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Dogfish Head Hellhound on my Ale – Day 62


Dogfish Head brews unique beers.  In fact, their motto says it all; “Off-centered ales for off-centered people.”  Sam Calagione, the Founder and President of Dogfish Head has been brewing crazy creations since 1995.


This is how far I got…and then the Dogfish Head website decided not to work.  Or at least work as quickly as when Dial-Up was all the rage.  And that was it for me and my 365 days.  I was all prepared to write about Robert Johnson and how he sold his soul to the devil in order to play the blues.  And the unique Dogfish flavors,…

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Dogfish Head Burton Baton – Day 2


Today is IPA Day!  Do you know what that means?  It means I get to drink an IPA.  Ha ha ha!  I prefer IPAs anyway, so many days for me are IPA Days.

However, because it is IPA Day, some of my favorite local establishments are running some great tap handles, including one of my favorites (for nostalgic reasons) – Burton Baton.

I was really into craft beer for about 8 months and I still couldn’t choke down an IPA.  Steve kept trying.  Every time he had a glass, he would shove it my way and beg me…

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Pumpkin Beer Taste Challenge

The Pumpkin Tasting Lineup

There are about as many pumpkin beers as there are breweries.  It seems that every year more and more breweries feature a pumpkin beer.  There is no better drink on a crisp autumn day than sitting down with one of these brews.  The problem becomes deciding which one to drink.  Most of these beers are smooth in nature.  There is usually no hop bite because the flavor is dominated with pumpkin and spices.  That is why the IBUs are not listed for most of these beers.  It simply means there is a small, almost nonexistent amount of hoppy bitterness.


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Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA

Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA

60 minute is a commonly found IPA.  The name refers to the length of time that the hops are boiled, and the number of hop additions that are added during the brewing process.  Any beer that has more than about 40 IBUs will be noticed on your palate.  60 minute begins with a citrusy bitterness on the roof of your mouth that mellows out a bit as the beer gets warmer.  As always, I recommend letting the beer warm up for about 5 – 10 minutes before expecting to get a true taste.  This is a great introduction into hoppy…

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