Blasphemy | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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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

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Added by Ego on 03-10-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
971
Reviews:
383
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
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73
Gots:
222
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8
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cork and caged bottle picked up in 2012. Poured into a Boulevard Brewing tulip.

Pours a reddish brown with a white sand head. Left a little cap and ring. Pretty good for a barleywine. On the nose vanilla, butterscotch, prunes, brown sugar and caramel. Smooth oak, vanilla, brown sugar and candi sugar. While there is plenty of spicy, bourbon bite it's quite mellow. Mouthfeel is very warming with low carbonation. Body is just a bit thinner than expected. Overall, solid bourbon barrel quad. A good deal for the price.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

bottled 05.06.13. poured into tulip.

A: a very cloudy pour. a bit too cloudy considering the upright condition this bottle was held in. caramel hued. head is slightly off-white. good retention. limited lacing.

S: great bourbon character right off the bat. oak, vanilla, heat. a lot of those characteristics with a rich caramel malt backbone highlights the nose.

T: definitely get a lot booze. a lot of caramel too. really rich but not sticky. really present vanilla bean flavor. soft and smooth. finish is filled with sweet unfermentables and more booze. wish I got a bit more Belgian quad flavors out of this. that or fermentation flavors. I suppose the majority was overtaken by the bourbon barrels. not the worst thing to overtake a flavor...

M: a really gentle fizz. subtle bottle conditioning. I think it works well. huge body.

D: really impressed with this brew from weyerbacher. this and their Insanity are two top notch bourbon barrel aged brews imo. got another one in the cellar, should be really good in about a year after some of the heat has perhaps dissipated. ill report back.

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Corked & caged 750mL bottle from Bruisin Ales (Asheville, NC). 9.00. Bottled 05/03/13. Served in a Microbrasserie Charlevoix goblet.

Pours an opaque ruddy chestnut hue with about a quarter finger of sand toned head. The froth subsides rather quickly to a thin ring that leaves no lace.

Smells malty sweet with oak, vanilla, dark fruit, caramel and candy sugar with whiskey dancing in and out of notice.

Nice layers of flavor: candied dates, whiskey, caramel, plum, fig, treacle, subtle vanilla, oak, sugar cane, apple, cherry, yeasty bannana, faint marmalade and an undercurrent of alcohol. The barrel character plays nicely into the standard sweet American quad flavors. The whiskey never overpowers but compliments well.

Medium heavy, creamy feel with fairly light carbonation. It goes down dangerously easily for the near 12% abv. Whiskey soaked plum and funky sweet yeasty finish.

Perhaps the most enjoyable brew I've had from Weyerbacher. A marked improvement on the base quad and a good value for a barrel aged beer. This will certainly be a repeat purchase for me.

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Blasphemy from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
3.91 out of 5 based on 971 ratings.
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