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Friday, June 11, 2010

Day 162 Drink: Weyerbacher Riserva

Weyerbacher Brewing Co. was founded in 1995 by Dan and Sue Weirback in a former livery stable in Easton, PA.

Riserva is Weyerbacher's first American wild ale, aged in Oak barrels with red raspberry puree and Brettanomyces yeast.

Weyerbacher Riserva pours a bright red color with a thin head. The aroma is a full round berry. The flavor of this 11.4 percent alcohol by volume ale has a great sour base, but plenty of raspberry comes through to balance the ale. The large format bottle is perfect for sharing with several people.

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