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Eighteen - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

238 Ratings
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
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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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-16-2013 02:44:06 | More by TonyTalon
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured from a bottle to a weizen glass. Had a dark brown color and a murky, muddy texture. There was a small amount of foamy head that dissipated quickly. Not much lacing at all.

S: A decent enough aroma of malt, wheat, and that bubblegum quality.

T: Tasted of wheat, first and foremost, the bubblegum quality, a sugary element, and a hint of malt. A bit on the boozy side, especially in the finish. Not a bad flavor, but a tad on the off balance.

M: A fair amount of carbonation with a somewhat smooth finish (aside from the booziness of it). Medium-bodied.

O: An interesting take on the weizenbock. A bit uneven, but worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 20:56:23 | More by avalon07
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-15-2013 01:00:30 | More by Janeinma
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-15-2013 00:17:16 | More by ummswimmin
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2013 17:16:48 | More by Phillyz
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-13-2013 03:50:23 | More by ohiobeer29
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tneenan1

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

07-13-2013 03:32:45 | More by tneenan1
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NoLeafClover44

Delaware

3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into Weyerbacher tulip. Bottled on 7/1/13.

A - Pours a dark brown chestnut color. Shows serious cloudiness on the stream to the glass, but this isn't nearly as apparent once it gets there. Just under a half finger of eggshell colored head holds steady for the duration. Tiered lacing paints the interior of the glass.

S - Sweet candied nuts, fig, and serious brown sugar. The combination of booze and fruit creates a bananas foster aroma. Extremely rich aroma, but I guess that was to be expected from a Weizenbock north of 11%.

T - Not overwhelmingly or cloyingly sweet as I anticipated. Nice, delicate wheat character along with a whole fruit bowl of other flavors. Some rich, shoo-fly pie maltiness on the back end. Banana stands out amongst the complex flavors. The alcohol goes almost entirely unnoticed. Well done.

M - Smooth with a surprisingly middle of the road body. Easier to drink than most of the other, lower ABV, Weizenbocks I have tried.

O - Weyerbacher is always creative with their anniversary series beers and an 11% Weizenbock fits the bill. This beer was complex and flavorful without being cloyingly sweet. The alcohol was well hidden and I wanted another after my first. Well done. Among my favorites in the series thus far.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 01:17:51 | More by NoLeafClover44
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Farewell_Transmission

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-13-2013 00:24:04 | More by Farewell_Transmission
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srgj88

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-12-2013 02:17:04 | More by srgj88
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-12-2013 00:52:55 | More by Syracuse12
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-11-2013 16:20:05 | More by JohnK17
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CreightonSM

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-11-2013 02:20:19 | More by CreightonSM
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: dark brown, not quite opaque. Cola highlights. Decent size tan head, especially given the high abv.
Smell: dark fruits and yeast. I would have guessed I was sniffing a quad if I didn't know better.
Taste: very nice. Dark fruit. Nice malty backbone. Some spice and fruit blossoms in the finish.
Overall: kudos to Weyerbacher. Always something new and interesting in their anniversary brews.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 22:06:20 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-10-2013 03:26:01 | More by Chevelle66
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random846

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-10-2013 00:25:53 | More by random846
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themind

New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A quality brew from a quality brewer. I stopped by the brewery and picked up a growler of this stuff. The mouthfeel was a little thick for me. It has a decent aroma and crisp carbonation along with a good taste that lingers on your palate. I had several glasses of this stuff and enjoyed each one. The ABV is hidden fairly well. The beer seems to have hints of banana, clove and dark fruit. overall I like it.

Bottom Line: Decent offering from the Easton boys.

Serving type: growler

07-07-2013 16:42:03 | More by themind
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

07-07-2013 11:30:24 | More by PaBeerLover
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Ian_Hammons

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-07-2013 01:26:00 | More by Ian_Hammons
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2013 00:37:22 | More by sanitarium16
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bmoney

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-05-2013 11:59:06 | More by bmoney
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-05-2013 01:09:31 | More by brutalist
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bonkers

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-02-2013 23:51:21 | More by bonkers
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Just accidentally erased my whole write up so here's a shortened version:

Deep chestnut color with no opacity and no head even with an aggressive pour. Complex nose of dark fruits, toasted whole wheat breads and faint banana. The taste isn't as complex as the nose but flavors are good, lots of dark dried fruits, plums, raisins, hearty grainy breads and a touch of yeast snap to balance the sweetness. Alcohol is deceptive, medium bodied and smooth, almost no detection of the 11% abv. Flavors are a little muddled and blurry but work together. Weyerbacher isn't really known for making really clean beers anyway with the exception of simcoe and the new last chance ipa. Pretty good overall a little different in regards to style.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 19:08:30 | More by jtierney89
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funcooker78

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-01-2013 03:18:04 | More by funcooker78
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