Rapture | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
6.7% American Wild Red Ale that has undergone 100% of its fermentation and 18 months of aging in pinot noir wine barrels on a collection of micro flora that has created wonderful flavors of berry fruits, oak and a pronounced, yet quite pleasant tartness. The acidity is rounded out with a muted vinous quality, satisfying maltiness and effervescent mouthfeel that is sure to bring you joyful ecstasy.

Added by Jason on 08-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
235
Reviews:
70
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
11.11%
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
76
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 235 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of dfhhead25
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.54/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevec32
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of vonnegut21
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of duceswild
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of jbaker67
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is murky amber with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Somewhat funky, acidic, light vinegary, woody, vinous aroma. Taste is plum, red grapes, tannin, vinegar, light acid, oak, and wax ending moderately sour, leaving my lips feeling tingly. Light body with high carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of -NESTO-
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle opened on 11.11.13

Batch 1
05 2011

A - Pours a murky dark cider brown with a fizzy light tan head that creeps to the edges.

S - Dark fruit, wood, vinegar, tart.

T - Tart dark fruit, cherry, oaky and apple cider vinegar.

D - Decent carbonation with a medium body, tart and oily.

O - Nice tartness and complex fruity flavors.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of NonicPanic
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of brentk56
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a mahogany color with a rather modest head; a few squiggles of lacing

Smell: Tart cherries and caramel; a hint woody

Taste: Tart cherries, green apples and a hint of grape overlay the caramel tones; after the swallow, the wood comes through to add additional character

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation; very effervescent

Overall: A very nice wild that once again redeems Weyerbacher's reputation that had fallen a notch after tasting their Last Chance IPA the other night

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of HopsMatt
4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Rapture from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
4.14 out of 5 based on 235 ratings.
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