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Your favorite Dogfish Head beers.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    i love the 90, big fan of palo santo and burton baton too

    feeling this year's aprihop as well.
  2. Shmuffalo

    Shmuffalo Aspirant (238) Feb 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Some of my favorites...

    Burton Baton
    Palo Santo
    Positive Contact
    Festina Peche
  3. canoale

    canoale Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2010 Ohio

    Good I didn't see anyone mention my fav , good lets keep it that way .

    ; )
  4. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

    I really enjoyed Noble Rot and I am pretty sure a crushed three or four 4-packs of Punkin Ale last year.
  5. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,530) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    90 Minute
    Indian Brown
    Burton Baton
    Palo Santo

    Still have Bitches Brew, WWS, and 75 Minute in the wings.
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  6. cnbrown313

    cnbrown313 Disciple (351) May 29, 2012 Illinois

    Bitches Brew / Olde School Barleywine / 90 Minute IPA
  7. dar482

    dar482 Poo-Bah (3,476) Mar 9, 2007 New York
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    Neither should you since they're 10% and 12% ABV. I agree though, those two are the best I've bad.

    Then comes Indian Brown and 90.

    World Wide Stout and 120 are up next.
  8. SmoothHoosier

    SmoothHoosier Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2013 Indiana

    Chickory Stout is not only my favorite Dogfish Head beer, it's my favorite beer of all, right now.

    Indiana Brown Ale is a super duper beer. I love Dogfish Head beers, but they don't sell them in Indiana. I have to cross the Ohio Moat and go to Louisville to buy these beers.
  9. notchucknorris

    notchucknorris Poo-Bah (1,910) May 28, 2010 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    My favorite is definitely Bitches Brew. Probably in my personal top 5.
  10. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    I like most all of them, but 120, hellhound, theobroma, bitches brew, and palo santo make my top 5.
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  11. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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  12. beerfinder

    beerfinder Aspirant (269) Jan 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    The Palo Santo Maron is my all time favorite. I enjor the 75 Minute IPA , Indian Brown and the Burton Baton.
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  13. papaholmz

    papaholmz Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    I attended a DFH tasting recently that featured around 15 DFH beers including Burton, Bines, 90min, Aprihop, and many others. I tried all 15 and I can honestly say I didn't like any of them, not a singly one. They all seemed too watery and like they were going for too much complexity, and I really wanted to like them.
  14. Hock

    Hock Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2013 North Carolina

    Surprised to see only a couple mentions of Raison D'Etre - love that brew.
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  15. Rob315

    Rob315 Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2010 Kentucky

    90min, Indian Brown, Theobroma, Palo, Festina Peche, Aprihop and Burton Baton. I actually enjoy Midas on occasion.
  16. DieHippieDie

    DieHippieDie Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2012 North Carolina

  17. fakedeadgirlfriend

    fakedeadgirlfriend Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2013 Florida

    Burton Baton and Raison D'Etre.
  18. pschul4

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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    Palo Santo Marron. Easily their best
  19. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Meyvn (1,320) Jan 14, 2013 Illinois
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    Namaste and Hellhound on My Ale all day long. I'll buy those pretty much anytime I see them fresh.
  20. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,020) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    Outstanding Beers (8): 90, Squall, Sah-Tea, Immort, Aprihop, Black & Blue, Palo Santo, Bitches Brew
    Good Beers (11): 60, 75 (on cask), Shelter Pale, Punkin, Worldwide, Red & White, Burton, Olde School, Chicory, Fort, Raison
    OK Beers (8): 120 (only with at least a year's age on it), 61, Midas, Theobroma, Namaste, Saison du BUFF, Hellhound, My Antonia
    Godawful Beers (7): Faithfull, Chateau Jiahu, Pangaea, Black & Red, Indian Brown, Festina Peche, Tweason'ale

    All of the big collabs ranged from good to OK in this order (hi-low): Poppaskull, Wrath of Pecant, Life & Limb, Popskull, Rhizing Bines (ripoff)

    I could name many brewpub exclusive beers that were awesome (DFH Ale, Wet Hop American Summer, Zeno) but most were just one-offs and don't necessarily count. Also, I've had little tastes on-tap of Noble Rot (was OK, just tasted like Midas), Ta Henket (Just tasted like full-on wheat) and Positive Contact (pretty good but I didn't get any cider out of it).
  21. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,020) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    Oh, and I almost forgot Chicha. Just throw that in with the ones that are just OK.
  22. Jake1605

    Jake1605 Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2009 Missouri

    Festina Peche
    Palo Santo Marron
    60 Minute
    Black & Blue
  23. aderousseau

    aderousseau Initiate (78) Jun 22, 2008 Arkansas
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    There's nothing as thrilling as 120. It's my dream that my grandchildren will live in a world where 120 is available year round and from coast to coast.
  24. jageraholic

    jageraholic Disciple (394) Sep 16, 2009 Massachusetts
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    90, burton baton and indian brown are decent, loved a galaxy black IPA that I had at the brewpub.
  25. HopNuggets

    HopNuggets Disciple (306) Oct 8, 2009 Connecticut

    Rhizing Bines was a disappointment, especially at the $13 or $14 price tag I bought it at. I'm done with their big bottles for a while now! They are quite pricey for what you get. I do love their 12oz bottle offerings though.
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  26. DevilsCups

    DevilsCups Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2010 New York

    Yes yes yes, I told the waitress emphatically that Galaxy Black had to be bottled. It was great.

    Personal favorite would have to be Palo Santo Marron. Having the 2008 last summer at the brewpub on tap was delicious.
  27. dpjosuns

    dpjosuns Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2009 Illinois

    Damn difficult to say, but the ones I like most? Probably 75 Minute, Burton Baton, Palo Santo, Aprihop, Bitches Brew... shit, I could go on.
  28. MeMyselfNAles7

    MeMyselfNAles7 Initiate (0) Nov 13, 2009 Puerto Rico

    Palo Santo, 90, WWS
  29. Craftonly23121

    Craftonly23121 Aspirant (247) Jun 28, 2011 Rhode Island
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    All there beers are good for the most part but these are my favs:

    Miles Davis Bitches Brew
    Black & Blue
    Burton Baton
    Olde School
    120 mintue
    90 minute
    75 mintue
    Indian Brown
    Shelter Pale Ale
  30. DanU

    DanU Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    I am a big fan of Punkin and 60 minute. I thought the aprihop was decent as well. Didn't care much for Rasion or Midas touch, and haven't tried 75, 90 or 120 minute. I haven't been into craft for too long, and my palate is at the point now where I am enjoying IPAs so I don't want to get hooked on DIPAs yet.
  31. RichK1

    RichK1 Initiate (164) Apr 19, 2009 Maryland

    Have t had the olde school, but I agree with the rest of this. Don't forget the My Antonia - another pretty amazing one.
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  32. RichK1

    RichK1 Initiate (164) Apr 19, 2009 Maryland

    DFH is hit or miss for me, but the "hits" are some of my very favorites. They try realllly hard to be interesting - sometimes it's amazing, sometimes not so much. My faves are:

    Burton (all time top 5)
    Bitches Brew (top 10)
    90 (top 10 and I am NOT a hop head)
    My Antonia (has no one else brought this up??? Phenomenal!)
    Squall (unfiltered, bottle conditioned version of the 90....no longer in production, but it was also a top 5 - maybe top 3. RIP)

    Also a big fan of the Indian Brown and Raison D'ĂȘtre, but neither are in the same class as the others. Aprihop is nice too.

    On the other side, Birre Etrusca, Noble Rot and Immortal Ale....eh.

    Living 15 minutes from a DFH Ale House....simultaneously wonderful and dangerous.

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  33. Schoonerorlater

    Schoonerorlater Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2013 California

    90 is fantastic. one of my favorite IPA's.
  34. haknort

    haknort Initiate (0) Apr 10, 2013 Illinois
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    120, Raison d'Extra, Worldwide, Squall.

    But absolute fave is the Savor Flowers collab with Sam Adams. No other beer like it anywhere. Wish they made more...
  35. JArena13

    JArena13 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Pretty much what everyone said. Indian Brown, Burton, Palo, 90. But one I had at the brew pub which was awesome was Ghost of Shanobi. A black IPA I thought it was incredible.

    If your lucky enough to go on a Monday or Friday try whatever is on the "Randall". I had 90 thru that and was amazing.
  36. scud

    scud Aspirant (200) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    Does that make you a Ta Henket fan?
  37. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poo-Bah (7,283) Aug 15, 2010 Colorado
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    120 Minute. World Wide Stout. Liquid Breadfruit.
  38. busternuggz

    busternuggz Zealot (528) Mar 9, 2008 California

    I'm not a huge DFH guy, but Bitches Brew is very good, and I drink the hell out of Festina Peche every summer.
  39. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,179) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
    Supporter Subscriber

    Palo Santo is my fave followed closely by Burton Baton.

    I will stick up for Midas Touch...think it is great melding of wine, mead, and beer. Not for every day, but I love the stuff as a treat. And I like Red and White, wife and I both like Namaste.

    The minutes are good, reliable. Ancient ales are hit or miss. Overall, I like their stuff. They hit for a pretty good average and throw in a home run once in a while for me.
  40. hornsup

    hornsup Disciple (324) Nov 29, 2012 Virginia
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    Punkin, 90, Indian Brown...didnt like 120 at all
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