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Immort Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,369 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,369
Reviews: 1,111
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 159
Gots: 326 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2001

For this beer, we use maple syrup from Red Brook Farm -- Sam's family farm in Western Massachusetts, peat-smoked barley, juniper berries and vanilla.

Immort is fermented with a blend of English and Belgian yeasts, then aged in the big oak tanks at the brewery.

The sweet and earthy flavors meld magnificently in the Immort Ale. But be warned, the ABV is 11%, so after one or two you may start feeling immortal (even though we promise you won't be).

50 IBU
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Ratings: 2,369 | Reviews: 1,111
Photo of Winston3737
1/5  rDev -73.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Easily their worst beer. Not good at all.

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3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jshusc
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baggedlunch
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tclipse
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coffdaddy
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another fantastic DFH beer. I think this beer needs to be aged 2+ years to bring out its full potential.

Photo of Prop28WasBetter
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattjcrawford
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craftaholic
3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopkrid
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deakin
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PVMT
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Severdali
4.79/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Smoke filled, in the smoothest of ways, sweet and candied yet mellow

Rich brown with restrained head and starry lacing

rich and viscous, beautifully aged (2009 bottle drank in 2014), this beer stands out at its peak as a beautifully unique deity of beers. the maple and vanilla are so heavy and rich yet so smooth and not overpowering. The smoke is beautifully present yet subtle. The beer is a work of art at this point in its age. It's a 5 at this point.

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Coronaeus
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JuMa44
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of Joecaddie
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Immort Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 2,369 ratings.