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Dogfish debuts new Ancient Ale, Birra Etrusca Bronze

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by Todd, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. gwdavis

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    Have you had Ta Henket? Probably the smoothest beer I've ever tasted. Really delicious.
     
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    I had it on tap and I loved it. I thought it was a fantastic beer and it goes with my other favorite Ancient Ales (Chateau Jiahu and Midas Touch) in the "must drink" category. I don't know what people are talking about when they say its awful or it tastes like NyQuil. It was awesome, try it. But for me, the only Ancient Ale I hated was Ta Henket. All the others were okay, not bad but not great.

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  3. swetsastonic

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    where are you in jersey?
     
  4. Ricelikesbeer

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    No I don't believe I have, but I'll seek it out. DFH beers are very hit or miss for me. (And many others.) I sort of wait to here really good things about a certain beer before I go for it. There's just too much good stuff out there to spend 15 dollars on a bomber you arent' that enthused about.
     
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    Sam should be doing more test brews on his famously endorsed Sabco brewmagic and making this stuff delicious and worthy of the enormous price. I love the idea of resurrecting ancient "recipes" but at least make a beer that is drinkable.
     
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    Well, I liked Birra Etrusca Bronze. FWIW to anyone.
     
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    Birra Etrusca was quite interesting, happen to stumble upon a bottle in Bergen County.
     
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    I liked it out of the bottle, but when I had it on tap I wanted to bathe in the stuff.
     
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    That'd be one expensive and really gross bath... But I'm with ya.
     
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    I thought it was better on tap also. I had a bottle of it on Christmas and it was good, but not like on tap.

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    I know what you mean. Sah'tea was definitely a miss for me, but I have no doubt that other Dogfish enthusiasts love that brew. However, I just found Ta Henket to be really drinkable for a DFH production. I've had it from a bomber and on tap. Both just really quality beer.
     
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    See, I loved Sah'tea but Ta Henket was one of the most awful beverages I have ever ingested. Diff'rnt strokes and all that.
     
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    This gets better the more I have. Friends and I enjoyed our 3rd bottle tonight.
     
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    I'd kill to get a few bottles. I have only had it on tap.
     
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    This is the only ancient ale so far I didn't like. Just wasn't for me.....
     
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