Red & White | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Red & WhiteRed & White
BA SCORE
73.3%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 1,829 ratings
Red & WhiteRed & White
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A big, Belgian-style witbier brewed with coriander and orange peel and fermented with pinot noir juice. After fermentation, a fraction of the batch is aged in one of our 10,000-gallon oak tanks.

35 IBU

Added by hopsaplenty on 08-23-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,515
Reviews:
706
Ratings:
1,829
Liked:
1,341
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
13.14%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
293
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 1,829 |  Reviews: 706
Photo of EMV
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a tulip

L: Pours a cloudy dark golden copper color. Thick foamy off-white head with great lacing.

S: Red wine and oak... yeast and alcohol. Grapes and fruit.

T/F: Very fruity.... and a nice mixture of yeast and red wine barrel character. Grape must and oak... a bit herbal and mild sweetness. Alcoholic and warming... well carbonated. Finish is sticky and

O: A very tasty beer that somewhat defies characterization. Doesn't taste anything like a witbier. Lots of wine and barrel character... boozy... and definitely worth the price of admission.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wizzle32
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.74/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Hazy reddish orange in color, with a large, somewhat coarse tan head, with good retention. Thick, chunky lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Powerful aroma of oak, dark grapes, coriander, orange rind, and vinous alcohol.

Taste: Opens with rather dry grape and dark fruit flavors, plums, raisins and dark cherries. Coriander is present from start to finish, while distinct, seems almost an afterthought in a melange of complex flavors. Sweet , vinous alcohol with a lingering warmth appears soon after, but is free of any hot or solvent notes. Oak flavors also offer a well-balanced presence, carrying throughout the taste. Dark caramel is an undercurrent of the taste throughout, and while a distinct presence, is almost overshadowed by the alcohol and fruit. Late in the taste, moderate herbal hops appear to draw the taste to a close.

Mouth feel: Very smooth, soft and full, pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A simply outstanding example that is far "outside the box". Red & White would be an elegant accompaniment to a fine meal or as an aperitif. Cheers.

Presentation: Packaged in a one liter Belgian-style brown glass bomber, sealed with a pry-off crown, and served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Photo of jrob21
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Red & White from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 73.3% out of 100 with 1,829 ratings
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