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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,817 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,817
Reviews: 838
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 173
Gots: 325 | FT: 14
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.

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happy4hoppybeer

Pennsylvania

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

Poured into snifter a gorgeous,opaque,midnight black with thin head white head,fizzling away rather fast. Moderate thin lacing.

Aromas of sweet malt, toffee,a good scent of grapes, the fact this was aged in oak barrels in also apparent on the nose. Very nice. Pleasing and inviting aroma.

Pleasant malty taste, some grapiness coming in,sweetness of all sorts. Cannot detect any hops, nor should I, as this is an English-style barleywine. Rather medium body,maybe a little thin for such a huge beer. Light carbonation,which is a plus for this style. Certainly hides the 11.1% ABV very well.

Very good, pleasant. Would have again. Like a good fine wine,only it's beer/ale, perfect for Sundays,dinners and the winter season. I would say the body is maybe a little too light, that's about my only criticism.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2011 19:02:38 | More by happy4hoppybeer
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JamnesCameron

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter. Pours a hazy deep amber with two fingers of light tan head that drops rather quickly. Some lacing evident.

Aromas of vanilla, oak, caramel malt. Sherry notes. Alcohol.

Flavors of bourbon, vanilla, oak tannins, caramel malts, sherry. No hops evident. Can pick out the english barleywine base from the barrel age. Finish is medium with vanilla, oak tannins, and caramel malt lingering.

Mouthfeel is big, chewy.

Overall a very nice barrel aged beer. Nothing too aggressive or offensive. But also nothing that makes it stand out from every other barrel aged brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2011 02:16:21 | More by JamnesCameron
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with a bottled on date of 1/25/11. It was chilled slightly before being poured into my Duvel tulip.

Insanity pours a crystal clear amber, with spots of ruby tracing the outer edge of the glass. The off-white head ends up at just over three fingers in height, and shows impressive staying power. Solid sized spots of lacing are left clinging to the sides of the glass as well. The nose has a little bit of toffee, but primarily consists of bourbon. It smells like an extremely smooth bourbon, but it's largely a one note aroma. Things open up a bit more in the flavor. Caramel is largely replaced by alcohol infused caramelized brown sugar. There's a suggestion of bitterness from hops, but it's noticeably restrained, even for an English style barleywine. The barrel presence is also quite prominent, a blend of vanilla and straight bourbon. The body is spot on for the style, although a little more slick than I'm used to. That might be in part due to the fact that the carbonation is just a little too low. Insanity is a pretty good beer fresh out of the gate, but I think a little bit of age will smooth out the bourbon character a bit more and transform this beer into something great.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 11:58:55 | More by axeman9182
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

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

Weyerbacher Insanity: The already well established Blithering Idiot aged in Oak barrels.

Appearance: Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a large brandy snifter. A bright hazed peach/red color and a small film of head lasts the duration.

Smell: Barleywine elements of booze fruit sweetness and a nice woody undertone of oak barrel aging.

Taste: A lot of complexity overwhelms the palate initially. Fruity notes of peach schnapps and vanilla. Sweet brown sugar, caramel, woody oak astringency quite nice. The flavors develop as the beer warms but must be appreciated sipping while it approaches room temperature.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, a little heavy, thick and chewy. Lingering barleywine flavor with an oaky dryness.

Overall: Hot damn. Very tasty and complex. A fine sipper worthy of attention.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 07:58:23 | More by Stinkypuss
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larsenju

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Crystal clear amber body with a short off white head, dropped quickly leaving some fine lacing.

S-Caramel followed quickly by some rich oak and then some sharp alcohol. I also got some biscuit, some dark fruits, and a touch of vanilla.

T-Big candy toffee and caramel right up front along with some strong nutty flavors and a little biscuit. It kind of reminds me of peanut brittle. From there on in some fruity flavors developed along with a little toasted oak and some tannins. The aftertaste brings some light fruits, I would say plums and orange.

M-Hits really full and round but then dries out considerably. Medium carbonation. Considering the high abv plus the oak it doesn't dry as much as I would expect.

D-Really a unique and nice flavor, but the high alcohols really drag it down. Its far to sharp right now, but I think with a little age this could smooth out very nicely.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 04:20:09 | More by larsenju
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a really good beer from Weyerbacher. I know how much they enjoy their barrel aged beers from the tours I've taken. This beer is the Barrel Aged Blithering Idiot so to speak. It's got a lot of the same elements that the Idiot has but it's a little bit stronger and sweeter. It's got a very deep copper color without much head. The aroma is of dark fruits, malts and some fresh wood. The flavors are smooth and robust with a big boozey aftertaste. The mouthfeel is a bit thicker than the Idiot so that works nicely too.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 00:25:06 | More by Knapp85
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BrewCrew2010

Mississippi

4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Muddy brown body with a copper hint to it. Head is small, short lived, spotty lacing.

S: A big and sweet nose on this one. Strong aroma of vanilla, bourbon, booze, and dark fruits.

T: Taste follows the smell. Strong malty upfront with notes of brown sugar, bourbon, over ripe dark fruits, vanilla, & caramel. Finishes very boozy and sweet.

M: Full body, decent medium carbonation, & creamy texture which helps balances the high ABV.

O: I really enjoyed this beer, but can only handle one at a time because it's very sweet and the high ABV. Love the flavor, but definitely a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2011 02:51:36 | More by BrewCrew2010
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perrymarcus

Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle served in a snifter.

pours a deep, dark amber tone with a touch of haze; yields a 3/4" foamy, khaki-colored head that doesn't stick around too long. not surprising given the style and strength... patchy lacing.

nose is right in line with what i typically expect from an english barleywine: sweet, highly malt-forward with a perceptible alcohol presence. secondary notes here are of dark fruits, oak, and a touch of bourbon.

aroma profile pulls through in the flavor with no big surprises. malty, a bit woody with the dark fruit, bourbon, booze all there. finish is boozy. definitely a very tasty EBW. alcohol could be a little better hidden but otherwise this is excellent.

medium-full mouthfeel with just below average carbonation.

overall this is a great beer, embodying most of what i look for in an EBW. on a side note, i think my preference is beginning to swing back to the american version of the style. regardless, so far i've been impressed with what weyerbacher brings to the table with their barleywines (or most beers, for that matter).

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2011 02:13:13 | More by perrymarcus
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bamadog

Kentucky

4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pour is a dark caramel brown with some ruby highlights when held up to the light; starts with a big creamy 2 finger head that is a deep off-white color, approaching a light tan; head fades to a full, but thin and uneven cap and that eventually dwindles to a full and thick ring with an island skim in the center.

Smell: Plenty of maltiness that is rich, and much like the appearance, definitely reminiscent of caramel; bit of a sweet oakiness and vanilla; slight tinge of alcohol to it

Taste: Excellent - definitely an English style recipe -- the malts are the dominant flavor aspect -- plenty of rich and sweet caramel; touch a dark fruitiness that is reminiscent of raisins; just a touch of a slight hop bitterness is in the back; alcohol is pretty well-masked considering that the ABV is over 11%, it's there and it has a touch of bourbon to it and it's warming.

Mouthfeel: Body comes across as heavy and thick, like a good barleywine should; carbonation is present and fairly strong considering how heavy the body is; leaves a sticky coating all over the mouth and the gums and belly are left quite warm and tingly from the larger than average ABV.

Overall: looks good, smells better, and tastes even better. The only thing that would lower this beer's overall score is the higher ABV that will limit the amount that could be imbibed safely.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2011 01:26:33 | More by bamadog
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A look that almost would ride the line between a Big double IPA and a dark Oud Bruin: A Muddy dense dark orange to brown color with a huge head at first that slowly bubbles down to a thin off white ring around the beer.

S: A nice smell with very nice woody oak and savory dark bourbon flavors with cherry, brown sugar, malt ice cream, dark sugary fruits, even a little bit of a tangy funky sour note thats hidden in there. A nice aroma, though I wish it was a bit more fragrant.

T: Not bad, but heavy on raisin and prune flavors with the bourbon oak hitting up front in a nice balanced way. Ripened dark fruits at the back, and a sugary middle without a whole lot of character. some brown sugar notes with cherry at the back of the palate that are pleasant. Some bursts of tropical fruit in there as well that are cool. Not an overly balanced flavor with a hit up front and then flavor hitting at the very back without much middle, like music with plenty of bass and soprano without a lot of alto and tenor voices. Not bad, but not amazing.

M: A little hot, but at 11% what did I expect...Wasn't really that bad. Medium bodied, good carbonation level

O: Gets tiring pretty quickly, as the imbalance don't really make it the most easy thing to drink. Not bad, but I'll take Heresy from them anyday compared to this.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2011 02:11:00 | More by Dreadnaught33
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jabergess

Georgia

4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Usually it is hit or miss with me and barley wines. They all have the same flavor, the same taste. This one is resoundingly different. The smell is amazing, vanilla, bourbon and raisins all having a party in my glass. What I really like is that the taste is just like the smell. And its all wrapped up in a tasty 11% package. If this is anywhere near your favorite style you need to to give this one a try.

Serving type: on-tap

04-10-2011 03:01:38 | More by jabergess
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busterthecat

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into wine glass

A- Pours an unexpected odd dark orange brown hue, semi-transparent. No head, carb is present.

S- Very odd, fruity sweet notes, almost overly ripe. Some vanilla, a touch of earth, some booze.

T- A burst of sweet fruit (blood orange, white grape, something else)/ A touch of sharp zest, some old vanilla, hint of leather and dirty wood with a light acidic value. some alc heat. Very interesting and different.

M- Medium bodied, a burst upfront that quickly fades but leaves tip of tongue tingling. Wetness that has a slight acidic feel.

O- A very different and interesting beer. Drank very well. An experience more then the average beer. Fights conformity. Wish I got a 4pk instead of a single.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 03:56:38 | More by busterthecat
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aubuc1

Florida

4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter.

pours a lightly reddish brown with a sticky, thinning light tan head.

Smell is a boozy, woody, sweet, candyish delight.

Taste is a very smooth, oaky, then boozy, then slight burning finish like a sip of whiskey.

Mouthfeel is surprisingly creamy.

Overall this is a delight.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2011 00:47:52 | More by aubuc1
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

GLASS: Snifter
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees
Thanks to a generous BA for a sweet Weyerbacher hook-up!

I just had a Blithering Idiot, and loved it, let's see what the bourbon-barrel aged version is like. (If anyone is reading this review and I lose you, please see my Blithering Idiot review to hopefully see what I'm referencing.)
The first difference is the darker color. This one is a dark amber color with some deep crimson highlights. The head is Still a very light tan color, it just doesn't form as thickly on this one and dissipates more quickly. The lacing is slightly better though. It's in medium thickness strands that are nicely sticky.

The smell is almost exactly what was expected; loads of rich maltiness countered by a rich helping of bourbon presence.The bourbon brings about a new depth of richness, yet the oak provides a nice 'cutting' level of balance to the sweetness.

Taste is very similar to B.I., but is more bready. Once again, the oak presence brings a touch of dryness that cuts through the sweetness and balances it out very nicely. Nice notes of vanilla and cherries.

The feel is just shy of full-bodied. This has a medium-to-high level of carbonation, which is just a touch too much. It is smooth, yet has a slight touch of sharpness to it, and is almost completely lacking in creaminess.

This is at least as drinkable as it's non-BA counterpart, possibly more so. It's got an even better level of balance overall, between sweet and dry.
I'm not being picky though, I'd enjoy drinking either of them, anytime. Thank you, Weyerbacher!

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 21:02:30 | More by coldmeat23
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edognight

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep hazy copper-brown. Slight head. Served in a huge wine glass (ala brandy snifter) swirling to warm. Cold it does taste pretty big, as it warms it gets much bigger. Loud syrupy mediciney smell. Vanilla, malt, sweet fruits.

Taste like it smells, but BIG! Strong complexities...this is "beer" but dominated with loud vanilla, oak and fruit. Very aromatic. Slight malt and maple syrup. Very good. I am not a barleywine guy, but I was very impressed by this.

I had one watching a movie and slept like a baby. Brush your teeth, tho...

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2011 12:54:43 | More by edognight
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alcstradamus

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a caramel brown with a finger of head and spotty lacing.

Aroma is lightly toasted malt, pine and floral hoppiness, oak, vanilla and caramel sweetness.

The flavor is stellar. Dry oakiness and a toffee/caramel sweetness from the bourbon lead off. Some floral hoppiness as well as a strong toasted malt profile. A bit of alcohol heat, but not much relative to the ABV.

The body is on the full side of medium and carbonation is a bit too stinging.

Overall this beer is phenomenal. Definitely gives the big boys of the style a run for their money. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 23:55:45 | More by alcstradamus
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.68/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

Has a nice looking real creamy looking and also cream colored head that is off white. Real nice red amber body with some carbonation slightly visible.

Bouquet is a real jammy fruit. Great hints of simple malt, and also somer brown sugar. Feels in the nose also a little powdery, some cinnamon also, gets in that powedered toast thing. Real neat.

Taste is really a surprising malt, hint of fruit like on the nose, but an exceptional milk chocolate feel and aroma on the palate. The chocolate comes out of nowhere and is a total ambush. It's wonderful. Doesn't even feel particularly boozy, but is a little wet. Slightly dry too... just great.

Overall I would have expected that chocolate profile on a big stout, not a barleywine, but alas there it is. With the jammy fruit front this is a total surprise and a real neat marriage. Just a great drink very impressed with this one. I was getting a little worried there, I wasn't too impressed with Heresy but this is just awesome.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 18:32:40 | More by smakawhat
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Bierguy5

Ohio

4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy amber color, with a solid white head that disappears quickly. Only a few tiny bubbles streaming to the surface.

Dark fruit, figs, caramel. Great oak, vanilla hints in the nose as well. Some alcohol as well. Very complex.

Long lingering ripe fruit, with a bit of English toffee. Oaky tannins. A bit of caramel sweetness. Drying finish.

Medium body, fine carbonation. Enough warmth for a barleywine. Great complexity. This is killer.

Serving type: on-tap

04-02-2011 21:27:48 | More by Bierguy5
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

3.33/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a light head, nice-looking beer

S: Smells sweet and malty, like what I'd expect out of a Belgian strong dark ale, not really getting any bourbon

T: Definitely some bourbon in the taste, but I'm not a huge fan of the base beer, it's too grassy and doesn't really mesh with the bourbon/oak/vanilla flavors; definitely has some lingering bitterness at the end. There's also some fruitiness to it that seems a little off and jives more with the smell. It's also got a bit of an alcohol burn in the finish

M: Not bad, but it's a little thinner than I would like for a beer as big as this.

O: This is good, but not great BBBW. The bourbon-y notes of this beer are definitely the highlight, but the base beer seems akin to a Belgian dark ale and it doesn't meld particularly well with the other flavors. It feels like it's missing something that I can't quite put my finger on, but it definitely is not in the top tier of BBBWs.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 02:58:05 | More by starrdogg
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prg1976

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark copper color, not much head, not much carbonation.

Smell is oaky, alcohol. Pretty straightforward.

Taste is smooth oaky, sweet alcohol.

A little heavy on the alcohol, but it is 11+%.

Overall, it's pretty good. I don't think I could have more than one at a time, it's pretty heavy and pretty hot. I might put a few in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 00:43:53 | More by prg1976
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ktrillionaire

Florida

4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Insanity passes muster in the looks dept. It is a lustrous shade of mahogany and is capped with a loose cappuccino-hued froth.

S - The nose is quite mild, for an EBW, and especially for an EBW aged in whisky barrels. As it airs out, some general maltiness is out there, and a bit of a hint of hazelnut liqueur.

T - The flavor is quite delectable, immediately yielding notes of chocolate and hazelnut; as it airs out booze and oak get in the mix in a very complementary way. The flavors are all very good, but if I am to nitpick, there is not quite enough intensity.

M - The feel is too thin. Were it bulked up, these flavors would be more plump and juicy than they are.

O - Weyerbacher just seems to get better and better. Another big-time winner from one of the most underrated breweries out there.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2011 18:37:57 | More by ktrillionaire
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7ways

Georgia

3.4/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

2009 vintage.

Satisfying hiss, nice carbonation. This beer is red. I was not expecting that, but it looks good. It's got legs but no lace.

Smells musty, damp, and sweet. Kind of like cherry coke, but no bourbon here. Just a candy-like malt and fruit sweetness.

Oh, ok, there's the whiskey. It lurks over the rest of the flavors, I'm kind of surprised it's this intense after 2 years. I wouldn't call this complex, but there are enough good flavors that work well to make it interesting: bourbon, vanilla, woodsmoke, and that juicy malt candy again. I've had this fresh, and can say that the heat has definitely died down a lot. There is no bitterness or hop flavor to speak, although that was not the case when it was fresh either.

The mouthfeel is not equipped to handle the intensity this beer brings.

This was a nice little aging experiment, but this beer still remains low on my list of go to barleywines.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2011 03:51:38 | More by 7ways
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Lolli1315

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A- A reddish brown color that is slightly hazy with ruby highlights. A small tan head forms that disappears completely with time as lacing is nowhere to be seen.

S- Lots of wood, vanilla, and bourbon punch you in the face immediately dominating the smell. Bits of caramel and dark fruit begin to emerge before alcohol rounds out the smell.

T- Just as in the smell, you can really tell that this beer was aged in bourbon barrels. Wood, vanilla, and bourbon are dominating, a little too much in my opinion, as the flavors of the barley wine are somewhat lost beneath them. The dark fruits with a little bit of apple emerge towards the middle with touches of caramel lining as well. The alcohol begins to pick up and becomes slightly solventy towards the end of the beer as it warms with every drink.

M- Full bodied and a little syrupy. Low amounts of carbonation as well.

D- This beer is a sipper for sure and it was a little struggle making it through a full pint. If you like bourbon, and I do, get this for sure. Unfortunately, I think that much of the complexity of the beer gets lost the booziness of this one. Might as well drink a glass of bourbon instead.

Serving type: on-tap

03-29-2011 15:31:01 | More by Lolli1315
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nobjon

New Jersey

4.9/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

i got a growler of this lovely dark nectar at the brewery which i toured tghis weekend... good dark syrup,, i call it blithering idiot heavy/ i actually like blithering idiot better, not so heavy, and even better and cheaper is old horizontal from victory.. as for the tour,, if you dont live in easton pa SKIP this brew tour?%%><@ terrible tour, good beer! i liken the tour to going into a cold garage and looking at 6 steel tanks and a conveyor with a makeshift bar where they give you teaspoon testers. but the beer is cheaper, 12-3 saturdays

Serving type: growler

03-28-2011 13:47:04 | More by nobjon
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice and rich sipper. Stimulating balance with nice bourbon/oak notes.

Presentation: 12 oz brown capped bottle. Black and red label with an old cartoon style image of a person projecting its shadow on a threshold. Typography is still horrible but other than that this is a somewhat rescuable looking bottle. Short description as "Ale aged in oak barrels". Barely legible bottling and best by dates (122110?, 122115). Shows 11.1% Alc. by Vol. Poured into a snifter.

A - Lightly hazy pale to medium amber pour, short frothy head, fair retention, moderate surface memory and minimal lacing.

S - Bourbon, oak and vanilla notes over the malt heftiness. Not too hefty but rather pleasing.

T - Vanilla, oaked bourbon notes taking center stage, dried fruits and toffee malt notes in the background.

M - Medium leaning on a fuller side, with a smooth and dry finish. Little but adequate carbonation.

O - Truly nice sipper. Great range.

Notes: One of the better offerings from Weyerbacher, if one is into barrel aged brews this is quite a treat.

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Serving type: bottle

03-25-2011 11:27:06 | More by Daniellobo
Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,817 ratings.