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Immort Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,260 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,260
Reviews: 1,100
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 132
Gots: 298 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2001)
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Rhynes2

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours out a great copper color. Not much head on this beer but its made up for in smell. The smell is that of oak and reminds me of the complex oak tones of a few wines. Me and my friends joked at how it smelled like an old log cabin (in a good way). The taste is very original and like nothing I have ever had before. Oak notes with caramel and toffee. It's also very sweet which hurts the drinkability but this is a sipper beer for sure. The 11% alcohol also gives it a big kick. I feel that it's a little overpowering but when drank slowly can be very enjoyable. Overall this is a great beer but not something I would go out looking for. Glad I got the chance to try and and I have no regrets.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 17:55:53 | More by Rhynes2
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Immort Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 2,260 ratings.