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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

1,478 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,478
Reviews: 809
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 63
Gots: 123 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

clausr, Tuesday at 12:50 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

hurshybear, Monday at 03:46 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

WhitmansNiece, Sunday at 07:22 PM
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4/5  rDev +2%

Mack, Saturday at 01:40 AM
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4/5  rDev +2%

jmpickard, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

epyon396, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of MDHopster
4/5  rDev +2%

Good RIS deep black with brown head of varying color. Excellent aroma of coffee and malt. Smooth with a hint of bitterness. Lingering aftertaste is both sweet and acidic like coffee.

MDHopster, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of TimBeaulieu
3/5  rDev -23.5%

TimBeaulieu, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Bone53
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured from a bottlle into a snifter at around 50°F

Appearance (4.25): Great looking stout; Oil black with a two finger light brown head

Smell (4): Roasted malts, molasses, caramel, leather

Taste (4): Mainly roasted and caramel malts and dark fruits. Wish the roasted malts were more prominent. It does taste good, just a little weak for a RIS with little complexity.

Mouthfeel(3.75): Certainly on the lighter side for the style

Overall (3.9): I was expecting more from this offering. Its just above average for me, considering its a RIS, and nothing that stands out to warrant a revisit. Both the taste and mouthfeel are subdued. It seems more like a regular stout, and i would've probably rated it a little higher if it was rated as such. Maybe a good starter RIS, but for someone like myself who regularly indulges in world class stouts, this misses the mark by quite a bit.

Bone53, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

cyber_phoenix, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

killcore, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

BAsbill, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Robrawr, Sep 16, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -38.8%

Nrhurd, Sep 12, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%

BigRizz62, Sep 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

jdash3d, Sep 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Robyn, Sep 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -74.5%

DrBrewPhD, Sep 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

great stout

furburger69, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

KG710, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

jjd315, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

jwal, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

TommyTheHat, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

JohnofUpton, Aug 30, 2014
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Old Heathen Imperial Stout from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,478 ratings.