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Devil's Milk - DuClaw Brewing Company

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86
very good

239 Ratings
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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 34
Gots: 28 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: farHillsBrewer on 11-02-2003)
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oline73

Maryland

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-16-2011 02:46:53 | More by oline73
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lucasdave

Delaware

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-22-2011 16:27:36 | More by lucasdave
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grahambo

New York

5/5  rDev +30.5%

01-16-2012 02:42:16 | More by grahambo
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Wiedemann

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +30.5%

02-26-2013 17:22:13 | More by Wiedemann
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DarrBrow

Maryland

5/5  rDev +30.5%

04-27-2014 11:52:34 | More by DarrBrow
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24%

12-03-2012 17:23:31 | More by ryser2k
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nbaradel443

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +24%

02-27-2014 22:52:26 | More by nbaradel443
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +24%

02-10-2013 13:16:28 | More by greyghost86
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24%

03-18-2013 00:06:51 | More by lccrunchy
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burdgod

Maryland

4.71/5  rDev +23%

I had this served in a snifter.
A: copper colored, relatively tall, thick head that stuck around until I began drinking it.
S: Lots of fruit. I smell mostly apricot. smells beautiful.
T: Almost tastes like a fruit salad. I taste apricot, peach, and maybe even papaya. It's delicious. It's pretty sweet, but has just enough hops to cut the sweetness and prevent a nasty aftertaste. But not too much hops to where it's overly hoppy for a barleywine. Can hardly even taste that 10.6 abv.
M: Heavy body. Thick, almost syrupy. It could be a tiny bit thinner, but not bad.

Overall: This is probably the best barleywine I've ever had. I want more!

02-22-2013 16:48:13 | More by burdgod
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.63/5  rDev +20.9%

22 oz. 2010 vintage poured into Devil's Milk snifter.

A - Translucent ruby, thin head, minimal lacing.

S - Malty, alcohol, mixed berries.

T - Apple skin, piney hops, alcohol, sweetness, light pepper, maltiness and bitterness on the finish.

M - Thick, smooth, low carbonation.

D - Delicious! A sipper for sure. This is my favorite beer brewed in Maryland, Period.

05-27-2011 01:36:06 | More by Rickythejeweler
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maynard713

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

02-16-2013 02:05:30 | More by maynard713
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Jacob007

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-07-2013 15:21:14 | More by Jacob007
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-27-2012 03:29:21 | More by ucsbmullet
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-26-2013 13:06:31 | More by Oakenator
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lukepistol88

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-19-2011 20:11:43 | More by lukepistol88
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Savarese85

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-24-2012 12:43:06 | More by Savarese85
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Beerme09

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

10-18-2012 23:51:00 | More by Beerme09
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

02-24-2013 01:16:54 | More by Sludgeman
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pwsoldier

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-16-2012 11:19:31 | More by pwsoldier
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ckollias

Maryland

4.49/5  rDev +17.2%

Enjoyed this on tap at Duclaw in Bowie, MD – served out of snifter glass.

A: Pours an amber hue with a thin white head that dissolves down the side of the glas clear amber hue with a very thin white head that quickly dissipates and leave no lace.

S: Very sweet aroma followed by a huge whiff of hops.

T: Very sweet caramel malt flavor balanced by the huge amount of hops in this beer.

M: Thick body and minimal carbonation.

O: Awesome barley wine – I grab one or two of these every year.

01-19-2013 05:28:23 | More by ckollias
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farHillsBrewer

Maryland

4.47/5  rDev +16.7%

Dark Amber with plenty of sweetness and complex malt notes. Pours with a thick head and parallel-line lacing all the way down. The mouthfeel is beautiful and one almost regrets having to swallow. When you do the ample sweetness gradually fades and leaves a tangy finish. Overall among my favorite barleywines with almost no taste of the warming alcohol.

11-02-2003 23:39:30 | More by farHillsBrewer
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vandemonian

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +14.4%

DuClaw Devil's Milk has a lovely amber/orange colour and a head that fades in seconds. A small amout of lacing remains around the edge of the glass. The smell is very roasted malt and maybe a hint of hops. This beer starts with roasted malt with hints of charcoal, chocolate orange. The flavour develops some citrus character in the middle but the maltiness remains the strongest flavour. There is a hint of alcohol in the aftertaste. This beer feels thick and syruppy in my mouth. It's a delicious beer, but it's for sipping.

03-12-2011 02:58:52 | More by vandemonian
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +13.6%

22oz bottle obtained via Local BIF from jwjon1. Thanks for the opportunity. <Jeremy2002 = bad trader>

Poured into a DFH chalice (also received from jwjon1 in Local BIF), formed a 1/2" beige head above the clear, coppery red brew. Head quickly falls to an uneven layer of bubbles, with the majority of the population gripping the edges. Lacing is leggy, airy, and lasting.

Aroma is sweet, fruity, and alcoholic. Taste starts with fruity sweetness, moderate pine hops bite makes a good presence in the middle, and close is warming but not overpowering. Mouthfeel is possibly a touch too slick, could use a bit more body, but drinkability is excellent for a brew of these levels. Dare I say this is a balanced 11% brew? Great stuff.

03-16-2010 01:41:10 | More by ppoitras
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hdofu

Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +13.1%

Poured dark brownish with a thin white head which quickly vanished. It was served in a brandy snifter and I had it with dill creamed salmon with walnuts. Smelled kind of like apple cider. Tasted somewhat sweet, but the bitterness built up like alot of stronger sweet beers (Alot of imperial ipas have this hopp bitterness buildup too). This beer was pretty thick almost syrupy. Tasted good enough to drink another but I'd be leary with such a potent monster.

12-09-2009 02:48:05 | More by hdofu
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Devil's Milk from DuClaw Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.