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Seventeen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

271 Ratings
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 10
Gots: 27 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  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: Rifugium on 06-02-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

yourefragile, Apr 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Holland, Apr 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

IAmHollywood13, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

brandoman63, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew is a lightly clouded pale yellow verging toward gold with lots of brightness. The head, almost pure white, fades from about half a finger to a thick foam that leaves a thinner ring at the top with spotting below.
The aroma has plenty of heat, but it's not face-exploding considering it's a generally soft style over 10%. It's a bit heady, though, considering. It does have some peppery notes and a bit of earth, lots of spiciness and sweetness just short of cloying. Lots of citrus, mostly rind in the aroma, adds an element. Weyerbacher may have tried to overload a style that shouldn't be, but it works out better than I'd think.
Along with must, spiciness and earth, as well as booze-soaked banana, the citrus adds a tangy lemon note as well as orange and lemon peel. Lots of all kinds of fruits are all over the place, largely due to the huge esters. A bite of pepper stays on the tongue after the finish.
Where it's too big shows mainly in the feel. Somehow it's kept together and doesn't stray into territory too bizarre, but its nearly full body is a bit too thick. Smooth, yes, and crisp, yes, just a little too much overall.

Brenden, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

paulys55, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Russf3181, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Josbor11, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Kmlund, Feb 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Davepoolesque, Jan 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

dannyfayy, Jan 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle courtesy of mwrecording pours a hazed orange color with a thin cap of white head. Not much for retention or lace.

Nose is tropical fruity and spiced up like a mutha. Overpower the spice and hops, little bit of alcohol, not much else.

Rustic, farmhouse saison this is not. Taste is really tropical, both from the alcohol and rampant yeast. Not overly pleasant as the spices just further separate this beer from its stylistic roots. Its not a bad beer, but more of a tripel than a saison to me and I am not a fan of spice additions in a saison. Bad saison, average beer and falls in the lower tier of Weyerbacher Anniversary beers.

twiggamortis420, Jan 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

jvillefan, Jan 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
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NonicPanic, Dec 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

IdrinkGas, Nov 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

gueuzegossage, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

mlhyatt, Nov 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ncstateplaya, Oct 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

JSkone09, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

AdamElb, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

cdtoffers, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

KJ2013, Oct 04, 2013
Seventeen from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.