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Raison D'Être - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,005 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 4,005
Reviews: 1,766
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.3%
Wants: 68
Gots: 248 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A deep mahogany, Belgian-style brown ale brewed with beet sugar, raisins and Belgian-style yeast.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-09-2001)
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KomodoDragon

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3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Yep, as they say, mahogany

S - dark fruits -raisons, sugar, cloves/ginger. Small head which disipates to a thin layer surrounding the top

T - reminiscend of a dry wine, biscuity, plum, figs, dates, and maybe raisons, a bit harsh

M - smooth, clean, soft carbonation

Nice, bit of hybrid brew. If they aimed for craft beer afficionatios alternative to red wine, well done.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 04:14:28 | More by KomodoDragon
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Raison D'Être from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 4,005 ratings.