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Positive Contact

 
ABV: 
9.0
IBU: 
26
Availability: 
Limited
Original Release Date: 
12/2011

A positive combination of Fuji cider, slow-roasted farro, a bit of cayenne and fresh cilantro.

This beer part of our Music Series of beers... this one is an amalgamation of hip-hop, beer, cider and a DIY culinary experience! Sam and Dan the Automator of Deltron 3030 teamed up to create Positive Contact, based on Dan's favorite ingredients and Dogfish Head's innovative brewing practices.

Named after a key track on the first album, Positive Contact is a 9% ABV hybrid of beer and cider brewed with Fuji apples, roasted farro, a handful of cayenne peppers and a late dose of fresh cilantro. This sweet-and-sour Belgian-ish brew is a light straw color with fruity, cider-like notes. The cayenne and alcohol give it a warming finish.

For the inaugural release (2012), the beer was packaged in a dynamic box set of six 750-ml champagne bottles, with a 10-inch vinyl EP of four new Deltron 3030 remixes created exclusively for this project, and a list of Deltron 3030-inspired recipes from a small group of renowned chefs. Subsequent releases did not include the vinyl or recipes.

Read the entire release here!

We currently send Positive Contact (when available) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA, & WI

Approval is pending in these states: IL & NC

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!

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
The best food pairings are those included with the vinyl. But you can also try a summer salad of blueberries, strawberries, goat cheese, spiced nuts, and lettuces. BBQ chicken, ribs, grilled corn, grilled eggplant, strawberry shortcake.
Wine Comparable: 
A dry, slightly acidic Riesling or Gewürztraminer, fun like a Fume Blanc.

Beer Activity

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Leo Franco is drinking Positive ContactLight, sweet, and refreshing. Very wheaty, and some apple and honey aroma and taste.

16 hours 3 min

James Simpson is drinking Positive ContactIf tea + lemonade is an Arnold Palmer, maybe this tasty beer + cider combo should be the John Daly? Would be great by the pool.

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1 day 8 hours

Rob R. is drinking Positive ContactProbably should have been colder before I drank it. Will re-try on tap.

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