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Sixty-One (61) - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,990 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,990
Reviews: 336
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 33
Gots: 157 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mothman on 03-26-2013)
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DavidBart

New York

3.51/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not a very good beer in my opinion. It is crystal brown in color with a purple tint to it. Not too much of a head, but that could have been the pour. My initial reaction was that it's very similar to a champagne. Actually more so than an IPA. It din't taste much like 60 minute at all. If I blind tasted this, I wouldn't guess it had anything to do with it. Even at only 6.5 % it resembled a normal abv champagne because of the bitterness that followed the initial bubbly palate.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 23:26:00 | More by DavidBart
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Radome

California

4.04/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a wine goblet.

A - Color is a light to medium amber with a definite burgundy cast. Clear but not brilliant. Head is white, creamy and smooth but not very thick. Good lacing.

S - Overall impression in the aroma is sweet and buttery. No overt malt, but there is a definite musty, red wine aroma. Hops are there, but restrained. The hops aroma seems to combine with a strong red wine aroma to become something earthy rather than sharp and citrusy. Very different but inviting.

T - Flavors are very malty, with biscuit and buttered toast coming to mind. There's a definite buttery note along with crystal malt sweetness. There is also an unmistakeable red wine flavor that blends with everything else seamlessly. Hops bitterness seems moderate.. Some low citrus and earthy hops flavor.

M - Medium to heavy body with some creaminess, almost like an oatmeal effect. Carbonation is creamy but not overly strong. Low alcohol presence.

O - The hops aspects of this IPA seem to be blunted and toned down by the unusual wine ingredients. Hopheads will be disappointed, maybe even irate, but I enjoy this beer on its own quirky merits.

Serving type: bottle

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Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,990 ratings.