1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Misery - DuClaw Brewing Company

Not Rated.
MiseryMisery

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
84
good

91 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 91
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hefe on 10-18-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 91 | Reviews: 37 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jklecko2
jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-22-2014 23:01:15 | More by jklecko2
Photo of JonB25
JonB25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-14-2014 21:45:38 | More by JonB25
Photo of zestar
zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-13-2014 09:29:47 | More by zestar
Photo of Darkmagus82
Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy golden orange color with a tiny fizzy foam head. The head fades instantly leaving a thin foam ring on the surface of the brew/glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is big of sweet tropical fruits mixed with a nice level of a caramel and toffee. The tropical fruits are heaviest of a tangerine smell, but are mixed with some other aromas of pineapple and mango. Some other aromas of a light wheat bread and a moderately strong candied sugar smell mix rather nicely with the other sweeter aromas of the brew. A very light woody and herbal smell are there as well, rounding out the aroma nicely.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and thicker flavor mixed with some flavors of a tropical fruit nature that was detected in the nose. These remain rather constant throughout the taste and create a base for the brew. While there are some tropical fruits upfront, they are lighter then would have been expected from the nose. Along with the fruity flavors some other sweeter tastes are present upfront, with some honey and candied sugar. These two tastes fade as the flavor advances however, leaving a slightly drier (but by no means very dry) flavor on the tongue. As the honey and sugar fade, some grassy and herbal tastes come to the tongue. As these come, a boozy flavor develops, bringing with it a bit of a woody taste. In the end, citrus flavors of orange peel and some tangerine really ramp it up, and mix with the rest of flavors to leave a rather thick, slightly bitter-sweet citrusy, and wheaty boozed flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and more syrupy side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. Both are rather appropriate for the big, boozy, wheaty, and sweet flavors of the brew all while accentuating nicely the woody and lighter herbal and grassy hop flavor;, allowing them to stand out in a the forest of bigger flavors.

Overall – The flavors reminded me somewhat of a grand cru, but without the yeasty flavors and with a bit more of a boozy flavor. This was a rather interesting warming brew, and while I would not come back to it again and again, it is worth a try and possibly a time to time revisiting.

07-23-2014 01:11:13 | More by Darkmagus82
Photo of bleedsblu
bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-29-2014 18:21:39 | More by bleedsblu
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-24-2014 21:32:13 | More by Latarnik
Photo of razorsdescent
razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

05-15-2014 03:23:57 | More by razorsdescent
Photo of DarrBrow
DarrBrow

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

04-27-2014 11:57:29 | More by DarrBrow
Photo of VeganUndead
VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-31-2014 05:18:45 | More by VeganUndead
Photo of SharkNado
SharkNado

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-21-2014 03:11:54 | More by SharkNado
Photo of GABrew
GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-17-2014 00:45:37 | More by GABrew
Photo of JakeDebus
JakeDebus

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-07-2014 18:25:53 | More by JakeDebus
Photo of Gio
Gio

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-07-2014 05:42:18 | More by Gio
Photo of Dreamer
Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-05-2014 01:27:15 | More by Dreamer
Photo of nbaradel443
nbaradel443

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-28-2014 03:11:30 | More by nbaradel443
Photo of KAP1356
KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-21-2014 03:59:22 | More by KAP1356
Photo of whatname
whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-01-2014 06:12:27 | More by whatname
Photo of huddyball
huddyball

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -46.2%

01-18-2014 00:16:21 | More by huddyball
Photo of RollBounce
RollBounce

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-24-2013 19:41:40 | More by RollBounce
Photo of InspectorBob
InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-20-2013 13:54:19 | More by InspectorBob
Photo of bigfnjoe
bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-18-2013 02:26:16 | More by bigfnjoe
Photo of Knapp85
Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-09-2013 04:55:26 | More by Knapp85
Photo of jzeilinger
jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-09-2013 04:19:16 | More by jzeilinger
Photo of Phyl21ca
Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.49/5  rDev -6.2%

Bottle: Poured a deep golden color ale with a small foamy head with average retention and light lacing. Aroma of light residual sugar notes with some caramelized malt notes. Taste is also dominated by dry caramelized malt with some light grainy notes and a dry finish. Body is slighter thinner then average with average carbonation and no apparent alcohol. I thought this was not as warm as most wheat wine I’ve taste before and probably a tad more dry then I was expecting.

11-08-2013 04:04:34 | More by Phyl21ca
Photo of ThreeFishes
ThreeFishes

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-14-2013 16:29:07 | More by ThreeFishes
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Misery from DuClaw Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.