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Heresy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,814 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,814
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 85
Gots: 214 | 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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4.22/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque black with a nice head the colour of expresso froth. Aroma is of coffee, rich dark chocolate, vanilla, of course bourbon, and some wood notes. The taste is rich with chocolate and vanilla overtones. Not too sweet in fact finishes dryer than one would expect. The alcohol is noticable, but not overpowering. Mouthfeel is thick, but not overly so. A bit viscous, but with enough carbonation to compensate. Drinkability is good. I would definitly buy another and another. Its funny I hate Hate Hate bourbon, but every bourbon aged beer I try I love

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2005 04:31:47 | More by TinusTime
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Heresy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,814 ratings.