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Dogfish Head Beewolf Braggot

Dogfish Head Beewolf Braggot
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Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Style: Mead
Milton, Delaware USA


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Beewolf Braggot - This is a hybrid of ale and mead made with 51% malted barley (Pale and Munich malted barley) and 49% Orange blossom honey, it is lightly hopped, spiced with Hibiscus flowers and fermented with Australian ale yeast. Beewolf was brewed by staff cellarman Jon Talkington.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Very sweet beer, I could only really handle one of these at a time, I was thinking about getting a growler of it to go, but didn’t think I could finish it all before it went bad, amber color with a light orange hue, very generous & soft white head, lots of sweetness in the nose with notes honey & orange, very sweet flavors with lots of honey tones, this had that unmistakable DFH flavor to it with a slight note of caramel & bready malts, had a rather tart finish with even more honey & a little touch of spicy hoppiness, overall a great beer but one that needs to be taken kind of slowly & one at a time

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KawaBomber (218) - New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2008
Draft @ Brewpub: Cloudy amber w/ a small white head. Aroma has a hint of orange, some honey sweetness & an almost sour note. Flavor really pops w/ honey. Very sweet w/ some subtle hops towards the end. Leaves a sweet, syrupy coating lingering in the mouth. Very sweet, but quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beachbum25 (1086) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2008
On tap @ the Rehoboth brewpub. Pours a cloudy off orange color w/almost no head. Sweet floral hop aroma w/a touch of orange to it. Very sweet flavor of floral hops w/touches of honey, orange/tangerine, cane sugar, & a little bread dough. Had a good bit of carbonation to it. Reminded me a lot more of a Belgian Blond or Saison, or even a Hefe/Witbier than a Mead, had a honey flavor to it but the carbonation made it much more "Beerlike" than "Meadlike". Very smooth, easy drinking brew, good summer sipper; alcohol was well hidden. Very enjoyable, wish they would bottle this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GMCC2181 (1591) - Newark, Delaware, USA - APR 22, 2008
UPDATED: APR 23, 2008 Draft at the brewpub in DE. Murky amber color with no head. Aroma is kind of fuity with a sweet smell. Flavor had spicy characteristics, honey sweet malt but blended very well for a nice smoothness. Texture was medium. Over all I enjoyed this beer and would get it again. I doubt this beer will make it to the bottleling line though.

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