Rochestafarian Wee Heavy Ale - Three Heads Brewing
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3.45/5 rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: Pours a copper/amber color with slightly less than a fingers worth of head that fades to nothing
S: Sweet malts at the front, along with a light fruitiness. Almost like candied fruity hops. A hint of alcohol as well
T: Starts off sweet and malty with a hint of fruitiness and bitterness. Lightly earthy into the finish, with more of the candied hops thing going on
M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation
O: A decent wee heavy, with the expected overload of malts and light sweetness. Fairly easy to drink at 7%. Definitely has an American feel to it with the bitterness, even though it isn't all that much. Worth a shot
Serving type: bottle
06-11-2014 04:54:13 | More by BEERMILER12
4.1/5 rDev +21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Poured into thistle glass. Deep amber orange with minimal white head that doesn't last. Smells wide and malty, boozy and yeasty. Tastes a little odd compared to others of this style I've had, but sounds spot on to the description...sweet at first, but seems to have a hole in the middle of the flavor. Clean through the middle, with a slightly cloying finish with aftertastes of yeast. Tasty and drinkable though. Mouthfeel is full, alcohol not noticeable in the taste except a slight warming long after swallowing.
Serving type: bottle
05-28-2013 04:45:44 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
3.53/5 rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Dark brick red, or maybe just a warm brown, in color with lots of haze. Head is small and pooped out.
Roasted malts, strange berry, and meatiness. Not overwhelmingly so. Some dark caramel.
Thinner in flavor. Still has that nice roasty toffee malt with a touch of meat char. Not smoky, just savory. Fruitiness dies a bit, but still offers browned apple, currant, and something redder. Some near tartness that is discoverable. Attenuation is an offense, but the booze doesn't just spill out. Well-contained. Likeable.
Feels thin without the necessary carbonation, which is way too weak. Alcohol is well hidden. Body feels medium. Not very easy.
I still like how this came out, in principle. Otherwise, there are many other better options.
Serving type: on-tap
05-09-2013 21:24:46 | More by thecheapies
Rochestafarian Wee Heavy Ale from Three Heads Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.