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Blasphemy - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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very good

738 Ratings
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Ratings: 738
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 49
Gots: 122 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Ego on 03-10-2007)
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500th review here, thought this would be somewhat appropriate. This bottle is the 2008 vintage. Pours a very hazy, bright orange color with an initially fat tan head that fades ridiculously fast to near nothingness. Lacing is minimal. Not much of a looker here as it is very light colored for a quad and head retention is very poor.

Ahh, the smell makes up for the poor visual aspect...it is phenomenal! Vanilla, oak, alcohol, cotton candy, almonds, brown sugar and an elusive fruitiness that I cant put my finger on...perhaps some pears and red grapes? Nonetheless, this is an outstanding nose.

Barrel aging is very evident upon tasting, as is the alcohol. It is rummy and even a bit like whiskey. Could cellar for a while longer, for sure. Light bodied for a quad and drier than most, but it still retains some sweetness typical of the style. There is a nice bready, yeasty characteristic, but not quite enough. To me, it almost seems like a tripel and a half, as it needs a bit more body-adding malts and the alcohol is a bit rough...but that is being a bit picky, I am very glad I brought this out for my 500th. Great beer and I am sad that Weyerbacher has discontinued the brew.

twiggamortis420, Aug 19, 2009
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Thick, sourdough head with moderate soapy lacing. Very nice mahogany body - minimal visible carbonation at first but a few bubbles show when the hazy concoction is held to light.

Nice and heavy on apple, mild cinnamon and cloves. What little carbonation there is accentuates a tangy, piney hop presence and alcohol. Vanilla, ginger and bourbon provide good oak-y backdrop. Alcohol is definitely there.

Bourbon and strong apple cider give hints of "apple jack" of old. Pine in hops, more ginger and copious caramel malt are at first hindered when still a little cold by slight carbonic, metallic aftertaste. This dissipates with warmth to reveal slight slate tones on back of palate.

Tinny when cold - this goes away with warmth. Tangy, bourbon caramel apple finish is very warming.

This isn't quite as drinkable as its cousin Insanity - it's definitely a sipper. Best suited to cold weather - maybe hovering over a grill in the cold New England winter months. Still, this is great stuff. For some reason previous Weyerbacher offerings haven't blown my doors off but Insanity and Blasphemy are definitely bringin' it...

IBUnit63, Apr 14, 2008
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Blasphemy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 738 ratings.