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AleSmith Wee Heavy - Barrel Aged - AleSmith Brewing Company

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292 Ratings
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 297
Gots: 114 | FT: 8
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AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This was barrel aged and limited to 234 hand numbered bottles from the 2004 batch of Wee Heavy and released in 2005.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 04-08-2006)
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watermelonman

California

3.8/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This poured to a deep and dark brown with minor head, leaving nearly no lace. The smell made up for that, simply intoxicating mix of malt, bourbon, and sugar.

When tasted this one came up a bit short, leaving me wanting the full flavor and body of the usual Wee Heavy. This is not a bad beer, mind you, but the standard Alesmith Wee Heavy does set a high bar. I have always appreciated a booze hot mouthfeel, but this one comes out light. Again, not a bad beer, but I am not sure it is an improvement upon the original. A barrel does not universally lead to better!

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 07:35:01 | More by watermelonman
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Zbeetleman

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

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JMRSN

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.5/5  rDev -19%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

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AleSmith Wee Heavy - Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.