Dogfish Head Black & Blue

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Type: Fruit Beer
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Availability: Limited - 750 ml bottles Release Date: April 2007 A belgian-style Strong ale fermented with blackberries and blueberries. 10% abv On average, a 12-ounce serving of Black & Blue has 290 calories.

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Reviews: 3

  • Aug 26, 2012
    kaj-ii (778)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
    3.5
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    [Suggested Glassware: Flute]

    The pour was a clear reddish peach with a huge pale pink fizzy head that dissipated rather quickly and produced some fair spotty lacing.

    The aroma was of a sweet caramel malt and a funky Belgian yeast with notes of Blackberry, Blueberry and had a mellow wine presence.

    The taste was sweetly acidic throughout with a strong berry presence and a nice bitter sourness along with a mild alcohol warming sensation towards the finish. The flavor hung around for a good long while with the bitter-sweet fruity taste mellowing as time went on.

    Mouthfeel was light in body with a strong dry texture and a good strong lively carbonation.

    Overall a very unique tasting brew, with just enough sweet and sour to mellow the harsh bitterness and allow for the fruity esters to prevail...

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    Serving Type: 750ml Bomber
  • Apr 25, 2012
    TheCorkStops (70)Rank: Beer Amateur
    3.9
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    The Black
  • May 19, 2011
    Chefzilla (6)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Chefs choice
    4.8
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    One of my favorites from dogfish, smooth and distinct berries add to a well rounded beer. great color and aroma make this a fun drink and good bottle to pair with dessert