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Sixty-One (61) - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,201 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,201
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 46
Gots: 242 | FT: 4
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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Photo of justintcoons
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%

12oz bottle poured into a Dogfish Head shaped pint.

Appearance
Fuchsia wine cooler color with a short white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity with low carbonation.

Nose
Raspberry, watermelon and Splenda...

Taste
Raspberry and watermelon. Sweetened red wine with light notes of caramel. Maybe a touch of orange juice and tangerine.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, sticky and dry.

Overall
Well, it's really not as bad as I anticipated. It is wine-cooler-esque, but on a higher level.

justintcoons, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

leftstagebrew, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

GoGators, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Greggggggg, May 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Bikeboy1, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

SocalKicks, May 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

jacewg, May 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

SCZ, May 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Zaphog, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

rolltide8425, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

ridgeline23, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

TimRoss41, May 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

jxb345, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

whallgren, May 12, 2013
Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.61/5  rDev -28.1%

12 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a crystal-clear reddish color. The head is a one finger white shade. I love the look and the texture of the head, in particular.

S: There is a shit ton of earthy mustiness to this one - okay, it's not the freshest bottle by any stretch, but the hops are damn near nonexistent. Unsweetened grape, caramel, and toffee notes round out the mediocre aroma.

T: At first, it drinks much like 60 Minute, with its malty opening giving way to a vaguely citrusy midpoint. It's the finish that ruins things, offering far too much musty sourness. Every once in a while, I notice a vinous tone on the aftertaste that I enjoy, but this is a mess otherwise.

M: Sweet and a bit heavy. The vinous notes try to cleanse the palate, but instead only create astringency. I don't think its undrinkable, but there are too many conflicting qualities in both the flavor and the palate to make it an enjoyable offering.

O: This offering is proof positive that gimmicky and innovative are two entirely different beasts altogether - and this is most certainly the former. It's basically 60 Minute crossed with a crappy wine. C'mon, Dogfish Head, less gimmicky nonsense and more quality offerings!

ThisWangsChung, May 12, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.9%

Bonko_the_sane, May 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

oldedog, May 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

ipas-for-life, May 12, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.9%

jkane101, May 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

CoryR, May 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Curloftheburl, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

thebouch01, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

HEADYdb, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

G-Hawk, May 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

mookihouse, May 12, 2013
Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,201 ratings.