Verboten - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

700 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 700
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 15
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Zotten, but taken off the market in Feb 2010 in a copyright infringement agreement between Weyerbacher and Bierbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

(Beer added by: dborginis on 05-20-2010)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nutritious-looking amber, with murky, cloudy depths that speak to the Belgian yeasts and bottle-conditioning. Left the sediment / yeast in the bottom of the bottle, as is proper for this type of style. Head froths up nicely, 2 or 3 fingers in my snifter. Looks promising.

S: Aromas of very light bubble gum and tutti fruti. The Belgian yeast is all over the nose on this one. No noticeable alcohol smell on this one, which is not surprising for a <6% ABV, but reassuring nonetheless, since that turns me off. If you look (ok, SNIFF) really hard, you'll find some faint florals from the hops, and some earthy-spicy notes.

T: Taste is a nice blend of Belgian yeast, grainy, bready-ness, and a lively mix of other guests in this particular party. Starts mildly sweet, finishes with a balance of light sweetness dancing back and forth with the bitterness from the hops. The Belgian yeast lingers on the palate. The bubble gum and tuti-fruiti flavors are there in the background. A nice balance between light to medium malts and subtle hops, rounded out by the distinctness of the yeast.

M: Very nice. Medium bodied and soft, with a velvety foam on top.

Overall, a great example of the style and one that I'd like to come back to and try again.

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Verboten from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 700 ratings.