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Blithering Idiot - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,680 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 1,680
Reviews: 821
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 40
Gots: 134 | 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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Running4beer

Massachusetts

3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a hazy orangish color and yeast floaties are in there as well and eventually settle at the bottom of the glass, a medium off white head almost tan and thins out. Aroma is of alcohol, raisons, alcohol, some weak malt, alcohol, figs, alcohol, a bit of spicey hops and did I mention the alcohol. Taste is pretty much the same alcohol and more alcohol and very little of all else. Very chewy and full bodied also cause of the noticeable alcohol there is a warming everytime you take a sip. This could with out a doubt sit in a dark corner for at least a year to develop into a less alcohol more flavorful beer, at least I believe with a year on the bench it can mellow out a little.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2004 21:29:50 | More by Running4beer
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Blithering Idiot from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,680 ratings.