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Eighteen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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85
very good

229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 4
Gots: 22 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 06-16-2013)
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Reviews by Cylinsier:
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

tap

Pours a hazy dark brown with an off-white lacing for a head.

Smells of rich caramel, sweet bananas, and cloves.

Flavor is of bananas, vanilla, cloves, a bit of bourbon and a bubblegum sweetness.

Medium, chewy body with a tingle of carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A really good tasty strong wheat beer that's a bit overly sweet, but otherwise quite enjoyable and definitely worth trying.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2013 14:40:36 | More by Cylinsier
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Tasted 27 May 2014.

Pours a murky deep brown with rusty edges. Half a finger of yellowish head, gone pretty fast, okay lacing. Not all that appealing.

Smell is delightful. Rich fruity esters, combining the banana bread of a hefeweizen with the darker fruits of a Belgian quad or strong dark ale. Deep, full, potent, varied, and just delicious.

Taste has much the same character that the smell does, but it's brought down by the bite of the alcohol. Yes, I know this is a high-ABV beer, but it'd be better if it had all the same flavors without the pinch in the finish. Otherwise, it's really nice. Fruity, again with bananas and some stone fruit (combo of plums and peaches), and some tobacco. Yummy.

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Very tasty, with only small off elements in the taste from the alcohol. Deliciously fruity and strong, like a jacked-up darkened hefeweizen. Good stuff.

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Smell: Nice banana sweetness! My favorite weizenbock aroma.

Taste: Sweet fruitiness dominates. Banana, grape, apple. Very boozy. Not too pleased after the aroma.

Overall: I love weizenbocks so picked up this one from Weyerbacher. Started out strong with the look and smell, but the taste was a disappointment. Just too much alcohol, and the grape/apple flavors remind me of high gravity malt liquors rather than weizenbock. Bummer.

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Eighteen from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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