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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,949 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,949
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 187
Gots: 357 | FT: 16
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

brheuer, Mar 24, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The dates on the bottleneck are smudged but I'm assuming it was bottled in 032012 and "best by" 032013. But that's a guess. The years are totally illegible.

A: Beautiful ruby-orange hue with a big, fluffy, bubbly, off-white head with shades of yellow. A bit of lace and not much retention.

S: Nice notes of bourbon, wood, buttery booze, poached fruits, and...booze.

T: Bourbon, wood, and sweet roasted malt show up first. As it warms, so much more bourbon, wood, and sweet malt come out. Very consistent and very easy to drink. Booze only complements rather than overwhelms.

M: Super smooth, warming, and pretty sweet/boozy.

O: An exceptional BBA English Barleywine.

Gatch, Mar 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

eagles22, Mar 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

michaeljstraub, Mar 21, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-dark brown amber color with a small off-white head and minimal lacing

S-malt, caramel, bourbon, dark fruit, grain

T-rich caramel, malt, figs, plums, oak, bourbon

F-medium body with mild to moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-a very nice barleywine, nice blend of flavors, better with a little age

MDDMD, Mar 21, 2013
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4.64/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a dark brown colour with a very small thin white head.

The smell is dark fruits plums and figs with a bourbon sweetness.

The taste is much like the smell,first come up the bourbon, followed by the dark fruit and just a small bit if alcohol on the finish.

The mouthfeel is full and syrupy with medium carbonation.

This is a fantastic beer, tastes great and smells amazing.

Dave1999, Mar 17, 2013
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ET678, Mar 16, 2013
Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,949 ratings.