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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   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.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1640) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Orange amberwith lasting off white head; aroma is hoppy onion; Flava is sweet with notes of orange and bitter hops even cedar; feels thick chewy foamy ; finishes semi dry hops and sweet orange

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2673) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Draft at T Moms. Clear dark amber. Slight foamy head. Runny lace. Rich syrupy fruit cake. Orange spice tea. Varnish. Enough darker malt to smooth out the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Devils milk is my favorite interpretation of a barley wine yet. Thick with dark fruit flavors and a very subtle hop undertone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
estover (81) - Valencia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Thick and creamy. Just a hint of hops peeking through from time to time. The alcohol is hidden a tad to well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Dark amber coloured body with a small tan head. Aroma of pit fruits, caramel and toffee-very nice! Medium to Full-bodied; Strong sweet flavour with good prunes and caramel in the taste. Aftertaste sweet and not bitter at all

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westchesterco (1790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2013
earthy, raisin, Fruitygolden, clear, minimal head, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, lively, fizzy, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6048) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2013
On draft at the Mad Fox Barley Wine Festival, Falls Church VA. 2012 vintage. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Surprisingly hoppy aroma. Some toffee and caramel, nice balanced with the citrus hops. Bitter finish hides the alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8054) - Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bomber to taster at RBWG (thanks to someone!). Looks good; a semi/transparent brownish-orange with thin off-white lacing. Smells good; sweet and boozy. Tastes like it smells, but not quite as balanced. Average on the palate (a little hot, but will probably subside with age). Enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thedm (5617) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2013
This bottled brew from a rating party poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized off-white colored bubbles that were and left behind a uncarbonated slightly hazy golden brown colored body. The aroma was musty and malt hop. The mildly vinous mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. The strong flavor contained notes of wood vinous roasted malt crisp hops and malt. Delicious and one I would certainly like to have again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3140) - 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.


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