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Sixty-One

 
ABV: 
6.5
IBU: 
60
Availability: 
Year Round
Original Release Date: 
03/2013
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

Sixty-One, our first new core beer since 2007, was born at the crossroads of serendipity, experimentation and brotherhood.

Whenever Dogfish Head President Sam Calagione and his neighborhood friends gather for drinks, they give each other a big ol' man-hug and order a round of 60 Minute IPA. A few years ago, Sam also ordered a glass of his favorite red wine and poured a little into each pint of 60 Minute. They all dug the combination of fruity complexity and pungent hoppiness, and the blend became a beloved tradition.

Sixty-One captures that tradition in a bottle and marries two Dogfish Head innovations: beer/wine hybrids -- which Dogfish has focused on for well over a decade with beers like Midas Touch and Raison D'être -- and continually-hopped IPAs.

The name Sixty-One is a reminder that this beer is Dogfish Head’s best-selling 60 Minute IPA plus one new ingredient: syrah grape must from California. The label, painted by Sam, is a twist on a typical watercolor. Rather than using water, Sam mixed the green pigment with beer and the red pigment with wine. And because Sixty-One pairs so well
with chocolate, he painted the browns on the label with melted chocolate.

Sixty-One will debut in March 2013. Four-packs will be available four times a year throughout Dogfish Head's 27-state distribution network.

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Grilled pork tenderloin, sushi, fresh vegetables, summer berries and cream, apple pie, gruyere cheese, young gouda cheese
Glassware Recommendation: 
IPA glass
Wine Comparable: 
Syrah

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Josh L. is drinking Sixty-One

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Ben C. is drinking Sixty-OneCan definitely taste the grapes. Taste like an ipa mixed with wine

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AJ W is drinking Sixty-One

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Cain is drinking Sixty-OneOk. Not a fan of the grapes.

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Taylor F. is drinking Sixty-One at Professor Joe's Sports Pub & PizzeriaNot bad. A little rosey

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Will H. is drinking Sixty-One

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Mike H. is drinking Sixty-One

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