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Raison D'Être - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,006 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 4,006
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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oldirtycaffrey

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3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep, deep mahogany with a foamy 1/2 inch off-white head. Good amount of lacing on the glass throughout. Smell is sweet and malty, with a hint of prunes, dates, and cocoa. Taste is also sweet, but considering the 8% ABV, this is very easy to drink. Really a stellar beer. Perfect for a cold winter day.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 19:30:47 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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Raison D'Être from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 4,006 ratings.