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Raison D'Être - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

3,847 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 3847
Reviews: 1760
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.3%


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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lbkornlb14

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4.35/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This beer is excellent, I love its sweetness and complexity. It pours dark brown, recently Ive been trying to drink this beer from a snifter due to its great nose. I routinely buy 6 packs of this beer as it is pretty drinkable and just overall delicious. great dark ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2008 00:14:00 | More by lbkornlb14
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Raison D'Être from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 3,847 ratings.