Bryggeriet Djævlebryg
Brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: American Pale Ale
København Ø., Denmark


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Editor’s note: Brewed by Djævlebryg at Brøckhouse, Hillerød, Denmark.

Brewers note: This beer is NOT brewed as an American Pale Ale. It is not brewed to suit a certain style which is why we call it a "hoppy ale".

English: Both the British and Americans are good at using hops - in slightly different ways. We have combined the best from both traditions and created Schopenhauers Vilje ("Schopenhauer’s Will"), a beautiful amber coloured ale with a floral character, caramel notes and - like the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer - a good portion of bitterness. This brew can be enjoyed on a hot summer’s day, a cool evening or accompanied by e.g. poultry dishes.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (8884) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2013
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is malty with a herbal hops. Taste is subdued hops, resiny and earthy. Thick oily mouthfeel. Lingering dry end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (7315) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
Shared 500 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgård. ABV is 6.5%. Hazy deep golden colour, moderate white head. Moderate aroma of subdued herbal hops, some fruity hints. Hoppy flavour, some fruit and malts too, sharpish bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen1 (5708) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
Flaske hos Ole Anders mai-13: den første med mye humlearoma (men besk) i kveld, og smaken gir ganen en skikkelig overhaling. Best før 23.5.13, så vi rakk det såvidt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rodden (8) - - MAY 7, 2013 does not count
Gillar denna skarpt. Dracks 2012-09-28. Blommigt, lite apelsin men ändå inte...........

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13833) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 1, 2013
Bottle from Super Best, Rødovre. Hazy orange colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, caramel, fruit, malt and grassy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (7501) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of malt, grapefruit, grass. Sweet malt flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5897) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2013
500 ml bottle. Aroma sweet, fruity, lots of hops, caramel and malt. Taste is bitter, fruity, malt with a nice bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (4726) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Pours cloudy orange with about two fingers of thick white head. Aroma is distinctly fruity (mango, apricot) yet has plenty of caramel malt and toffee as well. Very sweet, with just a subtle hint of citrus. Taste is less sweet, there is some initially, when you can pick out the caramel malt, but also a light bitterness that grows over time. Finish is purely bitter and hoppy. Body is fairly light and oily with low carbonation. I quite liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yorker (1972) - Herning, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2013
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours slightly cloudy amber with a little sediment and an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is malt, fruit, and hops. Flavour is malt, fruit, and hops – with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (5663) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy deep orange body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is grassy noble hops, pale malts, hints of melon and caramel. A bit faint. Taste is smooth grass and resinous hop tones and hints of herbs. Very neutral, but somehow still flavorful. Full body, soft carbonation. A strange beer, and I guess in many ways suited for its thematic profile.

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