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Brewed by Birrificio Montegioco
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Montegioco, Italy

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Demon Hunter an intense beer with great complexity. It is of amber color with a persistent head. the nose has notes of chestnut trees, mature plums, grapes and caramel. The pepper compliments the light herb notes from the hops. The flavor starts with a taste of honey and is finishes on a beautifully hop note. Demon Hunter is brewed using malt and hops. The alcoholic content obtained from the fermentation of the malt is of 8 % in volume, while the final one is 8.5 % in volume. Demon Hunter is matured for 15 weeks.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (7313) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Hazy deep copperish Amber. The head starts out fluffy but recedes quickly. Rich nose of dates and cherries and dark Belgian malt and a fair bit of Belgian candi sugar and a touch of booze warmth. Big rich flavor that’s smooth and a little alcoholic but not burning or even warm, just kind of mellow. Smooth dark Belgian stone fruity tones, candy sugar, Belgian plummy malts, light cherry, light currant, light pear/apple, and a Belgian malty finish. Really wonderful.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9305) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 12, 2016
33 cl bottle from Tanakaya. 9.1%. Vinous nose, chestnuts, chocolate, caramel, honey, apricots/plums, and grapes. Very complex, with the Belgian yeast pulling it together nicely. Lovely, shiny reddish brown with a full, rocky head. Richly malty and very fruity. Not overly sweet, dry, with a very bitter finish. Raisins, chestnuts, plums, light orange. Excellent stuff. Very rich and yet very fruity and not cloying at all. Up there with the best Belgian-made beers of this strength. Full, smooth body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5435) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Shared bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of fruit, malt, yeast, and spice. Taste is dark sweet fruit, caramel, yeast, malt, and spice. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silvan7 (1097) - Samarate, ITALY - FEB 2, 2016
On tap @ Barbaresco Legnano. Ambrata carica, riflessi ruggine, schiuma beige fine mediamente persistente. Aroma intenso, fruttato, di castagna,, uvetta, frutta candita, leggermente erbaceo e di miele. Gusto abboccato, quasi amabile all’ingresso, con note fruttate di uvetta, datteri e una leggera speziatura. Finale erbaceo/mellifluo. equilibrata, quasi nessun corpo, non molto carbonata, abbastanza calda. Armonica.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielemolino (106) - torino, ITALY - JAN 31, 2016
Bevuta alla spina alle birre della merla 2016 a Montegioco. Belgian ale con note di nocciola. Corpo intenso. Finale sontuoso.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1734) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Beetle @ tasting. A little grainy and sweet. Hazy brown with dissipating cream head.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (4092) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at tomer’s place. Murky honey-brown with white film. Honeydew, yeast, a little spicy, perfume-like aroma, sweet and yeasty taste with some honey. Medium-to-full body, some plastic and soft fizz.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
zvsn (1651) - ISRAEL - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks kerenmk. Hazy orange amber color. Smell of candy, yeast and fruity esters. Sweet sugary flavors of honey, candy and alcohol. Medium-bodied, sticky, quite hard to drink.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 31, 2015
At a tasting, small bubbly head, cloudy rusty orange to very light brown color, honey and wax aroma with some candy in the back, flavor of manure and a strange spiciness with some dried fruits in the back as the beers warms up, very sweet and alcoholic. Over the top, almost undrinkable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at tomer’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Hazy orange. Aroma of cardboard, fruitiness, a bit of honey. Sweet flavor with honey, cardboard, fruitiness, and a bit of alcohol in a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.


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