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Tiny - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

775 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 35
Gots: 168 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV may vary. "Belgian Imperial Stout".

(Beer added by: jrallen34 on 02-21-2010)
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jondeelee

Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +15.8%

Tiny, which pours so black that even a thin layer of it is almost entirely opaque, opens with a nose that most Imperial Stouts can only dream of: huge layers of port, fig, caramelized brown sugars, vanillas, charcoal, cognac, and raisin abound, along with a smoky sweetness that is absolutely enticing and alluring. Judging by the smell alone, this is the kind of beer that would not only make a good offering to the deity of your choice, but would actually result in that deity praising you in return. Rarely have I encountered such a delicious aroma.

On the tongue, the beer blessedly lives up to the promise of the nose, bringing ripe dark fruit flavors such as fig, black cherry, and raisin, as well as vanilla and anise spices, all atop a surprisingly subtle layer of ash, coffee, and chocolate/black malt. Admittedly, as the sugars die off late in the mouthful these latter, more charred flavors come through, but even then they're still subtle and nuanced. The beer in many respects tastes more like fine aged port, or good cognac, with touches of bourbon. Subsequent mouthfuls reveal a deeper layer of alcoholic sugars, adding to the sensation that this is more liquor than beer (the 11.8% ABV handily adding to this presentation). The aftertaste is a cognac-and-bourbon-like charcoal and alcohol breeze, tempered by brown sugars and fig & raisin juice, and lingers for quite some time. Mouthfeel is medium (surprisingly light, given the potency of the flavors), and carbonation is medium-light, giving the beer a silky feel.

Overall, this is excellent Imperial Stout, and certainly worth a try for lovers of the style. The beer is not without imperfections, as the sugars do somewhat overwhelm the coffee-and-ash flavors, and the high ABV does leave an alcoholic vapor on the tongue, but even those details are relatively easy to deal with. I suspect this would age beautifully.

11-08-2011 21:59:13 | More by jondeelee
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oakaged88

New York

4.12/5  rDev +4.8%

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Brutaltruth

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Enjoyed from a bomber with cork top. YUM!

Ahhhh....a total winner. This Belgian imperial stout pours a thick luxurious black with a
beautiful frothy tan head and nice lacing. Nose of dark chocolate, crème brulee, coffee,
and Belgian earthy sweetness. Tons of dark chocolate on the front, dark roasted coffee on
the middle, and creamy sweetness on the back. Fantastic thick yet smooth mouthfeel, thick
and sumptuous, velvety goodness with the addition of just the right amount of Belgian yeast.
Alcohol is extremely well hidden. A personal favorite I have yet to tire of. Stout lovers TAKE
NOTE, THIS is EXCELLENT.

08-31-2014 23:24:24 | More by Brutaltruth
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New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +9.4%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Florida

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Virginia

3.92/5  rDev -0.3%

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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +10.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +27.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -23.7%

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Tiny from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.