Wee Heavy - Good People Brewing Company
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
4.78/5 rDev +6.5%
Appearance: dark brown with subtle red highlights. Thick, clingy head that lasted all the way down to the bottom of the glass.
Taste: rich, sweet, caramelly, but not cloying.
Smell: caramel predominated.
Mouthfeel: very deceptive, it hides its 7.5% very well making this an eminently quaffable beer. I wouldn't try to session it, even though you might think you could!
Had as part of a one-off brew for a Burns Night dinner at the J Clyde. Those of us who have had this beer all expressed the same hope, that Good People will make this a part of their regular line-up.
01-27-2012 02:06:37 | More by StuartCarter
4.35/5 rDev -3.1%
This was brewed in a small batch at the request of the folks at the J. Clyde for their Burns Night dinner. I expect we'll see it come around again.
It's pretty spot on for the style. Super malty and caramelly. A bit sweet. I'd like maybe a hint more smokiness, but regardless, it was incredibly solid. Not too boozy, almost scary drinkable.
01-27-2012 01:42:41 | More by Bonhoeffer
4.33/5 rDev -3.6%
Tried this beer at the "Rythym & Brews" craft beer festival this past weekend. The samples were laid out on the table in rows in small cups, so the beer had time to breathe and warm a little bit. It was not quite room temperature when served. I don't know much about craft brews, but I'll try any beer once, and I tend to enjoy darker, richer beers (stouts, brown ales, etc.), so anyone with suggestions for a god brown ale, stout, scotch ale, or similar brews, please let me know.
It was in a small cup when I sampled it, so I have no idea how the head looks or how long it takes to dissipate.
Aroma was a little smoky, with stronger notes of sweet caramel and a tad of roasted maltiness. There were some other subtle flavors my nose couldn't identify, but I could tell right away it was something I'd enjoy.
Taste was great. Light carbonation, a taste of sweet caramel, but not overbearing. A good roasty malt flavor evened things out.
This is definitely one I'll be picking up from the package store when I see it.
02-20-2014 02:14:51 | More by JDJ
Wee Heavy from Good People Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.