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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Blithering Idiot Barleywine aged 4.5yrs on American oak, refermented w/ Brett.

Idiotís drool is Blithering Idiot barrel aged for 4.5 years. A full-bodied, deep burgundy ale with an incredibly complex character. Extended aging has imbued this beer with notes of vanilla, oak, leather and sweet sherry. A mild acidity and subtle carbonation rounds out the palate. 840 bottle brewery only release.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (6307) - Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by someone. Pours an extremely murky brown color with zero head. The aroma and flavor have a strange tart quality, sweet malts, caramel, lactic sour, wood. This was a bit of a mess.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Damico (2747) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2013
There was an actual light pop on this bottle, after having tried quite a few. The aroma brings musk and aged yeast, musty. The flavor has sugar malts, not quite Belgian candi or brown sugar, but kind of, with tobacco and leathery notes as well. The ending is quite tangy, and there is no carbonation at all as usual.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 23, 2012
750ml bottle. Rating #33. I have to say that this wasnít good. It was a complete sour bomb and it wasnít a good sour, as a matter of fact it was a drain pour. (2597)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4971) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Brown with a cream head. Nose is booze, lightly tart, sweet, and alcohol. Very nice on the palate, light sourness, booze, chewy, caramel, nice finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2413) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Brewery only released beer .... Syrupy amber cloudy pour, no head and flat .... aroma is lightly sour and acidic with wood, soy sauce and leather .... taste of dry oak, leather, soy sauce, molasses, light sour brett, cherries and acidic .... finish is dry and tart ..... abv hidden well ... interesting beer people either loved it or hated it

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5879) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a reddish color with a tan head. The aroma ha a ton of brown sugar and cherry notes, as well as a good dose of vinegar. The flavor is very similar. There is a lot of acidic vinegar, as well as some toffee and sweetness from the brown sugar. I also get a little bit of cherry, plum and other dark fruit notes. There are also hints of sherry and leather in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2012
I am a sucker for old ales and honestly I enjoyed this so F the score and I havenít read any other reviews. Body has a lather thickness with some raison notes up front with dark fruits, sweet malt content etc. the carbonation seems nonexistent for this. I did enjoy the oak tones I detected. Aroma could use a bit more but what should I expect from a barrel aged beer?

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
reggiedunlop (3340) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2012
pours an opaque caramel/amber with no head...lifeless and murky. aroma is soury with sweet malty and oaky undertones...muddled. flavor is a tart/sweet mess...some light vinegary sour notes. mouthfeel is full and stucky sweet/syrupy and lifeless with a slightly tart finish. horrible.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robertjm (781) - Albany, California, USA - JUN 11, 2012
(trade w/LIVEFAST) 750ml bottle - Poured pretty much flat. Zero head. Body is absolutely murky brown. Aroma of boiled raisins. Flavors interesting. Muted tones from the Brett. Detect notes of boiled raisins and old leather. Sides of glass are coated with a bit of sediment as the beer level goes down. Reminds me of a murky dry sherry or oxidized port wine. Hard to believe this is 12% alcohol. Wish it wasnít so sludgy, and there were some bubbles in there.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9421) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
750ml bottle. Cloudy brown color with almost no head. Flat body as the pour suggests. Woody, caramel, with some lighter funkiness. Some dark fruits in the tastes as well.


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