Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: American Pale Ale
København Ø., Denmark


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Editor’s note: Brewed by Djævlebryg at Brøckhouse, Hillerød, Denmark.

Brewers note: This beer is NOT brewed as an American Pale Ale. It is not brewed to suit a certain style which is why we call it a "hoppy ale".

English: Both the British and Americans are good at using hops - in slightly different ways. We have combined the best from both traditions and created Schopenhauers Vilje ("Schopenhauer’s Will"), a beautiful amber coloured ale with a floral character, caramel notes and - like the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer - a good portion of bitterness. This brew can be enjoyed on a hot summer’s day, a cool evening or accompanied by e.g. poultry dishes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (5607) - Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2012
on tap at armsy abbey, sweet amber flavors, tiny bit of hop flavors with a balanced bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
onkelgobber (160) - Edinburgh, - JUL 31, 2012
Grapefruit, flowers, malts in the nose and mouth. Well balanced bitterness and serves. Cloudy amber colour with a nice light beige head. Long dry and sweet finish. Full body. Could drink more. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5368) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2012
50cl bottle, thanks to onkelgobber. Pours cloudy amber with a thin layer of lace that hangs around. Nose of grapefruit, perhaps orange with pith on the end. Taste of more grapefruit, then sweetness, maybe apricot. Palate is balanced, sweetness on the end which balances the bitterness nicely. Great pale ale, heading towards a bitter slightly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJestersBeer (2391) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours a medum/deep amber, with an off-white head. Fruity, rather hoppy aroma, grapefruit, caramel, passion fruit, apples, a lightly toasted chocolate note, orange peel, spruce. Off-dry, medium body, high bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, hoppy taste, quite solid malty backbone, caramel, grapefruit, yeast, herbs. Ends quite bitter, with a somewhat rough, yeasty finish. (2012-04-16)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2011
This pale ale has a slightly strange earthy taste, but it probably comes from the hops. Dark golden coulor with a fine white head. Hoppy aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10441) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2011
Tap @ Cockney Pub, Århus. Pours amber with a white head. Aroma of caramel, fruity and citrusslike hops. Taste is caramel, grapefruit, light pine. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nice easy drinking beer. 230110

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17797) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet and rather bitter. Bitter finish. Nice APA. 200309

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2010
Cloudy amber pour with a thick, frothy, offwhite head. Nice aroma of fruity, resinous hops. Good flavor of fruity, resinous hops with mild bitterness. The body is light with a creamy texture and moderate carbonation. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (3413) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2010
Pale amber with a thick white head. Flowery and malty notes. Malt, fruit and hops. Medium body with a well balanced, bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3256) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2010
500ml bottle, amber color, with a fluffy beige head, yeasty, toasted malt, herbal, spicy, floral hop leafy nose with a faint a mild candied orange peel, peachy esters, with a light toffee, caramel aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, fruity, toasted, caramelized, biscuity malt character, with a nice flowery hop, candied orange peel, peachy, minty leafiness flavor, with some light piney, resinous accents, leading towards a malty, hop candyish, peachy, leafy bittering finish.

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