Pangaea | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

PangaeaPangaea
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3.75 w/ 979 ratings
PangaeaPangaea
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with ingredients from each and every continent, Pangaea is a slightly spicy ale with a mouthful of rich flavors. It's a great food beer.

Our list of worldly ingredients includes: Crystallized ginger from Australia, Water from Antarctica, Basmati rice from Asia, Muscavado sugar from Africa, Quinoa from South America, European yeast, North American maize.

28 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
566
Ratings:
979
Liked:
590
Avg:
3.75/5
pDev:
13.6%
Alströms:
3.76
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
103
Trade:
0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottled in 2011
Poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance- Pours smooth and vibrant orange as fine particulates swirl in the current. Bubbles rise swiftly to create a white head about 0.75ā€™ā€™ thick which recedes back to the body, leaving no lacing. Held up to a light you can see the body evolved into a deep orange color.

Smell- This beer comes on citrusy, malty with a small hint of caramel; a reminder of warmer days. There is a lingering undertone of burnt sugar. The scent is almost invigorating.

Taste- Complex instantly comes to mind. Low carbonation allows for instant taste penetration of citrus and coriander with some other (as of now) unidentifiable spices. It finishes light and grassy and continues to linger on with a certain mild sweetness.

Mouthfeel- A fast carbonation sizzles on the roof of the mouth then disappears without a trace. Smooth and surprisingly light bodied.

Overall- Fantastic. Smells refreshing, tastes refreshing, finishes refreshing. Iā€™m honestly surprised they would retire such a great brew. Definitely has a complex palette but really no negatives ā€“ everything blends very well. Great in winter and I imagine it is even more amazing in summer. 7.0% ABV keeps me content and makes the price point right on ($10.99 USD per bottle). Recommend for anyone beer-curious. Will buy more bottles to store for later use.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats in Rehoboth Beach, DE.

Pours a clear golden yellow, with a one inch head, and a little bit of lacing down the glass.

Lots of indistinguishable spicing on the nose, I guess I can identify some ginger? A bit earthy and spicy.

The taste is similar. The ginger dominates. Some fruity Belgian yeast esters, slightly woody. Slightly bitter, can't tell if from hops (don't really notice them much) or the various spices.

Light to medium bodied, crisp mouthfeel, not that drinkable due to the heavy ginger.

This is ok if you like ginger, and certainly better than Urkontinent, but is still a little bit of a miss.

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Pangaea from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 60.3% out of 100 with 979 ratings
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