Dogfish Head Blood Orange Hefeweizen

Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Milton, Delaware USA
4.5% · Wheat Ale · 3 Ratings · Special Release ·
Availability: Exclusively at Dogfish, Rehoboth Beach while supplies last Release Date: 11/19/06 The latest release from the brewery inside Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats (Rehoboth Beach), Blood Orange Heffeweizen. This beer was featured in Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione's book "Extreme Brewing." The beer is about 4.5% abv with approximately 30 IBUs. The brew is composed of 70% Wheat Malt, 30% Pilsner Malt and hopped exclusively with Ahtanum Hops. A total of 180 Blood oranges in the form of rinds, juice and pulp were added to the whirlpool, during fermentation and post fermentation. This beer will be served exclusively at the pub and featured at the November 2006 Fancy Beer Dinner.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
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Yeast/Bacteria
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Other
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Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

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Other
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The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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