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Old Heathen Imperial Stout - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Old Heathen Imperial StoutOld Heathen Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,424 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,424
Reviews: 803
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 59
Gots: 101 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2001)
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cdbooth219

Maryland

4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Pours a jet black color with half a finger of dark tan head that dissipates leaving a bit of lacing on the glass

S: Smells of chocolate and licorice, with some notes of coffee and vanilla as well

T: Licorice and chocolate are the first thing i sense, followed by coffee. Theres a little bit of vanilla throughout the taste as well. Also a bit of oak wood tartness to it, as well as some prune and raisin notes. The finish is of black coffee and quite bitter.

M: Light for an RIS, but still rather full bodied. Not overly carbonated, it has a pleasant mouthfeel to it. No real alcohol presence.

D: Very drinkable for the 8% abv, and quite complex and flavorful, I could definitely drink a few of these in one sitting

Overall, this is a very good RIS. I really enjoy the complexity and flavorfullness of it, as well as the fact that it is quite drinkable. Another great Weyerbacher offering.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2010 23:32:22 | More by cdbooth219
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3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle from Party Source Syracuse NY for $4

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an above average size frothy light brown head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, coffee

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and light coffee. There is also a faint burnt/charred flavour, some dark fruits, and a nuttiness.

Overall - Tasty and very easy to drink. Kind of a hybrid between a regular and a imperial stout. Enough flavour to keep it interesting and a little something for everyone taste wise.

Serving type: bottle

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Old Heathen Imperial Stout from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,424 ratings.