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Miles Davis' Bitches Brew - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,915 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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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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mikereaser

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3.68/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reviewed blind, part of blind bif #6

A - Pours a pitch black with 2 inches of frothy tan foam that left lots of good oily lacing.

S - It has a nice roasted, slightly smokey and ashey aroma. There is also just a little bit of vanilla as well. Not overly done but just enough to be there but not overpowering.

T - The taste is a bit thin. A bit of chocolate, with some sort of weird chalky taste to it. There is hints of dark fruit as well. Its possible that this is aged as the flavors seem somewhat muted. I've let this warm up a bit and It has a nice mellow aftertaste, maybe some molasses or honey. there also seems to be almost a hint of pepper or spice coming through.

M/D - almost thin body with just a bit of creaminess to it. very light carbonation. It starts out a bit rough when cold but as it warms this really comes out of its shell and becomes very enjoyable.

I'm at a loss again on this one.
Dogfish Head Bitches Brew, batch 2. Very nice. I've had batch 1 but its been awhile and I wasn't able to pick it out.

4/3.5/3.5/4/4

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 03:35:31 | More by mikereaser
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Miles Davis' Bitches Brew from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 2,915 ratings.