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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Devil’s Milk is an American-style Barley Wine. This beer exhibits a wealth of fruit flavors, from pears to plums to raisins. Devil’s Milk is dry hopped (hops added after fermentation) for a strong bite that balances its big malt backbone. Served in a snifter glass because of the high abv, barley wines are perfect as a relaxing “after-dinner” drink or nitecap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ndfreak77 (126) - USA - JAN 25, 2014
My very first Barley Wine, so I do not have a comparison. Nice floral and grassy aroma. Pours medium orange and hazy with a slight head. Initial taste of sweet fruitiness gives way to a slightly bitter finish. Overall a very tasty beer that I would definitely purchase by the case or even keg. At 10.6% abv it packs a little kicks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2014 Poured from a bottle into a snifter. Pours a dark reddish brown with a small white head. Aroma is close to that of a port or a sherry wine. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, citrus, vanilla, and candy sugar. Light bodied, light carbonation, almost an oily feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boutip (5346) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle: Poured a murky brown color ale with a small foamy head with minimal retention and not much lacing. Aroma consists of deep caramelized malt with quite a bit of green hoppy notes. Taste is also a mix between some overly sweet caramelized malt with some stalled green hops that don’t really mix that well with the malt backbone. Body is about average with medium-to-low carbonation and light apparent alcohol. There is something off balanced in this beer that I didn’t particularly enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (1228) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Amber colored without much head, aroma of fruity, grain and hops. Balanced taste of hops, citrus and bread. Slightly bitter palate of citrus rind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike5326 (1324) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Dark orange color, small white head. Fruit and alcohol smell. Sweet malt and alcohol flavor with a sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle at Christine and Daves, big thanks to DLJ, 29/11/13. Lightly hazed dark amber/chestnut brown with a moderate off white covering. Nose is earthy, dark toffee, dark fruits, sugars, hop presence, bitter tropical notes. Taste comprises caramelised sugars, piney tang, tropical fruit medley, bitter orange, red gragpefruit, sugars, light booze. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet closure with lightly warming booze. Respectable Barley Wine - alcohol well integrated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5615) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
this one poured a murky brown color with a beige head. Aroma was of caramel, dark fruits and booze. Flavor was similar, lightly hoppy bitterness with lots of caramel sweetness. Typical barleywine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2499) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Slightly hazy, bright coppery orange with a very small off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, bread, citrus, honeydew, peach and caramel. Taste of tropical fruit, citrus, caramel, pine, pears and figs. Full body and medium/low carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2013
2/13/2013. Sampled at the brewpub at Arundel Mills, Dark amber color with an off-white head. Fruity aromas with light malt. Flavors are dried fruit, malt, and light hops with alcohol burn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (2985) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pours amber with a thin head. The aroma is fruity sweet with sugar and a bit of booze. The flavor is sweet to start then balanced by a good amount of hops. The finish is dry for the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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