Dogfish Head ‘Higher Math’

highermathI’ve been putting off opening this Dogfish 20th Anniversary beer for months. The 17% ABV is no easy task. Plus, it’s supposedly reminiscent of a “Cherry Bomb”, from what I’ve heard. (You know, the chocolate things with a cherry center.)
I don’t like those, but I opened this brew anyway.
Listen, this beer is intense, but not in a bad way.
It’s weird, you can taste the alcohol, but you can’t at the same time. This has a way of making you think you’ve lost your mind. There are so many flavors popping out at you that you’re not even sure you’re drinking a beer. That being said, I actually liked ‘Higher Math’.
Is it an everyday beer? No. But I think that’s the point. It’s a “treat”, if you will.
In all honesty, if I didn’t have two Dogfish ‘Immort Ales’ prior, I probably wouldn’t have had the “balls” to finally crack this one. Well, that and I posted a Twitter poll asking if I should open it. The responses were…
Yeah, they wanted me to get tipsy.
The Straight Hops: 3 out of 5 Kegs


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