Blasphemy | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

BlasphemyBlasphemy
BA SCORE
77.8%
Liked This Beer
3.95 w/ 973 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ego on 03-10-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,910
Reviews:
384
Ratings:
973
Liked:
757
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
11.9%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
223
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 973 |  Reviews: 384
Photo of Njrayzor
3.66/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisHanna
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rspauldi
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 50marathons
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very smooth taste. The bourbon barrel really comes through.

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Photo of John_Beeryman
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tonyjenlasc
3.43/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Look - Typical quad look. Mixture of a brownish/copper/purple type color. Quickly dissipating head. Legs for days
Smell - Cherries, raisins, some figs and whiskey on the nose.
Taste - Starts off with those dark fruit Belgian quad notes but quickly fades. Fusel booze and whiskey barrel take control.

Overall - I love Belgian Quads but this one is too aggressive with the whiskey/booze for my liking. Insanity or SMS are much better options if you're looking for a big Weyerbacher beer.

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Photo of 57md
3.13/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a brownish copper with practically no head. The nose is fairly mild for the style - maybe some vanilla with a touch of alcohol. The flavor profile is overwhelmingly sweet and fruity - in a way that a Quad should NOT be.

The body is very thin for the style. The lack of heft in the body also makes both the sweetness and the alcohol burn hard to take.

This offering is a bit of a hot mess and nothing close to a Quad.

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Photo of hozersr
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stortore
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle into a chalice.

Pours a garnet color, slightly opaque, with not much head or cling. Might have poured it too cold. Smells pretty good- malt, dates, figs, raisins, some cherry, some plum. Light bourbon and vanilla, a slight sherry aroma. Taste leads with the malt, much more bourbon than the nose, figs, cherries, vanilla, dates, raisins, some oak, a little anise when warm. Really smooth, lighter body for the style, but still full bodied, appropriate level of carbonation.

Great flavor, well blended, the right amount of the barrel. Have only had a few beers from these guys, but they've all been above average. This one is well worth a purchase.

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Photo of SeymourDunn
4.91/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nunya
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spiatt
4.58/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Justin82
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CaptDavyJones
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to @Ozzylizard for this PA gem. I received this in a glorious box of beer greatness in the NBS BIF #3
Pours a deep mahogany with hints of amber. An active and assertive foam leaps upward with a tan head that slowly recedes. Smells of bourbon, mainly bourbon, with dark fruit notes, hints of more subtle malts. Taste is even more bourbon. Bourbon really does take the driver's seat in this. As I search past the booze, I find date, raisin, fig, and slightly burnt molassess. Also, there's an herbal yeasty Belgian thang to give it some complexity. But it is a bit too bourbon forward. It does dominate the other flavors trying to com through. Mouthfeel is medium, yet warm from the booze. Overall, it's pretty good, but I'm wondering how this would be with a year or more on it. Would the booze be a more democratic dance partner? Well, I already popped the cork, so I may never know.

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Photo of mychalg9
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RobAM
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very good as is anything from weyerbacher... Powerful though so be careful

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CoreyC
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - brown with red hues, super popping carbonation that fizzes away very quickly
S - light sweet malty aroma
T- Very nice sweet malt flavors of dark stone fruits, barrel is very subdued
M - nice smooth
O - Very good and a very good deal for the price. Maybe could age, but very smooth fresh. The flavor reminds me of Gulden Draak (one of my very favorites).

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Photo of JonSchwartz
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Growler Grlz, Durham

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Blasphemy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 77.8% out of 100 with 973 ratings
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