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Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Specialty Grain
København Ø., Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Hjul & Stejle - en RugBrett. Julen er en tid præget af tro og myter - men troen på Jesus, Julemanden og engle burde jo høre fortiden til. Vi afliver symbolsk Julemanden med følge og udbringer en skål i Hjul & Stejle: En øl hvor humlens rene bitterhed og rugmaltenes særlige udtryk komplementeres af det tørre og krydrede Brettanomyces-præg. Hjul & Stejle passer godt til julefrokosten - hvad enten du tror eller ej.

English:: "Hjul & Stejle" is an old execution method called "The Wheel" in English which was often used for blasphemers and the like. Christmas is a time ripe with beliefs and myths - yet belief in Jesus, Santa Claus and angels ought to be a thing of the past. We symbolically execute Santa Claus and the like and propose a toast in Hjul & Stejle: A beer where the clean hop bitternes and distinctive flavour of rye malt is balanced by the dry, spicy contribution from Brettanomyces at work. Hjul & Stejle is a good match for any Christmas lunch - whether you believe or not! Launched november 2009.


coolpop's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bottle. Poured dark amber with a good-sized off-white head. Aroma and flavor were spicy rye, moderately malty, caramel and bread, lightly tart and funky, some berry fruitiness. Didn’t get much brett. Quite dry. Good but would have liked more brett.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerSkull (1195) - SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of sour yeast, caramel, lemon and spices. I find the beer unbalanced and too acidic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5595) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2014
bottle. interesting beer, some bretty bandaid notes, good amount of spice, medium mouthfeel. OK

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (1793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2014
Sample from bottle, CBF 2014. Cloudy, amber colour with a thin, white head. Fruity, spiced aroma with bretts. Caramel malts and grasses. Taste is sweet. Medium body. Finishes dry and fruity with bretts an a spiced note. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 28, 2014
Quite nice and refresing. With those tasted from Scandinavian beers whenever they are craft. A little thin but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Aged over a year, this acquisition from Champagne cellars. Rye and brett, the brett character was carrying this for drinkability. Not bad.Gigantic head. Big carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2917) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2014
This a real farmhouse ale with a good amount of wild yeast that has a funky smell and taste. The taste is average with the funky at the end. It's works for a light drinker ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4170) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2014
The aroma is yeasty and funky with hey and grains. The appearance is golden with a huge head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Interesting but not great.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
JFParnell (45) - Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2014
This is a really skanky beer. I picked it up for $2 at Total Wine, and boy did I overpay. It has a very skunky back taste that doesn’t sit well with me. I think that they should take the brewers of this beer and break them on the wheel. I also found out that this beer is actually brewed by Mercury Brewing Co. aka Ipswich Brewing Company, so it isn’t even from Denmark.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (3738) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Aroma is funk/brett and a hint of spice. The flavor is candy/sugar, malts, grains, lactic/milk and a sour/tangy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5924) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Sampled from a bottle at Where the Wild Beers Are - October 5, 2013. Hazy orange pour with a huge white head. Spice, yeast, and funk. Good beer.


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