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Twelve - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 14
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Risser09 on 07-15-2007)
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Reviews by tgbljb:
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tgbljb

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served as a medium amber colored beer with modreate slightly off-white head. What surprised me was the weight of the glaas. The beer was very thick and heavy, and I knew it would be potent.

There are nice rich malt notes in the nose, with an abundance of fruit character.

Taste also has a strong malt background, and it is unbelievebale that there is 10% alcohol in this beer because it is some smooth and tasty.

Leaves a strong sweet malt flavor in the mouth.

This beer is way to drinkable for its strength. It really catches up to you quickly.

Serving type: on-tap

04-13-2008 00:56:45 | More by tgbljb
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle shared by RussianDragon. Turn back the clock.

The beer is copper orange with a small off-white head. Light haze. Aromas include apples, brown sugar, yeast, oranges, butterscotch. Sweet and syrupy with prominent honey character. Thick on the palate with low carbonation. Alcohol presence is tamed by time but the beer is still a bit of a chore. Best shared many ways.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 04:34:36 | More by Huhzubendah
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-30-2013 00:09:26 | More by yourefragile
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AwYeh

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes; had this one Summer 2013, in a snifter.

A: Clear golden copper color, 1/2 inch white fine head. Second glass had some suspension despite decanting; who can complain based on the age.

S: Dark fruits and caramel malts; not much else at this point

T: Smooth caramel, biscuit, light dark fruits, slight oxidiation impacts seem to be here but not too strong. Light citrus and vanilla flavors show up with booze very light in the mix.

M: Light carbonation but still very smooth, just right with the flavors. Medium-thick body, nice.

O: Very smooth and easy to drink. Seems like something you could pull out with dessert and please almost anyone with.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 19:59:14 | More by AwYeh
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-29-2013 18:44:11 | More by tastymug
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SHerninko

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2013 13:36:51 | More by SHerninko
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Varkias41

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

07-19-2013 14:23:22 | More by Varkias41
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-01-2013 02:06:50 | More by WOLFGANG
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-26-2013 08:54:36 | More by jaxon53
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jkane101

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-09-2013 15:40:32 | More by jkane101
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-07-2013 03:00:25 | More by t0rin0
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BoOmerG

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.6%

02-23-2013 01:51:01 | More by BoOmerG
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DmanGTR

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-31-2013 22:22:16 | More by DmanGTR
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

2/5  rDev -45.1%

01-25-2013 02:57:07 | More by SalukiAlum
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-17-2012 17:50:55 | More by stereosforgeeks
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jar66su

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-16-2012 20:55:13 | More by jar66su
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07-29-2012 15:16:28 | More by JMBSH
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Bell's tulip.

A- Pours a nice caramel color with a 1 finger thin white head. Nice waves of lacing along the glass.

S- Sweet burnt sugar and sweet grapes.

T- Big grape/vinous flavors, dark fruits, rye is pretty faded

M- Medium body, low carbonation. The 5 years has made this beer crazy smooth.

O- Different but very good American Barleywine especially for being 5 years old.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2012 16:57:27 | More by kawilliams81
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Duff27

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

White short head. Collar. Nice alcohol legs.

I like this smell but it's hard to pick apart. Sweet, slightly oxidated.

Muted hop presence, slightly oxidize but still very drinkable. Almost a grape like quality.

Very smooth big mouthfeel. Yes. Low carbonation.

Enjoyed this one although I don't know how much longer I'd hold on to this, oxidation/degraded hop presence is creeping up. Thanks kawilliams81!

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 02:19:26 | More by Duff27
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. 2007 vintage.

3.5 A: Opaque musky swamp water brown. One finger of frothy off-white head. Retention is mediocre, even for a beer this big though a short ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Quite interesting developments here. The rye has taken on the scent of jasmine and lavender as opposed to its normal earthy spiciness. I'm reminded of pork sausage. Any usual barleywine aromas are not present in this one. Pleasant and certainly unique.

4.0 T: What the fuck? This smells like pork sausage, but tastes like....a braggot? Yes, this tastes like a dark braggot chock full of honey. I don't know how or why, but it does. I'm also picking up the lavender notes again. The rye barely tastes like rye anymore. Plum fruitiness. Alcohol is very well hidden.

3.5 M: Heavier medium body. Could use a bit more carbonation, but its fine for how old it is. Silky, but lacking creaminess.

4.0 D: Very intersting beer that probably tastes much different than it did fresh.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2012 02:43:21 | More by DavoleBomb
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Jakers90

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-05-2012 04:44:02 | More by Jakers90
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served ina snifter.

Appearance: Slightly dark amber, not hazy but you see the sediments floating around.

Smell: Light caramel, and feel of wine (duh). Wish it was a notch more potent.

Taste: Complex, comes off sweet at first and a finish of barley and caramel.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, after-taste disappears after a a minute or so, but definitely worth while.

Overall: I picked this up maybe a month ago (not even knowing what kind of beer it was) with dust on it and was thinking aged after all these years must be good. Well it well really f'n good, I wouldn't call it a classic but definitely worth trying. Salud!

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 22:34:35 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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ckeegan04

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From Secret Santa 2011.

A - Faint rusty red in color with a thin, fizzy white head. Beer takes on a golden hue when pulled away from the light. Very faint carbonation bubbles slowly drifting upwards.

S - Rather sweet aroma with hints of syrup and biscuit. A bit of rye spiciness sneaks in as well. As the beer warms a faint fruitiness emerges.

T - Surprisingly sweet on first sip, verging on cloyingly so. Faint fruitiness in the sweetness with a light spiciness in the background. Tastes become somewhat bready as the beer warms.

M - Medium bodied and rather slick. Carbonation is quick and rye leaves a rather dry finish behind.

O - I really wish I could have tried this one 2-3 years ago. Still tasty and I do like the rye finish, but the sweetness has become a bit too much for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 01:05:51 | More by ckeegan04
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Boozy barleywine. I do not know if it would have been less so not aged, but I think yes. Rye is still there, mellow because aged. Malt is there. Altogether drinkable with a big supper, however unexceptional. A big head that dissipates as it warms. Above average mouthfeel. Neutral coloured body. The edges of the barleywine were brought in, only a little bitterness. Some sweetness there.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 00:20:55 | More by Sammy
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