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RATINGS: 700   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The continually hopped India Pale Ale brewed with Syrah grape must.


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - 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!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (4999) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 5, 2015
This bottled brew from a grocery store poured a large sized head of foamy finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent light brown orange colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was mild fruit and mild spice. The mild citrus mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mediumly tingly finish with a mellow fruity aftertaste. The ok flavor contained notes of mild citrus mild spice mild hops and fruity. A decent one but not one that I would consider drinking again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tekstr1der (84) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Reddish pour with little head. Some citrus and vino in the nose. Mild bitterness, with wine notes in the front. Not very notable finish - could be a little crisper/cleaner. Itís okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
japi (115) - KisvŠrda, HUNGARY - FEB 28, 2015
A copper colored beer with an off-white head. The aroma is grapy, fruity, a little bit toasty and nutty. Lively carbonation, medium body. The taste is rather malty with a long bitterness at the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benfi (620) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2015
Pours a hazy orange red with a very minimal white head. Aroma of earth and malt. Flavor of grape, malt, and citrus hops

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ADfan (648) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 17, 2015
From the tap it has a amber like color with a nice head. The smell of pine, citrus and lemon zest come from the glass. The taste has a refreshing zing up front. I notice grapefruit, lemons, pine and straw. Slight bitterness on the finish. Great finish.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
degbert (1255) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a rather jarring purple-pink with a high, fluffy, pinkish-white head. Nose is -- OK, I used to work in a winery. And after a while, thereís a smell to a wineryís stone floors; spilled wine, yeast, wet stone, an odd cheese element, a little mold, it just sinks into everything and doesnít go away. Itís not a bad smell, but itís very typical. This beer smells like that, with just a faint hint of eau de upchuck. Some hops bitterness up front, along with dirt, red wine, and a more aggressive bitterness on the close. No sweetness at all; no detectable malt. Way out of balance; this is too wack to handle. Finish is spit bucket nasty. No.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamJackson (3080) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Pours a weird dark purple / reddish color. Nose is very fruity. a little fruit, grape, very little bitterness. Almost no bitterness at all. has a leather like quality. some grape jam but seriously just not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (203) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 13, 2015
12oz bottle from Jís Liquors in Owensboro, KY. Poured into a stemmed tulip. Plum red color with a modest rose-pink head that dissipated fairly quickly. Nice carbonation. Nose smells of blueberry, grape, lime. Grape is well-balanced with hops to give a nice flavor. Very refreshing as an after dinner beer. Mouthfeel was very springy like a nice rose wine. Really enjoyed this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - FEB 12, 2015
On tap at Mugs Ale House, Brooklyn. Pours amber with small white head. Fruity and floral aroma. Fruity and malty flavor with hoppy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UncleKorm (945) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle poured a clear ruby red hue w/ large foamy pink lasting head. Bold musty fruit aromas. Initial flavor is light sour w/ a bold bitter finish. Tastes are red table wine, grass, and lime citrus. Medium bodied and lively carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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