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Weyerbacher Sixteen

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Formerly brewed at Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Style: Mead
Easton, Pennsylvania USA

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Caramel, crystal, munich and chocolate malts form a rich foundation for this dark and complex ale. Brewed with an absurd amount of honey from Pennsylvania bees, this braggot has a profound honey character and a nice warming finish. It is the perfect beer to celebrate our sweet sixteen.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Weyerbacher Sixteen ].
Clear medium to dark brown color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy honey, caramel, brown sugar - honey, caramelized malt - sugar - honey. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, honey, sugary malt - honey. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140315]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zach8270 (3375) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Deep copper pour with a tan head. Medicinal and harsh aroma. Lots of alcohol and overly ripe dark fruits. Flavor is medicinal as well. Lots of sweetness with a super sweet finish. Maybe it’s the style or maybe it turned.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2584) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head.Aroma of honey, fruit and caramel. Flavor was very sweet with caramel, dark sweet honey, raisins, molasses and had a warming finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1605) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, sweet and roasty, light and fruity, caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckaduck (625) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. 5/12/14. Pours a cloudy red-brown with a thin, creamy off-brown head. Aroma is dark fruits, wood, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, honey, red grapes, alcohol. Taste is smooth, clean, dry; chocolate, caramel, alcohol, some smoke, leather, oak; finish is leather, dark fruit, caramel. Some nice lacing. Medium-full bodied. Low carbonation. Interesting. Tasty and uncommon. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2162) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with pale head. Fruity aroma, toffee and caramel. Taste of caramel, rich honey. Quite sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting...deep black ... thin tan lacing ... dark blackcurrant malt nose ... dark malts .. deep berry... dark roast nose ... dark malts ... sweet fruits ... juicy roast .. soft toffee... roast malt nose ... soft sweret ma;ts

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (2591) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Jstax. Dark chestnut in color with a thin ring of creamy beige head. Nose is unassuming, malty, and sweet. Light honey is evident. Good balance of malt to sweet, light roast, and honey. Lingering sticky finish. Not a style (braggot) that I’m very familiar with, so it’s hard to tell, but good for what it is, I think.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3856) - Frisco, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Backlog bottle thanks to so many good ratebeerians. The look is clear, thin tan head, and brown in color. The smell is caramel, sweet, fruits, and honey. The taste is sweet, alcohol, honey, and eh.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrymel (1478) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Thanks Clint. Dark brown with a solid sheet of peanut foam. Smells like honey (as the label says), and profoundly so; there are some nougat and raisin notes in the nose as well. There are some nice things going on with the malt here, some graham (again, in the nose). Tastes sweet and...makes my face twitch. Whew, way too sweet with nasty acetone and alcohol flavors. The raisins in the nose come thru here with a fury, and with brown sugar and granola. I really don’t dig this profile. Thin with heavy carb. Semi dry finish. This beer is substantially more disappointing than I had expected. I really am hit and miss with Weyerbacher, but this is not appropriate for my mouth. Serving type: bottle 12-31-2011


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