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Tiny - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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very good

825 Ratings
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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 37
Gots: 186 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.8%

muskiesman, Feb 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

jfcaa193, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of RoryOMoore
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

RoryOMoore, Jan 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

noyellowfizzbeer, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Rusty18, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of B33R501
4.63/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Friday nite looking for something different well I found it. Reading the wide range of reviews here I knew this would be interesting.

Black beer big creamy mocha head that sticks around thru the entire bomber. Huge chocolate aroma when the cork pops, very nice, little alcohol is present. Velvety smooth chocolate and roasted malts, black licorice which I can't stand but not too bad here as it actually fits the flavor profile leading to an incredible vinous character that I'm really enjoying, with the belgian bubblegum flavor along for the ride. Lots going on with this beer and it finishes like a chocolatey grape bubblegum white wine. Complex and delicious, not something you have every day, but perfect tonite. Overall outstanding.

B33R501, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of rapidsequence
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle from Whole Foods in Raleigh. $7.99. I got it shortly after it was initially released, so I think its about two years old-- give or take.

Appearance: Just a lovely thick, black beer with a big medium brown head. Surprising head retention. Just some spots of lacing, but overall it looks great.

Smell: Dark fruit, chocolate, coffee, roast, and mixed nuts. Pretty good combination of the dark Belgian and big stout smells.

Taste: Roasty with a fair amount of roasted bitterness. Nice fruity Belgian esters. Those raisiny flavors are nice with the chocolatey dark malts. The flavor is good, but the roast needs to be dialed back a bit. That roasty bitterness doesn't play as well with the Belgian yeast flavors as the chocolate does.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is very well done. Reasonablly thick but soft. Carbonated on the high side like a Belgian which I think was a good choice.

Overall: This is a very good beer at a decent price for a corked 750.

rapidsequence, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Diomede, Jan 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

cantfindme, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of beerstallion
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a snifter. Poured a rich dark brown with a thick dark brown head and almost no light pass through.

Smells of roasted barley with a heavy bready, biscuity malt and tones of toffee and licorice.

Tasting this gave me a religious experience...and not one of those hell and brimstone ones. This velvety stout coated my mouth with warm flavours of roasted malt, toffee, tobacco, licorice, and something reminiscent of ambrosia. Very little lacing present, but hey, you can't win 'em all. With a moderate amount of carbonation the Tiny even delivered a little bit of that "chest-born warm" feeling you get from that first sip of whiskey. The taste from the belgian yeast is present and even noticeable, but not overpowering.

Overall this is a great success in a crossover of two extremely different styles. Weyerbacher...if I wore a hat it would be off to you.

beerstallion, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

InebriatedJoker, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of Fermenticusrex
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

weyerbacher tiny belgian stout poured from 750 ml bottle into pub glass
Appearence black with a khaki head, inch and a half, decent lacing
Nose roatsed malt, faint oak and licorice
Taste follows nose closely, roasty, coffee, licorice, tabacco, leather and peppery
Mouthfeel velvety and a little thick
Overall a nice big stout, probably could do well aged a year or so as all flavors are sharp.

Fermenticusrex, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of MBrausen
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pourded from a bottle into a CBS snifter.

A. Pours a brownish black color, dark mocha head that was about 2mm thick, resides to a light ring of mocha foam

S. Smells of heavy toffee, chocolate, and very bready and yeasty (From a Belgian? No WAY!)

T. Tastes of chocolate, heavy Belgian yeast, bread, and very sweet lactose.

M. Medium body, very chewy and thick feeling with a wet and coarse finish.

O. An interesting beer, the Belgian yeast mated with the lactose and chocolate makes for a odd flavor combination. I'm not in love with it, but it's worth a sample.

MBrausen, Jan 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

KGarrett, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

RedHaze, Jan 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

bkbergen, Jan 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

btesta, Jan 14, 2012
Photo of OtherShoe2
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with a nice tan head. Great retention. No lace.

Dark roasted malt, some grape vine (?), a touch of yeast, coffee, molasses in the nose.

Coffee and molasses up front. Pushed aside by booze. More dark charred malt, some wood, some smooth dark grain, with a boozy bitter finish. It works.

Smooth and full bodied. Just right carbonation.

It has been a while, but this reminds me of Heresy with a twist -- maybe a bit smoother. A bit hot and a little too boozy, but this is still a very solid imperial.

OtherShoe2, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

themotherculture, Jan 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

kevgod, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of perrymarcus
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served in a snifter.

pours a thick, jet black tone while yielding a solid 1" mocha head that fades fairly quickly. a little patchy lacing.

the nose doesn't impress me very much. it's not bad, just a bit more muted than the bold, robust aroma i was expecting. notes of chocolate, roasted malt, and alcohol. some faint elements of dark fruits in the background.

flavor is an improvement. chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruit, molasses, belgian yeast, and coffee along with a big booziness. also has a certain tartness to it. certainly interesting.

rich, full bodied mouthfeel with medium carbonation. the definition of what i'd call chewy.

overall a definite sipper, and a tasty one at that. i'm not head over heels but it is good. booze is not as well-hidden as i would like. on the plus side it's pretty reasonably priced, all things considered.

perrymarcus, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

whartontallboy, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.55/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

reviewed from notes on 12/30/2011.

poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: black bodied beer is a medium brown head thats almost 2 fingers thick. decen lacing on the glass.

Smell: little bit of roast, little chocolate, and some fruitiness/spicy belgian yeast notes.

Taste: this beer has a lot of the normal stout flavors including moderate chocolate sweetness and a mild roasty coffee. Some spicy fruity notes from the belgian yeast. It follows the nose to a tee.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Creamy beer really nice mouthfeel. best part of this beer.

Overall: This is a really solid beer! Belgian stouts are a nice change up from the big heavy stouts. Only had a few Belgian Imperial stouts so far, but Belgian Yeti is my favorite so far. Tiny is not far behind it though.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jan 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

jaidenjb, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

daves1186, Jan 03, 2012
Tiny from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.