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Wee Heavy - Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant

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Wee Heavy
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 2.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 05-13-2005)
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Photo of soupyman10
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap into a tulip glass

A - Very dark, almost black, with nice tan head and tons of lacing that slides deliciously back down into the beer once you get going

S - Solid, spicy, caramel ale smell; lots of noticeable alcohol scent; nothing too much else

T - Similar to the smell, there's a pretty hard kick of alcohol at the front that goes away pretty fast; left is the spicy caramel taste that goes down fairly smooth, given the alcohol content; not a particulalry complex beer

M - Very syrupy feel (no surprise) with a nice lingering flavor and good body

D - Pretty good; not my favorite beer I've had at Nodding Head, but it's got a nice flavor, if nothing I'd go out of my way for

soupyman10, Feb 23, 2007
Photo of jmc44
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Dark brown, almost black color with a tiny tan head. Head left a fine lacing around glass until the end.

Served in a tulip-style snifter glass.

Smells malty, roasted, slight hint of alcohol.

Taste is similar. Very strong taste, mainly of roasted malts, with hints of caramel and a bit bready. Slight taste of earth. Alcoholic strength is masked pretty well and not really noticable.

Thick, and heavy. Easy to drink a few as they are served in small glasses but will knock your socks off after a bit.

One of Nodding Head's best, IMHO.

jmc44, Feb 08, 2007
Photo of Sammy
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Full of flavour, dark and malty. Small head and lace remaining in glass. Alcohol hidden there with a hammer. Touch of smoke and sweet fruitiness, and peat, caramel, chocolate malts. Higher alcohol than other scottish styles they have tried in the past.

Sammy, May 13, 2005
Wee Heavy from Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.