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Noble Rot - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,232 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 89
Gots: 140 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This saison-esque science project gets complexity and fermentable sugars from two unique wine grapes sourced with our friends at Alexandria Nicole Cellars in Prosser, Wash.

The first addition is unfermented juice, known as must, from viognier grapes that have been infected with a benevolent fungus called botrytis. This noble rot reduces the water content in the grapes while magnifying their sweetness and complexity. The second is pinot gris must intensified by a process called dropping fruit, where large clusters of grapes are clipped to amplify the quality of those left behind.

Noble Rot is brewed with pils and wheat malts and fermented with a distinct Belgian yeast strain. It has a spicy white wine body and a dry, tart finish.

(Beer added by: paulozanello on 02-20-2011)
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If you're a saison/farmhouse lover, Noble Rot is a must have. A pleasing, refreshing sour grape taste from the must. The wheat and yeast are bright on the tongue. Has a remarkable finish that makes my mouth water. One of the few beers I always buy when I see it at the store. Perhaps my favorite domestic saison-like beer (and I like just about all of them).

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Noble Rot from Dogfish Head Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.