Noble Rot | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,576 Ratings
Noble RotNoble Rot
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This saison-esque science project gets complexity and fermentable sugars from two unique wine grapes sourced with our friends at Alexandria Nicole Cellars in Prosser, Wash.

The first addition is unfermented juice, known as must, from viognier grapes that have been infected with a benevolent fungus called botrytis. This noble rot reduces the water content in the grapes while magnifying their sweetness and complexity. The second is pinot gris must intensified by a process called dropping fruit, where large clusters of grapes are clipped to amplify the quality of those left behind.

Noble Rot is brewed with pils and wheat malts and fermented with a distinct Belgian yeast strain. It has a spicy white wine body and a dry, tart finish.

Added by paulozanello on 02-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,576
Reviews:
338
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.94%
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
241
For Trade:
7
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This beer was just too sweet for my taste. I'm also not a fan of grape flavors, so I'm biased in my review.

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Noble Rot from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 1,576 ratings.
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