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:
2,918
Reviews:
436
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
14.84%
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
695
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 2,918 |  Reviews: 436
Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of asubers
4.73/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Only had this beer once since it's hard to find but its amazing

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

Photo of majorbase2
3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber with a small foam head that recedes almost immediately, leaving a thin, uneven white head with lacing around the edges.

Not much going on in the aroma. Grape is most noticeable. Raspberry.

Taste follows the nose. Grape comes on rather strong. Really has more of a grape juice/red wine taste to it. A little bit of cherry, possibly some fig. Some light malty notes. A little bit of sourness. Honestly there's just very little going on in the taste here.

Medium bodied. Good carbonation. Goes down a bit sticky, but easily downable.

An interesting brew by DFH, but not one of their better ones. Worth a try, but not worth revisiting.

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Photo of JMUduke
4.12/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pav5069
4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deereless
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jshusc
3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of soulcougher
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of connor4835
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Soccken
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of garuda
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glinnebur
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djgoodwi
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tony_clifton
4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tekstr1der
3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Reddish pour with little head. Some citrus and vino in the nose. Mild bitterness, with wine notes in the front. Not very notable finish - could be a little crisper/cleaner. It's okay.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
3.09/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TheSupremeAJ
4.59/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a wonderful beer that doesn't fit into a particular standardized category... Dogfish Head did an excellent job pioneering something enjoyable, different, and unique when their competitors haven't

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Photo of Sammy1184
2.96/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bsm80x
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moose90
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into 16oz snifter
"Bottled on 05/22/14 1829"
Tasted on 03/02/15 let's see how this is with some age on it

A – Woah purple! Head is tall and bright white, thins to a cap and leaves clingy patchy lacing behind. Crazy color on this one.

S – Red grape must, floral notes, and quite sweet.

T – Light pale crystal malt notes, hoppy, though it is dominated by notes of grape must, red wine qualities, comes across like a blanc de noirs in some sense.

M – Champagne like again, very light, crisp and effervescent.

O – Crazy and unexpected, wine notes are not overly dominant but are very apparent. Nicely balanced and very good overall.

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Photo of AlvaroPadilla
4.87/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The color, the smell, the taste, its all perfect.

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Photo of Joshua_Smith
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pint27
4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 2,918 ratings.
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