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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2009
@Tampa Wkly Gathering @tpd975s Thanks Ibrew2or3-bottle-pours a light tan ring for a head and hazy amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt, musty. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, musty, some fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
Hazy red amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Fruity and vineous aroma with some cherry. Strong licorice notes. A hint of mushroom. Dry and alcoholic flavour, slihgtly roast and with some licorice. Strong and warming alcohol. All Djævlebryg is unusual and I give credit for that, but this one didn’t surprise me in a positive way.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10935) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours ruby with a 3 finger foamy beige/tan head. Aroma of pine twigs and brown sugar. Med + body. Flavor is brown sugar, roasted caramel, and something resiny. Theres’ enough hop or something to mostly offset the typical barley wine sugar. There are unusual flavor aspects. Herby. And more herby. Damn good drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2011
Clear orange with a big beige head. Aroma is very sweet malty, caramel, spicy and rather alcoholic. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet finish with lots of alcohol. Too sweet and too much alcohol. 120610

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10888) - DENMARK - OCT 31, 2009
30 cl draft. Amber body with off-white head. Flavour is caramel, alcohol and vinous.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: November 08, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: muddy brown, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet earthy aroma, brown sugar sweetness, light fruityness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, touch of chocolate, raw brown sugar sweetness, touch fruityness, light earthyness
Overall: raw, sweet, and fruity, this one could lay down for a while
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10789) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 27, 2011
A: The pour is a deep dark amber color with a finger of off-white head. S: A surprisingly hoppy nose to this one. Lots of floral, perfumey hops with a bit of citrus peel and pine. Great maltiness with tons of dark fruit undertones, specifically black cherries and raisins. Definitely some alcohol as well. T: Just a bit of an alcohol bite to the beer, but it’s nicely masked by the sweet caramel, brown sugar, and molasses. Dark fruits help to do this as well. Still a solid hop character with lots of floral notes and piney bitterness. M: Just about full in body with a medium level of carbonation. O: A very well balanced barleywine that toes the line between hopped up American barleywine and sweeter old ale/English barleywine.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10773) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2008
Bottle, 33cl. Best Before: judgement day (lol - label says so!). my first barley wine.. flavor was mostly alcohol, but beneath the strong alc, i got a well compsed well balanced unidentified taste, sort of like cognac or wihskey, but less bitter and more like fruit juice. Interesting brew, my first of its kind, and although i don’t like aged beer, this one is good. sophisticated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2008
Bottle. Frothy off-white excellent mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Powerfull malty and hoppy nice aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish, slightly alcoholic. Creamy palate. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2008
On tap at Lord Nelson, Copenhagen. red - golden brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, caramel. flavour is sweet, hop, alcohol, caramel, spices, raisin. Powerful beer.


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