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Sixty-One (61) - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,307 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,307
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 51
Gots: 282 | FT: 3
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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4/5  rDev +10.2%

ESeab, May 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

mikem0487, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

mdillon86, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

bvlaminck, May 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

pmarlowe, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

dfhhead25, May 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

bpowers315, May 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

mportnoy, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

srw, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

HawkIPA, May 06, 2013
Photo of sweemzander
2.71/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks Chris!

(A)- Pours a clear reddish ruby color. Some good white froth that dissipated quickly.

(S)- Very red wine grape juice centric with the ever so slight hint of some bitter pine.

(T)- Again, very red wine like with the very subtle citrus and pine.

(M)- A smooth and crisp carbonation level. Slightly sweet yet slightly bitter. Plenty of tannis that I think upped the bitterness level even higher.

(O)- An interesting take on their classic 60 minute. I appreciate the effort, but if I want an IPA, I would much rather have the regular over this. There is just not a ton going on and the wine masks everything I like about an IPA. This would be much better suited to be put under the Fruit/Vegetable beer section than IPA.

sweemzander, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

TheDoak, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

twelveinches, May 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

tmcarter23, May 06, 2013
Photo of Amerikon
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Amerikon, May 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

sbanacho, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

zonker17, May 06, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

LOOK: Pours a ruby red color with a white head. Leaves some lace on the glass, but looks a bit like a wine cooler. To be expected since it is brewed with grapes.

SMELL: Pale malts, fruity wine, and some faint hops.

TASTE/FEEL: Tart wine notes are complimented by some earthy hops. Creamy maltyness lends some depth to the flavor. Earthy, winesque and somewhat dry. Medium bodied and sporting a high level of carbonation.

OVERALL: For a fruit beer, this is pretty good. By no means is this an IPA. It's more like a bittered wine cooler.

Stinkypuss, May 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

MightiestBeard, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

mattparsons, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

gbrill, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

marct, May 04, 2013
Photo of Billolick
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, Botled on 2-26-13

Pours ruby hued medium amber. Off white head, again with a ruby accent.

Nose is slightly floral, with hops in the rear.

Tasty IPA, 60 minutes hops in near full force, with a noticable floral/wine note adding to complexity. Interesting and different, I find the results of this experiment to be quite successful.

Worth a try, I expect this one to go along well with rustic, flavorfull BBQ in some summer warmth

Billolick, May 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Rheaume17, May 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Paul68, May 04, 2013
Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,307 ratings.