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AleSmith Wee Heavy - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

831 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 831
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 171
Gots: 182 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-08-2004)
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A: A dark molasses or syrup-ish color with a thin foamy light-tan head

S: Dark fruit (fig/prune) with a good presence of alcohol.

T: Again with the dark fruit! Very tastey!!! Finishes with a nice figgy-plum flavor.

M: Perfect for the style. Carbonation hits with just the right amount of potency. Leaves a nice flavor of plum and alcohol which coats the entire mouth quite evenly.

D: will definately have this beer again. Very nice! loved it!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

wee heavy, my butt . . . this stuff is just plain HEAVY....
beautiful thick creamy, rich HEAD on top of a super dark brown and thick liquid. malty aroma; malty and sweet to the point of wondering if this ought to be classified as a dopplebock....what IS the difference between a wee heavy and a dopplebock, anyway?
some bitterness at the front, the sweet aroma is definitely taking a back seat to this bitter 'twang'. thick and heavy, bitter and twang-y. I guess the 10% abv is why it's so difficult to quaff down... maybe a good storage in a bourbon barrel would do it some good....
overall, it does its job. and a good job it does. it's decent, it's not terribly difficult to drink, and at 10% that's an admirable quality. but the higher abv does seem to make a difference and maybe this one can stand to make an improvement? or, maybe at a BA score of 93, it doesn't need to improve itself.... it just seems a bit 'thick' to me. but still a great finished product!

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AleSmith Wee Heavy from AleSmith Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 831 ratings.