Ancient Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
62.2%
Liked This Beer
3.77 w/ 45 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kylehay2004 on 07-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,675
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
45
Liked:
28
Avg:
3.77/5
pDev:
14.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of JLaw55
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I'm on the fence with this one. It's very unique, complex, and different than anything out there. But there is a hint of a cough syrup flavor in the background and it is a bit on the hot side.

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Photo of Lorgeous
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dull copper. Smells of mead and champagne. Something I've never smelt before in a beer it's very interesting. If you thought the smell was interesting so is the taste. I taste champagne, wine, mead, and a cider ale. Goes down about as easy as a 9% beer could.

= A big surprise here. I had no idea what this would taste like hence why I tried it. A unique flavor that blends well together and goes down just as easy. If this is the beer people drank 2000 years ago send me back in time...

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Photo of Belwar
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GentlemanJohn87
4.23/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jelectric99
4.62/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A different one and done, leaves you guessing. Well done!

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Photo of Matt141
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MikeDL
4.68/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

great beer, different style then most beers but it is delicious

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Photo of Eddieclassic
4.24/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.14/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
2/5  rDev -46.9%

Photo of surfcaster
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Complete and total surprise on tap.

Pours slightly cloudy amber with very little head.

Tine bit on the funky side--almost trying to get to a sour with the mouth feel without the most of the acid. Esthers come through--pear and dried fruits. Had a little essence of homemade wine. Alcohol completely hidden

I think this one nails it. Really worth a shot --unique. Tasted like very little made today

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Photo of TheAnk
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Sellen
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of joshshepperd
2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

Photo of vwbus7
4.75/5  rDev +26%

Photo of Mebuzzard
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of paulys55
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Zdrummer15
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of bkeller04
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of jimmygord
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of AJ01923
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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Ancient Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 62.2% out of 100 with 45 ratings
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