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Riserva - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

773 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 773
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 160
Gots: 248 | 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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Ratings: 773 | Reviews: 298 | Display Reviews Only:
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Smarty_Pints

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2014 13:44:56 | More by Smarty_Pints
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cheah

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-31-2014 01:26:21 | More by cheah
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Whsrickqb12

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-30-2014 22:22:40 | More by Whsrickqb12
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Tonytatt


4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-30-2014 12:37:41 | More by Tonytatt
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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-28-2014 01:16:20 | More by scott2269
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-27-2014 02:25:20 | More by BeerMeBrah
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 18:00:50 | More by M1A2
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-26-2014 14:47:51 | More by Adkins1203
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-23-2014 13:35:27 | More by BuckTuckian
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-21-2014 00:08:27 | More by jkball01
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themanilow

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-16-2014 01:15:49 | More by themanilow
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-14-2014 21:40:46 | More by HuntDaddy540
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Boski

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-14-2014 03:02:27 | More by Boski
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-13-2014 15:22:25 | More by comfortablynirm
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Nolen12

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

05-11-2014 15:11:56 | More by Nolen12
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

05-10-2014 03:13:09 | More by thegerm87
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jklecko2

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-07-2014 13:58:23 | More by jklecko2
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-05-2014 03:42:50 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

2.98/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

2014 Riserva. I simply could not enjoy this beer. Flavors were exactly as others described them: Upfront puckering, slightly sour, fruity, then the oak barrel flavors come in, then INTENSE SOURNESS, then it fades into a yogurt after-taste. Separately, I like everything about this beer, but I couldn't handle the oak and sour mixture. Didn't blend well at all for me. Worse still, the sourness was way beyond my threshold. It tasted like I was directly biting into a lemon during the peak. The flavors definitely improved and blended better upon warming, but not enough for me to enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 05:12:42 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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DubCo21

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-03-2014 18:17:37 | More by DubCo21
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clayrock81

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014 version if that makes a difference. Poured a light and cloudy red body (it's not pink but it's not basic red or purple, either) with one-finger offwhite head and left lace along the glass. Aroma is comprised of extremely tart, with a little sweetness, raspberries and there are touches of sour funkiness. Smooth, balanced, and that is key as this could have been a mess, the extremely tart and sour raspberries also have a touch of sweetness, especially in the finish, so you get the best of both worlds and not just a flat, sour mess..

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 16:19:27 | More by clayrock81
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-29-2014 02:35:18 | More by Brewzma
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CloudStrife

New York

4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml corked and caged bottle poured into a snifter. 2012 vintage.

A: Pours a clear red with a very effervescent head that can be heard fizziling like soda. Quickly dissipating it doesn't really leave any visible lacing. Tons of visible carbonation.

S: Can tell this is going to be pleasantly sour. Real nice raspberry aroma that is quite authentic.

T: Very raspberry. As if you picked a sour tart raspberry right off the plant. Lots of sour. Mild malt backing.

M: Puckering art first as the mouth adjusts. Tons of carbonation gives it a light mouthfeel. Alcohol is very well hidden.

Overall this is very tasty with a great raspberry sour flavor. May be slightly one dimensional which I feel is an area some of the more extreme sours can sometimes fall into. But certainly worth picking up.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2014 23:42:23 | More by CloudStrife
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-28-2014 15:07:15 | More by BMart
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.5%

04-28-2014 00:55:16 | More by aqualung23
Riserva from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 773 ratings.