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Blithering Idiot - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,686 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 1,686
Reviews: 821
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.11%
Wants: 41
Gots: 138 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2001)
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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12-ounce bottle into a plain tumbler pint glass.

A: Dark, hazy golden orange color with sparse carbonation that builds to a small, one-finger head of slick, bubbly foam which dissipates quickly, leaving a ring of sea foam lace that hardly clings.

S: Sharp, boozy, candied fruits with a hint of medicinal, syrupy esters.

T: Sweet, candied and viscous up front, some caramel and boozy malts creep forward before being smacked down by a rush of hot, alcohol-infused citrus and apple notes. The finish is long, boozy, sweet and clings to the palate.

M: Full-bodied, slick, hot, viscous and boozy pretty much throughout, this does not imbibe true English barleywines to thought.

O: A pretty out of whack English barleywine here from Weyerbacher. Although they are never ones to shy away from high ABVs, I think this 11.1% whomper is one that could've been scaled back a bit in the name of balance and not just "boozy, hot mess."

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 23:02:37 | More by Gambrinus1184
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Blithering Idiot from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,686 ratings.