Rapture | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89.8%
Liked This Beer
4.23 w/ 236 ratings
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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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
236
Liked:
212
Avg:
4.23/5
pDev:
10.64%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
134
Gots:
76
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 236 |  Reviews: 71
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4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
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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Photo of brentk56
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
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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Rapture from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.8% out of 100 with 236 ratings
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