Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Stronzo Brewing Co.

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


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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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Mysan_brewing (60) - - FEB 2, 2013
Smells of lovley dark dried fruits, looks amazing, dark and golden, light cream head. Taste is baked plums raisins and a bit of leather? I'm in love with a barley wine, who would have thought that ;) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

onceblind (9442) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Just slightly hazy deep copper/Amber with a thin sticky light tan head. Some delightful stone fruit (cherry, date, raisin, a touch of white grape and orange zest), a little booze, and a caramel-ish, boozy sweetness. Full rich flavor that’s a little boozy and warm, fruity, citrusy, citrus zesty bitterness with a little bit of floral resin, and a nutty/caramalt and amber malt on the warm, softly fruity and slightly bitter finish. Really amazing.

OminouSC2 (649) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2016
Aroma is malted barley, caramel and some alcohol. The taste is not that good. Too sweet, a lot of alcohol and some odd spicy bitterness to it. During the finish you can taste the alcohol too much. Not great.

daje (4341) - NORWAY - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle, september 20th 2015. Dark brown body with a small offwhite head. Aroma of alcohol, caramel, red fruits. Taste of toffee, tangerine, perfume and oak. Booxy finish with a warm cara finish. Too alcohol driven taste for me.

SudsMcDuff (8388) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2015
last beer at the avenue, 9-10am .. . dark fruit skins, black malt, tar, and toffee .. . mouth is like gum under a table .. good yet quick finish .. pretty good .. . . my hair’s virtually a hat, all hats suit me.

nimbleprop (8297) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 25, 2015
50cl bottle pours a very hazy amber with some tight, creamy, off white head. Nose has a ton of dried fruit, fig, raisin, toffee, some malt, a little parmesean rind, brown sugar, black pepper. Lots to dig through. Flavor follows, chewy malts and grains, toffee and caramel, fig, date, raisin, just a little bit of acid, a bit of leather. Full bodied, boozy finish.

TorbenJensen (1517) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
Foam is great in this barley. Normally, the alcohol frother strong barley not as much and not as long as it is the case with this. I see it, however, as a positive sign, since the foam helps keep the fragrance and flavors awaits. The aroma is vinous, very caramel and a little hop. The taste is very composed of fruit, as it is very hard to put on fruit names. In addition, it has a clear taste of caramel malt and hop bitterness that is surprisingly rich in relation to the beer-type. It has a sweetness that is a little reminiscent candy, but its great taste adds the natural acidity facing a perfect balance to its many other flavors. It has a large thermal alcoholic flavor, but because of the high hop bitterness will never penetrating the alcohol. It is certainly one barley that will be very different after long term storage, but even as a young barley it has a great character quality. It’s damn nice ...

rouhlas (3588) - GREECE - JUN 20, 2015
500ml bottle. Dark amber copper color with beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, dark fruits, some chocolate, light wood, some hoppy notes. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

cards04 (2784) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
A really nice barley wine. Aromas of toffee, raisins and some booze. Very smooth and fruity for such a high abv. Grapes, toffee, raisins, prunes. Delicious.

Homer321 (5045) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle from someone. Pours light colored orange with a large white head. Rocky. Laces well. Taste is sugary sweet with a moderate bitterness. Light choco as it warms. A light alcohol.

Lilja (3140) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
Flaska från SB, några år på lagring. Smak och doft av karamell, marsipan brunt socker, honung, citrus, torkad frukt. Lagom sötma, fin beska, välbalanserad. Mycket gott.

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