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Heresy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,963 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,963
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 93
Gots: 248 | FT: 14
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 (whiskey/bourbon) barrels.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2004)
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2/5  rDev -49.2%

mtbdonn, Oct 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -49.2%

What a disappointment. Bottled on 2/14 and I think it's also indicating a drink by date of 10/14. Similar to other reviews, there's just nothing here for me. Actually tasting more like a barrel aged sour than a stout. Thin, tart and simple. Not a good effort from Weyerbacher, which usually excells... Maybe it was a bad batch, but avoid the 2/14 bottling....

JasonHaviland, Oct 03, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +5.3%

memphischas, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

hurshybear, Sep 29, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -13.7%

jayluf, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

millertime416, Sep 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

BeRightBock, Sep 25, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

leprechaunandfatman, Sep 24, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -3.6%

miffsudd, Sep 20, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

CraftFan5, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Zdrummer15, Sep 18, 2014
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1.9/5  rDev -51.8%

Not good. It just tastes like oak, oak, and more oak. The only other note i can pick up, and i'm not kidding, is urine. As i bury my face in this snifter and inhale deeply, i smell old urine.

There is no coffee, vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, anything. It smells and tastes like watered down $5/pint scottish whisky.

Tsull123, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

paresis, Sep 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

EB1, Sep 14, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -18.8%

mattmarka1, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

WoostaBia, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jdash3d, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Rhody1, Sep 09, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +4.6%

JohnathanColeman, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Robyn, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

OldManRJM, Sep 06, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +16.8%

scotdr9, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Vukusich, Sep 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

bbsaur, Sep 02, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

just_in, Sep 01, 2014
Heresy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,963 ratings.