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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,004 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,004
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 192
Gots: 373 | 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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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.

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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

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Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,004 ratings.