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Eighteen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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85
very good

235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | 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 Ego:
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Ego

New Jersey

3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

eyes...
mud with head, a 2 finger crown of white, literally this looks like muddy river water, light barely penetrates this, the lacing is super nice leaving trails in its wake, the head fades at a decent pace retreating into the oh so well known o-ring of beerdom, interesting looking brew

nose...
bananas flam-bayed in bourbon, some yeasty dryness, sweet dough, the nanners are the boss here though, really heavy in that department, pretty strong

taste etc...
thick as mud, pretty heavy in the mouth in other words, really up front with the banana flavor that is just enough to temper the heavy ABV, you sort of get a peek at the alcohol for a second but then you kind of aren't sure if you actually spotted it, the problem is that hiding the ABV with big flavor can back fire if you don't particularly love that big flavor, I think this meets
the criteria here, it is a little much, it doesn't quite reach the undrinkable category but it is not something that is a flavor that makes you want to keep going back for more

verdict?
definitely boozy but the ABV is sort of held in check but in doing so the flavor is a bit much for this taster, the mouthfeel is great but man after a while it is just too much banana tone, worth a try if you see it but don't go nuts looking for it

Serving type: growler

07-21-2013 04:17:57 | More by Ego
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4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Feel is fine. Pretty heavy, carbonation a little on the low side. But good enough to handle the flavor explosion.

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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Appearance: Cloudy brown, good head for a high ABV.

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.
85 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.