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Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,069 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 2,069
Reviews: 870
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 195
Gots: 426 | FT: 20
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled 02/18/13.

A: Pours ruby with a half finger off white head. A slight haze and just a bit of visible carbonation. Spots of lacing

S: Bourbon and oak are the first things I notice. A sweet malt backing, dark fruits give it a really rich tone.

T: Quite a tasty blend going on here. Bourbon is fairly dominate throughout. Really blends nicely with the strong malt base. Booze gives you a solid kick at the end. Finishes with a sweetness and bourbon.

M: Full body with low carbonation. A little hot but easily to adjust to its level. A tad sticky at the end with all the sweetness.

Overall this is a great bourbon barrel beer. A solid barleywine went into those barrels and it really shows. Would recommend to anyone in a second.

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Bottled Jan, 2013
Thanks William!
Brown cherry ale with near excellent clarity and a shredded sheet of tan foam. Smells like artificial cherry juice, sweet nougat, some alcohol, a little oak and vanilla with light malt, some bread - meh. Quite sweet with a cloying aftermath of cherry again. Some more alcohol and a touch of oak and vanilla. Medium over thin with moderate carb and a cloying finish - really sweet for a long time: makes me want salty chips. I'm glad to have tried this, but glad not to have actually worked for it.

Insanity from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,069 ratings.