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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: 237   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10720) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10435) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
Draught @ Lord Nelson, Cph. Burgundy coloured. uncelar. light brown dense head. Spice, fruits, alcohol and a light sweetness in the aroma. flaovour as well spiced and fruity. Loads of alcohol present. Some herbal and light ripe fruits notable. Medium to full bodied. Dry. Is light bitter and full of alcohol in the end. Might mature a bit over time. Nice though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown with medium off white creamy head. Aroma is vinous with roasted malt, chocolate, liquerice and toffee. Sweet flavor with chocolate, liquerice, hops and fruits. Full bodied. Alcohol very well hidden. Finishes bitter. Lovely!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 2, 2008
Bottle. Local gathering. Pours a cloudy dark brown colour with a nice light brownish head laving a fair lacing. Vinious, caramel, chocolate, malty, sweet hoppy aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is quitesweet with dark fruits, chocolate, roasted malt and caramel, sirup, fruity hops, and some alcohol. Long lasting bitter-sweet finish. Great brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2008
Mahogany-red with a huge, nice, creamy and lasting head. The aroma is alluring and spreads upon opening. It has notes of roasted malt, caramel, pine, dark fruits like figs and raisin. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes of roasted malt, caramel, dark fruit, a touch of pine and alcohol and some raisin at the end. The aroma did promise more that the flavour had to offer, but it’s nice, and it probably will age nicely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (10098) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2011
500 ml bottle poured a cloudy brown with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of prunes, dates, toffee, figs and carmel. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth warming finish. Flavors of carmel, toffee, dates, fig and light prunes with a smooth warming lingering dried fruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9508) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2008
Draught (EBF2008) - thanks oh6gdx!
Beautiful sweet dark fruity hoppy aroma. Some alcohol burn, but very tasty tangy hops. Good sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9416) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 25, 2009
Cloudy light amber color. Aroma is loaded with caramel, toffee, oak, light hops and some good rich fruity notes. Flavor is sweet and finishes with a very light hop bite. I really enjoy the caramel and toffee notes in this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9387) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2009
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Mostly clear, dirty orange ale with a small, fizzy, khaki head. Decent retention. I absolutely love the aroma of this beer. No one else seems to smell what I smell, so I guess I’m the oddball. I’m really picking up lots of caramel, of course, but also bushels of tannic tree nut shells – mainly pecans and walnuts. Full-bodied with a syrupy mouthfeel and subdued carbonation. The flavor provides gobs of sweet, sugary caramel and toffee and roasted nuts. Sweet, nutty, caramely finish. Thanks to Ibrew2or3 for sharing this world class bottle of beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2010
On Tap at TAP 1, Copenhagen 07/05/2010 Fruit and hop aromas. Amber coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a slightly dry malt finish.


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