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RATINGS: 310   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2008
growler @Mels YEHA-pours an off white head and gold color. Aroma is sweet medium malt, some sharpness. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, some sharpness, secondary earthy hops. Smooth, alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is licorice, malt, hop, caramel, alcohol. Flavour is licorice, malt, hop, alcohol, caramel, dried fruits. Full bodied nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11063) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsadad06. Poured clear dark orange in color with an average white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy malt and dark fruit aroma. Moderate to heavy smooth thick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark sweet flavor to medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a complex beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2009
Date: July 14, 2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2004
Appearance: hazy amber, thin fine tan head
Aroma: strong sweet malt aroma with a nice fruity character and some earthy hops
Body: very creamy body
Flavor: huge malt flavor, perfect balance with great hop flavor and big fruity malt, just a hint of alcohol, touch of sweetness

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 10/10; Overall: 18/20
Rating: 4.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ***4

Date: February 13, 2009
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2008
Appearance: hazy dark amber, wispy off white head, bits of lce
Aroma: sweet candy caramel and vanilla aroma that turns very earthy
Flavor: sweet caramel flavor, well balancing earthyness starts to dry it out

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10457) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Bottled. Amber coloured. Hazy. Huge dense beige head. Sweetness, prunes, herbs and some flowers in the aroma. Has a touch of alcohol. Flavour is sweet and fruity. Again a nice touch of herbs and flowers. A bit citric. Medium to full bodied. Nice grapy bitterness in the end. Thx. Theis for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (10438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2009
A deep reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. A good rich caramel malt in aroma , with loads of hops, very vinous notes. In mouth, a rich oily sweet malt with oranges, light grapefruit, marmalade. Rich and smooth barley wine. On tap at Duclaw Baltimore, Dec. 29 2008.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2010
Clear amber with a large beige head. Sweet aroma with toasted malt, caramel, ripe fruits and plenty of hops. Sweet flavour with toasted malt, caramel, ripe fruits and plenty of hops. Finished bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10056) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Tap. Pours clear amber with an average, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toasted), average hops (floral, pine, citrus), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of plum and peach. Flavor is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toasted), average hops (floral, pine, citrus), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of plum, vanilla, and peach. Full body, high warmth, medium carbonation, low warmth and a dry and biting finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle (RBESGG2011, Grand Tasting)
Sweet malty aroma, a touch mashy. Boring mashy body. Sticky, but nice hoppy finish that tingles with bitterness. Alcohol not too prominant, which is a blessing at this strength. Underwhelmed, though. Perhaps they should have aged this for a year or two before selling it, as the mashiness is just way too young.


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