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Firefly Ale

 
ABV: 
5
IBU: 
25
Availability: 
Limited, Draft Only
Original Release Date: 
07/2012
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

We're music junkies here at Dogfish Head, and one of our favorite times of year is when the Firefly Music Festival rolls through our neck of the woods. And guess who just happens to be the official craft beer of Firefly?

To celebrate this growing East Coast extravaganza, we've brewed up Firefly Ale, a sessionable pale ale that we like to think is a highlight for more than a few festival-goers.

Firefly is an English-style pale ale brewed with Marris Otter barley and English heritage hops (because the Sex Pistols invented punk rock). To add a fruity and citrusy aroma, there’s a late addition of American Calypso hops (because the Ramones invented punk rock).

This very approachable balance of hops and grain can be found at our pop-up pub at Firefly and on the road at some of our favorite beer-and-music venues. Don't miss it!

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Tasting Notes: 
Malty, with a biscuit character and moderate bitterness. Slightly spicy and crisp finish.
Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Wings, four-cheese pizza, spicy fish tacos, hummus plate
Glassware Recommendation: 
IPA Glass
Wine Comparable: 
Chardonnay

Beer Activity

8 hours 47 min

Brian F. is drinking Firefly Ale

8 hours 48 min

Jeremy is drinking Firefly Ale

1 day 21 min

Bob is drinking Firefly Ale at Dogfish Head Brewings & EatsNew hops for me!

1 day 2 hours

Sarah Miller is drinking Firefly Ale at TJ's Restaurant and DrinkeryFloral. Nice English pale ale.

1 day 5 hours
1 day 8 hours
2 days 56 min

Katie T. is drinking Firefly AleMeh, not the best.

2 days 11 hours
2 days 12 hours
Saturday 08/30/2014 & Sunday 08/31/2014  20th Annual Mount Snow Brewers Festival Time: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM  
We’re going back, waaaaaaay back with our latest dinner series.  To where exactly?  Well, Rome, Finland, Honduras, China—heck, just jump in our time machine and come along for the ride!
 

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