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American Beauty

 
ABV: 
9.0
IBU: 
55
Availability: 
Limited
Original Release Date: 
10/2013

There was something different about a Grateful Dead show. Whether you saw one or 100, you felt it, but you knew it wouldn't last forever. If only you could have bottled it....

American Beauty, an Imperial Pale Ale inspired by the Grateful Dead, captures the spirits of the band's 30 years of touring and recording. Dogfish Head and the Dead both built their followings by connecting directly with beer lovers and music lovers, so we asked those loyal fans to help drive the recipe.

For more than 1,500 ingredient suggestions, organic granola was tops. It was the main course in millions of parking lot meals and is a sweet and toasty complement to the barley and all-American hops. **NOTE THE GRANOLA USED IN THE AMERICAN BEAUTY RECIPE DOES CONTAIN ALMONDS.

We currently send American Beauty to our wholesale partners in the following states:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, ME, MA, MD, MI, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VT, VA, WA, DC

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

We currently send 60 Minute IPA to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, VT

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

- See more at: http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/year-round-brews/60-minute-ipa.htm#sthash.HtmPmjMb.dpuf

We currently send 60 Minute IPA to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, VT

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

- See more at: http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/year-round-brews/60-minute-ipa.htm#sthash.NFcB3dE4.dpuf

We currently send 60 Minute IPA to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, VT

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

- See more at: http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/year-round-brews/60-minute-ipa.htm#sthash.HtmPmjMb.dpuf

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Thai, jambalaya, frites.
Wine Comparable: 
White Bordeaux

Beer Activity

42 min 13 sec
3 hours 12 min

Chad Polenz is drinking American BeautyHoney-forward, light nutty character. Boozy. Classic Dogfish, though.

6 hours 42 min

Jon Swigart is drinking American BeautyA tasty surprise.

8 hours 30 min

Blake Dickinson is drinking American BeautyReally good but it's from last night not this morning, I know what you were thinking.

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