Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Stronzo Brewing Co.

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2448) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2012
Draught at Stockholm beer and whiskey festival 2011. The best of their beer at the festival. The barley aged from 2008. Thick beige head. Bright red color. Huge madrefication and much bensaldehyde / marsipan. Sweet caraqmell taste and a medium/ balanced bitterness. A crowd pleaser any winter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diogène (1145) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown with a thick foamy off-white head. Aroma is dark caramel with biscuits, raisins and citrusy hops. Flavor is toffee, biscuits, caramel, toasted malts, resiny hops and warm alcohol. Full body with a slightly syrupy mouthfeel. Very good barley wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (12032) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle from Super Best, Hellerup. Hazy dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, alcohol and fruit,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4947) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 19, 2012
On draft at THE LOCAL Beer Bar in Eureka, CA. They sure get some amazing draft beers here and this is one of them. Came in the 10 oz glass a rich deep garnet color with a long lasting beige head and very stick lacing rings. Nose of rich caramel malts, with citrus and tropical fruit very apparent. The flavor is candy bar sweet with hits of chocolate and tropical fruit. The alcohol is well hidden and it finishes with the tropical fruit. No telling what might happen to bottles of this aged but on draft it is ready now and super delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stefannilssons (1580) - SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2012
Den här ölen har legat ca. 12 månader i min källare innan jag drack den. Och jag är helt övertygad om att dessa 12 månader har jobbat till ölens fördel. Det här är en mycket bra öl med en stabil kropp och en slät och välavrundad smak. Smaken präglas främst av jästen med en viss fruktiget, aprikos kanske?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (6789) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2012
Sample @ SBWF 12. Hazy amber colour with a white head. Fruity, malt aroma. Caramel, hops, toffee flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2000) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2012
Rousse rouille de fer, un col de fine mousse se tient au sommet du liquide, alors qu’une dentelle éparse décore le tout. Au nez, c’est le sucre d’orge qui nous séduit dès les premières inspirations nasales. Ça se situe di côté champêtre di spectre olfactif. Le cuir, le sous-bois, mais aussi du bonbon à la cannelle. En bouche, c’est sucré et épicé, plutôt poivré. C’est rempli d’un alcool bien dosé qui se fond très bien, tout en laissant une belle amertume en arrière-goût. (377-280912)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (8081) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9368) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7836) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - 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

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