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TINY | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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TINYTINY
BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
1,196 Ratings
TINYTINY
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV may vary. "Belgian Imperial Stout".

Added by jrallen34 on 02-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,886
Reviews:
393
Ratings:
1,196
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
342
Trade:
16
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Ratings: 1,196 |  Reviews: 393
Photo of Erik-P
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.33/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle with a bottling date of 30 April 2015 and a BB date of 30 April 2017 in a Belgian snifter on 11 Dec. 2016.
Pours, thick, essentially black, opaque, and with minimal signs of carbonation. Virtually no head or lacing. The aroma seems a bit off, even for the Belgian style: it's quite mossy and earthy, with hints of fresh cut wood and black licorice. This characterization only partially carries over to the far more appealing flavor. Some molasses, burnt grain notes and light spicing.

Overall: interesting and drinkable, but disappointing, especially from Weyerbacher.

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Photo of BFCarr
4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2014 in 2016 A very nice stout.

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Photo of Bitterbill
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice easy dating on the bottle. Bottled September 28th 2016, best by September 28th 2018.

It pours pitch black, small head of tan foam.

I smell cloves, anise, candi sugar, dark fruit, roasted malt, alcohol.

Ditto for the taste. Dark pitted fruit stand out more here than in the smell. Alcohol is manageable. Does it resemble a Belgian style Imperial Stout? You betcha.

To me, full bodied with ample carbonation.

This is quite a treat.

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Photo of kkazemi
3.66/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SawDog505
3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a 13 oz Weyerbacher tulip glass bottled on 6/29/16. Pours a very attractive slick black, with a solid inch and a half mocha like head. That settles very quick into a very bland rootbeer dark brown, with no lace to speak of and headless!

Smell is clove, banana, bubblegum, biscuit, anise, dark fruit, and a little anise.

Tastes follows, clove, banana, anise bubblegum, vanilla upfront with a large shot of booze in the large finish.

Mouthfeel is a bit thin a little less medium, little carbonation, pretty dry, and very boozy start to finish and it makes it a sipper.

Overall this is a very different beer that leaves you wonderiking every sip.

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Photo of drtth
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on date 23 Dec. 2015 with a best by date of 23 Dec. 2017.

The beer pours out into a snifter glass looking like used motor oil, a dark brown that is almost black. There is a 1/8" layer of dark tan head that soon recedes to a thin film on part of the liquid and a small ring around the glass. Sipping creates a line of foam that quickly turns into little spots of foam before they disappear. All the foam is gone by about midway through the beer.

The aromas are dominated by the yeast with some dark fruits but there is also some noticeable dark chocolate and some dark roasted malt in the background.

The flavors pretty much follow the nose but the individual components of the flavor profile seem to be playing a game of hide and seek, with first this one and then that one showing more of itself. There is also a bit of sweetness here but little or no bitterness or burnt malt flavor. Its hard to tell there's any alcohol in this one until its effects begin to create that feeling of warmth.

The mouth feel is on the full bodied side of medium with a nice smooth creamy feel and with some very light traces of carbonation. The unusually long finish seems actual seems as if it will be quite short at first as some of the various flavors begin sliding away into the background but there is still some of that dark roasted malt and dark chocolate that are present but barely noticeable in the back of the palate for quite a long time as the bitterness actually becomes more noticeable.

Overall, I definitely like this stout as it is well brewed with flavors are well balanced and an interesting combination. At this ABV it’s basically a one a night sipping beer that I’ll be having more of in the future. I’m am not sure why it took me more than 5 years to get around to sampling it. Especially since Weyerbacher has long been one of my preferred sources for big beers and also offered one of the most informative brewery tours I’ve ever been on. It definitely won’t be 5 years before I have the next one.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of deg
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puboflyons
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle that was bottled on 06/29/16 with an expiration date two years out from that date. Sampled on October 29, 2016.

Jet black pour with a modest tan head that fades gradually.

The aroma is bold with dark roasted malts, licorice, a little alcohol and a low to no hop profile.

The body is medium.

Even though there is little in the way of hops on the nose there is a definite bitterness racking up at the end. Sweet roasted malts are little overtaken by the booziness of an 11% ABV beer.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fermentedbarley
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SFNC
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johnnnniee
3.49/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Bert's
Inky thick black with a stingy tan head. Roasty earthy with hints of caramel on the nose. Flavor follows the aroma but adds a bit of wet cardboard like oxidation. Decent beer.

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Photo of Cookies
4.74/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Troy_P
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SiepJones
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of thoglund
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Walleybeer
4.43/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peyton5410
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akopczyk
4.42/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ericat78
3.19/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Griphon
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

TINY from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 1,196 ratings
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