Positive Contact

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!


Specs

ABV:

9.0

IBU:

26


Release:

Rarities


Original Release Date:


Style:

Beer-Wine Hybrid


Enjoy

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.

Experience

Clove, apple cider, pears and spices

Cider, cloves, cilantro and spices

Light body and warming