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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
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Beer Activity

Al is drinking Sixty-One

1 hour 13 min

Todd P is drinking Sixty-One at Uno Pizzeria & Grill - WoodburyTastes like a wine spritzer, very easy drinking with a sneaky 6.5%

4 hours 48 min
6 hours 23 min

Sean Deeghan is drinking Sixty-OneLittle light for an IPA

7 hours 47 min

Matt Faczan is drinking Sixty-OneNot bad for a wine/beer mix

8 hours 44 min

Joel is drinking Sixty-One

9 hours 49 min

Patrick Hockley is drinking Sixty-OneCheers!

15 hours 51 min

Andy Lopez is drinking Sixty-One

19 hours 46 min

George Catallo is drinking Sixty-OnePairs fairly nicely with Dogfish Head Raison D'Etre beer-brats.

20 hours 20 min
20 hours 51 min
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