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Noble Rot | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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88
very good
336 Reviews
BEER STATS
Reviews:
336
Ratings:
1,554
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
27.66%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

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.

Added by paulozanello on 02-20-2011

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Noble Rot from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.