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Black & Tan - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Black & Tan
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 01-13-2011)
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Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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LJugel

Virginia

3/5  rDev -27.5%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2013 01:22:45 | More by scxcrunner
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-23-2013 16:09:50 | More by FrankShirley
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HoopTime

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

FIrst had the 90-chicory B&T at one of the Dogfishhead Ale Houses in Northern Virginia. Since have had it several other times elsewhere when I have been fortunate enough to be somewhere with both on tap.

This is easily my favorite B&T. The chicory stout gives it a dark, sweet base to mellow the aggressive hops of the 90. It balances very nicely, with a very nice, coat your tongue thickness.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2012 01:16:07 | More by HoopTime
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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-13-2012 14:56:06 | More by cfinch2
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

12-04-2012 15:34:29 | More by mendvicdog
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astraker

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

09-01-2012 03:04:17 | More by astraker
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-25-2012 02:32:31 | More by Oakenator
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Kmccabe33

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-12-2012 01:51:23 | More by Kmccabe33
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-19-2012 04:04:20 | More by Kozality
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Danieldebarr

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-01-2012 16:55:45 | More by Danieldebarr
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Bike2work


4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-19-2012 19:30:33 | More by Bike2work
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Jfowler05

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-30-2012 14:20:29 | More by Jfowler05
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CHickman

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had the Black & Tan at the Rehoboth Beach brewpub back in 2009, and was amazed at how damn tasty it was. Best Black & Tan that I have ever had, and it seems like the bartenders know that any beer geek/beer expert will love this fresh poured combo since they made the trek to where DogFish Head started. If you can get to any of the Dogfish Head places I highly suggest trying one as it was amazing; the combo (Black & Tan) was perfect and the Chicory Stout brought this to a flavor level that Guinness just can't achieve with any combo of Bass, Smithwick's or Harp. This is a Black & Tan at a Dogfish Head level, so expect greatness and massive flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

03-25-2012 01:55:55 | More by CHickman
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Navalartichoke

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.8%

02-06-2012 18:27:08 | More by Navalartichoke
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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draft at the Falls Church Alehouse. This is a combo of 90 min IPA and Chicory Stout...

Pours dark, dark brown with a nice creamy head on top, a orange-ish gold color on bottom. The nose was smoke, malt, hops, fruit, and coffee. The 90 min IPA was in the background, Chicory was the main influence on the nose. Really well done. The taste profile follows the nose, with the Chicory again taking the lead. Really excellent Black and Tan- great for the style. Feel was what you would expect- smooth and malty, followed by crisp, hoppy and well carbonated. Overall, I really enjoyed this- especially considering the style. I would definitely have this again- it's a pretty cool combo. Cheers.

Serving type: on-tap

01-19-2012 01:41:44 | More by jayhawk73
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HuaiDan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-23-2011 01:24:09 | More by THECPJ
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morehpperliter

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-14-2011 20:07:08 | More by morehpperliter
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ckollias

Maryland

4.9/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed this beer @ Dogfish head Alehouse in Gaithersburg

A: Dark Black on top (chicory stout), Pale-oragnish color on the bottom (90 minute IPA), with a nice foamy whitish head that lingers for a long time.

S: The chicory stout dominates the smell since it is on top. Aromas of Coffee, cocoa powder, and roasted malts. After drinking half of the beer the IPA comes out a little bit more as citrus hops and caramel that fill the nose.

T: Strong coffee and chocolate flavors cross the palate at first. Roasted malts leave a nice aftertaste. As I finished half of this beer, the 90 minute IPA came through with strong spicy hops!

M: Full body and light carbonation. Strong coffee up front, followed by a strong hoppy IPA behind.

O: Wow – two of my favorite beers combined! I am in heaven. This is something I could drink over and over again.

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2011 02:13:13 | More by ckollias
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mdfb79

New York

3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 03/26/11 notes. Had on tap at the Falls Church, VA Ale House. Looks to be a combination of 60 minute and the Chicory Stout.

a - Pours a dark brown color with one inch of tan head and light carbonation evident.

s - Smells of roasted malts, smoke, light citrus hops, and fruit. Enjoyable, though dominated by the chicory stout.

t - Taste follows the nose; lots of smokey and roasted malts. Light hops, but again, dominated by the stout part of it.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

d - A nice black and tan considering I like both of the base beers, but the chicory stout really dominated it with it's smokey qualities. Something I would order again if I were in the mood for a black and tan.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2011 16:33:59 | More by mdfb79
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plaid75

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub location in Gaithersburg, MD.

Poured a deep amber hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured full balmy malts and a touch of charcoal.

The taste was full with a rich maltiness and a lingering dry black malt. A bit similar to a bock in the depth of the malt.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty malt forward ale.

Serving type: on-tap

01-13-2011 15:19:12 | More by plaid75
Black & Tan from Dogfish Head Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.