SeaQuench Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
403 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:
403
Reviews:
97
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
90
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 403 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of Vylo
4.85/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ogman
4.83/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of adamschorr
4.82/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another amazing beer from Dogfish! Highly innovative. Very drinkable. The mix of flavors is just perfect—the salt and the sour complement each other brilliantly.

This is a bright colored beer. You get a nice lime aroma.

This will be my go to summer beer.

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Photo of Snyderama
4.8/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Maybe it was the weather. Maybe it was the day. Maybe it was the moment. But damn if it wasn't one of the most refreshing surprises I could've hoped for. Simply Quaffable. Clean juicy finish.
I'll have another for sure.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.78/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Remybeer
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Another incredible beer from DFH. The first sip surprises you as a bit tart but wanting more. With the next sip you get exciting lime up front followed with a sea salt finish. This beer lights up your mouth. So tasty. Perfect with a lobster roll.

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Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ReneeFalco
4.74/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of jlazz222
4.66/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skipple
4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jkadis
4.53/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WritersBlock
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bmjivi221
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CreightonSM
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopsCraftHouse
4.47/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle- poured into a tulip.

Apperance- Poured hazy with a small head. Nice golden color to the pour

Smell- Lime definitely the most prominent thing in this one however there is a slight salty (salt water) aroma

Taste- Again the lime is the star of this beer. The lime is right out front with a slight tartness that is mellowed rather quickly to allow the sea salt to shine through. It has a malty finish that carries through the end of the sip.

Mouthfeel- not much to say except it is medium body and aggressive carbonation.

Overall- I wish this beer wasn't so expensive because I could drink it all day. Unlike most sours this beer doesn't destroy your palate with that dry aftertaste. If you see this in stores and haven't tried it I highly suggest drinking some.

Sam Calagione you can once again take my money!

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Photo of kabukiza1123
4.44/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cyhops
4.44/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
4.43/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm not a big DFH lover but this stuff is the perfect hot summer day beer. Somewhere between a shandy and a Berliner weis you will find this beer. Outstandingly refreshing and juicy. I will be killing a few cases of this before the snow flies for sure!

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Photo of JKasten988
4.42/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.41/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottled on 07/23/16

Pours foggy gold with a quickly dissipating frothy white foam head. Smells like musty tart citrus, fresh limes, coriander, bready crackery malt, salt, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like fresh tart limes, musty citrus, coriander, bready crackery malt, some salt, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a really nice and refreshing session sour.

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Photo of Rezknello
4.41/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
4.38/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lovindahops
4.37/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bdajedi
4.36/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy in appearance, good sour taste, nice beach days sessionable : )

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Photo of bubseymour
4.35/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A really well balance Gose. Salty a touch sour and other flavors.

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SeaQuench Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.78 out of 5 based on 403 ratings.
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