Noble Rot - Dogfish Head Brewery
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District of Columbia
4.09/5 rDev +6%
10 oz. pour into a snifter glass at the Falls Church Alehouse; unknown brewing/kegging date; drank over 30 minutes
A: 3/3 - pale yellow-to-golden coloration; crystal clear (can both read and see through); received with an initial frothy white head that settled into a subtle glass lacing; no visible bubbles
S: 10/12 - predominately white wine/Chardonnay notes; some background Belgian yeast, pils and wheat with some alcohol
T: 16/20 - bright, refreshing vinous flavors immediately hit on first sip and continue to develop on the palate; as the flavor profile expands; the Belgian pils and yeast rear up - slightly peppery, estery and coriander; some alcohol but doesn't taste like 9% ABV; finishes dry and invites subsequent sips
M: 3/5 - much lower carbonation for style (and major reason for point detraction); light body
O: 8/10 - nice admixture of vinous and saison qualities; it's not as good as I remember it being, which, unfortunately, is my typical DFH experience as my palate has developed, but it remains an enjoyable Spring/Summer offering and is dangerously drinkable; $10.50/10 oz. snifter is craziness though
TOTAL - 40/50
04-05-2014 20:38:55 | More by MNishCT77
3.86/5 rDev 0%
Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a thick white head, good size bubbles, and lacing that sticks to the side of the glass forever.
Smell: A champagne and sweet white wine scent, with a hint of lemon.
Taste: A sour white wine taste with a bit of bitterness to it.
Mouthfeel: Nicely carbonated, smooth, but a bit sour.
Drinkability: Has a little too much sour/bitter for my liking, but not bad.
04-01-2014 06:18:44 | More by Falcon91Wolvrn03
Noble Rot from Dogfish Head Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,295 ratings.