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Idiot's Drool - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Idiot's DroolIdiot's Drool

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BA SCORE
63
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124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 42.86%
Wants: 27
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Idiot's drool is Blithering Idiot barrel aged for 4.5 years. A full-bodied, deep burgundy ale with an incredibly complex character. Extended aging has imbued this beer with notes of vanilla, oak, leather and sweet sherry. A mild acidity and subtle carbonation rounds out the palate. 840 bottle brewery only release.

(Beer added by: ShogoKawada on 10-07-2011)
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Ratings: 124 | Reviews: 43 | Display Reviews Only:
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

10-21-2013 03:28:39 | More by corby112
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -42.1%

10-20-2013 21:31:43 | More by BARFLYB
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zestar

California

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

10-14-2013 09:20:30 | More by zestar
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THECPJ

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

08-17-2013 01:59:14 | More by THECPJ
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mcgwire756

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -61.4%

08-16-2013 18:52:21 | More by mcgwire756
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shehateme

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +15.8%

08-11-2013 15:31:52 | More by shehateme
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +15.8%

08-11-2013 12:25:18 | More by AOShabaz
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brandoman63

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -42.1%

08-10-2013 01:20:50 | More by brandoman63
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Varkias41

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-18-2013 18:54:45 | More by Varkias41
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-19-2013 01:19:58 | More by kbuzz
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BMart

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -32.4%

05-08-2013 18:27:42 | More by BMart
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +15.8%

05-07-2013 02:58:36 | More by dfhhead25
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -22.8%

03-24-2013 21:31:24 | More by Rifugium
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t0rin0

California

1.75/5  rDev -32.4%

03-07-2013 02:47:59 | More by t0rin0
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -22.8%

03-05-2013 20:34:29 | More by brez8791
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scottfrie

California

3.4/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750ml bottle into NB snifter. Bottle thanks to StormKing47. Cheers Josh.

A: Pours a thick syrupy hazy brownish-red color with no life to it (no head or bubbles at all). Sits still in the glass.
S: Sharp tart cherry vinegar, dry gritty barrel, maybe a hint of soy or Worcestershire, booze, and faintly sweet caramel and leather. Honestly, while I’m not loving the smell it’s not as bad as I was expecting given some of the colorful descriptions in the other reviews, although it definitely gets pretty sharp as it warms. Reminds me of some of the Bruery’s beers :o
T: Follows the nose with dominating flavors of sour black cherries, sweet syrupy caramel, toffee, tannic barrel, mild chocolate, and tons of leather. The finish is drying and gritty and the aftertaste is lightly sweet and full of dark fruits and a hint of soy sauce. Red berry jam, raisins, lemon pith, faint brandy, and balsamic vinegar come through as it warms. Actually pretty darn complex. Tastes like a sour cherry old ale.
M: One of the most thick and syrupy beers I’ve had. Sits very heavy and viscous in my mouth. Extremely low carbonation, almost none. Almost gritty mouthfeel.
O: Shit, did I like this beer?! While not amazing I thought it was pretty drinkable – definitely not a drain pour. Aged old ale flavors are easy to pick out, gritty sour cherry is easy to pick out, booze barrel is mellow and sweet. I bet if this was stupid-hyped from a high profile brewery people would think it was Jesus tears. Thanks for the bottle Josh.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 05:12:41 | More by scottfrie
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hannydawg

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -51.7%

12-30-2012 15:45:46 | More by hannydawg
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joefuzz

New York

1.58/5  rDev -39%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

750ml bottle split 3 ways

Pouts murky deep ruby with minimal head

Smells of rotton eggs and nail polish remover

Taste like spoiled butter

Mouthfeel is thin carbonation is almost non existant

Overall drainpour...pretty sure this is infected none of us could finish our 6oz glass

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2012 07:12:33 | More by joefuzz
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HopDropandRoll

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -61.4%

10-20-2012 13:00:41 | More by HopDropandRoll
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HopsYeast

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -22.8%

10-13-2012 14:14:33 | More by HopsYeast
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JMBSH

Colorado

1.25/5  rDev -51.7%

10-08-2012 01:12:27 | More by JMBSH
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AKolmogorov

California

1/5  rDev -61.4%

08-28-2012 06:43:33 | More by AKolmogorov
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Mora2000

Texas

3.58/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a reddish color with a tan head. The aroma ha a ton of brown sugar and cherry notes, as well as a good dose of vinegar. The flavor is very similar. There is a lot of acidic vinegar, as well as some toffee and sweetness from the brown sugar. I also get a little bit of cherry, plum and other dark fruit notes. There are also hints of sherry and leather in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 17:01:28 | More by Mora2000
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cld253

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-05-2012 22:28:37 | More by cld253
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Gushue3

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +25.5%

06-22-2012 18:08:31 | More by Gushue3
Idiot's Drool from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.