Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Stronzo Brewing Co.

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stefannilssons (1550) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkover (1529) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Dark red with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor of berries, caramel and toffee. Taste is very sweet, sticky, average carbonation. Ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MeadMe (1513) - Fishhawk, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2010
A: Pours a golden hue with red highlights. Medium sized off white head with no lace. S: Aromas of caramel malt, mild spice and boooze. T: Flavor of nutty toffee, summer fruit, light hops and booze. M: Fairly full in body, rich, sweet, chewy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1494) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2013
On tap at Henrik, Bergen. Has a deep golden mahogny colour with a small beige head. The aroma is roasted and rich and filled with oak, nuts and some roasted almonds. Again roasted malt at first then more dried fruit, wood, leather and some alcohol. The mouthfeel is slick and soft, and has a light bitterness. The aroma is a bit faint but the beer has a powerful flavour with some roastedness inbetween.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1435) - Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2011
On tap at the local option. Pour is murky brown/amber with a frothy beige head that retains fairly well into this snifter. Spotty lacing is present as well. Dark fruits, caramel, and cream on the nose. The flavor profile is caramel, cream, dark fruits, sweet breads, licorice, and toffee. What I really noticed about this brew was the nice balanced flavored profile all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1432) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 22, 2013
On tap @ Henrik, Bergen. Pours dark brown, with a creamy, finger thick slightly coloured head. Dark and sweet aroma with lots of ripe fruits, molasses, tobacco and port wine. Full body with soft carbonation. Sweet fruity flavour with burned malts as well as molasses and succades.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
Foam is great in this barley. Normally, the alcohol frother strong barley not as much and not as long as it is the case with this. I see it, however, as a positive sign, since the foam helps keep the fragrance and flavors awaits. The aroma is vinous, very caramel and a little hop. The taste is very composed of fruit, as it is very hard to put on fruit names. In addition, it has a clear taste of caramel malt and hop bitterness that is surprisingly rich in relation to the beer-type. It has a sweetness that is a little reminiscent candy, but its great taste adds the natural acidity facing a perfect balance to its many other flavors. It has a large thermal alcoholic flavor, but because of the high hop bitterness will never penetrating the alcohol. It is certainly one barley that will be very different after long term storage, but even as a young barley it has a great character quality. It’s damn nice ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Linnet (1389) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
12 % ABV stated on the bottle. Ar: sweet, malty, caramel, butterscotch, alcohol, vanilla, earthy hops, grass, jam, honey, dried dark fruit Ap: slightly hazy copper/ruby colour, weak bubbly beige head. T: heavy sweetness, very low bitterness, ABV well integrated, slightly vinous, but that’s about it no real complexity to the taste, sort of one-dimensional. P: full bodied, low carbonation, warming finish. O: crude

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (1380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Sample at Ølfestival 2012. Hazy amber colour with little head. Taste and aroma are big on toffee, with a deep hit of winter berries and dark fruit to complement it. Alcohol is noticable but this goes down pretty smooth. I was sufficiently impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerSkull (1368) - SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2011
Tangy aroma of figs, fruit and malt. Sweet taste of brown sugar and malt with hints of fruit. A bit sweet but Nice!

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