Rapture | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

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.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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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 +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Huge thank you to mrbubbler for this treat!

Appearance. Pours a hazy, deep burnt orange/amber with a finger of amber tinted cream coloured head.

Smell. Cherries and green apples. funky old barrel, lactic sourness and vinegar, and a bit of caramel. Nice.

Taste. Sour cherry, funky brett and dank old wood, apples and melons, and a touch of vinegar and caramel.

Mouthfeel. Fairly light body (maybe a little watery even), medium-low fine carbonation.

Overall. A very nice sour that has everything you could could ask for in the style.

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Rapture from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
4.17 out of 5 based on 234 ratings.
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