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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Pours somewhat clear amber with a grayish sandy head that dissipates quickly. The aroma is lightly sweet malts with no bite. The flavor brings sweet malts as well, but not resiny or pungent, smooth sweetness that works so well with the carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3773) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Tap. Pours clear, dark copper with thin, fizzy off-white head; decent retention and lacing. Aroma is toasted, caramel, and cracker malts, pine and floral hops, figs, and light dates. Flavor is balanced sweet malts and pine resin which causes a mix of sweetness and bitterness along with dark fruit esters, light woody notes, and vanilla; dry, bitter finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2258) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Draft at craft ale house. Pours clear copper with minimal head. The aroma Is muted with some light floral and citrus notes. The taste is citrus forward with a bitter kick at the end. Boozy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle->snifter. Orange-amber with small offwhite head. Strong aroma of pine, honey, spice, tart fruit. Taste is a let-down; sweet malt with some spice and citrus, but funky in a negative way. Definite alcohol presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Clear amber brew with very little head. Smells decent - grassy hops, toffee, caramel but flavor is lacking. Lots of alcoholic heat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmerig (1291) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours clear light reddish brown with a light tan head. Aroma of spicy hops and lightly tart malt. Taste is slightly sour up front with a dark but subtle bitterness and alcohol burn in the finish. Good on occasion. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone sweeter than initially thought. Also notes of cherries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - JAN 9, 2013
12 oz bottle - pours golden orange crimson with small, mostly disappearing head. No real lacing. Orange, vanilla, apricots on the nose. Taste is golden raisin, slight orange, maple vanilla, finishing with round citrus bitterness. Creamy palate with nice long finish. Good warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2375) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Clear amber whiskey like pour, thin creamy bubbly off white head and very light sticky lacing. ... Aroma of faded citrusy hops, dark fruits, chewy caramel/toasted malts and boozy .... Mouthfeel is thick, oily and slick ... Taste is bitter and of faded citrusy hops, slightly piney/earthy hops, dark fruits, chewy caramel malts and rich toasted malts ... Quite a bit of warming abv ... Finish is malty with a bitter and warming finish ... Well done def aging a couple of these so the booze flavors can tone down a little

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3224) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours a clear amber/ruby with a medium off white head. Aroma has boozy candied fruits and a slight doughy note. Flavor follows suit and has nice earthy bitterness to balance with the fruit. Mouthfeel is medium/full and the finish is candied fruit/bitter and warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (2105) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours amber orange with a thick white head that doesn't dissipate. Aroma of sweet malts, alcohol and citrus. Taste is malty and sweet with an alcohol and citrus bite in the finish. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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