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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,010 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,010
Reviews: 855
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 192
Gots: 377 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2004

A bourbon barrel-aged English-style Barleywine.
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4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Thick, just off-white head, very cloudy and hazy dark amber, some carbonation bubbles coming up

S: Sweet, dark fruits first, nice malts, vanilla, bit of oak and bourbon

T: Good blend of malts, dark fruits, oak, vanilla, bourbon, very nicely balanced

M: Medium to full-bodied, smooth and creamy, feels like it's 7% not 11.1% alcohol, light carbonation, warming

O: Good English Barleywine, didn't realize it was Blithering Idiot barrel-aged until I drank some and it brought back some taste memories, will definitely purchase again

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3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Richard for sharing.

Pours a hazed copper color with a soapy off-white head. Smells a bit boozy. Lots of sweet malt, bourbon, and brown sugar. There’s toffee, and caramel, maybe some dark fruit. Not bad, but hot. The flavor is more of the same, except a bit muddled and slightly oxidized. There is good toffee and vanilla character, but quite a bit of booze and bourbon. Some mild oak notes. Medium to full body with low to medium carbonation.

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3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice bal barleywine from Weyerbacher. Pours a nice amber with a little head. Smell is toffee, dark fruit, booze, marshmallows, maybe a caramel nut or those nougat treats I like so much. Taste is the same. I loved this beer fresh last year and aged it smooths out and mellows.

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Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,010 ratings.