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Blasphemy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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88
very good

644 Ratings
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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%


Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ego on 03-10-2007)
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elgiacomo

Georgia

3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle, 2012 batch. Served at cellar temperature.

Pours clear copper (hazy 2nd half) with a one finger beige head that leaves some spots of lacing and recedes to a wispy cap and ring.

Aroma starts like a typical Quad with fruity esters of banana, cherries, raisins, overripe dark fruits, bread, yeast, some toffee and some mild notes of the barrel aging with a bit of bourbon, vanilla and oak. Very good strength.

Flavor is toffee, fruity, cherries, banana, dark fruits, some caramel, brown sugar, the bourbon, oak and vanilla come through more here than on the nose, pretty darned sweet, some alcohol on the finish but not bad for a nearly 12% brew.

Mouthfeel is medium/full bodied, sticky, creamy, the carbonation is low overall but what is there is fairly prickly.

Good stuff. I never got a chance to try their QUAD, so I can’t compare as far as the differences the barrel aging brings, but a very nice and unique Quad in its own right. Pretty sweet, even for this style and may be a little tough to make it through the 750ml on my own. Monstrous beer, too. Every bit of the 11.8% ABV...this sucker will give you the hiccups and put you to sleep...

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 04:00:21 | More by elgiacomo
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S - whiskey a go go. Love it dark fruit and sweet boozy Bourbon

T - smooth vanilla and whiskey. Mild yet very satisfying. Medium mouth feel. Ni

M - smooth, rich, slightly boozy. Different from any quad I have tried, but I love it.

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Blasphemy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.