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Reviews: 172
Hads: 916
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 5.69%
Wants: 38
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Jason on 01-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 172 | Hads: 916
Photo of Rutager
3.13/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance. Pours a clear yellow gold with 3 fingers of off-white head that leaves some decent lace behind.

Smell. Sweet citrus fruits, floral hops, some peach and pineapple and grainy, lightly toasted malts.

Taste. Floral hops, dried citrus rinds, light grainy malts, a bit of pineapple and some bitter grass and herbs.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, low+ carbonation.

Overall. Not my style of ipa, a bit too sweet and hops that I just don't dig. Probably more a personal preference thing than a statement on the quality of this beer. (533 characters)

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at 38 Degrees in Alhambra, CA.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest. Taste is much the same with a citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some nice aromas and flavors. (515 characters)

Photo of scottfrie
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle into Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a clear amber with three fingers of fluffy off-white head that slowly faded into a thick bubbly film leaving rings of streaky thick lacework down the glass.
S: Herbal, leafy, and minty hops with a hint of vinous white wine and wheat. Sweet overall.
T: Leafy and herbal like the nose with notes of cracked grains, faint white wine, lemon, mint, and caramel. The finish is sweet, honey-like or perhaps tropical fruit nectar; aftertaste is lightly bitter and herbal. Mild spice. Mild medicine. Interesting dipa.
M: Medium-full body, slick, heavy mouthfeel, viscous, low carbonation. Not especially bitter.
O: Definitely on the sweeter side. I was hoping the SN influence would have calmed that down a bit. An interesting brew though and an interesting hop profile. (806 characters)

Photo of jondeelee
3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rhizing Bines opens to a hoppy nose with bits of grain and fruit floating in the background. The hops bring sweet pink grapefruit, grapefruit rind, and somewhat lesser touches of pine resin, with faint hints of mint, eucalyptus, and lemon deep below. The grains add bits of biscuit and cracker, as well as touches of toast crust, but are mainly marked by fruit esters, including orange, berry, and apricot. Small touches of brown sugar and caramel add further sugary notes. The nose is, however, rather faint, and while there are enough sugars in here to make the bottle mouth sticky, they fade with surprising quickness, as do the hops. so that what was a very nice aroma upon immediate opening fades to a difficult-to-detect whimper after a very short while.

On the tongue, the beer opens with a double blast of hops and grains, the hops bringing more sweet pink grapefruit, with lesser notes of grapefruit rind, pine resin, and lemon, and the grains bringing a bevy of fruit esters and sugars, including bright orange, apricot, berry, and cherry, as well as loads of brown sugar, candi sugar, and caramel. There’s even a touch of raisin and plum in here, giving a dark sugary texture that plays well off of the bright berries and oranges. An additional layer of wet wheat, toast crust, biscuit, and a grassy, bitter vine-like note brings further complexity, the flavors mingling together well, being both sugary, and almost bitter-sour at the same time. The aftertaste is a continuation of these flavors, the bitter sourness that comes from the hops and the vine-like overtone lasting for an especially long time. Mouthfeel is medium, and carbonation is medium to medium-high.

Overall, this is good beer, and very interesting, especially with the heavy bitter vine-like overtone that mingles nicely with the grapefruity hops and berry-laden fruit esters to give the impression of fresh-picked fruit with some of the stem still attached. The vine-like notes are actually needed here, as without them the beer would be perhaps overly sweet, needing quite a bit of bitter balance to avoid tasting like a Jolly Rancher candy. Still, this is one of the better Dogfish Head “big bottle” beers I’ve tasted in a while, and worth trying. (2,241 characters)

Photo of stakem
3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

750ml bottle poured admittedly into their new matching IPA Spiegalau glass. The brew pours a perfectly clear color of copper with a mountainous 3 finger cap of yellowish stained froth. The cap slowly fades leaving a webbing pattern of lace sticking all over the glass. The etching on the bottom of the glass promotes agitation of the carbonation which rises to the surface and supports the cap seemingly throughout the entire duration.

The aroma of this brew is grassy to herbal with almost a leafy component. There is a fairly solid amount of fresh grain backing also present which gives this brew almost a doughy sweet grain aspect that is very enticing but unexpected for a DIPA. It is fresh smelling enough to invoke thoughts of a brew day and just mashing in. However, that much focus on the bready grain is not expected in an IPA.

The flavor carries over just as much grain contribution as was found in the aromatics. It is fresh and doughy with a bready character and plenty of layers of almost toasty grain before the first onset of hop flavoring. The hops present themselves with grass to herbal quality and a hint of citrus. Almost a lemony rind flavor persists into the aftertaste coupled with a bit of solvent alcohol.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is fairly light and snappy/crisp towards the finish with just a touch of oily hop resins lingering. However, I cant get over how much the malt drives the flavor and aroma profile of this brew for it still being "fresh." It is unique in that they chose to showcase bravo and 644 in this. However, I think this proves why noone else is making anything like this. I didn't really dig this. I am so glad I purchased the matching glassware. It totally accentuated how much I didnt like this brew. But the glass does feel pretty wicked good in your hand... i mean ughh. (1,866 characters)

Photo of TheBrewo
3.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

We pour a brew of clean golden coloring, giving the faintest suggestions of reddish hues with the proper background lighting. It holds a two finger head of tight but cakey microbubbles, leaving chunking sheets of lacing as it crawls back at a snail’s pace. Clarity is high, with no haze or sediment noted. Carbonation appears active. The aroma gives an interesting blend of sweet bubblegum esters, floral and grapefruit hops, mild Bretty tartness, pineapple and strawberry sugars, black tea tannins, and light coiny metallics. The malts are bolstered by pales and far-off roasted caramels with warmth, as the hops take on a more earthy, but still sweetly nectary and spicy, tone. Our first impression is that the flavoring is strongly bittered, but it maintains a certain freshness about it, through the earthy tones and mossy muskiness on the back. As we sip, flavorful pale grain and sweeter notes of raw honeysuckle, phenolic plastics, floral hops, huge metallic coin bitterness, and juicy yeastiness start things off. Booze quickly crashes in, giving fire and pepper, enhancing the metallic bitterness to the peak. Mixing in are juicy citric hops, raw lemon rind, bitter-fresh garden herbs, and dirty wheats. The finish comes with a wash of sugary sweetness, faintly roasted caramel malts, bittered toasted pales, dry citric and earthy hops, booze, and medicinal phenols. The aftertaste breathes of more fusels, plastics, black pepper spiciness, crisp berry fruitiness, sweet apple freshness, and raw yeastiness. The body is medium, and the carbonation is on the high end. There is beautifully creamy froth and slurp, but with only decent finishing pop and smack. The mouth is left coated, wet, and satiated, with only alcoholic dryness, and a significant, gooseflesh-inducing pucker. The abv is appropriate, and the beer is more of a sipper for the style.

Overall, what we enjoyed most about this beer was the gloriously retaining head, nice creamy foresip, and freshness of flavoring. When just poured, the aroma gave a nice blend of the described ingredients, with fresh and sweet wheatiness giving way to esters and bright hoppiness. With warmth, however, this became muddled and overly raw, which destroyed some of those originally desirable qualities. The feel also showed a two-sidedness, with a nice slurp and creaminess on the front, but an overly puckering bitterness that left the palate quivering in its wake. Either way, the flavoring remained decently even and fresh throughout, making for a bizarrely interesting collaboration that just barely works. (2,572 characters)

Photo of korguy123
4.35/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle into DFH "IPA" glass.

Crystal clear dark golden pour. Two finger off white, soapy head. Lacing is chunky and sticky all over the glass.

I get a touch of peppery spice, some pine and wet grass with a strange aroma I can't put my finger on, something you'd find in some Belgian beers.

Clean crisp taste. Grapefruit, apples, pine, some cucumber?? Bitter finish, zero alcohol. Very refreshing for a DIPA.

Light body, good carbonation. (441 characters)

Photo of SHODriver
4.12/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours a clear and light gold with a large and dense ivory head with good retention into a Duvel Tulip
S: smells of earthy and herbal hops, slight pine and a bit of citrus with a bit of caramel. slight toasty bread smell as well
T: herbal and earthy hops up front with some caramel sweetness. very green and woody hop flavor plus a bit of wheat creaminess swallow brings bready malt, caramel sweetness and a bit of slightly minty hop bitterness
M: slightly prickly but soft carbonation with a medium but slightly creamy mouthfeel. solid finish, not drying but not overly wet
O: very interesting. good flavors and a bit of a departure from a west coast style beer. I like it and the complexity is there. Definitely a nice twist on the style and it's great to see another collaboration between SN and DFH. (805 characters)

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.33/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: clear light honey colored. Huge billowy off white head on the pour.
Smell: juicy fruit as in the Wrigley gum is my first thought, with a nice bitter edge.
Taste: man....creamy, fruity, and bitterness in a near perfect combo. Very nicely done.
Overall: very pleasantly surprised. I expected an interesting and passable ipa. This is outstanding. (355 characters)

Photo of brewtus
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into dogfish tulip
A- pours clear orange with a double finger white head
S- sweet candy, slight banana, hay, earthy
T/m- starts slightly malty, straw, slight lemon, a bit bitter, not super hoppy.
O- very earthy and hard to categorize this as an ipa, with is low hop profile. It's unique and refreshing, worth a try but nothing crazy. (352 characters)

Photo of BEERchitect
4.12/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Riding both on the cusp of daring experimentaiton and embedded in proven technique in full IPA flavor- the heads, hearts, and hands of Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada have put together this racy imperial IPA that's as refreshing as it is packed with punch.

Bright with deep gold colors, the beer hinges on light amber as the light seems to make the beer glow. Zesty streams of carbonation build a frothy white head that keeps the beer looking bright, lively and almost champagne-like. Long-lasting retention and broken lace accompanies the beer through the bulk of the session.

Sharp and perfumy aromas, led by grapefruit, lemon, and floral notes are all strung together by light honey and caramel malt underpinnings for a scent that's hop-balanced ever so slightly. Light breadiness with a twangy-tart scent keeps the nose guessing at the subtle surprises here that's not in your ordinary IPA.

Soft caramel sweetness gives the fruity hop taste a candied taste that's similar to honey-dipped or light confectioner's sugar. Supporting bread tastes add a buffer to the hops to come. The ale's middle palate brings on the grapefruit and orange peels that's expected from highly hopped American ales. But the taste extends into the herbal and lemony world of Sorachi Ace and Nelson Sauvin hops. Coming together, there's a sense of sassafras, saffron, ginger, white wine, and almost-gin that accompanies the citrus fruits with a lot of pizzazz! As the hops develop their resiny bitterness to finish, the new hop acidity and supportive wheat backdrop keeps the beer complex and just off-dry in taste.

Medium bodied, the malts never really try to balance the beer and cause a fuller effect, but instead favors a drier and lighter palate that offers up a sense of refreshment early on and only increases heading into finish. As the hop character takes hold, the malts continue to recede until the finish of hop dryness, alcohol warmth, and zesty herbal tartness ensures complete cleanliness, crispness, and refreshment to close the session.

Where the Sierra Nevada taste is grounded, simple, and pure; the excitement of Dogfish experimentation is alive and well- but without Dogfishing it up too much. The somber recklessness that's demonstrated here is nothing short of wonderful! (2,277 characters)

Photo of Rifugium
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

First had: on tap at Capone's, Norristown, PA

Slightly hazy amber pour into a snifter, a small foamy white head topping it off; moderate retention and lacing. Aroma of light herbal hops, a dash of spice, grass. Taste was a bit bland overall, light notes of piney and herbal hops, distant toasted grains, not much distinction here. Body was light-medium, crisp, easily drinkable, but just too lacking in flavor to reel me in. (425 characters)

Photo of ThickNStout
2.06/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

750mL bottle from Hop City (Atlanta, GA). 7.99. Bottled 1/28/13. Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Pours trasparent golden copper with near three full fingers of foamy white head. Once the froth finally fades it leaves some pretty nice lace.

Smell is wheaty/malty with biscuits, dough, earthy and slightly floral.

Taste is sharp spicy wheat and very floral hops. Fower petals, earth, grass, wheat and bitter lemon zest. On the bitter side but not really boozy at all. Nothing at all in these flavors says IPA to me.

Creamy, slightly oily medium body with moderate carbination. Long bitter grassy finish.

This is an IPA? Seriously? It kind of looks like one, doesn't smell like one at all, definately doesn't taste like one and only vaguely feels like one. This is liquid proof that collaborations don't necessarily blend the best aspects of great brew masters. Not sure what these two excellent and well respected breweries were going for but it ended up an abomination. Really, if you like IPAs do yourself a favor and pass. (1,035 characters)

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap and served in a tulip, the beer is a bright honey-gold coloring with a slow flow of carbonation bubbles and a bright, white, fluffy head that clings to everything. Nose of hoppy background with a fruit and honey sweetness in the overtone. Some herbal spicing in the aromas also. Flavors of herbal spice and tangy grains initially. Tangy and floral throughout, with a toasty overtone. Very crisp and dry in mouth, with a floral hops and herbal aftertaste. Very clean and spiced, remaining balanced throughout. Tasty. (529 characters)

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter glass. Bottled dated 01/25/13, poured March 3rd, 2013.

Appearance: A nice lighter transparent amber, tiny bubbles on the body with an initial thick head straight white just about a notch above a finger's length.

Taste: Creamy hops, I know it sounds crazy but this might be the easiest to drink DIPA I have drank. This has a grassy feel to it coming off that it's almost wet-hopped. Light light citrus (grapefruit), has potential.

Mouth: has a grassy after taste that doesn't take long to getting used to. Little bitter feel, not bad at all with medium carbonation.

Overall: Good brew, but DFH has made much better IPAs and when I mean better I mean much better. This brew feels more like a strong lager than IPA, granted it's hoppy as hell but you want to feel the caramel signature and malts that make DIPAs a DIPA. This is something different but definitely not bad. For what it's worth, I rather buy a 4-pk of 90 minute any day. Salud! (965 characters)

Photo of jopezu
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

hazy golden amber, thin dense head that poofs. nose; malt-heavy and hoppy (similar to centennial hops), with an underlying sweet fruit... preservative note? light maple syrup and butter. strong banana nose when freshly poured. very odd. seriously smells like a founders centennial ipa with a little welch's grape jam stirred into it, and also a sweet dinner roll. the taste follows; strong floral, malty and hoppy middle with that syrupy sweetness (maple & banana) floating about. tastes and smells like a dfh 75 minute ipa with an identity crisis, though it does stay interesting on the tongue. a pretty perplexing brew from 2 of my favorites. (650 characters)

Photo of Knapp85
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Sure glad I hadn't bought a bottle or even worse a case of this one. The beer poured out nice, with a clear golden color and a white head on top. The retention and lacing were pretty solid on this beer, It's a good looking brew to say the least. The smell of the beer is a little on the weak side, I was trying to pick up some of the big hoppy aromas but I just wasn't really able too all that much. Very strange. The taste of the beer reminded me of a Hopped up version of Midas Touch. It's very sweet with a decent hop prifile but it doesn't taste much different than several other DfH beers that are on the market. The mouthfeel was smooth, kind of oily with a subtle carbonation to it. Overall just really not impressed with this beer. I wanted to like it but I just wasn't able to enjoy it as much as I had hoped too. (822 characters)

Photo of GuyIncognito
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

EXTREMELY disappointed in this beer. It tastes exactly like a DFH 90 min. If you blind tasted the two next to each other, there is no way you could tell them apart. DFH and Sierra Nevada are two of my favorite breweries, but this beer falls flat. I have been burned way too many times by large format DFH beers. Obviously 90 min is a good beer, but disguised in a bomber for $13.99?!? What a ripoff, taking advantage of loyal fans. Just had a Palate Wrecker bomber for $9, and it blows Rhizing Bines away. I am always defending DFH against the haters, but they really let me down with this fraud of a beer. (606 characters)

Photo of Mertzy81
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: A medium amber with a light orange hue and good clarity. There is a good head stand of about two fingers of sticky and somewhat rocky off-white foam. Persistant head retention.

S: A moderately-strong citrus hops aroma with a light grassy, dry-hopped note. A moderately-light caramel malt aroma and a light hint of wheat. . The typical low ale yeast easter of light orange fruitiness.

T: Quiet a unique hops flavor up front being a strong floral and somewhat citrusy in flavor. There is a moderate malt sweetness against a moderately-strong hops bitterness giving a moderately bitter balance. The finish is off-dry and the aftertaste is of hops lingering hops bitterness.

M: The wheat add a ton of body to a creamy mouthfeel. A very creamy, moderately-full bodied beer with moderately strong carbonation. (811 characters)

Photo of Zorro
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Clear ale that is the color of copper with a small white head that doesn't last. It is in the spectrum that could be called amber but it has a distinct color of copper.

Smell is rich and malty with serious caramel and toffee going on. Toasted grain and faint cinnamon scent. There is a scent here I can only describe as apricots and sugar. What it doesn't smell like is hops, distinctly on the malt side.

Starts out sweet with a strong taste butter and wood with a taste I can only describe as salt. Little bit of a butterscotch flavor. Caramel and toffee, it is for certain a high sugar beer.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall OK but not anything special. (653 characters)

Photo of nimrod979
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750ml Bottle poured into a DFH snifter. Very excited to try the new collab between two classic breweries.

Appearance: Bright copper in color with a two finger White head. Very nice, thick retention and lacing.

Aroma: A floral hop aroma. Bready, an a slight lemon zest. Subtle.

Taste: Crisp malt with a lemony zest and floral hop bitterness. Not overly hopped or in your face for a DIPA, Nor really all that exciting. Well-balanced between the hops and malts but not knocking my socks off.

Mouthfeel: Somewhat thick with a oily hop mouthfeel. Medium bodied with a smooth carbonation., Bitterness is kept in check.

Average. Was actually kind of disappointed by this brew. Nothing really stands out and it was $14.99. Bummer. (727 characters)

Photo of Sludgeman
2.32/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

750ml bottle, no “bottled on” or “drink by” date. Purchased for $13.99.

A – Pours a light golden yellow. Two finger head, lots of carbonation, some lacing.

A – Minimal aroma some caramel and toffee, not much hops..

T – Dry, resiny, spicy, pepper, toffee and crackers. But nothing that stands out. Bitter comes upfront.

MF – Dry and bright.

O – Too dry. Not a hop profile that I appreciate. My first impression was that I was drinking a slightly odd Budweiser. DFH can be hit or miss. I had to drain pour the last third of the bottle and move on (life is too short ). (592 characters)

Photo of geoffpm
2.32/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Clearly was expecting something more from this collaboration. Admittedly, I am not a huge Dogfish fan and find their hop characteristics as oniony and not that pleasant but I admire their chutzpah. I am much more of a Sierra Nevada fan.

Since I am color blind, I can't comment on color . Seems golden to me. Not a large head and very little carbonation from the bottom of the glass

Smell - The malt hits me first with a little hops in the background . Am I not getting this beer ?

Taste - Simple, bland, a little bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is ok .

Overall - For $15 I would run away from ever having this beer again. I did taste this beer along with a Sucks and and Enjoy by and they clearly are the better Dipas.

Sorry this collab was not better. (761 characters)

Photo of suspect
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Dogfish Head Snifter.

A: Crystal clear shiny copper color. Aggressive pour leads to a thick, fluffy cotton color head. Big time retention leaves the head on top for about 5 minutes. Steady column of beautiful bubbles from the bottom of the glass. Sticky lacing lingers on the glass throughout the time of drinking. Very nice looking beer.

S: Very faint hoppy aroma with a nice balance of malts. Very unique nose from a DIPA and unlike others in the class it's very subtle.

T: Taste brings some grassy hoppiness, light malts, lemony zest but again like the nose each and every flavorful note is tough to pick up. Although it is full of flavor and balanced it takes a completely different approach than say PtE or Heady.

M: Crisp finish in a light-medium body. Not at all syrupy. Doesn't leave a bunch of hop oil coating in the mouth.

O: A good beer. Not going to kick your palate to the curb or out-hop-punch you in the face like others in the category but it's an easy drinking, smooth, easy to share DIPA. Definitely solid but I probably won't run out to buy more. (1,104 characters)

Photo of Damian74Shensky
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured in Pilsner glass.

A - yellow/orange, 2 inch creamy, foamy head and lots of lacing.

S - Lemon, floral hops, grapes, piney, bread, caramel.

T - Orange and pine. floral hop, malty flavor, dry finish.

M - Hops and malts, light body, mild carbonation. Aftertaste is malty and sweet.

O - I really enjoyed this beer. Very drinkible and smooth. Not as good as the original Life and Limb but still an awesome beer! (424 characters)

Dogfish Head / Sierra Nevada Rhizing Bines from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.