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Demon Hunter - Birrificio Montegioco

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86
very good

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 9
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Montegioco visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-11-2006)
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Reviews by mt24turner:
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mt24turner

New York

4.39/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance- deep orange color when held to the light, somewhat murky big head leaves quickly little lace
Aroma- apple, fruity, a little musty somewhat like a lambik
Taste- caramely sweet malt, with plenty of fruit flavors and a crispness somewhat brett like dry finish, bitterness is firm and well balanced. alcohol is warming but not tasted.
Mouthfeel- surprisingly drinkable, good carbonation

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 16:15:56 | More by mt24turner
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gavroche tulip. Pours a hazy, medium to dark orange amber with tons of dark particulates from a careful and not complete pour. Two finger khaki head dissipates to about half and then great retention and lacing. Aroma of dark and light dried and frush stone fruit, apples, Belgian yeast and spicing, slightly oxidized and a bit earthy; a hint of sourness on opening dissipated quickly. Flavor is caramel malt, rich dark and light dried fruit, fresh plum and apple juice, light coriander and Belgian yeast. Finishes with an unusual, but pleasant tannin and hop bitterness that is supported well by the other flavors. Medium bodied with moderate creaminess. A full flavored and nicely balanced dark strong that has a great blend of fruit flavors and deftly handled spicing. The finish was more bitter and dry than most others in this style, but fit well with the other supporting flavors. I liked this quite a bit. The appearance is marred by the numerous particulates, but redeemed somewhat by a cool dark orange color. A somewhat different, but flavorful Belgian dark from Italy.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 03:55:29 | More by LiquidAmber
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ystazi

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-20-2014 20:51:25 | More by ystazi
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-05-2014 21:24:16 | More by Gonzoillini
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-01-2014 19:28:28 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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bishopdc0

Maine

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-28-2013 07:30:07 | More by bishopdc0
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-08-2013 21:44:21 | More by DRTBrewster
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

10-22-2013 22:45:12 | More by ScaryEd
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Wrigfen

South Carolina

4.84/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

May very well be the best beer I ever tasted. Taste is so rich and flavorful, no strong alchohol taste even though this beer sports a great 8.5 ABV. Pours heavy, nice lasting head, almost as dark as a stout with still an amber color. Very full body, can not see through at all. One taste and you will be hooked. The only thing that held down my rating (which I did under overall) was the cost. WOW! Very pricey, but so damn good. Wish I lived near a source to get this reasonably priced. It would then become a regular staple of mine. For now it will just be a rare treat.
Try it once, you will not regret it!

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 20:03:47 | More by Wrigfen
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pixieskid

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-19-2013 16:53:58 | More by pixieskid
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ekalb31

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-07-2013 01:14:01 | More by ekalb31
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NIURicky

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

08-04-2013 03:49:50 | More by NIURicky
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-18-2013 22:57:23 | More by mrfrancis
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-28-2013 23:14:18 | More by RedneckBeerz
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-20-2013 20:23:56 | More by BeerForMuscle
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DaveBlack

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Slightly cloudy, reddish-brown beer. Not much of a head on this beer, but there is a constant stream of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass which keeps a thin layer on the very surface.

S: Belgian yeast and candy sugars. Very estery and heady.

T: Sweet, the alcohol is very prominent. Lots of fruits, which bring a tartness, a slight peppery spice and lots of earthy yeast. There is a woody, almost oaky flavor on the end of the beer which pulls it through to the end. A complex beer to be sure.

M: Moderate body, a fair amount of carbonation in the form of small bubbles. Creamy, and slightly sticky.

O: An interesting beer. lots of Belgian characteristics, and in many ways it almost seems like a white wine mixed with a barleywine. Probably not worth the $25 that I paid for the 750, but good none-the-less.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 00:20:31 | More by DaveBlack
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BierVogel

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-11-2013 21:41:24 | More by BierVogel
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-23-2012 03:04:43 | More by t0rin0
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-24-2012 14:27:02 | More by harpus
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-22-2012 22:16:12 | More by PeteRiz
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johnnybelgians

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-22-2012 14:26:12 | More by johnnybelgians
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -21.5%

02-18-2012 08:58:50 | More by chrispoint
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Vylo

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -47.6%

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Kansas

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Demon Hunter from Birrificio Montegioco
86 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.