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Sixty-One (61) - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,023 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,023
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.92%
Wants: 38
Gots: 170 | 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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Reviews by speter:
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speter

New Jersey

2.91/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours redder than an amber ale with a thick bubbled light gray head that persisted throughout and left nice lacing. This is among the best head retention of any DFH beers I've had.

S: Alas, here's where it falls apart. The nose is fairly one-dimensional, dominated by a slightly sour berry note (grapes never smell like grapes, it seems). The hop aroma is trapped by this other note, and the whole thing seems flat and off-kilter.

T: There is very little development across the palate. From start to finish, this is lightly malty with slightly fruity overtones. Until that aftertaste, that is. Initially, you think it's going to be a rich hop bitterness (given that PFH calls it an IPA, that's not a bad supposition). However, it turns into a prolonged metallic harshness.

M: This is a fairly creamy, smooth beer with little alcohol burn.

O: I've loved some of the other DFH must-wort combos, so I was surprised at how disappointing I found this one. Rather than rounding out a great beer, as was the case on some of the other cases, the must here seems to give rise to some very unpleasant off-flavors.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 21:12:22 | More by speter
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Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,023 ratings.