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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

Rich Chris is drinking Sixty-One

2 hours 18 min

Drawdy is drinking Sixty-One at Wooden Legs Brewing CompanyTwo Kochs and a 61. Wine infused beers are compelling. DFH continues to be on the cutting edge.

3 hours 23 min

Michael H. is drinking Sixty-One

3 hours 49 min

angela Y. is drinking Sixty-One

8 hours 50 min

Tim S. is drinking Sixty-One

11 hours 10 min
11 hours 22 min

Charmaine H. is drinking Sixty-OneComplex notes and well balanced.

12 hours 1 min

kurt s. is drinking Sixty-One

13 hours 29 min

Susan Stedje is drinking Sixty-One at HomeBack end is like rum raisins.

13 hours 31 min

John M. is drinking Sixty-One

16 hours 59 min
Come out to The Vault on October 27th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM for a Dogfish Head Beer Social.    Beer Lineup Includes:   60 Minute IPA 90 Minute IPA
Join Matt from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery as he "Brings the Love" from the brewers at Dogfish Head.