Dogfish Head's Debut 

It's not easy getting East Coast craft breweries to make the cross-country trek to Boise, but Milton, Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales has been high on most every beer lover's wish list. The brewery was founded in 1995, and Idaho's 23-year wait for its suds is finally over. As BW was going to press, the ales hadn't yet hit the shelves and pricing was unreleased.

SeaQuench Ale Session Sour

With just 140 calories, few carbs and 2 grams of protein, this a health-conscious choice.The thick head of the hazy, orange-peel pour settles slowly, but leaves little lacing. The nose is a funky mix of orange, lemon and lime with a whiff of ocean breeze. Sour citrus dominates the mouthfeel and flavors, backed by salty bread dough and a bit of spice. The finish is smooth and refreshing.

60 Minute IPA

A thick, pillowy head tops this golden straw brew, collapsing slowly and leaving a sticky lacing. The sweet citrus aromas blend nicely with touches of vanilla cake and light, resiny hops. This is a beautifully balanced IPA with no hard edges, just the right hit of hops and mellow malt. The bitterness amps up a bit on the lingering finish.

90 Minute Imperial IPA

In the glass, it's a used-penny color with a decent, pock-marked head that sticks around. The aromas are an enticing blend of toasted malt, floral hops, caramel, coffee, dark fruit and a touch of spice. Impressively rich flavors fill the mouth—sweet malt playing against pine-laced hops, followed by tropical fruit and sticky buns, with a boozy warmth coming through on the finish.

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