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Blithering Idiot - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,687 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 1,687
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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Phatz

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: This beer pours out dark and syrupy like King's Syrup (for you PA Dutch) for the rest of you it is almost exactly the color of 100% pure Maple Syrup.

Smell: The smell has strong suggestions of dark fruit like dates & berries mixed into a sweet brown sugar base. It is FULL of flavors!! … "You know what really Grinds My Gears" is boring ass beers! This beer is NOT boring. It has tons of aromatic and taste bud stimulation. I love that.

Taste: It does a magnificent dance on the tongue; slides down the throat very easily, and leaves behind a GREAT after taste similar to a dark cider. This was great with Shoe-Fly-Pie (for my PA Dutch comrades). I tried it with cheddar cheese, which really cuts out the bite of the beer, *IF* of course, you don’t like the bite that will make it perfect. I however like the bite (as a whiskey fan); so I decided to skip the cheese. I then tried it with (homemade) pumpkin pie. WOW!! That was amazing! The flavors work together to multiply the experience into sheer bliss! I highly recommend.

Mouth Feel: This beer feels think and heavy in the mouth. I almost wanted to start chewing it. You really know its a good beer you have in your mouth, not like that watery crap with no substance to it.

Drinkability: It is VERY sweet so you will probably not pound them down one after another in your college Frat Party style. But to sip on after you’ve undone that button to relax after Thanksgiving dinner, this is perfect! I also suggest not drinking this on an empty stomach or it’ll sit quite heavy, (and that 11% alcohol will sneak up on you) but it is fantastic with desert! Enjoy!

Hope this is helpful.
Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2005 06:14:13 | More by Phatz
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Blithering Idiot from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,687 ratings.