Verboten | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
85
very good
741 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Zotten, but taken off the market in Feb 2010 in a copyright infringement agreement between Weyerbacher and Bierbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

Added by dborginis on 05-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
741
Reviews:
319
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
63
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cantal
3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MFS_71
3.06/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of orangesol
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mthomp081
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tedho21
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twenteone
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Premo88
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into snifter
(11/24/14 born-on date; 5/24/15 best-by date printed on bottle)
(courtesy of @TongoRad through the NBS BIF)

L: hazy-murky orange, light passes through but it's otherwise opaque; the head is minimal, maybe 1/3-inch of offwhite to beige; keeps a decent collar

S: orange blossoms ... honeysuckle ... something sweet; some sour/tart citrus notes, possibly also some grass ... definitely lemons; it's hitting a bunch of notes, but the tart citrus note is the foundation

T: oranges, citrusy, grain ... lots of grain in there; the citrus notes are tart but sweet; over time it becomes almost saison-like -- very tart, dry, lemony ... and almost a pinch of clove or allspice

F: nice and crisp, plenty of carbonation despite a lackluster pour; a contender for perfect

O: hits the right notes for the style with a tart citrus theme augmented by a bit of sweetness here and there ... all the hop characteristics are in the flavor -- there's little to no bitterness. a good brew and solid attempt at a Belgian style that can be subtle and nuanced

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Photo of cchrink
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brianwsnyder
5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is an easy drinker; low ABV by Weyerbacher standards. Open and pour and it smells like the Visitor's Center.

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Photo of Kappakoosh
3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of seedyone
4.49/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

07/25/13 On tap. At Rattle N Hum, NYC. Unique bittersweet pucker at first taste. Distinct pale ale characteristics. Some spice, but I can't pick them out of the line-up. Regardless this is a superb brew, mystery notwithstanding.

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3.64/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williamjbauer
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of epyon396
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StuMiller
3.06/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Flip_Smash
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of ShaneHarris
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of ryan_celia
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Verboten from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
3.79 out of 5 based on 741 ratings.
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