backside. Full-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Long, very astringent, dry finish. Wow! Alesmith does it again!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6480) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 1, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2004 Some sweet honey, tart, peachy, warm soft, some alcohol as well. Cloudy , bright medium head , small yeasty chunks . Warm, some bitter, yeasty, some fruitier sweet middle. Alcohol warm up the situation to the point that hinder all the drinkability

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCW (1274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2003
Yellow colored, yeasty.no head. fruity some what dry for a belgian strong. dry finish excellent beer

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 24, 2003
2002. Extremely spicy, the coriander and orange peel overpower every other flavor. Fluffy head, dark amber. I realize that this might just be the 2002 sample I tried and am willing to give another year a shot.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jazz88 (2556) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 21, 2003
Bottle. Amber in color with a thin laced tan head. The aroma yields a strong light fruit and spice with pears, orange, banana, coriander, and candy sugar. The initial hit is a somewhat harsh spice alcohol laced punch. A candy sweetness in the middle, a dry finish, and a light body.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3087) - Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2003
Fairly thin golden amber. Thin fizzy head needs a rough pour just to exist ephemerally. Aroma is good - coriander, peaches, a bit of pipe smoke - but a bit harsh. Flavor continues with spice, bit of alcoholic heat but edges on cloying with excessive sweetness. It also has an excessive butteriness that adds to the cloyingness. To me, this is just another Alesmith beer that I can't see what the fuss is about.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TChrome (1418) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2003
Seems more like Belgian ales from Belgium than any other domestic brew. Pours golden amber with moderate white head which dissipate fairly quickly. Sweet yummy yeast flavors dominate. Quite tasty.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2004 Green bottle with foil hiding standard bottle cap is interesting but not very practical. Perhaps green bottle skunked this one but after an extremely impressive outing with Alesmith's IPA and ESB I found this one a dissapointment. Appears nothing like a true Belgian. Almost clear gold with zero head even after a vigorous pour, and nothing like the mountainness foamy contemporaries coming from Belgium. Gives a wine like fruity fragrance and a creamy smooth mouthfeel which is probably the only outstanding characteristic I found. Sweet and fruity with an almost foul sugar aftertaste. Highly acidic and a noticable presence of alchohol. I was extremely impressed by Alesmiths IPA and ESB but I didn't have a great experience with this little devil.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - APR 30, 2003
Good, but could be better. In a side-by-side with the Victory V12, there is more fizz and less sweetness to hide the 10% abv behind. There's a hint of citrus and a hint of harshness. The coriander adds little.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRunner (144) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 5, 2003
Nice Belgian Strong Ale. I don't think it is as good as some of the one's from Belgium, but it's a good, a very good, American version. Nice, fruity aroma, fair mouth feel, head was kinda weak in the one I had. Flavor was good, though. I think I will wait a couple years before opening my next bottle, though.


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