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Rapture - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.09%
Wants: 139
Gots: 81 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

6.7% American Wild Red Ale that has undergone 100% of its fermentation and 18 months of aging in pinot noir wine barrels on a collection of micro flora that has created wonderful flavors of berry fruits, oak and a pronounced, yet quite pleasant tartness. The acidity is rounded out with a muted vinous quality, satisfying maltiness and effervescent mouthfeel that is sure to bring you joyful ecstasy.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-11-2011)
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Gonzoillini, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Appearance is murky amber with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Somewhat funky, acidic, light vinegary, woody, vinous aroma. Taste is plum, red grapes, tannin, vinegar, light acid, oak, and wax ending moderately sour, leaving my lips feeling tingly. Light body with high carbonation.

jbaker67, Mar 08, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +1.2%

Bottle opened on 11.11.13

Batch 1
05 2011

A - Pours a murky dark cider brown with a fizzy light tan head that creeps to the edges.

S - Dark fruit, wood, vinegar, tart.

T - Tart dark fruit, cherry, oaky and apple cider vinegar.

D - Decent carbonation with a medium body, tart and oily.

O - Nice tartness and complex fruity flavors.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Phillyz, Dec 26, 2013
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NonicPanic, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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damngoode, Nov 01, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: Pours a mahogany color with a rather modest head; a few squiggles of lacing

Smell: Tart cherries and caramel; a hint woody

Taste: Tart cherries, green apples and a hint of grape overlay the caramel tones; after the swallow, the wood comes through to add additional character

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation; very effervescent

Overall: A very nice wild that once again redeems Weyerbacher's reputation that had fallen a notch after tasting their Last Chance IPA the other night

brentk56, Oct 29, 2013
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Rapture from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.