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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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JoeMayo

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4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

In all honesty, this is one of my favorite Barleywines. IMHO, I think it's underrated and is a fantastic example of a classic English Barleywine.

A- Pours a deep amber color. Visibly thick with a quickly dissipating head.

S- This beer smells amazing! Sweet notes of crystal malt, toffee, caramel, dark fruits, and brown sugar. The alcohol is not noticeable at all in the nose.

T- Similar notes as the smell: Toffee, caramel, caramelized malt, brown sugar, hints of molasses, dark fruit (mostly prune), and a mild, warming alcohol presence.

M- Full-bodied without being super-thick. Moderately slick mouthfeel.

D- Again, a classic example of a good, English Barleywine that hides the high ABV very well.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2010 16:11:14 | More by JoeMayo
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Blithering Idiot from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,686 ratings.