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
Ranking:
#36,429
Reviews:
443
Ratings:
2,948
pDev:
14.79%
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Photo of Sam-VW
4.01/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cbcrunch
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of swanfungus
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hop_God
3.61/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
2.97/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KimenTshom
4.02/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Awolter
4.47/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Overall really enjoy this, perhaps more than 60 minute itself.

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Photo of ManBearPat
4.45/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Cool beer idea.. well executed

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Photo of Mambajahamba
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an amber color in body that leans strongly towards rose, I'm thinking an IPA with a drop of red dye mixed in. A medium, three finger head forms and retains very well, leaving a good amount of lacing as you drink. The scent on this one is an odd mixture of hoppy IPA and semi-dry red wine. There are both good doses of citrus hops and dark red fruited and spicy wine notes. Overall, the smell is just....odd to me.

The taste hits up front with semi-bitter hops that display a moderate bit of hops bitterness that leans towards the floral flavor side. The Syrah flavors kick in next, with a good bit of dark, red fruit. The cherry and other fruit flavors move into a bitter of peppery spice flavor and by the end of the drink, it kind of feels like you're drinking a carbonated red wine. The beer is rather smooth and drinks a little thicker than an IPA would.

Overall, this beer is a very unique offering and would offer a great drinking experience to a wine drinker. Luckily, I have picked up a taste for red wine lately, and this beer does a good job of being both IPA-like and wine-like.

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Photo of jmg480
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TBCE
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ALC82
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of devin305
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanCrawford
4.33/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RCLOHR267
4.28/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mwb
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
3.39/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kingslotty
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of geodonnokepyo
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chossboss
4.05/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kingpthethird
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jslice99
3.41/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.02/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As a huge fan of Syrah, this one piqued my interest. When colder, at a "proper" IPA temperature, the dryness supplied by the Syrah grapes is a bit overpowering. Allow to warm to near room temperature and this one becomes quite nice. Pours a beautiful light ruby with light, white head that retains a ring around the glass even while warming and sitting for quite a long time. Overall a nice, crisp - finishing surprise.

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Sixty-One (61) from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 2,948 ratings