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Constellation Funk | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.34%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Constellation Funk is an all-Brett(anomyces) fermented American IPA brewed with Pale malts and a touch of Crystal malt and a bunch of delectable Pacific Northwest hops, and then dry-hopped in the fermenter with heaping amounts of Apollo hops.

Added by nickdank on 02-13-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
19.73%
 
 
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4.51/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the Rehoboth brewpub.

Nice, fluffy head with a slightly cloudy golden body. Served in one of DFHs proprietary IPA glasses.

Nose - lots of tropical fruit, grassy sour/sweet notes (green apple skin? Hmm...), some complexity that I can't put my finger on (a dryness that's really hard to explain), tiny bit of a malty thing in the background. No bretty funk at all.

Taste - Extremely balanced, very fruity and slightly sweet, no bretty flavors either, clean all the way through, enough of a malty chew to compliment the hoppiness - which is really powerful but not overly bitter.

Would love to see this hit shelves, but with the all-Brett fermentation, it seems unlikely

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Constellation Funk from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.75 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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