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Red & White - Dogfish Head Brewery

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87
very good

1,576 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,576
Reviews: 678
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 85
Gots: 197 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A big, Belgian-style witbier brewed with coriander and orange peel and fermented with pinot noir juice. After fermentation, a fraction of the batch is aged in one of our 10,000-gallon oak tanks.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: hopsaplenty on 08-23-2006)
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Ratings: 1,576 | Reviews: 678 | Display Reviews Only:
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-04-2012 04:33:48 | More by vrbulldog22
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JohnQVD

New York

3/5  rDev -22.7%

06-03-2012 16:53:25 | More by JohnQVD
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-31-2012 18:36:16 | More by OriolesFan1008
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%

A - maybe 2.5 fingers of offwhite head. Hint of orange. Head sticks around for a while and becomes lumpy. Body is clear and a very orange amber.

S - Immediate white wine. Some orange and grapefruit along with the coriander.

T - Spicy and floral. I guess it is the coriander. Just a little wine in the finish.

M - Very strong carbonation and medium body. A little drying but quite nice for the style.

O - A nice little beer, but nothing really great.

05-30-2012 23:07:06 | More by RuckusDu
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vobr0002

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-28-2012 01:01:24 | More by vobr0002
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ngeunit1

California

4.23/5  rDev +9%

A - Pours a clear golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down slowly leaving behind some nice thick lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of dark grape, orange and other citrus flavors, Belgian yeast, coriander and other spices, wheat, and a bit of oak and booze.

T - Starts off with a mix of lightly sweet dark grape with some orange peel and a bit of wheat. Through the middle, some stronger citrus flavors come through with some coriander and Belgian yeast flavor. The finish is a mix of dark grape, orange and other citrus flavors, wheat, oak, and a bit of booze.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and warming finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice big witbier with the Pinot Noir grapes and oak adding some nice touch and balancing out the body and the alcohol content.

05-26-2012 07:26:07 | More by ngeunit1
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

05-25-2012 18:09:10 | More by Zaphog
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KBennall

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-25-2012 16:27:06 | More by KBennall
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BigRob329

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

05-24-2012 19:16:37 | More by BigRob329
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Punkrckr281

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-24-2012 15:28:32 | More by Punkrckr281
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Rudy

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-23-2012 04:09:31 | More by Rudy
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

05-22-2012 01:58:34 | More by chocosushi
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-21-2012 18:25:22 | More by iL0VEbeer
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

05-21-2012 03:06:43 | More by WaterCzar
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TimH


3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-19-2012 17:47:13 | More by TimH
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EnjoiThePureTrip

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-19-2012 14:47:18 | More by EnjoiThePureTrip
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%

Pours clear golden orange with a decent white foam head.

Boozy oaky vanilla woody notes in the nose.

Bigger beer up front, which is a distraction from the wittier focus. Booze, wine like (oaken vanilla chardonnay) elements, with some spice and yeast. Far from the traditional wit. Finishes complex, malty, boozy, and a bit spicy. A heavier richer beer for a wit.

Medium bodied, but has some body.

Overall not bad, but more complex than needed for the style. I think the serving size would work better at 12 oz than the bomber. I liked this, but it is one of those brews that drinks a bit more like a cordial than a beer.

05-19-2012 03:15:54 | More by OtherShoe2
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -48.5%

05-18-2012 18:20:45 | More by SickNukes
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whitekiboko

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-17-2012 00:41:25 | More by whitekiboko
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%

750ml bottle served in a snifter glass.

pours a bright copper/deep orange tone with an off-white head, maybe a finger and a half of which; decent retention, spotty lacing. beautiful looking beer.

the nose is marked by a sweet maltiness, coriander, and pinot. alcohol presence, but a moderate one. flavor profile mostly breaks down around the nose but with some added cherry and orange notes, some tartness to it. alcohol is a player but not overwhelming at all. ii'm not head over heels but it's pretty good; unique.

medium-plus bodied, medium carbonation... drinkability is ok: goes down easy enough but in my opinion its uniqueness wears on you - not something you'd want a lot of in a sitting. that said, i'd welcome a revist as some future point. worth a try.

originally reviewed: 10-25-2010

05-16-2012 22:04:03 | More by BostonHops
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-15-2012 23:48:00 | More by pearljam118
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brotherloco

California

4.23/5  rDev +9%

750ml capped bottle. Bottled In 2012. Served in a tulip.

Pours a mostly clear dark gold, some chill haze. Forms 2 fingers of white foam. Tight bubbles settle to a creamy ring. A moderate amount of lacing is left in the glass.

Aroma is fruity, citrus with some peach notes. Vanilla. Peppery spice. Alcohol.

Flavor resembles the nose with fruity and vanilla notes up front with a slightly tart Belgian middle and a slightly sour dry finish. Vinous pinot noir notes add to the fruitiness. Alcohol is present in the flavor throughout, but it never overpowers. Long lingering spicy finish.

Medium bodied with medium-high semi-sharp carbonation. Full flavor and ABV make it a sipper, but dry finish makes you want more.

05-15-2012 03:32:57 | More by brotherloco
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sbanacho

California

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

05-14-2012 16:01:05 | More by sbanacho
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-14-2012 15:51:15 | More by vonnegut21
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 2011. Pours cloudy reddish orange color with a nice 2 finger off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Some decent lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big lemon, orange peel, herbal, grape, red wine, grass, wheat, bread, clove, pepper, and yeast spices. Nice and well balanced aromas with good strength. Taste of orange, grape, lemon, pepper, clove, red wine, herbal, grass, earth, bread, oak, and yeast spices. Slight tannin tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of grape, red wine, citrus peel, herbal, pepper, oak, and yeast spices on the finish for a while. Nice balance of flavors with good complexity and no cloying sweetness. Medium carbonation and full bodied; with a slick and fairly creamy mouthfeel that is quite nice. Definitely a sipping beer, with well hidden alcohol; only a slight warming after the finish noticed. Overall this is a really nice imperial wit with red wine qualities. Nice complexity and balance; and very smooth to sip on for beer of this gravity. Very enjoyable stuff.

05-14-2012 01:42:47 | More by superspak
Red & White from Dogfish Head Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,576 ratings.