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Sixty-One (61) - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,244 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,244
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 49
Gots: 256 | 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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Photo of jbriggs7
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

jbriggs7, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into pint glass

A- Purple! Like a grape G2. Never seen a purple beer before.
S- I don't get much aroma. A bit of slight sweetness from the grape skins.
T- Taste is intersting for sure. Somehow the grapes with the hops and malt make almost a white wine taste.
M- Mouth feel is just fine. Light and crisp.

O- Intersting brew. The color is the coolest part of this beer. The fact that it ends up tasting like a sweet white wine is ok, but not amazing.

PBRmeasap1980, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz. bottle into Tired Hands stemware.

Pours a light pink-purple frothy head with decent retention. Beer is a stunning, clear dark purple. Lacing is stringy and spotty with good stick. Really unique given the style. I'd expect nothing less from DFH.

Nose is candied grape, gummy, cane sugar and just the slightest bit of tropical hope bite. Really sweet and sugary.

Opens slightly tart grape skin and lime. Hints of pineapple, more grape and a tropical hope bitterness in the middle. Finishes grape skin, a slight bit of booze, and the mellow, hop bitterness. Same aftertaste. Ok.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and goes down aggressive and slightly dry. Dry finish with a filmy, resiny aftertaste. Solid.

This beer is great on the presentation but a bit shallow on substance. The grape addition doesn't work well with the tropical hop presence and it all ends up being a bit confused. Unique for sure though.

SpeedwayJim, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of Dack2476
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Dack2476, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of rlpete
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

rlpete, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of TheBrother
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

TheBrother, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of Draesith
5/5  rDev +37.7%

Draesith, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of let8it8grow
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

let8it8grow, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of leosfire
3/5  rDev -17.4%

leosfire, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Holmsiepoo, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

pat_usher, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of nate-henry
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

nate-henry, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of mthomp081
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - one inch creamy purple head, color is reddish-purple

S - hops, grain, grape, some wheat, some type of mixed berries

T - bitter from the hops, but sweet from the fruitiness from the grape, can taste berries, almost like a red wine taste, there is taste of malt as well

M - medium bodied, crisp, slightly tart

O - I find this beer to be very good for an IPA that has a good amount of hops but also some sweet from the fruit beer in it. Really excellent balance of grape and hops. Not a session beer, but something that I would enjoy on summer day. Great aroma of hops and citrus/grape fruits that really carry all the way through to the taste.

mthomp081, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Doomcifer
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Doomcifer, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.95/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into my trusty pint glass. Nice color and some head. Not bad Looks and tastes like a red seedless grape. And red seedless grapes are a great seller so this beer is your cross between a beer and a nice fine red wine. Love this beer to death and the price isnt bad for its quality. Cheers to Dogfish Head

yuenglingfan101, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of SortaAmbivalent
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

SortaAmbivalent, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

johnyb, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Dbutera1282, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Bis4beer70, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

D_toxic_AVENGER, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JMS1512, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

regelemarcel, Jul 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

ghstrp, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

jeffaroo95, Jul 08, 2014
Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 2,244 ratings.