SeaQuench Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

SeaQuench AleSeaQuench Ale
BA SCORE
3.84/5
650 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
Ranking:
#10,827
Reviews:
169
Ratings:
650
pDev:
10.42%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
164
Trade:
0
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Photo of Jason_cs
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a pale yellow with a good sized head. The aroma features a light sourness with lime peel, black and white pepper, and a good funkiness. The flavor is bright and tart, with a strong dried lime character, and very pleasant black pepper and salt. The mouthfeel is light and fizzy. Overall this is a really simple, refreshing, and tasty beer. Nothing complex about it, but perfectly refreshing.

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Photo of jrfehon33
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichieSledz
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Surprisingly fruity, but still quite good.

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel glass.

Look - Hazy dark straw yellow with a honey golden hue. White head that recedes to a thin collar, wild patch of wisp in the center. Little or no lacing.

Aroma - Loads of lime, lime zest, faint wheat grains, light sea salt.

Taste - Sour and tart lime peel quickly balanced out with wheat and malt body, followed by dried sea salt, with a tart lime finish.

Mouthfeel - Light and dry, very easy on the palate.

Overall - Either I'm really getting used to gose and sour beers or this is just really excellent, maybe a little of both in my circumstance.

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Photo of buzzedup
3.02/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rifugium
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Caveworm
4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

SeaQuench Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Poured from the pint can into a glass mug, the head's about three fingers thick, with webbed lacing, and a clear medium golden body.

I smell all the juices and other added components coming in nice and clear without being overpowering.

Tastes like an appropriately crisp and refreshing version of the smell. Nothing is preventing this from finishing damn smooth IMO.

Medium-light mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

Overall, I'll choose to give SeaQuench Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery a 4.5. Thank you again, @nicholas2121

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Photo of mparrish85
4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Carl_R
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rdub
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cheefdaddy1
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

10/1/17 can

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Photo of mikeg67
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can. Pours hazy golden with tall, long-lasting, foamy white head and soda-like carbonation. Nose is of sour dough, funky yeast and some salt. Body is medium and tangy. Taste is of lime, wheat malt, funky yeast and hint of salt. Finish is long and tart. Refreshing brew

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Photo of q33jeff
2.54/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

**
09/23/17

can to tulip glass.

LOOK: murky yellow; no head.
AROMA: Lime, salt....the beach.
TASTE: lime salt, very sour...too much so. a lot of pucker in this one.
FEEL: flat. thin. tart finish.

OK, not my thing. Nothing terribly off putting, but flavor is mostly just sour lime.

**

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Photo of garymuchow
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This does very good job of saying exactly what it is. It's a nice light sessionable sour beer. Starts off with a pleasant Aroma with a mix of fruit and tart with the hints of salt in the background. Body is a mix of Cloudy yellow gold with a white cap that settles out fairly quickly. More tart fruit in the drink with the hints of salt again in the background. The tart lays on the tongue and then dries out Softly and enjoyably. Has a thirst-quenching quality to it. Nicely carbonated with enough bubbles to give it a spritzy zest. The salt contributes to the little bit of drying on the Finish. The lime is a little bit past a generic fruity tart quality but with searching you can pick it up specifically. I like this it's an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewb4hoes
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
2.98/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Taste: kinda refreshing, tangy lime, salty, crisp, sour, tart notes. Citrus black lime nose. Pale gold, slight haze, white foam head not large. Medium to lite body. Reminds me of tequila and lime without the alcohol burn.

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Photo of SpaceBeagle
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Boca-X
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head. Smells of wild yeast, salt, and limes. Tastes of wheat malt, sour limes and lime zest, and salt. Medium in both body and carbonation. Overall a very good Gose. Interesting blend of three beers.

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Photo of tigg924
4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy, gold in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is big lime, bread, and a good amount of salt. Light bodied, medium carbonation, and salty. Love how the lime jumps in this one. Works really well with the saltiness of the gose and sticks out among the goses I have had lately. I will pick this one up again.

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Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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SeaQuench Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 650 ratings
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