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Heresy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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89
very good

1,837 Ratings
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very good

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Ratings: 1,837
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 85
Gots: 217 | 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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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a snifter (2009). Straight pours deep opaque black with a 1.5-finger tan head that is thick but somewhat soapy that doesn't stick around much and could be darker. The aroma is a bit of harsh bourbon and some oak - some alcohol, not super deep or complex, but with obvious vanilla, wood, and tannins. The flavor is big sweet malt up front with a hint of sour followed quickly by mild oak and bourbon characteristics including vanilla, wood, and tannins. This is then followed by stout flavors including mild dark chocolate and an obvious dose of coffee flavors. I really enjoy the mouthfeel and general way this beer goes down - really smooth and just feels great in the mouth for some reason - perhaps addition of oats or maybe the aging?

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2009 07:48:44 | More by drowland
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Heresy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,837 ratings.