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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

1,428 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,428
Reviews: 803
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 60
Gots: 102 | FT: 4
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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templar316

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As beautiful as beer gets on the pour. A thick black unable to see through you have to be ready for a beer like this. Extraordinary aroma; bready, yeasty, and above all malty. The head dissapates too fast and you certainly need to decant to serve as they're is defineatly an over carbonation straight from the bottle. However once you get to the taste it can't be beat: malty, bready, chocolately, a perfect finish to any evenings enjoyment. Though the complex flavor is best limited to a few rather then a dozen.
Still smooth and malty, nowadays it seems like everyones trying to knock you out at the first sip. Old Heathen is a beer that knows balance.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2007 04:41:45 | More by templar316
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Old Heathen Imperial Stout from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,428 ratings.