Dogfish Head Pearl Jam Twenty Faithfull Ale

Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Milton, Delaware USA
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Faithfull Ale is a celebration of Pearl Jams 20th anniversary and their seminal album Ten In recognition of these milestones this Belgian-style golden ale is delicately hopped to 20 IBUs and fruit-forward from 10 incremental additions of black currants over the course of the one hour boil.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oRos (1666) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle shared at California 10k event. Pours golden with white head. Taste was honey, esters and sweet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Spiegelau tulip. A: Strong currants and berry notes with a hint of pomegranate. Delicate bready sweetness sweetness in the back.with pineapple esters. A: Bright, clear orange under a bready off-white head which dissipates slowly and leaves minimal lacing. T: Like the nose, fruity, like currants, with a solid bready, yeasty malt backbone. Strong frozen currants notes in the finish. P: Medium-bodied with a slick texture and average mouth-carbonation, O: Different. Initially, proroguing as the fruity currants are a relatively unfamiliar taste. Smooths out as it warms, I certainly love to concept of a tribute beer, so much so that it carries the flavor somewhat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12/1/2011. 750 ml. bottle. Poured golden with a white head. Fruity aromas with light malt and yeast. Seem a bit light and lacking flavors. One to drink and forget.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rederic (3332) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2013
750ml bottle, clean golden color, with a thick bubbly white head, with a sweet earthy pale, toasted, munich honeyed malt nose, with some wet hay, kind of corn sweetness accents, with a barley sugar, grain corn, cooked corn, subtle honey lollipop, apple sauce note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild sweet honeyed pale, pilsener, munich, toasted malt, faint fruity, juicy black currant acidic character, with some corn syrup, cream-style corn mellowness, wet juicy hay, cereal flake, barley sugar flavours, with a bready, bagel dough, cooked corn, subtle white wine acidic undertone, leading towards a juicy grainy pale, pilsener, munich maltiness, corny, faint honey lollipop, faint acidic currant fruitiness, lingering hop dry bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (3098) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, Mild White Head Ring, Almost No Lacing S: Light Belgian Sugar, Mild Grape T: Light Belgian Sugars, Mild Currants M: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Dry Overall, a weak belgian strong ale...if this beer was called by a different name (ie Miller) then I might have a better appreciation for it. Not Recommedned especially for 17.99 per bomber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DoublEE (782) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
a soft vanilla flavor to begin. very soft. some citrus notes as well. maybe more of a limeyness than a lemon. softer flavors too. pear and a little oak? theres something else towards the finish, a lackluster wateryness that is unappealing. a little heat and plenty of gas in the finish. virtually no hop bitterness on the palate. meh, i find myself back and forth between enjoying some of the flavors and wanting more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2215) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - AUG 28, 2013
750ml bottle. Pours a light golden color with a one finger head that disapates into a ring of light lacing. Aroma is light with, hops, berries and hints of honey. Taste follows the nose, lots of pale malts with a very white wine and honey sweetness. White grapes, honey and a sort of fruity tartness towards the back end. Flavor rises as the beer warms. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation that is smooth and creamy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjgmd (2110) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Pours a rusty orange color with a small white head. Nose is fruity and sweet, with definite upfront currants. Taste is too sweet and overwhelmingly over taken by the currants. Finish is sweet, and fruity. Not a big fan of fruit beers, but this is over the top, Quaff Score 5 / 10

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zgaier (1939) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Pours a cloudy orange with a beige head and aroma of fruity currants, and yeast. Taste is sweet, lots of currants, fruity notes, ethers, bread, and spices with a yeasty, fruity finish. Wasnt big on the taste of this brew

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2013
what does pearl jam have to do with beer? thought they disappeared a decade ago, then again- i dont listen to shit music .. . .
pours out a slightly dark gold .. . very light foam .. . light berry and chewed hay- with a horrid rotting cork backbone .. wow! this is terrible!!!!! .. . a toch fry (touch dry) also ... .
this is absolute filth!! .. couldnt even finish 5oz of this beer- i mean this beer isnt even that old and it tastes like its 8 years old and sat in the sun.. .oh well, cant win them all .. . .

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