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Pangaea - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

963 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 963
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 48
Gots: 103 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed with ingredients from each and every continent, Pangaea is a slightly spicy ale with a mouthful of rich flavors. It's a great food beer.

Our list of worldly ingredients includes: Crystallized ginger from Australia, Water from Antarctica, Basmati rice from Asia, Muscavado sugar from Africa, Quinoa from South America, European yeast, North American maize.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2003)
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-13-2014 15:42:10 | More by Griffith
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-26-2013 15:39:28 | More by ColForbinBC
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crowbar540

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-18-2013 15:42:51 | More by crowbar540
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-01-2013 19:48:28 | More by Agentveba
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JohnnysBarIsIt

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-29-2013 13:36:31 | More by JohnnysBarIsIt
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EliotTruelove

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +33%

11-28-2013 04:05:54 | More by EliotTruelove
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-28-2013 00:55:49 | More by jaxon53
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-25-2013 00:28:39 | More by XmnwildX12
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-14-2013 04:16:29 | More by jaydoc
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-11-2013 03:14:47 | More by BillRoth
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

10-23-2013 19:13:57 | More by Bouder32
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

10-10-2013 04:07:43 | More by damienblack
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Zimm

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-29-2013 22:19:13 | More by Zimm
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-27-2013 02:25:03 | More by BUNZILLA
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.34/5  rDev -11.2%

Bottle pour at the Protest Bottle Share For LA Beer Week held at Red Carpet Wine in Glendale, CA.

Thanks to charlzm for sharing this one.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, herb, spice, and ginger aromas. Taste is much the same with ginger and spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that has an interesting concept but is fairly boring in my opinion.

09-23-2013 17:11:27 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Skibum211

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-22-2013 04:21:15 | More by Skibum211
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goodonya

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-21-2013 17:22:17 | More by goodonya
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-20-2013 05:56:45 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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AgentMunky

California

3.14/5  rDev -16.5%

Served in a snifter at a DFH dinner. From notes. Reviewed 16 January 2012. Paired with beer-braised rabbit with mustard and Pangaea sauce.

A: Cloudy transparent. Very little head by its arrival. Yellow-amber in color.

S: Quite sweet. Sweet tarts and candied ginger.

T: Lots of stuff going on here -- it's sweetish, lightly spiced, and the flavors are not long-lived. Nutty fruit in the middle and a malty/grainy finish. A little bit of Jolly Rancher.

M: I don't like it. Under-carbonated, un-beerlike, and not very good. Bah.

O: Not my favourite beer, but it's definitely enjoyable and/or drinkable. Not recommended, per se, but worth trying. I will not have again.

09-15-2013 07:25:48 | More by AgentMunky
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-11-2013 22:01:34 | More by Sonofalime
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Brenden

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

I just found these notes and, while I doubt there are plans to, I kind of hope they bring it back.

It's a thick pale to medium yellow. A white head has very good retention, just under one finger tall, and it leaves mostly patchy lacing behind.
Big, sweet malts are in the nose. There's lots of fruit and some soft spices, a sort of metallic thing going on too.It's also earthy and there's a bite from something a little spicier along with the soft spices. It's a little strange when the bubble gum notes comes out, and some solvent on the end.
There's a lot going on here. It's sweet, spicy and hoppy, kitchen spices mixing with ginger for more bite, with a good malt base. There's lots of earthiness to go with the sweetness that comes out. it kind of goes back and forth between sweet and dry.
The feel is a little too thick, holding down the crispness, though it is smooth. Something keeps it from creamy, and it tends toward syrupy.

09-04-2013 20:56:42 | More by Brenden
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ghscott

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

09-03-2013 13:22:49 | More by ghscott
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Madfish85

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-31-2013 03:00:08 | More by Madfish85
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-27-2013 14:21:52 | More by Varkias41
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.2%

08-27-2013 11:15:56 | More by scxcrunner
Pangaea from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 963 ratings.