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Nineteen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 7
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jzeilinger on 06-19-2014)
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Reviews by philbe311:
Photo of philbe311
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - A fairly gentle pour gives way to an active pour that yields a bit less than a fingers worth of audibly fizzy off white colored fizzy head... Limited at best retention gives way to a partial lopsided lacing and thin collar... The is a mix of pale copper and pale bronze... There is a subtle haziness that permeates throughout... A slight bit of micro sized bubble streaks can be seen towards the top of the snifter... There is a good bit of suspended sediment throughout...

S - A touch of sweet mango... There is a slight lactic acid presence... A touch of honey... Some faint sweet bready malts... Perhaps some over ripened golden raisins as well...

T - There is a Belgian yeast presence the lies beneath the surface throughout which wasn't present on the nose... There is also a strong wheat presence... The tartness begins to intensify midway through before turning into a pure sourness on the finish... The mango addition is much more subtle on the palate than on the nose... A slight spice character lingers deep beneath the surface and really beings to emerge on the deep finish... Lots of layers and complexity...

M - Saliva inducing... Medium bodied... Fairly dense... A surprising bit of carbonation...

D - I've been a huge fan of the Weyerbacher Anniversary series since close to the beginning, but this one misses the mark for me a bit... It's not bad, but it doesn't live up to the lofty expectation that I typically carry for the annual offering... It's an interesting and aggressive attempt at something new, and while i commend that, it falls a bit short of achieving what I think it set out to do... It does hide the high-ABV rather well...

philbe311, Jul 27, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours into a large tulip glass a deep honey color with a frothy white head that is gone pretty quickly.Wow alot going on in the nose with the mango at the for front along with some light phenol spice and sweet alcohol,smell like alcoholic candy.Flavors have a bit of a sourness to them wich took me by surprise a little to go along with the tropical fruitiness,phenol yeasty spice,and sweet alcohol in the finish.Sometimes the "big" Weyerbacher beers can be a little heavy handed in the alcohol department...this one not to much,although it plays a role all the flavors come together pretty well here.Nice job.

oberon, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of don1481
4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into glass.

Appearance: hazy golden color that is pretty translucent with lots of bubbles. One finger white head that stays for a bit.

Smell: traces of mangoes. Heavy wheat smell. No booze notes.

Taste: WOW this is sour. Even after reading some of these reviews I wasn't expecting this much sour. Definitely get the mangoes and other fruit flavors hitting in this. Some base wheat ale taste as well. But man, that's sour stuff. Very unique for the type.

Mouthfeel: Crisp. Clean. Slight booze aftertaste.

Overall: oh, man. That's some good sipping stuff there. Definitely happy I got this.

don1481, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of Afroman
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Afroman, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

MicroBeerMan1980, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice.

Appearance: Pours a very hazy golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of off white head that fades into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: A fruity, sweet, and bready wheat driven aroma with big hints of mango fruit. Upfront wheat, Belgian yeast, and pale malt with hints of grains, straw, caramel, and cracker. Big scent of mango juice along with some hints of orange, pineapple, and lemon zest. Spice hints of clove and pepper. Also some sweet hints of honey. A pretty solid sweet aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma hints at, a sweet, fruity, and yeasty wheat forward taste with big notes of mango and Belgian style spice. Belgian yeast with some notes of clove and pepper spice. Wheat and pale malt with notes of straw, grains, cracker, and caramel. Big juicy taste of mango fruit along with some notes of pineapple, orange, lemon, and banana. Sweet honey like notes. A pretty good taste that is sweet and fairly tart.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a fairly high level of carbonation. Juicy, chewy, and somewhat syrupy but far from cloying. Alcohol heat is pretty mild.

Overall: A pretty good take on a wheat beer. Good mango and spice presence with a nice controlled sweetness.

MattyG85, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of KirkFrancis
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%

KirkFrancis, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

WVbeergeek, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%

chinchill, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

JMS1512, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of BraveMountie
4.25/5  rDev +9%

BraveMountie, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of marmstrong1212
3/5  rDev -23.1%

marmstrong1212, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of tclipse
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%

tclipse, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of chrishiker1409
4.25/5  rDev +9%

chrishiker1409, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of Hopdaemon39
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I was curious- pours a hazy golden orange with a finger or two of white head, decent retention and lacing. Certainly pretty.

Smell is what you'd expect- wheat, a little mango, some yeast. Nothing special but nice.

Taste is not quite what I expected- as a previous BA said, it does an almost lambic like tartness to it which I quite liked. Maybe more like a Berliner weisse. Light wheat background with some mango sweetness and a nice balanced fruity tartness.

Mouthfeel is very nice- medium body (not boozy at all) and moderately well carbonated. I actually liked this beer- if you're into anything tart or if you like fruity beers but want a little more intrigue.

Hopdaemon39, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of Rborre321
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Rborre321, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of Flaherbear
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Flaherbear, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of ConradKenney
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

ConradKenney, Thursday at 02:08 AM
Photo of dexterk1
4/5  rDev +2.6%

dexterk1, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of antott0523
3.61/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Opaque apricot with a thin off white head that settles to a thin ring around the glass. Minor amount of lace, and moderately carbonated.

S: Tart with notes of apricot and mango. Fruity candy like starbursts or smarties. Fruit loops. A bit musty. A hint of booze.

T: Tart mango, then comes waves of boozy lemon. Finishes moderately dry with a hint of the wheat style coming through.

M: Thin, a bit of boozy warmth.

D: Extremely drinkable for a beer at 10%. All over the place with elements of different styles. It looks and feels like a pale ale, with a nice wheat flavor on the finish. You don't get too much hops as you may expect with a pale ale, and there really is no malt backing. It has elements of the Gose and Gueuze styles as well. Interesting beer, but would probably not purchase again.

antott0523, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of pat_usher
4/5  rDev +2.6%

pat_usher, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of TheSamKuehn
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

TheSamKuehn, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
4/5  rDev +2.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (6/9/14 and best by 6/9/19)

A: Hazy straw copper body with almost no head. Basically no lacing, and a finger head that goes away rapidly. A nice bit of sediment in it as well.

S: Tart and a bit funky smelling. Quite the farmhouse here.

T: Once again it is like it smells. This is more of a saison than anything. I get the style but only really in the mouthfeel. The mangoes and the slight tartness really mix it up a lot. I wonder if this will get more tart and funky with time. Also, you can't taste any alcohol here at all, if anything it is masked by the tartness. I can't believe this is 10%.

M: Smooth and a bit frothy.

O: I really wonder what this would be like in 2019. So much funk here, that really overcomes and outlasts the initial tartness. Really interesting beer here that I would like to see how it ages.

gillagorilla, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of pjkelley82
3/5  rDev -23.1%

pjkelley82, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of nyrblue2
4.25/5  rDev +9%

nyrblue2, Jul 03, 2014
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Nineteen from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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