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Riserva - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

769 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 769
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 160
Gots: 246 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale with raspberry purée added and aged in oak barrels.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 06-14-2008)
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AlexJ

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4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Murky garnet with a pink stained tan head that has moderate retention and stick.

Aroma is intense and inviting. Crushed berries poached in oaky bourbon and vanilla with a tart bite and musky brett notes.

Flavor is complex and delicious. Slightly sweet rasperry and tart lambic like dark fruit. Toasted oak, bourbon, and scorched vanilla dry out with prickly Brett. The ABV is only slightly noticable. Really an extraordinary brewing achievement from the boys in Easton.

Body is medium, slick, creamy, and coating. A light airy mouthfeel glides the layers of flavor across your palate. Would be an excellent candidate for the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2008 19:21:24 | More by AlexJ
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Riserva from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 769 ratings.