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Demon | Brewery Lobkowicz

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Brewed by:
Brewery Lobkowicz
Czech Republic

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RocketWidget on 11-26-2003

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1.82/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -43.7%

Photo of Johnct
2.2/5  rDev -38%

Photo of djura
2.64/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Got it from Czech R. 0,5L bottle.

A - Clear dark orange color,with darker two finger foam. Lasting couple of minutes.
S - Weak aroma of malt,nothing special.
T/M - I know that most of "Demon" named beers are Strong lagers. This is also similar in taste. Warm and bitter,low carbonation,very sweet and sticky aftertaste. Mostly caramel malt in taste.

O - Personally i do not like this type of beers. So,i will pass this one next time.

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Photo of pipinmalikonj
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of mattmarka1
3.08/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of grub
3.11/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

got this bottle in a trade with stephenlouis. thanks stephen!

pours a nice copper colour with a quarter inch of fairly fine head. the head drops slowly and leaves a thick ring of lace.

aroma is ok. dms and a bit of diacetyl initially. once it has had a minute to breathe there's a nice maltyness there. bread and biscuit malts. hint of smokeyness.

taste is ok. again there's that initial bit of dms, but then a nice mild bitterness and a pleasant malt body. slightly fruity.

mouthfeel is ok. decent body and the carbonation level feels right.

drinkability is ok too. a decent beer, but nothing to spectacular.

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Photo of malmquna
3.2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 50 cl bottle into cold pint glasses. Typical amber color, very clear. Good white head that settles into a fine lace over the liquid, producing some Belgian lace as the beer goes down.

Smells of grains, just a general amber maltiness about it. Mild carbonation covers the initial burst of amber roasted malt. Sweet malt morphs into a standard hop bitterness in the finish.

This is not an overly complex beer, but true to the style and very crisp. It is refreshing in the way an amber beer can be - nothing for an afternoon at the beach, but I could certainly have a couple at a gathering.

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3.21/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of cooter
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

(note: reviewed from notes)

"The brewmaster's beer" seems a bit off for this brew, at least to my American microbrew expectations of complex, varied flavors. When giving ratings for Demon's appearance, smell etc, I had to steel myself to keep the "styles are highly subjective and open to interpretation by the brewer" rule in mind. I dislike some of them, but can recognize the style's high points.

It pours and smells like a standard dry Czech pilsner. Looks amber-tan, with a bare head like cirrus clouds. At first, it shows a smoothness reminiscent of Guinness in its mouthfeel and traces of bitter, and a berry-like tone in the aftertaste. Interesting without much complexity, and definitely too sharp for me--after every swallow I had to shake my head because it is so carbonated and the taste of the alcohol is so strong. I felt attacked by the beer instead of experiencing it. Would be tasty if it wasn't so harsh.

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Photo of RocketWidget
3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Comes in a .5 liter Euro style bottle, with a picture of a distant castle with a decorated, demonic letter D as the focus point. Slogan (and the only part of the bottle in English) is "The Brewmasters Beer". There is a clearly marked freshness date on the front.

Pours a clear, orange gold color. Head and carbonation is mild at best. Smells of alcohol and hops. Taste is quite good, more than I was expecting from it. Hoppy and spicy, and a very pleasant mix of maltyness to boot. Goes down quick, I could easily forget I'm drinking it after a while. A good refreshing summer beer.

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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamFuel
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BDTyre
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I consider this to be sort of the little brother to "Baron." I opened the bottle, and grabbed my glass. At this point, the beer decided to froth out (as opposed to the instant I opened it). Not impressed by this frothy, khaki mess. However this pours out to a nice rusty colour with a frothy head that disappates quickly but leaves some good lacing.

The smell is blah: mostly a metallic hint, and I think I can maybe sometimes detect some hops or something resembling malts.

The taste is hoppy with a dry malt body to it. Still, a bit of the rusty nails in there. Sweet, but dry at the same time. Like Baron, a definite caramel flavour in there.

Mouthfeel is good, and this is quite a nice beer to relax with.

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Photo of KristijanG
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of cambabeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of endless1408
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of GhostPants
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of canucklehead
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cool label, all kinda buffyish and evil. The beer pours a real nice copper shade with an ok head. The nose is mostly malt with some hops floating around the back. The beer to me really tastes full bodied and crisp. Considering the lack of German Vienna's in BC , this may just have to be my early Fall beer. Well balanced and true to the style, I welcome this beer to the shelves.

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Photo of Malt_Man
3.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served cold from 500ml bottle into pilsner mug.

L) Clear bitter-copper colour, lots of bubbles coming up. Thin white film. Colour is attractive for a lager; the lack of a decent head nicht so much.

S) Not a lot. Maybe a hint of sweet raisiny malt.

T) Warm slightly toasted malt, hints of burnt toffee.

F) Full bodied and quite fizzy.

O) A great Vienna style lager.

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Photo of Dzu
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Demon from Brewery Lobkowicz
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 44 ratings
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