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75 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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75 Minute IPA75 Minute IPA

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blend two Dogfish Head favorites, add maple syrup and carbonate the mixture naturally. What do you get? 75 Minute IPA.

The carbon dioxide trapped during bottle conditioning gives 75 Minute IPA a soft and velvety mouthfeel. Dry-hopped with whole-leaf Cascades, this complex IPA has been known to inspire pilgrimages to our brewpub.

Added by ManekiNeko on 02-06-2004

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Photo of Zythophile
4.07/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle Date: 10/7/15
Palate Contaminants: other beer

Appearance is a slightly opaque golden hue, a really pretty color in the light.

Smell is has a lot of candied fruit, mostly orange and banana. A little maltiness, too.

Taste has more of the banana than orange, and the candied fruit shifts closer to dried fruit. Some figs join in. Marmalade, too. It's an interesting taste. Aftertaste doesn't hold up, but the initial pass over the tongue is pretty good.

Feel is a little prickly. Other than that, it has a creamy feel.

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Photo of Smk54
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 25.4 oz bottle into a tulip. Hazy Amber with HUGE pale head. Lots of lacing. Minimal pine and lots of malt on the nose and initial taste. Not sweet. Definitely a solid hop aftertaste. Not bitter. Very balanced. I would say more malt up front than most DIPAs. Very good beer.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.32/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear bubbly gold, fading to lighter goldish yellow at the bottom, with moderate head that retains a thin film.

Aroma is very faint, with some piney hops featured, and light caramel malt.

Bitter, spicy, piney hops come forward on the tongue, but in 75 Minute they are more subdued by the aging and maple than they are in the 60 and 90 Minute versions. A little caramel comes forward too. Actually, the maple is very, very faint, so it seems like the maple aspect is what is bringing the caramel to the table. Only with some vigorous swirling as it warms up does a bit of maple and Belgian candi make itself known. There is a touch of acidic lemon as well.

Carbonated and crisp.

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Photo of RyanK252
3.67/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden amber with a frothy off white head that settles to a dense layer and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Mild citrus, pine, some earthy and floral notes, light malt, and a hint of sweetness.

T: Pine, kinda earthy, floral, citrus, orange, lemon, light malt, a bit yeasty, and a touch of sweetness. Pretty well balanced, but nothing even whispers maple.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, creamy.

O: Not bad, but I'd go for a 60 Minute or 90 Minute instead. Nothing really stands out to make this one all that special.

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Photo of DovGibor
4.61/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 10/7/15; poured into a snifter glass. Pours dark gold with a thin white head. Very fine carbonation with slight cloudiness. Mouthfeel is light and bubbly; easy drinking.

Sweet, strong aroma that has candy-like notes. Light hint of citrus and yeast. More citrus in the taste; closer to orange than the lemon or grapefruit notes I usually find in IPAs. Mild, rounded bitterness that complements the light malt flavor well. The bitterness dominates slightly, and that's a good thing since it's such a sweet, sweet bitterness.

Overall it's well-balanced, and very enjoyable. It's not the more recent, juicer take on IPAs, but it's a great expression of the classic American IPA. Cheers!

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Photo of bluehende
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I had this at the brewery from their cask system. They generate a good head with their system so the aroma is very good. The mouthfeel on cask is very creamy. The taste is about what you would expect from the mix of 60 and 90 minute. A very nice beer that I would seek out.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.82/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

75 Minute IPA pours a hazy golden color with a small lacing head. Very weak aroma, with hints of sweetness. Taste is a little earthy, with a good hop flavor, with a maple sweet aftertaste. Nice body and feel. Overall, more earthy then the other minute IPA's, but really like the sweet aftertaste.

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Photo of maximum12
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have no idea why it took so long for me to track this beer down; but now here we are, honey. 750ML bottle with the best use of a made-up word I’ve seen in quite a while.

The pour is all IPA, all day: orange, with a small number of now-sunken pieces of particulate matter that must have escaped the gravity of the Large Hadron Collider. The nose is very sweet, which I’ll attribute to the syrup, sans footnote, with a strong presence of jack pines. My favorite kind. We take “pine baths” after several days in the wilderness by walking through a stand of pines & rubbing the needles all over our hands & clothes. But I digress.

75 Minute is exquisitely balanced. The shadows of 60 and 90 Minute are all over this: the expansive pine needles & heavy bittering that clings to the roof of the mouth long after the liquid has passed south. Heavy sweetness sweeps in mid-palate; syrup. Maple syrup. I couldn’t identify the body if it wasn’t on the label, but the fingerprint is there. Very dry & totally suckable.

Straight-up simple, old-school IPA with some Three Rivers stirred in (if you haven’t had Three River Maple Syrup, go, buy). I prefer it’s cousins up & down the numerical column, but this is very good.

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Photo of Meyers1023
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a golden orange color with at minimum two fingers worth of white head. There is a pine smell mixed evenly with a strong citrus smell to complete the nose. The taste has a good amount of malt in front for an IPA but the maple, citrus, and floral flavors of the hops make their presence known before it all ends. The mouthfeel is medium with just the right amount of carbonation. This a an excellent beer. 60 minute and 90 minute are two of my favorite beers ad when you combine them with a bit of maple syrup it makes something magical!

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.26/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Now the commercial tugjob on this beer is hilarious. CO2 and Dry hopping with Cascades makes this a complex IPA? LOL

Anyways, looks like your even yellow and light orange pour. Too much carbonation, head. Grassy aroma, a little bit of syrup/maple, mild dry hopping.

Super grassy flavors, maple didn't come through. Decent amount of cheap Cascades. A little sweet, nothing bad or off with the beer, its just expensive considering what you get.

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Photo of ctylinebeer
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice IPA for the winter. The cascade hops and the maple syrup make a really nice combination. Might smell and taste like any other IPA but all the features are there. Did not get any yeast from the first pour but some did get disturbed for the second glass. Very good winter IPA. Cheers!

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Photo of DaverCS
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours orange in color with bits of sediment floating in the glass (consuming not super fresh however). 2 fingers of white head and tons of lacing.

Aroma presents with crisp grapefruit, rather tame but still present tropical fruit notes, some pine, a malt sweetness, and an almost strawberry-like aroma.

Taste is definitely malt forward. The sweetness balances the hops nicely. The maple syrup is very hard to differentiate from the generic malt sweetness though. Great carbonation on the beer, with only a kiss of non-lingering bitterness at the finish. More of the grapefruit comes forward mid-sip with a nice bright citrusy-ness intertwined.

Overall, this is a nicely balanced beer. Definitely a different pace from the classic West-Coast hop bomb, but still a nice beer to drink. I see this pairing well with many different dishes; in particular, I see a nice rare-cooked roast beef sandwich working nicely. It gets a 88.5/100.

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Photo of Slack
3.39/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pale amber in color and translucent with minimal head and significant lacing.

Aromas of pine and citrus and not much else.

Taste is dominated by pine with some citrus, malt, and subtle sweetness.

Mouthful is medium to light, clean bordering on crisp with dry lingering finish.

Overall it looks and feels good but I was letdown by the maple syrup being so far removed from the flavor profile.

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Photo of jancona
3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smell is piney hops, mixed citrus and a hint of syrup. Taste follows with a lingering resinous hop finish. A perfect amount of maple syrup in there to sweeten and smooth it all out.

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Photo of PatrickCT
4.01/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into two tulips. Bottled on 10/7/15

a: Golden amber body with a 1 1/2 inch thin bubbly head. Lots of sediment right away and in both glasses.

s: Bready with citrus and a bit of pine.

t:The maple syrup mingles with the crackery, bready malts and carries very well the citrus, pineapple and piney hops. Creamy bitter finish. Excellent balance.

mf: Medium body with good carbonation. Excellent mouth feel. Creamy. Delightful.

o: I have had this on tap at Rehoboth several times and this was my first in the bottle. I like it much better bottle conditioned. I was very surprised at the balance. Normally when I see "with maple syrup" I think of a strong maple syrup finish. The maple flavor was integrated quite well into the beer.

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Photo of Wiffler27
4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours mellow orange with a thick white head.

smells very sweet with some caramel malt and bittering hops at the end.

taste is very sweet but also full of bitter hops. i can totally taste the mix of 60 and 90 minute IPA. the body and taste is very 90 minute while the drinkability and lightness is dominated by the 60 minute. very good IPA! sweet for an IPA yet a balanced beer. goes down smooth and easy, finishes dry and sweet. slight thickness at the end but in a good way.

overall a very good IPA. Dogfish Head strikes again on the hop front. better than 60 minute in terms of complexity but not as complex as 90 minute YET the drinkability is far ahead of 90 minute. honestly, i think it's the best of both worlds. best IPA by Dogfish Head

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Photo of EMV
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass.

L: Pours a semi-opaque golden amber color. Thin off-white head that falls quickly. Nice lacing.

S: Evergreens and piney hops. Mild citrus notes..

T/F: This is a delicious IPA, and the maple syrup is there... but it's not sweet. It complements the malts up front before giving way to a nice hop bite. Resinous and a bit chewy. Great carbonation.

O: Another great IPA from Dogfish Head and that's pretty much what they do best. Easier to session than the 90 minute due to the lower ABV and packed with flavor. The maple syrup is not a dominant flavor here... and complements the hops way better than expected.

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Photo of chrismann65
4.07/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle:

I enjoyed this beer . It's my first time trying it. Nice blend of 60 min & 90 min .IPA. ! Pours an orange-gold hue
Taste is nice-W/ malty sweetness & . Aroma is of yeast, bread, crackers, some citrus , pineapple . I'm picking up on the maple , on the front and middle, If I was not told so , not sure I would know this is made W/ the maple very little maple taste. I enjoyed this and would say to pick it up if you see it . Nice Beer !


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Photo of PhillyJ
4.79/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Truly a treat found this in a bomber at my local craft beer store.. It's a perfect Dogfish IPA with the perfect amount of maple flavor. Id say it's a perfectly balanced ipa with a honey finish. I know I know it's maple syrup. But honey ipa is my description.if you see it get it because it's the tits for sure

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Photo of chinchill
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Large bottle,
Sweet malty aroma underneath more dominant grassy-herbal hops.
The flavor is similar, but with more sweetness than the aroma suggests.
Smooth, medium+ body with medium-low carbonation.

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Photo of MissSmisje
3.76/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On cask at brewpub. Feel is rated accordingly and doesn't reflect a keg pour.

L: Amber. Darker than I like for ipa.
S: honeyed.
T: sweeter than expected. Maybe it's the little w carbonation reading as a heavier than expected body.

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Photo of kbwalters
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured cold into a tulip glass.
Look = 4.5 Pours a translucent bright golden orange color with 4 fingers of white frothy head. Great retention. Super dense and sticky lace.
Smell = 3.5 Balanced. Sweet malty toffee and caramel balanced with generic hop aroma (piney, citrus). Hint of alcohol and maybe a little maple syrup.
Taste: 4.0 Follows the aroma. Balanced. Sweet malty upfront with some piney citrus hops and nice bitter finish.
Feel = 4.0 Light to medium bodied with high carbonation. A crisp tingly feeling but also smooth.
Drinkability = 4.0 The balance adds to the drinkability.
Overall = 3.95 Great looking beer with very balanced and drinkable aroma and taste. Solid across the board.

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Photo of Gajo74
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark golden/light copper, big foam head and great soapy lace that retains throughout.
The citric hops hit you in the nose right away and persist throughout. Also, the aroma is sugary sweet and biscuity at times.
Strong citric hop taste but with a strong malt backbone. Very sweet, almost cloying at times.This is balanced by a semi dry finish and slightly bitter aftertaste. Medium to light bodied. Surprisingly low carbonation. I was told by the bartender here at DFH pub in Rehoboth(it was on cask) that it's naturally carbonated. The low carbonation feels weird and the body thin at times, but overall I liked it.

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Photo of DoubleJ
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, VA. On to the beer:

This one is light orange colored and received good marks for it's good head retention on top. The beer has a fruity outlook; I catch aromas of tangerine, orange, and grapefruit, dusted in toasted sugar. Not citrusy as it is done on the west coast, like a sweet and syrupy citrus aroma. For an IPA, this is rather sweet. Not to be mistaken, there is plenty of hoppy stuff here too. Candied grapefruit comes to mind, a note of carmelized sugar, and a punch of vague citrus fruits. The beer has a medium full body with much of the alcohol kept at bay.

60+90= 150/2=75, right? Not quite. 75 Minute IPA takes a slightly different route from the two.

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Photo of NCMatt
4.68/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle to snifter style glass. Appearance is a hazy medium-dark gold. Quite literally what you'd expect if you mixed some 60 minute and 90 minute together. Fitting, huh? Smell is heavily citrus with some maple syrup that's detectable. This follows you onto the palate where it's met by a light sweetness from the maple syrup to make a very enjoyable beer. Creamy mouthfeel. Overall, it's one I can't wait to see on the shelves again. Next time, I plan to buy more than one bottle!

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75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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