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Dogfish Head Tweason’Ale

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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Tweason’ale is a beer we brewed on the cusp of summer. It is a gluten-free sorghum based beer brewed with fresh strawberries from our friends at Fifer Orchards near Dover, Delaware. For the sorghum, we sourced a dark, sweet, syrup with notes of molasses and pit-fruit. We also used a a dark buckwheat honey with a beautiful hay-like, earthy-malty thing that we felt added the final touch to this Tweason’ale recipe.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartzluke (93) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 12, 2015
4 oz pour from refrigerated bottle into stemmed tulip glass. Nose of strawberry. A little opaque, amber, and lots of carbonation. Taste of strong strawberry. A little grassiness. Sogrum adds an interesting dimension. A little strange. Fairly dry. Campaign-like, in a way. Honey sweetness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (11055) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2015
bottle from kihoskh. You can do two bad things to a beer. alcohol free and gluten free. the latter is by far the worst thing taste wise, imo. So let’s see how Dogfish Head have decided to go about this. It’s not easy.. clear dark yellow, amber hue, small white head. Aroma of honey and strawberries, and some wild notes, aroma could pass for a mead, or even a weird cider. At least it’s interesting. Flavor is herbal, sourish, wild yeasty notes, strawberries. Tastes like *something* was fermented, but not like beer. closest beer relative flavor wise would be some kind of wild ale. The dry herbal bitterness never go sour (which might become interesting) but just stays this wild yeasty herbal kind of flavor. Like a pretty messed up saison.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zita (5279) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2015
light sweet sour summer aroma,amber, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, oily feel, long special finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hansen (7250) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2015
Light amber coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duraton. Aoma is sweet, herbal, notes of plastic.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
tectactoe (2944) - Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle: Golden-amber body with great clarity & a soapy white head that settles quickly to a ring. Fake strawberry candy aroma. Very sweet, loaded with candied strawberry, honey, & a strange plasticy off-tone. Flavor is gross. Overly sweet strawberry & honey candy-like flavors, plastic, metal, & just a strange astringent finish. Chalky & a bit medicinal, too. Just an awful beer to force down.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Underdogs88 (237) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Strawberry aroma with hints of honey. Appearance has a light strawberry tint with a small white head. Flavor has strawberry notes upfront and honey notes in the back. Mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation. Overall, not bad for a gluten free beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Art (2058) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Light pinkish yellow pour. White head. Aromas of strawberries and honey. Taste is sweet and crisp but light. Effervescent carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (288) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Awesome beer. An interesting hint of both strawberrys and honey in a flavorful and good blend of masterful brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FestDecBeet (386) - - JAN 15, 2015
Look: pours a clear orange color. White head. Smell: strawberries. Honey. Flowers. Ginger. Taste: strawberries. Ginger. Honey. Feel: very dry. Thin mouth feel. Kind of oily. Overall: ok beer. Strange combination of flavors. First drank: home 1/15/15 Vintage: 2014

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (1151) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
Pours a fairly clear copper with some sediment and a thin white ring of head. Aroma is perfumy, sorghum(but not attacking like a lot of gluten free beers), mild fruity notes, and mild honey. Flavour is fruity, strawberries, sorghum, honey and moderately tart. Well rounded, smooth, refreshing and the girlfriend(celiac) approves! If only this was accessible here...


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