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75 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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75 Minute IPA75 Minute IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,703 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,703
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 204
Gots: 323 | FT: 9
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

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.

(Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 02-06-2004)
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Jaycase

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: light golden copper. huge frothy head

s: grainy malts. orange.

t: citrusy hops in the beginning followed by more piney flavor toward the end. a touch of maple sweetness. caramel malts

m: medium to full body. good amount of carbonation. a bit creamy.

o: couldn't get much maple from the aroma and only tasted a bit knowing it had maple going in. nicely drinkable. well balanced. Definitely worth a try but nothing remarkable however.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 02:48:31 | More by Jaycase
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-24-2012 02:48:02 | More by Profchaos20
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Southern Tier tulip.

Pours an orangish amber with a mountain of soft, white, foamy, head that has fantastic retention. The nose has an intense floral aroma with a slight, piny undertone. The flavor is bready and malty up front, but quickly becomes earthy and hoppy with some piny, citrusy hops. In the finish the maple becomes very evident. The maple syrup adds body and an earthiness to the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, thick, smooth, and well carbonated.

This is a damn good beer. I like the earthy, smoothness that the maple syrup adds. It's definitely shares the hoppiness of the 60 min with the malt character of the 90 min. It's delicious. It's definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 02:18:55 | More by tdm168
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cwguy5

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - clear golden color with over-sized, out of control white head that faded pretty quickly to a one-finger, meringue-like head; LOTS of sticky, 3D lacing that dried bubbles intact

S - hops, bee pollen, slight funk that is recognizable to me - maybe slight band-aid?

T - hop profile includes apple, pear, some light citrus, followed by some pine resin; light sweetness from maple is almost floral in nature, not honey or syrup-like

M - medium bodied with carbonation that tingles the tip of the tongue then smooths out to a creaminess by the time it reaches your throat; mild-moderate bitter linger is pretty short with the herbal, maple stretching out a bit longer

O - extremely tight and balanced. achieves what it strives for - a well-rounded DIPA with a mild, but distinct sweetness. flavors are all somewhat delicate and mesh very well together. must if you like hops!

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 02:18:19 | More by cwguy5
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CloudStrife

New York

4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

25.4 oz bottle split and poured into a goblet. Bottled in 2012.

A: Pours an opaque golden color with a giant withstanding white head. Visible carbonation. Head lasts forever, lacing on the sides of the glass. I'd say its pretty much a perfect appearance.

S: Soapy hop smell, sweet malt/maple. Warm alcohol notes. As it warms you can certainly pull more maple.

T: A well balanced IPA. The maple syrup taste instead of a lot of malt is very refreshing.

M: Real smooth and even feel. Leaves a slightly sticky after taste.

Overall I like it better than the 90min or 60min. Glad this is being bottled now. More IPA's should follow suit with adding honey/maple instead of loads of malt.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 02:01:26 | More by CloudStrife
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-24-2012 01:14:57 | More by ElGallo
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Edgewater

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-24-2012 01:10:13 | More by Edgewater
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r0nyn

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into my DFH snifter. Shared with a fellow beer geek.

Pours a hazy apricot hue that's fairly translucent, with a billowy powder-white head that has quite a bit of staying power. Strands of bubbly carbonation can be seen rising rapidly to the top, which can only help with the head retention. When it finally does dissipate, there's quite a bit of stringy lacing holding fast to the inside of the glass. Not a bad looking start by any means. Nose is full of the classic IPA staples; piney, resinous hops and a grapefruit undercurrent. A bit of warmth yields a slight hint of sweetness, ostensibly from the malts and maple syrup.

Taste starts off with a tempered blast of bitterness from the hops, segueing easily into some well-rounded maltiness. The ripe grapefruit from the nose provides a welcome balance between bitter and sweet. If you look hard enough, there's some of the much bandied maple syrup, but it's not really a major component of this brew. It definitely tastes like what I would imagine a blend of the 60 and 90 Minute iterations would, so well done on that part. Alcohol is only slightly present at the end, but as always shows up with a bit more prevalence given time to sit at room temperature.

Mouthfeel is substantially full and frothy for an IPA of this alcoholic weight, which was surprising and welcome. Despite all the bubbles, carbonation is evenly tempered throughout. Quite a solid product from Dogfish Head. Glad this made it out of the brewpub and into bottles for distribution.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 00:50:15 | More by r0nyn
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-24-2012 00:43:13 | More by Massbmx
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle

A- Hazy yellowish orange, a little bit darker towards the top. Insane carbonation, tons of bubbles rising like crazy from the bottom. Foamed up an incredible amount when poured. Poured as slowly as possible, had to stop once when finished about 3 fingers of very foamy head that fades decently fast. Some layered lacing.

S- Sweet pine, grapefruit, maybe a very faint maple syrup smell.

T- Sweet piney grapefruit taste. Not quite as sweet as the 90 minute, but a little bit sweeter then the 60 minute. Nice lightly sweet aftertaste.

M- A little bit on the lighter side for an IPA. Smooth, alcohol nicely well hidden, goes down easily. Very well balanced.

O- The 75 minute was definitely a typical DFH IPA. I've had pretty much all the DFH IPAs (60. 90, 120, Hellhound, Burton Baton, Aprihop) and this definitely lives up to expectations. Like the description it is somewhere between the 60 and 90 minute in sweetness and alcohol content. The maple syrup it is brewed with adds a tiny bit of sweetness, but isn't that distinguishable in the taste. The beer definitely had a little bit more haziness and carbonation then the other DFH IPAs.

If you enjoy the 60 and 90 minute, I would definitely recommend trying the 75 minute. You will not be blown away, but you will not be disappointed. The 75 minute might be the most well balanced beer between sweetness and abv of the series.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 00:04:55 | More by jaasen64
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scotvega18

New York

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 2012 batch 750ml into a tulip

A - A relatively clear golden color with a touch of hop haze. Extremely effervescent and a thick layer of soapy white head. A pretty solid looking brew all around.

S - A ton of spicier hops, reminding me a lot of their 90 minute hop profile. A touch of sweetness, but really intrigued/ nervous about the astringency present within.

T - Total citrus hops up front, with a ton of bread sweetness brought forth by the British malt. Overall pleasantly surprised. Not a huge amount of sweetness or maple syrup, just enough to make stand up to the hop profile. I really appreciate IPAs that are citrusy but retain a kind of sweetness, and this one has that.

M - As I said before, a ton of carbonation that helps cleanse the palate after every sip.

Notes - Really an impressive beer, and I'd like more. I appreciate the breadiness and the hop profile, as it retains what I love from the 90 minutes. I do wish there was more on the nose, and the astringency present in the nose never really makes an appearance in regards to taste.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 23:34:25 | More by scotvega18
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, stamp on bottle says bottled in 2012D 14:52. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours a hazy dark gold color with a couple inch frothy off-white head. The head stays around a very long time, and there's a good amount of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is nice, it smells like citrusy (orange peel, tropical fruit, grapefruit) and pine hops, and caramel and sweet malt. It tastes just like the aroma, like citrusy and pine hops, caramel and sweet malt. I didn't notice any maple when I first started drinking this brew but once I let the beer settle for a while, the maple did become noticeable in both the aroma and flavor (but it wasn't strong at all). Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's creamy and slick with high but soft carbonation. I think this is a good overall beer. I have another bottle that I'm going to age for a while to see how it changes. Definitely worth a try at $7.99 a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 21:53:06 | More by bluejacket74
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threeviews

New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Dogfish Head embossed, 22.5oz Libbey Citation snifter glass

A- Pours a beautiful, slightly hazy, golden orange with an enormous, 3+ finger, soapy white head. The lacing left behind is another visual treat.

S- Very reminiscent of 60 Minute IPA, but much more pronounced. Massive amounts of apricot (no one ever seems to mention this aroma in their review of that beer), orange/tangerine citrus and then some notes of biscuit and vanilla.

T- Again, very reminiscent of 60 Minute IPA. Sweet citrus up front but with more (and understandably so) dry, grapefruit rind finish. While the malts (or might that be the maple syrup) counteract a more drastic hop dryness, the palate is never overwhelmed...very well balanced. Although clocking in at 7.5% ABV, alcohol is undetectable.

O- Supremely drinkable. As a matter of fact, this reminds me more of a blend of their 60 Minute IPA and Burton Baton. The aroma has that familiar fruity/citrusy/floral bouquet from the former and that biscuit/bready/vanilla quality I found with Burton. Since I am a fan of both, this brew is a dream...I only wish this could be a year-round offering 12oz bottles!

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 19:19:09 | More by threeviews
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mwhite444

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-23-2012 18:52:40 | More by mwhite444
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ewhitford

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-23-2012 14:56:23 | More by ewhitford
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mikeg531

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-23-2012 08:51:32 | More by mikeg531
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JedediahK

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-23-2012 03:58:59 | More by JedediahK
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prg1976

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-23-2012 02:45:02 | More by prg1976
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-23-2012 02:37:04 | More by SalukiAlum
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seeswo

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

03-23-2012 02:15:27 | More by seeswo
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Pahn

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Careful pour yields an out of control 3 inch frothy white head that dissipates very slowly and rockily. Pours a semi-translucent amber and leaves large irregular lacing arches.

Smell: Pine, cedar, maple, some slightly citrusy Cascade hops. Strangely savory smell. Mild tangerine way in the background.

The aroma is odd and a bit hard to describe, but I love it.

Taste: Similar to smell, with a heavy bitterness and some toasted malt flavor through the finish. Up front it's small maple flavor, that cedar/pine note and some slightly pungent hops. Blend works surprisingly well.

Very low sweetness in this beer. Maybe not too low for the style, but too low for these flavors. Hot finish with lots of dryness. Arguable flaws.

Not as complex as 90min, not as assertively hoppy as 60min, this is an odd blend... But in the end, I think it works pretty well. It's a hybrid of two beloved Dogfish Head beers with some maple and a unique mouthfeel. Nice.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Occasionally creamy, occasionally watery. Very dry. Heavy heat in finish. I expected better, but it's still pretty good.

Overall: Like I said above, this is an interesting conceit that works well as an "occasional rarity" as they call it. Also, while the beer may not be a successful IPA, I personally enjoy the maple / 60min / 90min interplay. Would have again.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 02:04:51 | More by Pahn
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cwxc818

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-23-2012 01:44:12 | More by cwxc818
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From 750mL DFH bottle to nonic pint glass on 3/19/12
*From notes

A: Clean golden at first, and as I get to the bottom of the bottle, the dregs cloud and darken the beer a bit. A good pour yields a massive 2+ finger head. The retention is spectacular, and the lacing just clings to the glass like Marion Barry to crack rock.

S: I get a lot of honey here. As it warms a bit, I get some untoasted wood. The hops linger, but they are low key are pretty subdued. Lovely stuff.

T: It takes a minute for this to rev up and really hit my taste buds. As it does, there's a touch of sweetness that comes on first. When it begins moving back, piney and slightly juicy hops dry it out and bite my palate. Letting this warm allows the cask-like woody profile to shine.

M: For something that's seen time in the wood, it's oftly bubbly. I dig it, but was certainly a bit surprised by the beer's fizzy body.

O: A step in the right direction for a brewery that, in my humble opion, has lost it's way a bit. Keep making unique, delicious beers like this and I'll keep buying them. The best DFH 750mL release in ages. Well done, Dogfish.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 22:10:38 | More by Rhettroactive
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kennylopez

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-22-2012 20:19:20 | More by kennylopez
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-22-2012 16:04:04 | More by bluesplit63
75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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