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Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Stronzo Brewing Co.

Style: Barley Wine
København Ø., Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Editor’s note: Previously brewed by Djævlebryg at Brøckhouse, Hillerød, Denmark.

English: Old Mephisto is a big beer: Full, warming and intense. Old Mephisto offers balanced sweetness, roasted caramel and a rounded bitterness - all held together by the vinous character. The inviting brandy coloured Old Mephisto can be enjoyed with strong cheeses, full game dishes or on its own.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5598) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2012
50 cl bottle @ home, BBE: doomsday
Aroma is sweet and ”sticky” with somewhat harsh malt, lots caramel and hints of berries typical to danish ales. Flavour is sweet with lots of harsh malt, some oaky notes and caramel and slightly stinging alcohol that does not disturb much. Also hints of ”Danish berries” on some sips. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6109) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2012
50 cl bottle. BBE on Doomsday.
Pours clear amber color with a large frothy head. Aroma of ripe fruits, hops, toffee, strong caramel and hay. Flavor has also lots of caramel, ripe fruits, mild alcohol notes and some yeast. Some dark ripe berries appear on recoil. Quite rich malty palate with a mild alcohol kick at the finish. Somewhat floury and stuffy palate.
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4222) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle courtesy of and shared with Iphonephan. Poured a cloudy golden brown with a light frothy head. A wonderful mellow bitter aroma with a strikingly over bitter taste for a barley wine, but the bitterness is short lasting and the palate is rather smooth. A really rich and special beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3142) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2012
From a bottle at a tasting. Slightly hoppy aroma. Dark golden color. Significant head. Sharp boozy caramel taste. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5164) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2012
37cl bottle shared. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Sweet. Smooth taste. Very good barley wine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4030) - SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Pours clear deep darker amber with a great beige head leaving lace. Aroma is fruity caramel raisins fidges malty yeasty nutty. Flavor is nicely round velvety fruity raisiny bitter pungent and nutty. Finishes sweet malty bitter and with a warming touch of alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Furseth (1949) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle: Hazy red colour, flat head(1year Old) Aroms: Sweet malty, caramelly, fruity. Flavor: lots of malts and fruity, CSN imagine that the hops had been moore a aging when it was new. Big body, long malty /fruity finish!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8170) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours muddy brown. Nose/taste of dark fruit, coffee, roasted malt and toasted nuts. Medium body. Finishes slightly dry.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (8064) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2012
50cl bottle @ Monks Cafe Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy red color, full sized beige head that leaves a decent lacing. Smell malts, some sweetness, slightly sweetish-alcohol. Taste malts, lightly roasty malts, some alcohol, some caramel, lightly coffee, very nice. Full body, medium carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice dark amber color with an off white head. Aroma is really nice and malty, lots caramel, toffee, sweet malts, brown sugar, some hop bitterness still left, though I think this is an older bottle, marmalade and more traditional English fruit flavors. The flavor follows the nose, I get lots of the caramel and toffee, the sweet malt, brown sugar, dark fruits, some hop bitterness, marmalade, fruit cake and the traditional English fruit flavors. The body is medium to full with a silky mouth feel. Overall a great Barley Wine, I would love to see this barrel aged!


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