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RATINGS: 1245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Formerly Weyerbacher Imperial Stout.
Rich, velvety and deliciously complex, Weyerbacher Imperial Stout is a truly distinctive winter warmer. We use seven types of malt and two varieties of hops to bring forth this big brew. Quite robust and roasty on the palate, Weyerbacher Imperial Stout has a wonderfully fruity nose and a moderately dry finish. The taste is highly complex- perhaps you’ll even discern notes of expresso or chocolate.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - MAR 11, 2002
An incredibly good Stout, almost black in color, has a good balance of rich coffee and chocolate hints to it. An enjoyable beer to sip, and I agree about how the flavor lingers with Volgon. The best beer from a great microbrewery, probably my favorite beer of all.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
FridgRaider (108) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2004
This beer looks so good pouring in a glass, with its jet black color and small brownish head. The taste is just as pleasing, with chocolate and coffee in a thick texture only an Imp. Stout can deliver.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2758) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2001
Poured syrupy thick and very very dark black, with a brown head. Nose rich, malty, with hints at plums, dates, and vanilla. Flavor more of the same, and superbly balanced between the dark fruit malts and a roasted bitterness. Outstanding Imperial Stout, and a must have for any lover of the style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
kalisto9 (73) - Crafton, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2003
Now THIS is a great stout! Forget the overrated drag that is Guinness. Weyerbacher has made an excellent stout that doesn't have the makeup of mud yet still retains that favorite used motor oil color. Oh yeah, it tastes great, too. For those of ye who are not big stout fans (such as myself), do give Old Heathen a try.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2008
Weyerbacher Old Heathen Imperial Stout ABV: 8% Calories: estimated at 200 C Volume: 12 fl oz Glass: 6 oz goblet Purchased at: Princeton Community Liquors Price per fl oz: $1.89 / 12 fl oz = $0.15per fl oz Consumed at: Home sensory first impression: Deep dark rich stoutish brew with no light penetrating. Thin but staying head. Nice lacing, and amazing, rich chocolatey, nutty, hoppy flavor. Alcohol is well hidden. A very complex and satisfying brew. Aroma/Olfactory: 9 out of 10 Malt flavor is: caramel, chocolate, coffee, nuts, roasted Hop flavor is: resin, cinnamon, paprika, pepper Yeast flavor is: chocolate dough, cocoa dust, sharp cheese Other flavors include: alcohol, clove, corn, raisin, sulfur, vanilla Visuals/Appearance: 5 out of 5 Color is: black Liquid is: black Head and lace are: brown, hanging on. Nice lace. Taste/Flavor: 10 out of 10 Maltiness or Sweetness level is: medium to heavy Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: heavy Sour level is: light Palate/Tactile: 5 out of 5 Body or Mouthfeel is: full Texture is: oily, creamy, sticky, slick, thick Carbonation is: average Finish is: astringent, bitter, long Overall experience: 19 out of 20. I liked the flavor, color, head, lacing, aroma, and effects.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1502) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2012 (br-btl bu/bk-lbl, Easton PA, 6 pack, 12oz, 8%)

opq-bk, thin-tan-hd, med-full-body, ^co2.

aroma: §chrcl §silage §bright-hop §lcrc §peat-smoke.

flavor: §lcrc §brnt-bright-fruit co2 T1, chclt-malt T2, §astrngt §hop-oil §chrd-malt §scotch-malt/yeast(peat-smoke) but-quite-clean T3, more-chrcl less-peat Tf.

peat-smokiness adds a nice complexity as is remains faint.
great as session beer and with food.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Got Stout? (173) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 9, 2001
An excellent, chewy brew! The complexity of this Imperial can be compared to any other Imperial of it’s caliber, but Weyerbacher just hits it right on the drunken head @ 8.2%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rcasta (849) - EL SALVADOR - APR 15, 2008
Ding ding ding We have a winner Me vieron cara de pendejo despues de pedir el sampler (gracias gordo cerote) Pero me reivindique Barbaro!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle from the local taphouse. Very tasty imperial stout. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. Taste is sweet and bitter, with very long length. Palate is syrupy, and full bodied. Black, with a frothy head.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TorbenJensen (1457) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2015
Cool light brown and creamy foam. It does not last as long after pouring, but leaving small islands of foam on top. It leaves beautiful lace on the side of the tube and has an incredible enticing aroma of hard roasted malt and chocolate. The taste is malty of the aforementioned hard roasted malt, but it also brings some coffee notes and dark bitter chocolate notes. Hop bitterness is gentle and leads to long finish. A little smoked character is finally in flavor nuances and it is an imperial stout that is incredibly delicious and very good.

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