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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Brewed to the classic “Weyerbacher anniversary requirement” of a strength of 10% ABV or more, Nineteen fits the mold and brings a new dimension to the anniversary pedigree: tartness! Two brews were made: a high-ABV mango-infused wheat beer and a tart blending beer, both using pale and wheat malts and a blend of Belgian yeasts. The final blended beer features both tropical sweetness, as well as the tart citrusy character of a spontaneously fermented beer. Nineteen should cellar quite well. Cheers!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (1629) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Intensely fruity, sweet, definitely a nice mango punch, but it kinda tastes more like a wine cooler than a real sour beer. I’d be interested to see how it ages, and it’s not awful, but a weird beer that I wasn’t in love with.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3854) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Wow. not sure what is going on here. Clear golden pour with ring of white head. Its definitely a sour. Almost more peachy than mango. Tart and citrusy, but just a hint of residual sweetness. Not something I would want again, but still interesting. Would be curious to see how this ages though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 10, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 2oz ][ Tasting ][ ][ Champagne Flute ][ 12.07.14 ]
murky honey pour, puffy white head. Moderately hot, light marshmallow with considerable mango. Heavy mango sweetness front palate, lightly hot, faintly buteric bile through cotton candy thick end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (5205) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2014
12oz bottle pours a clear gold with some clumpy white head. Nose has a lot of fruit, perfume, tropical fruit, mild candy. Flavor is mildly sweet, yeast, guava, mango. Clean finish. Easy drinker for 10%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5071) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Poured a clear yellow color with a small, wispy white head. Aroma was notes of light stonefruits, mango. Tropical fruit notes. Flavor was light fruit notes, some wheat character. Actually pretty tasty. Enjoyable for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2014
12oz bottle. $2.99 a bottle. Hmm..I’ve really enjoyed the anniversary series but I’m not so sure about this one. Slightly hazy blonde orange body, thin off-white head Sugar liqueur spiked mango aroma. Just tastes too much like a "malt beverage" to me, too removed from any style, and not really satisfactory as a fruit beer or a sour. The mango is big, intense, artificial. I don’t see this cellaring well either. Not an impressive offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (842) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Tap. Yellow pour with white head. Smells sour with slight mango. Nice sour beer with a little bit of a different touch to it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBunn (2508) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear gold with a little head and fruit aromas that are more ps ach than mango. Flavor is kind of sweet and artificial. Not the greatest and a little metallic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1750) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pours hazy golden orange with a medium white head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is mango, citrus, wheat and earthy yeast. Taste is mostly tartness with mild sweetness. Medium bodied with the alcohol exceptionally well hidden. I had no idea this was a high abv until writing this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2014
12oz bottle from local shithole store. Pours a hazed orange with a minimal white head. Aromas of citrus fruit and Belgian yeast esters (banana/clove). Taste is sour and sweet, striking a pretty good balance. Flavors of tart citrus fruit (citric acid) mixed with a Belgian tripel yeastiness. High Fucken boost. Too heavy on the yeasty esters, I know this brewery loves to use that high boost strain of Trappist style yeast but it just doesn’t fit in this beer. Results are a mixed bag of (perhaps?) lactic acid dosed wheat beer mixed with a mango tartness. Because the sourness comes with an abundance of banana and clove and no funk at all, this tells me that it is basically a high boost wheat beer infused with food grade lactic acid and fruit. SCROLL PAST.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerBillyCLE (12) - Newbury, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2014
I was absolutely floored by this! Wile expecting more of a typical fruit infused wheat beer (as the label unfortunately indicates). I can’t think of a nicer surprise than to discover the tartness of a nice sour with mango! I was amazed that this contained 10% ABV’S... On two different days I couldn’t detect the slightest note of alcohol until I gave it time (showing great restraint) to warm up a bit the 2nd day. Even then, the alcohol simply added a nice note of spiciness rather than booziness.

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