Release Dogfish Head & Sierra Nevada Collaboration: Rhizing Bines

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by cneville, Sep 13, 2012.

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  1. afrokaze

    afrokaze Zealot (580) Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
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    I guess you really need that fancy glass to enjoy this beer, because it was mediocre and sweet on tap.
     
  2. RayOhioFelton

    RayOhioFelton Devotee (416) May 24, 2011 Ohio
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    Remember blowing bubbles as a kid?

    [​IMG]

    Well he is in town and wants you to call him!
     
  3. bulldogbrewhaus

    bulldogbrewhaus Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012 Virginia

    Had this for the first time on friday night, I thought it was good but not great. Not as hoppy as I expected, pretty sweet as previous posters have mentioned. Easy drinking for an IIPA.
     
  4. Larrygto

    Larrygto Initiate (0) May 28, 2012 Arizona

    Seeing as DF is not available in Wisconsin and SN is, will this be available here?
     
  5. UnclePatches

    UnclePatches Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2012 Maryland

    Just got some glassware and all was in stock(IPA glass), even rcv'd next day order was processed!
     
  6. rbp27

    rbp27 Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2013 California
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    agreed with the sweet over hoppy comments but always love me a Dogfish!
     
  7. Skunkdrool

    Skunkdrool Devotee (444) Jul 31, 2010 California
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    Yes, its fantastic.
     
  8. Rion

    Rion Aspirant (258) Jan 30, 2013 North Carolina
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    Not yet unfortunately.
     
  9. TheBeerShop

    TheBeerShop Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I didn't get a chance to try it last year, but this year I tucked a few away for me. Anyone get a hold of the special IPA glasses for it?
     
  10. BeerRollups

    BeerRollups Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2013 Massachusetts

    Got one of each. They're pretty cool, have been enjoying some various IPA's with them. I have the feeling that they won't last long in my house though. They seem especially delicate, and my boyfriend has a talent for breaking any beer glass I purchase anyhow.
     
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  11. BrewReed

    BrewReed Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2013 Florida

    Picked up a bottle for $11.99 in Tampa this past weekend...Planning to enjoy it this weekend.
     
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  12. TheBeerShop

    TheBeerShop Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Sweet. I emailed DFH a week ago to see if we could carry them. Haven't heard back yet :slight_frown:

    Nice. We found it to be MUCH better than the prior year. We still have a few tucked away. Not sure how long they'll last though.
     
  13. BeerRollups

    BeerRollups Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2013 Massachusetts


    Well I hope you do get to carry them; I'll know just where to get some replacements when the inevitable happens!
     
  14. stonermouse

    stonermouse Devotee (482) Aug 16, 2006 Massachusetts
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    I stopped with Hellhound. I, like you, decided "never again" with DFH bombers.
     
  15. Kreko7

    Kreko7 Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2013 California

    whole foods sacramento has it
     
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  16. TheBeerShop

    TheBeerShop Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I like that "when" not "if"... heh.. So how do you like em'
    Nice, good to head they have em' back home :grinning:
     
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  17. MIA4IPA

    MIA4IPA Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2012 Illinois

    I liked it had a nice balanced flavor and plenty hoppy! But I did not like the price of 14.99 that's ridiculousness!
     
  18. BeerRollups

    BeerRollups Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2013 Massachusetts

    I was a little bummed with the beer, as others on here have mentioned, I was expecting a much hoppier beer. The glasses are cool though. Just recently started trying some different glassware. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy drinking out of the bottle, but it can be a little more enjoyable out of the fancy glasses that corral all those good aromas.
     
  19. DWarcher

    DWarcher Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2012 California

    As do all of the Nuggets...
     
  20. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    Me too! Not that hoppy, especially considering the name. Nice and well balanced though. Wish it was much more hoppy.
     
  21. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Had it for thirteen bucks... Last thirteen dollar large format of ipa for me ever.
     
  22. WBD

    WBD Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 South Carolina

    Marketing ploy IMHO

    A month ago went into my fav place and asked what he had that was special. He pulled out a special bottle of this very swill.
    Only one he said.

    High price but...it was to be the bomb. Drank it without a real love for it.

    Went to the shop today and a full shelve of it at the same high price.
     
  23. Mike100proof

    Mike100proof Initiate (143) Jan 21, 2012 California

    Did they make two different bottles? I got a bottle that doesnt say sierra on it.
     
  24. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (889) Jan 17, 2012 Colorado
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    Great name and bottle art
     
  25. scud

    scud Aspirant (200) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    I paid $10 for a bottle in Daytona last week but was really let down by this brew, as I really like ipas and both breweries. I thought last years style was way better.
     
  26. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,188) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I had it on tap and liked it. Perhaps it's different in bottles somehow.
     
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