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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2011
750ml Bottle (Aged 4.5yrs on oak, per the Bottle): Complex aroma of malt, Sherry, oak, vanilla, light acid, light Brett, wood, and a hint of vinegar. Poured dark brown in color with no head at all. Opaque. Not sparkling. No lacing. Complex flavor is heavily sweet and light to medium tart. Tastes of malt, light Brett, acid, light oak, vanilla, slight brown sugar, slight molasses, slight Sherry, slight maple syrup, light tart fruit, tannins, and a hint of leather. Full body. Viscous, slick, coating texture. Flat carbonation. Malt, oak, vanilla, light Brett, light maple syrup, light Sherry, tannin, finish is light to medium sweet and lightly tart. 12%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle at Javitís Birthday Tasting. Thanks Adam... er... kinda... Pours flat cloudy brown, no head, no lacing. Nose is brown sugar, raisin, alcohol. Flavours of creamed feces, corn, quite sour, horribly off-balance. Just barely qualifies for my "Still better than Molson Canadian Pity Point", but Jesus, just barely. This is truly vile stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LtDan (1796) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Appearance: Pours a dark amber with only a stripe of head.

Aroma: Rotten fruit and pineapple brett.

Taste. Pineapple brett. Swimming pool water, brown sugar. Tart finish.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied , flat.

Overall: This beer is a mess. I know people either love it or hate it, with no room in the middle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2165) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Murky brown in color with an off-white colored head. Strong malt, woody-boozy, with funk aroma. Fantasitc complexity; wood-vanilla notes, malt strenght and slight funk highlights. My favorite at the Rare beer tasting í11.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (9479) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Denver Rare Beer Tasting. Cloudy orange brown appearance with a small cream colored head. Potent oaky, rich malty, caramel, toffee, boozy aroma. Very, very strong taste, slightly tart, super rich caramel, toffee malty flavor. This is rich and boozy as hell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jblauvs (1346) - Chester, Vermont, USA - MAR 15, 2010
EBF Session 2 HAzy amber pour with little head. Aroma is vanilla, some light oak and some wierd yeastiness. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, Overly boozy , some light funk but it gets swallowed a little by the booze, some vanilla, seems a little disjointed, doesnt really work for me

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2010
Draft at EBF. Pours a deep amber body with a yellow off white head. Bourbon and oak sweetness and a modest warming. A mild bretty orange rind citrus character with a salty finish. Brett is very light with more maple and citrus sweetness. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6927) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2010
Pouring at EBFís Night of the Barrels. Pours a hazy brown with a medium beiged tan head. Light funk, bourbon, vanilla. Sweet and malty, candy like. Really boozy and sweet with some plums.

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