Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
Fruited Kettle Sour
Ranked #472
Ranked #19,991
3.82 | pDev: 8.38%
Jul 02, 2022
May 01, 2020
Very Good
Notes: Inspired by everyone’s favorite fruit-forward brunch libations – the mimosa, the bellini and the screwdriver to name a few – Sun-Day-Feels is bursting with inviting aromas of fresh peaches, bright citrus and of course, champagne.

Crisp and spritzy, Sun-Day-Feels began as a small-batch beer available only in our Milton Tasting Room & Kitchen. The beer was introduced to guests (under a different name) through our Beer Exploration Journal during the summer of 2019. After a surge of positive guest feedback, our brewers carefully sifted through comments, tinkered with the recipe a touch, and thus … Sun-Day Feels was born!

A masterful piece of liquid art, Sun-Day-Feels joins our lineup of offbeat brews as the spring offering in our 2020 Off-Centered Art Series. Boasting whimsical, colorful graphics by Dan Stiles, Sun-Day-Feels pops with a bright pink package featuring an animated frog relaxing to the tunes of an old-school record player. A medley of citrus fruits effortlessly swirls about through the air for laid-back feelings that perfectly pair with a pint of Sun-Day-Feels.
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Rated: 3.75 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Jul 02, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by mdaschaf from Indiana

Jun 18, 2022
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Sun-Day-Feels pours a hazy golden color, with a small, but long lasting head. Aroma is fruit forward, hints of peaches. Flavor is mellow, but filled with dry fruits, a bit sweet, but not too sweet. Good body and feel. Overall, its a nice mellow fruited beer.
Dec 22, 2021
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle served in a lager glass.
Appearance. Hazy amber colored body with a weak white head.
The aroma is both fruity and bready. It's mild for the style.
The flavor is moderately strong and tart. It carries nice berry notes including raspberry.
Mouthfeel. Near medium body with medium+ carbonation.
Oct 28, 2021
Rated: 3.64 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Oct 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Beejay from Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
A: hazy brown amber, with a bright white head.

S: fruity, butt of a non descript kind of way. Perhaps stone fruit fruit if I had to guess. Perhaps berry.

T: tart up front with stone fruit, and light bread.

M: medium light in body, with plenty of carbonation and a dry finish.

O: overall tart, tasty, and interesting. A good sipper for summer.
Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange amber color with a one finger head of white colored foam. The head fades quick leaving but a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is strong of a grainy and grapy smell mixed with lots of woody and herbal smells. Along with these aromas comes notes of vinegar and green apples.
Taste – The taste being with a tart grape and green apple flavor mixed with a bit of breadiness and some light wood flavors. Along with these tastes comes flavors of peach and orange as well as bit of pear. As the taste moves forward, flavor of lemon become more and more potent, while the woody/earthy tastes grow a bit stronger as well. At the end, some lime joins the flavor, leaving one with a rather wine like citrus sour taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is lighter and crisper with a carbonation level that is rather average to slightly higher. For the style the feel is good and makes for a sour, but easy sipping brew.
Overall – A decent sour wine like tasting brew overall, with a big hit of citrus sourness and a more crisp feel.
Aug 16, 2021
Rated: 3.87 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Aug 15, 2021
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle stamped Jan 2021 poured into a DFH branded teku glass at fridge temp 6.5% ABV. The beer pours slightly opaque in an orange & peach color with minimal off white head. The head recedes to a pencil thin ring and tiny island. No lacing. The aroma is mild with sweet and tart grape notes. The taste is sour up front with notes of white grape and lemon. Negligible bitterness. The mouthfeel is thin bodied with above average carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, I will rate it to the style guidelines where I believe DFH did a good job. Would not drink again and may not finish.
Aug 08, 2021
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Bottle from Pioneer Supermarket on the UWS. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a finger of rocky white head, minimal lacing, smell is sour wheat bread, sour grape skin, hints of lemon and grass, taste is mild sweet white wine, white grape soda, and lemon juice, hints of peach rings and grape must, feel is light and bright, medium carbonation and high acidity, dry finish. Champagne vibes with a hint of citrus and fruit.
Aug 01, 2021
Rated: 3.48 by fishguyac from Virginia

Jul 08, 2021
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Rated by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Tasted in a pint glass from a 12 fl oz bottle at Charlie's on June 17, 2021.
Jun 30, 2021
Rated: 3.25 by KeyWestGator from Florida

Jun 27, 2021
Rated: 3.81 by sisterofba from Maryland

Jun 18, 2021
Rated: 3 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Jun 16, 2021
Rated: 3.25 by trickynicky from Maryland

Jun 15, 2021
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Reviewed by Iamaskier from Idaho

3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
It’s like a juicy citrus IPA minus the hops. Oranges and peach backed by a sour acidity on the nose, and continuing in the mouth. Citrus fruits and white grape make up the body, and there’s just enough tart on the finish. It starts and ends dry.
I think what I like about this beer is it doesn’t overdo the sweet, the tart, or the acidity. It’s all there, but not too much.
Definitely something to reach for if you want a sour but don’t want to pucker every time you take a sip.
Jun 15, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by Psquared93 from Illinois

Jun 13, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by McBraniel from Virginia

Jun 09, 2021
Rated: 2.45 by chiefz1 from New York

Jun 05, 2021
Rated: 3.82 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

May 29, 2021
Rated: 3.7 by RBorsato from Virginia

May 24, 2021
Rated: 3.82 by LXIXME from New Mexico

May 17, 2021
Rated: 4 by Satsuma from Florida

May 04, 2021
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12 oz can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Hazed medium golden pour with 2 fingers of foamy white head. Solid lacing.

S: Tart and fruity. Mango, peach, and citrus.

T.F: Modestly tart... nonspecific fruits. Lemon/lime and peach... orange and a bit of spice. Medium to light bodied. Effervescent carbonation. Tart fruit to finish.

O: A decent kettled sour but nothing earth-shattering. Easy drinking... one I'd have again but wouldn't particularly seek out.
May 02, 2021
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Reviewed by Bitterbill from Wyoming

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Best by June 2021 stamped on the neck of the bottle.

It pours a hazy orange with a tiny head of foam that quickly disappears.

I get a fruity tartness in the smell...grapes? And citrus.

Taste has some grape tartness, citrus, peaches, oranges but I don't get blood oranges.

Just into medium body.

I bought a single on a warm shelf. Being a sour, I wasn't afraid to buy it warm. That being said, one and done.
Apr 30, 2021
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Reviewed by damndirtyape from Ohio

3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle served in a shaker pint glass. No date stamp but I assume this is the 2021 bottling due to the label.

Appearance: Hazy pale amber-gold color. Thin white head. No lacing.

Smell: Lots of fruit - definite grape and citrus (lime, lemon, orange).

Taste: Mildy tart. Citrus and grape with a mild cracker like malt. Slight tart/sour finish.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, but a little thin.

Overall / Drinkability: I found this somewhat ho-hum. I thought this would have a lot more flavor than it did. Its refreshing, and good, but not great. One and done for me on this one.
Apr 19, 2021
Rated: 3.58 by StArnoldFan from Texas

Apr 18, 2021
Rated: 4.71 by ahommell from Mississippi

Apr 11, 2021
Rated: 4.18 by Jnf25 from New York

Apr 04, 2021
Rated: 4.38 by kybeerdrinker from Kentucky

Apr 03, 2021
Rated: 3.76 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Mar 28, 2021
Rated: 4.16 by B_B from California

Mar 28, 2021
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Reviewed by RonaldTheriot from Louisiana

4.68/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Sun-Day-Feels has an initial thick, white head, which dissipates to no head nor lacing and a hazy, orange-gold appearance. The aroma is of faint, pale malt and a touch of citrus. The flavor is of tart and sour citrus, white bread crust, and low-level bitterness. Sun-Day-Feels has a high-medium body and a mostly-dry finish.

Mar 27, 2021
Rated: 4.24 by Cfitty from New York

Mar 27, 2021
Rated: 3.36 by cheefdaddy1 from Texas

Mar 23, 2021
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Reviewed by Lucular from Maryland

3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip pint glass. Pours a slightly cloudy yellow/orange with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor feature tart tropical and citrus fruit with a slight graininess. Overall it's a tasty and quaffable fruited sour ale that is great for a warm spring day.
Mar 22, 2021
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Rated by izraelc from New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a hazy orange. Sour aroma. Tropical fruit body. Sour finish. Sours suck. This one's no different.
Mar 21, 2021
Rated: 3.85 by hybridnoisebloom from Wisconsin

Mar 19, 2021
Rated: 3.85 by BKotch from Texas

Mar 17, 2021
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Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 103 ratings