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Heresy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,812 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,812
Reviews: 955
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 85
Gots: 213 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Heathen aged in oak (bourbon) barrels.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2004)
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

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3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm imaging the date I read on the bottle is the "best by" date. November, 2012 so I made the cutoff, Horray!

A - Dark brown, about black. Solid kakhi colored head that retained very well and kept it's lacing throughout the 13oz Tulip I poured it in.

S - Typical RIS, chocalate, roast, hints of vanilla and obviously, Oak.

T - All the same as the nose including those dark malts, but the oak begins to take over and lingering in the finish, and well after the finish also. Weird thing about that finish is that it reminded me of stale cola...but not in a bad way if that makes any sense. Much better when approaching room temp than cold, as a BA would assume.

M - Well, it's 8%. Drinks like 6.5% or 7%. It's a bit overcarbonated. Tad bit thin, but very easy drinking and booze is nowhere to be found, very well masked which is where the 4 comes from.

O - Nice to have tried for the first time. Nothing that will knock your socks off but a nice change of pace with the oak component.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 02:49:03 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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Heresy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,812 ratings.