Papsoe (25059) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours an almost clear, orangey brown with a small, creamy, beige head. Sweetish caramel aroma. Medium body, completely dominated by huge amounts of sweet caramel, some lightly spicy, medicinal notes and a somewhat unrefined, raw bitterness. Not exactly a study in complexity as it is. I’m sure some cellaring will do good to this - perhaps even to doomsday, as the back label suggests. 311207 elektronikfagtekniker (891) - kbh, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2008
bottle.it has an amber color with a very large head. the aroma is sweet and fruity. the taste is sweet and caramelly and sweetish. ok i guess. Wanderer (33) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 10, 2008
Big heavy and dence barley wine, sweet, little offwhite head. could probably use a year in the keg. ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2008
Draught at Lord Nelson. Orange, reddish colour with a beige head. Malty, sweet and fruity aroma with caramel and alcohol notes. Caramel and fruity sweet flavor with a hoppy and alcohol warming finish. SaintMatty (7476) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2010
Copenhagen Beer Festival 2010 - Dark amber/brown. Fruity and hoppy aroma with dried fruit and toffee. Fruity, hoppy and malty taste with dried fruit, nuts, toffee and apricot. Rather rich.
flemmingwillum (1229) - Nysted, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2011
Rating #592, bottle from Barley Wine kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Easily opaque brown-red beer with a green hue. Ok head. Aroma has malts, loads of hops, caramel, alcohol, berries. Or as one of my friends called it: Beer sirup. Flavor of malts, liquorice, blackcurrant, raspberries, raisins, menthol, sweetness, alcohol and a medium bitter finish. Medium thickness, nicely soft. Good!
fiulijn (21022) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2008
Date: November 08, 2011
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: muddy brown, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet earthy aroma, brown sugar sweetness, light fruityness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, touch of chocolate, raw brown sugar sweetness, touch fruityness, light earthyness
Overall: raw, sweet, and fruity, this one could lay down for a while
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2008 2008-02-08, draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen, 6-3-6-3-12=30FrankJohansen (3622) - Sabro, DENMARK - APR 13, 2008
Dark red mahogany color; creamy head. The aroma is alcoholic, with light caramel. It has a medium body strength, not to be confused with the alcohol, that immediately gets in the mouth; there is some caramel and mild chocolate flavor, with traces of vegetables. Wrong and extremely alcoholic; a "malty malt liquor". I won’t spend more words, as this beer doesn’t deserve much.
2008-01-28, draught at Cockney Pub, Århus, 6-4-7-3-13=33
Hazy dark amber color; creamy head; sticky lace. It has a very mild aroma, of malt, and something similar to a Malt Liquor. It’s full bodied, with a strong malt and caramel flavor, unfortunately for me corrected by a too strong sweet liquorice in the beginning; the liquorice then disappears a bit, and some sweet nutty trace comes in. It’s quite bitter and the final is long, with the malt too and the alcohol gently warms the mouth. Quite good, but the liquorice is not my liking.
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a medium off white head. Aroma and taste of malty, fruits and herbs. Well balanced. Godd barley wine. Christian (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
Hazy red amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Fruity and vineous aroma with some cherry. Strong licorice notes. A hint of mushroom. Dry and alcoholic flavour, slihgtly roast and with some licorice. Strong and warming alcohol.
All Djævlebryg is unusual and I give credit for that, but this one didn’t surprise me in a positive way.