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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The continually hopped India Pale Ale brewed with Syrah grape must.

ThisWangsChung's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip. A: Pours a crystal-clear reddish color. The head is a one finger white shade. I love the look and the texture of the head, in particular. S: There is a shit ton of earthy mustiness to this one - okay, itís not the freshest bottle by any stretch, but the hops are damn near nonexistent. Unsweetened grape, caramel, and toffee notes round out the mediocre aroma. T: At first, it drinks much like 60 Minute, with its malty opening giving way to a vaguely citrusy midpoint. Itís the finish that ruins things, offering far too much musty sourness. Every once in a while, I notice a vinous tone on the aftertaste that I enjoy, but this is a mess otherwise. M: Sweet and a bit heavy. The vinous notes try to cleanse the palate, but instead only create astringency. I donít think its undrinkable, but there are too many conflicting qualities in both the flavor and the palate to make it O: This offering is proof positive that gimmicky and innovative are two entirely different beasts altogether - and this is most certainly the former. Itís basically 60 Minute crossed with a crappy wine. Címon, Dogfish Head, less gimmicky nonsense and more quality offerings!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (364) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 15, 2014
Draft at the Monarch Club - pours a dark pink , red grape and pine hop aromas . Taste is mostly tannic red grape with earthy hop . Ok . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9492) - GŲteborg/JŲnkŲping, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2014
Draught at the Hotel in San Diego. Deep golden beer with a rich offwhite head. Sourish hop flavor, creamy, grassy, grapefruit, citrus, some herbal notes. Fruity hop flavor, caramel, vinous, grapefruit, hay, some grapes. A bit strange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TreborWhip (392) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle pours mahogany with tan head. Aroma of wine. Flavor began more like a sour lambic with tart grapes and a light hop bitterness. The flavor became a little sweeter as it warmed and, to me, was better at a cool temperature than a cold, out of the fridge, temperature.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tightslice (140) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours a watery wine. Aroma is musty wine. Taste is watery, musty wine. Not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2200) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Tap] Pours a reddish golden color with low carbonation levels. Aroma of grapefruit and grape juice. Taste is pretty similar. I donít get quite as much wine in here as other people, but just that little bit just gives it a weird taste. High in acetaldehyde notes. Ehh.... Tasting notes from 2/2014.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrDick (336) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 7, 2014
Iím not even sure what to make of this beer. The grape must overwhelms anything resembling a DHF 60 Minute. Itís very dry. It looks like a carbonated Rose wine. Oh wait! Itís a wine cooler with hops! Now it all makes sense.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 4, 2014
I do not consider this a fruit beer even though yes, grapes are fruit. I enjoy this especially when I just finished a couple of glasses of red wine and donít want to open another bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
texrx (13) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2014
Pours a rosey amber with a small head and nice carbonation. Smells of citrus hops and musty grapes. It tastes musty and bitter. Dry finish. Itís not horrible but it is a bit off putting. You could possibly aquirre a taste for this after a while of drinking it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1070) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2014
Had this at Ballentyne Duckworths on draft this past weekend. Now that I know what it is, I understand better. Thought it was just another IPA variant so the sour grape flavors really threw me. Very light in color with some tartness. Would like to trying again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ColovianTrader (191) - - MAR 29, 2014
Never seen a pink beer before. Citrus hops and a red wine aftertaste that lingers. Hints of brown sugar and grapefruit.

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