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Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Stronzo Brewing Co.

Style: Barley Wine
København Ø., Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Editor’s note: Previously brewed by Djævlebryg at Brøckhouse, Hillerød, Denmark.

English: Old Mephisto is a big beer: Full, warming and intense. Old Mephisto offers balanced sweetness, roasted caramel and a rounded bitterness - all held together by the vinous character. The inviting brandy coloured Old Mephisto can be enjoyed with strong cheeses, full game dishes or on its own.

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3.5
jesperhammer (5017) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2009
14-SEP-2009 @Ølbaren. Brown/off-white head on amber body. Sweet charamelly aroma. Sweet cane sugar taste. Not very complex. More to the malty/english side than the American. Lacks some hops to balance the sweetness. I am a Djævlebryg fan, but this is not ringing any bells for me.

2.9
stobbe74 (3790) - DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
Sampled at DØE Beerfestival 2009, Valby. Pours an amber beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is sweet with slight notes of sourness. The flavor is sweetness and fruit. The palate is sweet. Overall the beer needs some balance.

3.7
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2009
Bottle from Gammel strand. Dark ruby red with a stable, little head. Raisins and nutty aroma with some vinous notes. Good dry nutty flavours balancing raisins, some roast. Very bock-like, but still highly likeable, if not extremely complex.

3.8
yngwie (17284) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2009 Bottle. It’s a clear, dark reddish copper beer topped by a small, dense, beige head. The aroma is heavy on the malty side, and a bit subdued on the hops. Raisins, ripe blue plums, beef-stock, caramel, pine cones and fortified wine. Full-bodied and warming, with a suitable co2 level. The alcohol is quite evident in the mouth as well, giving a rather pleasant burn. Flavors of sweetness, caramel, a tiny roasted note, raisins, some hoppy bitterness and alcohol fills the mouth. The finish is of the lasting kind, warming and sweet, maybe needing just a little more bitterness. A well crafted beer, but I can’t help feeling that my total score on the beer is a bit too high. But I enjoyed it very much. 090825

3.5
Boutip (6627) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2009
Bottle: Poured a clear deep copper color ale with an average size off-white foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of cookie dough with some light dry fruits. Taste is also dominated by cookie dough with some dry figs and minimal residual sugar. Body is about average with good carbonation and no alcohol was apparent. A bit too much cookie dough in the mix for my taste and lacking some character though still enjoyable.

3.5
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Bottle. Aroma of caramel, molasses, dried orange-red fruits. Flavor is sweet with these fruit notes and hints at richer molasses/toffee flavors. Pretty basic.

3.3
LilBeerDoctor (4229) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle thanks to my Secret Santa. Pours a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of raisin and sweet malt. Flavor of super sweet caramel malt and some raisin. Very sweet. Your typical barleywine here. Meh. 6/4/6/4/13 (3.3/5)

3.1
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2009
Aroma:light caramel aroma,light hops.. Appearance:redish-brown,light head.. Flavor:sweet for a barley wine,light hops and caramel,flavor,alcohol....

3.7
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - JUL 11, 2009
A nice looking red-brown beer with a small tan head. Aroma is roasty malt, with some sweetness and nutiness. The flavor is sweet caramel malts, molasses, and dried fruit. Deliciously syrupy mouthfeel. Decent, but not the best BW i’ve had.

3.6
elhefeweizen (38) - DENMARK - JUL 11, 2009
A good, not great barleywine, lacking in hops for my taste. Good sweet taste, covering the alcohol


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