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Miles Davis' Bitches Brew - Dogfish Head Brewery

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93
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2,915 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,915
Reviews: 834
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 407
Gots: 1,065 | FT: 55
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the original release of Bitches Brew, Miles Davis' 1970 paradigm-shifting landmark fusion breakthrough, we've created our own Bitches Brew -- a bold, dark beer that's a fusion of three threads of imperial stout and one thread of honey beer with gesho root. It's a gustatory analog to Miles' masterpiece.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: TheFightfan1 on 06-13-2010)
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JMD

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4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pitch black color. Even when held up to the light there are no other colors that come through Thick rocky tan head that clings to the glass and leaves clumpy lacing down the side. Beautiful looking beer.

S: All the usual suspects for an RIS. Big roasted malt aroma. Bittersweet chocolate, some coffee, and faint honey.

T: The honey and gesho add an interesting twist. Big malty flavor, balanced out by an underlying sweetness. Nice hop presence as well. For 9% abv, the alcohol is nearly non-exsistent in the flavor.

M: Full bodied and smooth. This beer doesn't have the viscosity of something like Ten Fidy, but still robust and creamy.

D: This is a great twist on a RIS. I found this one to be interesting and packed with flavor. This is as drinkable as any 9% beer can be. Another solid offering from Dogfish Head.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 00:40:16 | More by JMD
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Miles Davis' Bitches Brew from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 2,915 ratings.