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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.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (4011) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2007
Clear, light amber; big-form bubbles. Vanilla aroma, hops, more balance than in some comparison barleywines. Oily smooth going into my mouth but a bit astringent once it gets there and...there’s something ugly in the finish (I can’t identify what).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (5096) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Thanks to IBrew2or3 for the share. Pours clear amber with no head. Aroma is malt, hops, citrus, booze, and bitterness. Flavor is citrus, malt, slight sugar, and bitterness. Light to medium body and ok overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2010
bottle thanks to gmcc2181. poured deep amber with white head. aroma was caramel, grain, and dark fruits. flavor was caramel, grain, alcohol, and some vanilla. light body with low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12569) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
RBESG August 2011, grand tasting. Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of dried fruit, toffee, port and alcohol. Sweet malty and fruity flavour with vineous alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Coles Barleywine Competition 2012. Copper colored pour. Decent flavor of rich malts, light dark fruits. Carbonation seems somewhat off. Tobacco notes, somewhat harsh finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16837) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift. Sweetish beer. Some candied tangerine fruit. It’s ok. Not outstanding. Quite decent. by the book barley wine.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (2944) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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

3.3
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (2430) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4874) - 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.


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