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Red Velvet - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Red Velvet
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 6
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: JHamm on 02-05-2012)
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THECPJ, May 02, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This fruit beer, available only at the brewpub, is a combination of Fort and champagne.

Appearance - has a nice golden-reddish hue. carbonation bubbles up nicely. moreso than I've seen in other beers. could be a contribution of the champagne of course. overall appearance is very warm and appealing.

smell - tart raspberries and alcohol. not much else.

taste - somewhat boozy. raspberries come across slightly. Not as strong as Fort but they're there. The champagne does come across in the carbonation that really livens up the drink.

mouthfeel - bubbly at first but smooths out nicely. A very dry finish. Not heavy at all and overall very refreshing.

overall - this will hit you. At 18% I only needed one and I felt it. I enjoyed the combination of this style of fruit beer and champagne and it made for an interesting drink. It was a bit more boozy than I had anticipated but overall the dry finish and tartness helped balance it out.

JHamm, Feb 05, 2012
Red Velvet from Dogfish Head Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.