Spruce Willis | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by marcpal on 12-30-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
2.89
pDev:
3.81%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Photo of slvrmon82
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

Had this the other day on tap.

A - Very nice bright red with some copper to it.

S- Like spruce with a small amount of hops.

T - I was really disappointed with the taste. I am a huge red ale fan and this just didn't work. The spruce hit a spicy earthy note but was extremely bitter at the end.

M - Lighter for a red ale.

D - I had trouble finishing a pint of it.

A half pint was delicious though. Just not my cup of tea.

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Photo of marcpal
2.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this one on tap at the Rehoboth Beach brewpub, just developed and described by them as a spiced red.

A: Auburn red color with moderate head and thin lacing in the pint glass

S: Pine needles, apparently spruce. The woodsiness of the aroma was all that was really picked up, not much malty background

T: More of a red ale than what I would consider overly spicy as the smell would first indicate. Different as you would expect from them, but not sure it was as hoppy as I would have hoped.

M: Pretty highly carbonated or so it seemed as the aroma of the pines climbed through and stung on each sip, though in a good way.

D: Not the most drinkable of beers, low ABV I would guess but the woodsiness pulls on the palate.

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Spruce Willis from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
2.89 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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