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Sixteen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 299
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 22
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Braggot |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: silentjay on 05-24-2011)
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Reviews by kagent777:
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kagent777

Utah

4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle traded with SonofaLime back in November of 2011. I poured this one into my CCB snifter a little at a time after it warmed up a bit.

Appearance: A very nice mahogany with a film of bubbles around the edge and a bowling ball swirl of effervescence on the liquid.

Smell: Honey is the primary scent. A strong malty presence backs this up with some booze. I do not get "spices" as might be expected with the style.

Taste: A nice honey mixes with alcohol soaked raisins and rich malts. Even after a year and a half age on this bottle the alcohol is strong but does not burn, at all. Even with the pervading honey flavor the resulting sweetness is not at all cloying. I get a sense of chocolate and some toast from the malts. All in all, really nice.

Mouthfeel: A thick sticky brew, this one lingers so long on the palette. The body is thickish while the carbonation is lower.

Overall: I can see why this brew won gold at GABF 2011. A very complex and slow sipper of a beer. I would love to get hold of this one again.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 05:29:22 | More by kagent777
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Sixteen from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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