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Dogfish Head Wrath of Pecant

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Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Style: Brown Ale
Milton, Delaware USA

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A collaboration between the Alstr√∂m brothers, Sam Calagione and Bryan Selders, brewed for EBF and named by the BeerAdvocate community. Itís a brownish ale brewed w/ malt smoked over pecan wood and fermented w/ plantains and carob.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fear025 (213) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2010
Aroma:I get caramel and wood smoke in the aroma. Appearance:This beer is caramel colored, with big fluffy off-white head. Taste:The sweet foretaste is of malt, caramel, and pecans. The aftertaste is pleasantly smokey. Palate:This beer has a light to medium body, and is a little creamy. Overall:This beer is a real pleasure to drink, with great flavor and tons of complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3583) - Henrietta, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2010
(bottle - 750 ml) Acquired this one in a trade. Copper pour with a thin tan head. Sweet and candy-like aroma with lots of malt and some fruit hints. Flavor starts off very sweet and malty with a mildly smoked and chocolate-like middle. Definitely comes from the carob as thereís a much stronger bitter flavor that comes up in the aftertaste. I like the mild smoke and nutty flavors from the pecan wood. Couldnít really detect the plantains though.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goodgrief (1811) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Bottle bought and shared at Rehoboth brewpub. Light brown pour, lighter than would be expected from a brown ale. Nice nutty aroma. Flavor was a pretty drab brown ale with a hint of smokiness and nuttyness thrown in. The carob seemed to add a significant sweetness. Bottle served at just perfect temperature and as it warmed further got a little too sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2010
750ml Bottle: Aroma of pecans, light caramel, malt, light brown sugar, and light banana. Poured orange in color with a medium-sized, creamy, dense, rocky, tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Clear. Sparkling. Ok lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet. Tastes of malt, light spice, light menthol, pecan, nuts, carob, light leather, smoke, slight caramel, and light Bamburg wood. Medium body. Dry, lightly sticky texture. Average carbonation. Malt, pecan, slight caramel, smoke, and slight Bamburg wood finish is dry and sticky.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 19, 2010
750mL from DFH Rehoboth Beach. Iím not a huge fan of brown ales. And Iím not a huge fan of Dogfish Head. Hell, Iím an even lesser fan of BeerAdvocate. And just downright hate everything about Boston and things that happen inside of it including EBF. So this is an easy shoe-in for my least favorite collaboration beer of all time. But for some reason, I love this beer. Itís not too intense. Itís not a super imperial double eisbocked barrel aged brandy bourbon calvados rum weasel poop cask festival special edition bottle 1/15. This is a soft, normal, beautiful, simple beer that happens to be lovely, understated, and outstanding. The pour is clear, reddish amber with a rocky, dense, yellow head that has excellent retention and sheety, sticky lace. Aroma is phenomenal: brown sugar, fresh tropical fruits, platanos maduros. Taste is rich, boozy, malt-forward, brown sugar, platanos, sweet but not cloying, soft/creamy mouthfeel. Almost like a bock beer. Palate gets a little bit thin after awhile. Still, I loved it!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13321) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle at DFH Rehoboth Beach, courtesy of tarheels86 - thanks! Dark amber color, large tan head with great retention. Aroma of fried plantains, but I wouldnít have guessed that if I hadnít read the description. Taste is caramel, chocolate cream pie, scotch. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2010
cheers to Matta for sharing this one. pours amber, off-white head. aroma and flavors, plantain is light, notes of chocolate (carob) malts, vegy like palate along with a pecan roast finish adding a mild smoke finish and palate to the beer..

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2010
Courtesy of northernbrews. Copper, nice head. Aroma is a bit muddy but dig it. Smoke, wood, pecan sweetness, nutty, big residuel sugars. Flavor much the same, smoke comes through more, dominates up front, back end is all sweet pecan syrup. Bit sticky on the palate. Strange, props for the effort.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (5067) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUL 15, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2010 Courtesy of northernbrews

Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate smoke, caramel, nuts, and brown sugar. It pours a transparent copper with a small off-white head with decent retention. The flavor starts light with nuts and brown sugar. The finish some light smokiness and a hint of wood. The aroma is definitely more intense than the flavor. Medium bodied with mild carbonation and somewhat soft mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2681) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2010
The aroma is super smokey with some sweet notes. The color is syrupy amber with a small head. The flavor blends smoke and sweet malts very well. The pecans influence the smokiness immensely.


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