1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
InsanityInsanity

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,825 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,825
Reviews: 838
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 174
Gots: 327 | FT: 15
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,825 | Reviews: 838 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Patrick999:
Photo of Patrick999
Patrick999

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Light amber, not too much head.

Light raisins and some booze in the nose...not really too much beyond that.

Damn, what the hell? Where was all this hiding in the aroma? A little char, a LOT of toasted coconut. I love beers that have this vanilla-coconut taste, and this one has it in spades. Wow. And the 11.1% here isn't anywhere near as tough as I thought it could be.

The "big beer" manifests itself in the feel...low carbonation, thick feel.

Drinkability is much higher than I thought it would be. You feel it, but it doesn't show in the taste at all, always a plus for a barleywine. I don't know, I wasn't expecting to be as impressed by this as I am.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2010 22:04:36 | More by Patrick999
More User Reviews:
Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-28-2014 03:53:34 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
Photo of Holmsiepoo
Holmsiepoo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-28-2014 00:58:07 | More by Holmsiepoo
Photo of littleplus
littleplus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-27-2014 13:37:00 | More by littleplus
Photo of Runningonempty
Runningonempty

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-27-2014 10:51:57 | More by Runningonempty
Photo of jschott75
jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-27-2014 01:18:28 | More by jschott75
Photo of shredder83
shredder83

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-27-2014 00:45:43 | More by shredder83
Photo of jcugafsu
jcugafsu

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2014 01:13:55 | More by jcugafsu
Photo of blabaer
blabaer

California

2/5  rDev -52%

07-25-2014 06:05:45 | More by blabaer
Photo of FrankHammer
FrankHammer

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2014 15:15:20 | More by FrankHammer
Photo of bcheng
bcheng

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-24-2014 01:13:25 | More by bcheng
Photo of hockeypuck
hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2014 00:49:56 | More by hockeypuck
Photo of HRamz3
HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-23-2014 18:48:55 | More by HRamz3
Photo of kevrice88
kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-22-2014 13:48:22 | More by kevrice88
Photo of Beershack
Beershack

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-21-2014 22:02:46 | More by Beershack
Photo of WckdVbz
WckdVbz

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-20-2014 03:09:53 | More by WckdVbz
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-20-2014 02:40:00 | More by Howlader
Photo of thefuneral
thefuneral

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -76%

07-19-2014 00:30:54 | More by thefuneral
Photo of TooGood
TooGood

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -64%

07-17-2014 23:41:19 | More by TooGood
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-17-2014 17:49:42 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of LakerLeith
LakerLeith

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-17-2014 07:47:00 | More by LakerLeith
Photo of isu68mbt
isu68mbt

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

07-16-2014 01:54:02 | More by isu68mbt
Photo of jbdpsu82
jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-15-2014 15:47:44 | More by jbdpsu82
Photo of core42
core42

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-15-2014 15:14:24 | More by core42
Photo of trxxpaxxs
trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-15-2014 13:46:00 | More by trxxpaxxs
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,825 ratings.