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Devil's Milk - DuClaw Brewing Company

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87
very good

300 Ratings
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 34
Gots: 56 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: farHillsBrewer on 11-02-2003

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Photo of ordybill
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap in Chester, VA.
Aroma- Has a nice malt, hops, barley and some fruit essence tossed in.
Appearance- A reddish copper color with a small tan head.
Taste- Has a sweet opening that brings along the barley and hops for the finish. Not bad
Palate- A heavy bodied brew with light carbonation. Has a great texture that is thick to creamy.
Overall- I enjoyed this beer, I would buy it the next time I see it on tap.

Photo of Pezz1985
2.34/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Good beer. Not quiet my style

Photo of bonkers
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BanjoAlDobro
3.21/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Domvan
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of smakawhat
4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

A real deep dark orange body, with a slightly opaque character. Head is real nice and creamy two fingers, thick and rich looking with a yellow and tan tinge. Thick collared and creamy with a good thin top. Bright and glowing, real nice.

Classic notes of mild caramel and sweet hop and booze. Slight tangerine orange, and lots of citrus with some mild caramel notes. Good bit of pine and hints of herbality as well. Pretty straight forward, actually reminds me very much like Bigfoot.

Palate is quite a bit surprising. Real creamy actually "milky" character on the palate for the feel. Rich solid nice mid palate filled with lots of citrus fruit, thick juice, and hints of honey. Lip smacking coating of sweet honey and light caramel on the finish. Mild tones of vanilla and cream as well. Controlled booze like warmth with a great chewy texture.

A solid American barleywine, definitely a DuClaw brew I can get excited about.

Photo of Beejay
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Medium brown going into red, with a nice tan head on top.

S: Hop-tastic. Rich caramel sweetness blends in with pungent hop aroma. Pine resiny, with hints at grapefruit peel.

T: Rich malt flavors, and a decent amount of hops. A bread and caramel taste, but there is certainly a distinctive bitterness as well. Pine resin rounds out the finish with maybe a touch of earth.

M: Medium thick, but the fairly high carbonation keeps it from getting too syrupy.

O: Overall tasty. I could see how some fans of the style would ding this for not being a little more bitter, but I am digging the solid hop flavor balancing the malt.... This Barley Wine certainly leans to the American side, but malt heads will like it as well.

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BBQWhisperer
3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pda22
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CreightonSM
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.37/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rochefort10nh
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of glf60
4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ridgeline23
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Taste is big oily pine, light caramel, and earth. Alcohol comes out as the beer warms. An above average American Barleywine, but there are others in the style that I prefer.

Photo of mousebeer
3.51/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bigfeets
3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of CraftBeerGuild
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zekenyce
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of ColForbinBC
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of PlatoSmash
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Devil's Milk from DuClaw Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.