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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,825 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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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)
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5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearence: Pours a stunning dark amber with a creamy, fomay beige head.

Smell: The smell is incredibly woody with a phenomenal malt balance.

Taste and Mouthfeel: Holy shit. This is what I call beer. The oak aging did such a wonderful job with an already wonderful beer. The original Blither Idiot flavor is present, but much mellower and more balanced, with the giant oak flavor adding so much to the beer. The mouthfeel is wonderfully rich and creamy. This is one of the smoothest, most balanced tasting beers I've ever had.

Drinkability and Overall: Brilliant. I'm so proud of Weyerbacher for making such a fabulous brew. The richest and creamiest barleywine around. The balance achieved is so perfect it makes one fumble in and out of insanity as they drink this beer. The reason it's called Insanity is obvious to me: This beer is so wonderful, it damn near drives you insane.

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BONZAI!!! HERE is a beer to knock your socks off.

This one poured out a rich reddish amber color with a four finger creamy tan head.

The aroma was masterful... rich malt to the fore, with a slight fruitiness, and hints of oak, bourbon, and vanilla. Not too much in the way of hops. VERY different from ordinary Blithering Idiot.

The taste was enormously complex... rich burnt malts, oak, tannins, vanilla, bourbon... all VERY smooth and easily drinkable, with a noticeable alcohol warmth.

This stuff was damn incredible. I loved it. A bit pricey to be a regular beer, but for special occasions, it's perfect. F'ing-A perfect.

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Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,825 ratings.