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Brewed By: Dogfish Head Brewery (Boston Beer Company)

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Number of Ratings: 764

Style: Belgian Extra Strong Ale

Brewed In: 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968, USA

ABV: 18%

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Tasting Notes

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Saigoda profile pictureSaigoda - September 26, 2019
Very good! Very boozy. Glad I bought some. Worth trying, at least once.
Chef profile pictureChef - September 20, 2015
Damn good. Nice sipping beer.
SarahMunz profile pictureSarahMunz - June 6, 2015
I mean, I don't love it, but it ain't bad for 18%
superdeckman profile picturesuperdeckman - March 22, 2015
Delicious. Plenty of raisens and some chocolate. Tastes like a eisenbock
Losse profile pictureLosse - March 6, 2015
Drinking this fresh, no aging. Overkill? Yes, but don't care. Too sweet? No. Straight out of the fridge, not too many flavors come rolling out, but this is a strong dark ale, so waiting for some warming up. Alcohol is nicely masked, but you feel a nice burn about a minute afterwards. Upon warming, you get some fig and raisin with substantial alcohol taste and spice, yet it doesn't choke you out like you would expect it to. The sweetness doesn't escalate which is fantastic, hard to accomplish. Had too many others that get so sweet they turn into drain dumps.
aaf145 profile pictureaaf145 - February 8, 2015
All I have to say is wow.. Fucking awesome...heavy raisin presence, but what blows my mind is the lack of bite this beer contains for an 18% abv.... Ends so smooth it's almost confusing how this is possible..beautiful brew 4.5 stars... Dogfish never disappoints profile - January 25, 2015
Sweet on the start but a bite comes in that cuts the sweetness before the end. Heavy. 1 per sitting is enough.
Lander543 profile pictureLander543 - January 11, 2015
Sweet raisony goodness. Ridiculously smooth even without aging, and the 18% isn't nearly as apparent as you'd think. Stellar beer.
crichie72 profile picturecrichie72 - December 29, 2014
Winter Beer Festival 12/28/2014. WCL - Philadelphia.
mrd775 profile picturemrd775 - December 22, 2014
A nice, rich malty brew. Don't really taste the high abv. Really enjoyable.
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