1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Phyllosophy - Dogfish Head Brewery

Not Rated.
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

8 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 08-31-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 8 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of THECPJ


3/5  rDev -7.7%

10-04-2013 02:09:19 | More by THECPJ
Photo of Satsuma


3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-16-2013 13:35:35 | More by Satsuma
Photo of jackrodgers77


3.25/5  rDev 0%

09-13-2013 22:02:15 | More by jackrodgers77
Photo of DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-04-2013 19:38:05 | More by DIPAFAN
Photo of Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

09-03-2013 14:52:25 | More by Daniellobo
Photo of JamLand


3/5  rDev -7.7%

09-01-2013 01:32:45 | More by JamLand
Photo of Cjwarga


2.9/5  rDev -10.8%

I couldn't agree more with the below comment. There was nothing "special" about this beer. You could taste all the components, but there was no surprise. The lack of head was left you thinking it was flat, it wasn't. It did feel watered down, but it wasn't. That being said, I would try it again. You can only get this on-tap at the Brewpub in Rehoboth Beach. No growler fills allowed.

09-01-2013 01:26:53 | More by Cjwarga
Photo of smakawhat


3.06/5  rDev -5.8%

Poured on tap into a footed highball glass at the brewpub in Rehoboth.

Murky brown, no head presented with barely a thin collar of off tan appearance. Body color goes through varying shades of brown though through the glass.

Interesting nose. Light malts but nothing really nutty or kind of full. Nice cinnamon angle on this, with hinting spices. Chocolate and orange. Nope.

Palate is extremely wet. Very watery like watered down draft beer. Cinnamon angles and nutmeg like spice manage out, but provides a real weak flavor that doesnt carry.

Overall this is strangely one of the weakest beers I've had from Dogfish, and it comes off like a failed watered down brew. The idea is a great one but this needs to go back to the drawing board.

08-31-2013 23:42:03 | More by smakawhat
Phyllosophy from Dogfish Head Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.