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22 | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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3.82/5
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87 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
weyerbacher.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Let's get some French toast! This big brew is rich & malt-forward with a complex backbone of specialty malts, spices and orange peel. Sweet, bready, caramel flavors should prevail along with hints of smoke, spice and citrus. Liquid version of a classic breakfast…

Added by DISKORD on 06-23-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,686
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
87
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 28
Reviews by DanGeo:
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3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of BB1313
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 6/5/17. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours auburn with ruby hues and has a subtle haze to it; small khaki head that fades leaving okay retention and little lacing. The aromas have hints of cinnamon along with some caramel. Some orange peel in the background. Mild hints of vanilla. Lots of malts. Everything is balanced. The flavors follow the nose, but are much bolder. Cinnamon is there. The orange peel comes through more in the flavor department. Nutmeg is there. Slightly spicy. Moderate bitterness. Solid malt backbone. Mild warmth in the finish. Mouthfeel is nice. It's full-bodied with moderate to active carbonation. It's fluffy and slightly thin, but it has a nice body to it. It's smooth and dangerously drinkable.

This is a solid brew. It's basically an "Imperial Pumpkin Ale". This one would be fitting during the fall when the weather is cooler.

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Photo of oberon
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marklaker
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer poured a pretty garnet color with a very small beige head.
Nice aroma of spice, dark fruit, and booze.
Big hit of cinnamon and clove up front in the taste, followed by plum and raisin. Boozy throughout.
Way too spicy for me, otherwise a decent beer.

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Photo of heddar33
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rsquared59
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.09/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Xmas in July it smell like an Anchor Christmas...dark fruit Kaiden malts blaring with spices vanilla cinnamon, nutmeg and orange peel...Booze is noted but the spice overkill in the finishes hurts the drinking experience here!

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Photo of dacrza1
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

DATE: September 3, 2017... OCCASION: watching the last two episodes of Arrested Development... GLASSWARE: Affligem chalice... black cola body that flatlines with a small ring of white bubbles... vanilla, curacao, cinnamon, nutmeg, cherry, raisin, and licorice... some sour wine, grapelike taunts as well... first sip is dry, demanding, with little fanfare early but a big, boozy drag at its finish... a ringing, burning finish makes twenty-two years resound... bites like a mellow bourbon, with some rum late... sweet, heavy, and punchy--like a barrel of holiday brew, with the cinnamon and nutmeg providing spice... the heavy-bodied beer veers into a candied pucker, only to be brought into a haze of vanilla, cinnamon, and pine... this beer is BIG, and worthy of celebrating the brewery's anniversary... warming and strong... thanks to Jeff for treating me to this at the brewery--then, I could not distinguish the beer, but tonight, with the clarity of quietude, a thick, syrupy consistency that makes for a beer worth sipping...

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Photo of tdm168
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bjohn789
4.39/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shade1951
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a muddy reddish brown color, with very little to no head or lacing. Looks kind of flat.

Everything else about it is good, however. Fragrance is spicy, as should be expected from the description on the bottle's label. I do get the nutmeg, especially, and not so much the vanilla or orange peel. Taste is a bit harsh at first, but subsequent sippings are rewarding for the spicy, ever-so-slightly hot undertones.

While I'm not absolutely wild about this one, I find it solid and enjoyable. Another good brew from an above average brewery.

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Photo of DougT
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hockeypuck
4.07/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.39/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of metter98
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Giggy
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrDemento456
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks good for strong ale vert dark brown with haze and a 1/4 inch of opaque colored head. Smell shows everything in the bottle orange peel, nutmeg and vanilla highlight. Flavors of sweet vanilla and aggressive cinnamon nutmeg combo reminds me of pumpkin ales of past very strong spice! Orange peel and some caramel malts in the background. Smooth finish did not expect this to be 11% plus drinks more like a 7 or 8%

Overall for those who like it mixed with aggressive spicing, sharp orange peel, and a smooth sweetness this beer has it all!

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Photo of jjamadorphd
4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another very good offering from a brewer that I never miss with...

No head or lacing but a nice cloudy caramel coloration to the brew. The smell was full of cinnamon, vanilla, and a hint of booziness. Mouthfeel was very creamy, light on the carbonation, and smooth. From the brew itself I noted, of course, the booziness, there was some sweetness, and solid all-around. I definitely need to get my hands on another one and let it age for a while to see how it compares.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChrisDolan74
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lots of overtones that border overdone

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Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 87 ratings
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