Sixty-One (61) | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A continually-hopped IPA brewed with Syrah grape must.

Added by MikeRoni on 02-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,917
Reviews:
436
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
14.84%
 
 
Wants:
81
Gots:
694
For Trade:
4
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Photo of ladle69
3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KShophead
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dharmelink
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pda22
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of duvel1979
2/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I guess this is another in the long line of 60,90, 120 minute type of beers. This one has grapes, white wine grapes, added into the mix. Will it be just more ingredient preening on behalf of DFH or will it be actually substantive?

Pours an amber and copper color, solid 3/5" white head. Aroma of hops, caramel and yes, white wine like grapes giving off a little bit of a rural feel to this. Worthy thus far.

Taste is good, a little more toasting for the crystal and caramel malts, nice grape presence adds to dryness. Solid hopped pale ale with some lighter edge grapes providing a little musty and dryness on the back end mouth feel wise.

Worthy of being in the lineup.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.07/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

**
04/19/14
Aroma is moldy, earthy. A touch of grape, but not strong. Reddish tan appearance, clear. Small white head. Taste is sour grape, wheat like taste. Warm aftertaste ...Apple? Not bad, Not great, but very interesting.
**

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep purple-maroon color which becomes bright tomato tropicana when held up to the light. The head is pinkish and 2 fingers tall.

Aromas of musty grapes, some fresh hop, and baked malts. Some Arbor Mist/7UP action going on when agitated firmly.

Flavor is somewhere between moldy and malty. Grapefruit and citrus pith with some watery pink zinfandel. Woody and stemmy qualities. Finish firms up and ends like a figgy doppelbock.

Feel is wet and quenching, with a semi dry finish. Leaves a starch on the tongue.

Overall, it's not bad. I'm actually thinking about aging this one and seeing what the wine qualities do in this. Will it be similar to an aged 120? We'll see.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JLK7299
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPA-enthusiast_026
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stashcraft08
2.94/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redsoxjim
3.22/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rapayn01
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

"Syrah grape must," whatever that is, didn't make this an upgrade over Dogfish 60. The beer simply tastes too much like wine. The beer is a nice golden orange color, so it is visually appealing.

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Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jaisell
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of riderwbd
3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
3.47/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a clear mild copper color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is fruit and hops. The taste matches the aroma. An average beer.

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Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of myveryown
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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