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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,826 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,826
Reviews: 838
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 175
Gots: 328 | 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)
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jtingue

New York

4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.

Appearance- Reddish brown in color with a slight haze to it. Minimal head, but a nice ring of miniscule bubbles around the glass. Nice lacing as well.

Smell- Grapes and tart cherries are present. A bit of sting from alcohol. Definitely some of the oak and bourbon qualities showing already.

Taste- Flavors of cherry and vanilla are muted by stronger tobacco and leather. The cherry then almost bursts onto the palate turning very sweet and is joined by other fruits. Then alcohol warms the palate at the same time that bourbon becomes perceptible. Charred wood and vanilla leave no doubts that this was aged in bourbon barrels. The finish is another transition; it has a dryness reminiscent of a pinot grigio.

Mouthfeel- Fairly standard. Good amount of carbonation and a medium to thick body which helps to coat the mouth with the beer's wonderful flavor. It finishes with a warming from the alcohol.

Very enjoyable sipper. Plenty of layers on the taste

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2011 04:51:20 | More by jtingue
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Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,826 ratings.