SeaQuench Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
586 Ratings
SeaQuench AleSeaQuench Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
SeaQuench Ale is our session sour quencher made with lime peel, black lime and sea salt. It’s a citrusy-tart union of three German styles of beer blissfully brewed into one. We begin by brewing a straightforward Kolsch with lots of wheat and Munich Malt, then we brew a salty Gose with black limes, coriander and our sea salt. We follow it all up with a citrusy-tart Berlinerweiss made with lime juice and lime peel. All three beers are then blended together in the fermentation tank to create this German hybrid.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 06-16-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
586
Reviews:
147
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
10.24%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
146
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Ela
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the large can, It pours a clear amber with a modest head, soon dissipating to a ring. Some citrus in the nose. Followed by a solid lemony sour in the mouth.

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Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of droby996
4.32/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dinglehacker
4.34/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured can into stange glass.

Appearance: Dull, pale yellow. Nice head, but not retained.

Nose: Wheat and sea salt.

Taste: Dry lime sour underlain with light salt. Nice wheat back.

Mouth: Light, smooth.

Incredibly crushable gose, with an excellent blend that does not overpower. Another win for Dogfish.

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Photo of larryi86
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

19.2 oz can poured into a snifter

A- A slightly hazy golden straw with a two finger white head.

S- Tart, limes, lime peels, some salt, touch of sweet wheat.

T- Sour, limes, citrus, wheat, some lacto, nice touch of sea salt.

M- Smooth, light body.

O- A solid, easy to drink session sour.

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Photo of ordybill
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy golden yellow color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is salty citrus. The taste follows the nose. Not a fan of sours, but this real good.

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Photo of jnorris404
3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohneHoodlum
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.54/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kingmaker
4.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _nickg_
3.12/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of UPMD_Bill
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks: let's be honest, I drank from the can
Smell: lime scent is present
Taste: pleasantly tart and a little salty, kind of like a beer/margarita mash-up. No real hops to speak of.
Feel: light and well carbonated.
Overall: Liked it. Good summer beer that comes in a can for the pool.

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Photo of nobledust
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueKurenai
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roguer
4.11/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good head production, but relatively poor retention. Brew is a murky, translucent dark yellow.

Tart and light aroma, full of pale grains, citrus, and salt. Very inviting.

Flavor follows: it's not unlike a lime dessert, with a body smoother and creamier than expected, yet still lively and crisp. The salt adds a lovely balancing component.

An absolutely crushable ale, worth taking big, gulping sips at a time.

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Photo of evanwoertz
4.57/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jake-northrup
4.37/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a great, easy drinking brew. Pours a pale gold with a tinge of green, and leaves a light frothy head. Not extremely aromatic, but very effervescent mouth feel, and incredibly refreshing. Finish is a nice tart taste of fresh lime and light citrus hops. Awesome beer, and relatively sessionable.

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Photo of JackVegas83
4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of probert
4.26/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Raime
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

As part of mix a six from Jake's Liquor in Monroe Mi. The only place in town to stop for craft beer that won't sell you an exploder. Can to mason jar.

Look - Pours a murky golden with a finger of head. Moderate to minimal clarity seemingly dependant upon how unsettled or settled that the beer is.

Smell - Alright hopefully nobody calls me crazy but you gotta REALLY take a whiff of this one to even get beyond which seems like an adjunct profile. Has a big almost creamed corn presence but the salinity is there. Limes in the background.

Taste - The salinity is there with a good amount of whatever gives off that adjunctness. Limes are present but minimal.

Feel - Salinity apparently, moderate bodied with a low level of carbonation. Swallows easy and moderately sweet.

Overall - I mean I have to be completely honest and compare this to others in the style I don't really see it. Think a tasty adjunct with other flavors and a dosage of salt and you'll have this beer pretty much down. Like a gose fucks an AAL and the hybrid goes off to fuck a wheat ale. I dunno how to feel here.

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Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMFBOSTON
4.27/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice frothy head good retention no lacing crisp easy drinking ale nice lime bite not to sour good balance between the two excellent summer beer have had this a feq times now and very good different with the line but great on a hot day

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Photo of Amb3do
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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SeaQuench Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 586 ratings.
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