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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,888 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,888
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 175
Gots: 352 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A bourbon barrel-aged English-style Barleywine.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2004)
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Big bourbon notes, vanilla, caramel, toffee, and coconut; a great balance of strong malts and barrel aging. Not overpowering on the aroma.

Very interesting flavor: fruity and sweet up front, boozy and bourbony on the backend. Caramel and toffee are present in abundance, but there's a surprising amount of grape and cherry in there. Vanilla and a medicinal cherry round it out, while the bourbon brings it all home. Slightly sweet bubblegum yeast flavor.

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Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,888 ratings.