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Raison D'Être - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

4,003 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 4,003
Reviews: 1,766
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.3%
Wants: 68
Gots: 247 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I absolutely LOVE this beer. It has a real different flavor to it...almost a coffee flavored beer...to me at least. Its best VERY cold...but is a very unique beer, and definitely one of my all time favorites.

I would say though...that you probably need to develope a bit of a taste for it...it doesn't usually come right out as a smash hit on the first try. But it will stick in the back of your mind...and you'll return for another one someday...and that's when you'll realized how good it is.

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Raison D'Être from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 4,003 ratings.