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Blithering Idiot - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,678 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 1,678
Reviews: 821
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 40
Gots: 134 | FT: 6
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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OldFrothingSlosh

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a nearly opaque deep amber. Fast-disappearing tan-colored head seen only at the edges of the glass. Only a little sheeting action on the sides of the glass. Aromas other than the medicinal alcohol scent (notably dark fruit, sweet molasses, toffee) are only barely detectable, being bullied aside from the -OH. Flavor was almost unbearably sweet. Liquid cotton candy in the mouth, thick and syrupy. Hardly anything else can be noted. Alcohol-drenched dark and ripe fruit detected. Hops? We don't need no stinkin' hops. Badly "out-of-balance" for me. Mouthfeel very creamy and palate-coating. No carbonation really makes this a thick-feeling beer. Drinkability for me was really tough. The flavor just turned me off. As a result, the beer sat for quite some time. Before I finished off the last ounce or two, I noticed a fly had managed to land in the beer. I was actually quite amused by this. He skittered around the top of the beer, creating a neat ripple of tan-colored foam that was amazing to watch. He tried and tried, but...sadly....didn't make it. Still, one hell of a way to go! I wonder if he liked it more than I did...

Thanks to TwelveVoltMan for this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2003 17:15:25 | More by OldFrothingSlosh
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Blithering Idiot from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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