Dogfish Head Daily Wry

Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Milton, Delaware USA
4.3% Specialty Grain | 5 Ratings |
A liquid version of Pumpernickel Bread! This English-style session Brown Ale was conceived of and brewed by our Milton brewer Joseph Lemnah. Daily Wry was brewed with Maris Otter Malt, a hearty dose of Rye Malt, Crystal Rye and Dark Munich Malt. The grains work together to create a bready, full bodied, almost peppery flavor. Joseph also brewed with a pinch Amber, Coffee and Black Malt adding a toasted pumpernickel bread character. Daily Wry is lightly hopped with Liberty to balance the sweetness of the malts and spiced with freshly ground Caraway seeds to round out the illusion of Pumpernickel bread.

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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
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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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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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