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75 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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75 Minute IPA75 Minute IPA

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612 Reviews
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Reviews: 612
Hads: 3,297
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 277
Gots: 590 | FT: 13
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 02-06-2004

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.
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Reviews: 612 | Hads: 3,297
Photo of drdiesel9483
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look - copper orange color. Can't see through it, very thick. Constant bubbles. Light foam that went away quick.
Smell - wow, crazy new smell. Hops hops hops. Sweet grapefruit pine smell. From the smell of it u feel like this beer is going to stick to my teeth.
Taste - not what I was expecting after smelling it. First thing I noticed was the sweet maple syrup followed by a earthy rye taste. Has a slight lime with maybe a hint of orange.
Feel - great smooth but thick beer. Like I said with the smell, this beer seems to stick to your teeth, fantastic! Great amount of carbonation, I'd say perfect for the beer.
Overall - nothing like the 60 or 90 minute. This is so much more complex. I really love the beer but I'm sure I'll probably by the 60 and 90 several times before coming back to this only because of the price. Great beer though! (842 characters)

Photo of d5001986
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours clear tangerine-orange with huge, foamy, off-white head that never completely disappears.

S: Grapefruit, orange, and light pine. Sweet.

T: Grapefruit, pine, lime, caramel malt, breadiness, and only lightly bitter. No maple.

M: Medium body with moderate carbonation. Super creamy and gentle feeling.

O: Goes down so easy. I understand this is essentially a blend of 60 and 90 Minute - This is my first Dogfish brew, so I can't make any direct comparisons to those. It's definitely well rounded and is worthy of a try. The only downside I can think of is that the 750ml format is not the most ideal vessel when it comes to $$. (681 characters)

Photo of SerialTicker
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

$14.99 750ml bottle. Bottled awhile ago on 2/12/14, poured on 6/25/14. A bit older than I like my IPAs, but we'll see how this turns out.

Appearance: Being bottle conditioned, I thought to pour slowly until the end. Slightly hazy gold color with an insane amount of carbonation in my laser etched glass. Crazy big head like I expected on this one that's a soapy and foamy consistency, which helps to leave a thick wall of lacing. Looks nice, especially with all of that carbonation.

Smell: Interesting and not what I was expecting -- earthy, is my first thought. Apricots, pine, grapefruit, and sort of an autumn leaf aroma as well. Smells a bit "dirty", if you will. Smells a bit familiar to me, but I can't remember what beer it smells like off the top of my head.

Taste/feel: Disappointing first sip for me, but as I went on, I was impressed by the flavor depth. First thing I taste is that almost rye malt, autumn leaf sort of thing. Next I get some citrus fruitiness and spiciness from the hops, and then, sure enough, a combination of the two on the finish with maybe the slightest hint of that maple syrup, but it's very subtle. Slightly bitter, but not as bitter as I was expecting it to be. The added yeast, I feel, helps to make this a completely different beer over simply "60 Minute and 90 Minute combined" more so than the syrup. The feel is silky/creamy, likely from the syrup, but there's also a sharp bit of prickly carbonation as well. Very nice.

Overall, I supppose I can taste the 60 and 90 minute flavors in this beer. There's the brightness from the 60 minute hops, but then the malt profile i associate with 90 minute. The syrup doesn't add a ton in the way of flavor, but it adds a little, and it makes for a great, unique sort of mouthfeel. I'd like to try this beer a bit fresher (my bottle is over four months old), but it's still tasting pretty good regardless. I'm not too sure it's worth $14 a bottle, but it's still a beer worth experiencing. I'd try it again if I saw it on tap or in a fresher bottle. (2,037 characters)

Photo of seedyone
4.54/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

06/19/13 From a cask. A very big beer. First nose is orange/citrusy. Wonderful body. Just right.

Lingering aftertaste that makes you want to return to the well.

Finding this here, in a cask, is like finding Megan Fox sitting at the next table in a restaurant.

Drink it in 'cause you know I won't happen again. (315 characters)

Photo of jhartley
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 1 pint 9.4 oz bottle into a tulip. Bottled on 02/12/14.
Poured a beautiful golden orange color with a sick amount of frothy white head
Left an incredible amount of lacing in the glass
Since it is a 4 month old bottle I am getting the faintest aroma of hops, some pine and citrus with a malty sweetness
Still has a great bitterness with a nice malty sweetness on the end.
Bottle conditioning still produced a great amount of carbonation.
Overall, I think this falls right in the middle (where it's supposed to) of the bitterness of the 60 minute and the what I thought was over-maltiness of the 90 minute. One I will definitely pick up again when I find it! (671 characters)

Photo of CrusinforaBrewsin
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy caramel color with a modest off white head and thick lacing. The nose is citrusy, floral and slightly sweet. The mouth feel is medium bodied and velvety with nice carbonation. The taste is slightly bready, but the citrus hops shine through. The sweetness from the maple syrup is perfectly balanced. Overall, this beer drinks incredibly well for being such a complex IPA. (385 characters)

Photo of stephens101
4.41/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Thick, tan head pokes out just above the rim. Carbonation is a bit much here. Color is Golden orange. Smells of hops, spice and a bit of syrup. Tastes creamy with a vein of hops in the middle and caramel and maple sweetness all around. Balance is spot on. Medium bodied with a little heat at the back.

Wonderfully smooth and magically delicious! (347 characters)

Photo of utfiero
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Color- hazy autumn amber with sediment. Full head.

Aroma- mild, sweet grapefruit with subtle hint of pine needle.

Taste- Starts with very mild hoppiness, buttery in mid-body finishing with a subtle maple syrup sweetness but not overwhelming (more like a grade B earthy organic maple syrup) with a classic Dogfish lingering finish and overall buttery smoothness. A truly fantastic IPA.

Poured from 750 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 9/7/2013.

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Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml brown bottle purchased from Ales Unlimited in San Francisco. Brought back to Australian and shared with Sam & Rich.

Pours a hazy, rather dark golden colour, like treacle. Head is a huge mass of pillowy white that settles out leaving amazing crackling lace. Body has very solid weight behind it, and holds lots of fine carbonation when tilted. Looks really great.

Nose is a little weak, but with some pleasant if empty hop brightness. There's a slight sugary twang to it, possibly the result of a full fermentation of the maple syrup. Hop character is leafy and slightly herbal, it's quite pleasant.

Taste is probably better. Here there's a solid thickness throughout which provides good sweetness. This is tempered by a slight but distinct bitterness through the back. It's not really very hoppy, but there's some spicy characters which provide an interesting twist. Finish is very pleasant, with a gliding sweetness that smooths over the hoppiness again. Feel is great. Smooth but clean and fluid.

Overall, yep, it's a nice beer. I do believe it's probably more interesting than the 90 and 60m versions, although I perhaps prefer the 90m in isolation. (1,162 characters)

Photo of SportsandJorts
3.42/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: a nice solid orange color. two fingers of white head that fades slowly and leaves a sticky lacing. hazy and completely opaque.

Smell: a slightly astringent sweetness and some spicey, piney and citrusy hops. slightly muddled sweetness to bitterenss

Taste: opens with citrus and piney hops, lots of sweetness from maple syrup that comes off slightly astringent.

Mouthfeel: pretty bitter, good medium feel and fairly smooth

Overall: I thought this one was a great idea and it did not turn out quite as I hoped. too much fighting between the sweet and bitter and not enough balance. (595 characters)

Photo of ThomasZD11
4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Being an East Coast guy in Seattle I have to admit, the nostalgia of seeing Dogfish always draws me in. But this beer..is special. It is a high end, perfect segway, introduction to any of your friends who are trying to get to know IPA's a little better. Dogfish is always going to be a front-runner and old power for IPA's, but this Maple syrup blend brings a lot to the table. Off centered ales for off centered people is right! Keep it up Dogfish!

P.S. The price tag at 10.99 for my pint at the Beer Junction in Seattle was also perfect! Keep it there! (556 characters)

Photo of Tone
3.97/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, golden/copper color. 5/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, alcohol, and yeast. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, floral hops, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, yeast, alcohol, and hint of caramel malt. Overall, good appearance, aroma, body, and blend. Not too bitter, malt and hops are well balanced, and decent complexity. (519 characters)

Photo of bnes09
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Light golden-orange ale. Pours a monstrous head which maintains itself for the entire drink. As you sip, however, the liquid flows freely underneath the foam providing a nice look without all the foam in your mouth. Leaves behind mountains of soap did like lacing. Truly gorgeous!

Has a dense, malty, grainy, caramel-like aroma. Definitely getting some of the maple. Hint of herbal hop spice. Very warm, rich and inviting.

Flavor pretty well follows suit. Rich biscuity malt with maple syrup. Assertive herbal, pine-like hop character in excellent balance.

Medium bodied. Smooth feel. Semi dry finish. Mild carbonation. Very easy to drink.

This one gets an A from me. Love the innovation with the addition of maple syrup. Really makes this beer stand out from the thousands of other IPAs out there today. (809 characters)

Photo of Celtics17
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Big orange peel, a burst in your mouth. The maple syrup truly adds a great mouthfeel to this beer. A slight bitterness added. Very nice vanilla and spice backing on this beer as well.

Overall a nice balanced American IPA. The bitterness is just right, and the sweetness is spot on. Not in an overly malty way. (311 characters)

Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to SebD for sending this out west.

A: Pours a medium amber pumpkin with 4 fingers of off white head which slowly craters leaving clumps of lacing on the side of the glass.

S: Sweet vanilla malts paired with floral and tropical hops. Hints of maple syrup. Extremely smooth and balanced. Less hoppy than I expected.

T: Sweet candied orange peels, hints of woodiness, pale malts and maple syrup. Hops are reserved with slight bitterness on the finish. Well balanced and reminiscent of a DIPA.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Less hoppy and more balanced than what I was expecting, this was an interesting beer that I quite enjoyed. (666 characters)

Photo of Beeronysus
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Deep gold haze with a thick head that reduces rather quickly. Lacing is spotty. The haze may come from the suspended yeast as it is a bottle conditioned brew.

S: Surprisingly underwhelming. Some dank hoppy aromas with a sweet malty angle. Not citrusy or bright.

T: Excellent taste. I used to blend 90 and 60 before there was a 75 (yes, I was the first to do this). The combination works well. Lot of those familiar resiny hops flavors not offset, but supplemented by a malty sweetness that is pleasant (not cloying). I'm at a loss as to why they felt the need to add maple syrup. Creative impulse? Creative anxiety? Who knows, but I think it takes away more than it adds.

M: Finishes well. It doesn't ma-linger like the 60 or bite like the 90.

O: Very enjoyable beer. Nice idea to bottle condition it. But please consider holding off on the maple syrup. It thins the beer out and leaves an otherwise brilliant idea flatter than it could be. (947 characters)

Photo of Hopswagger
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P: Clear pale amber body with milky white head. Spotty lacing.

S: Pine sap, moss, honey dew melon, pineapple, black pepper and maple glaze. Aroma is similar to a empty bottle of old applesauce.

T/M: Earthy hops with the first sip then transitions to semi sweet sticky goodness. Bitterness is on the tail end and balancing. Syrup, dry straw, pine resin, honey and potpourri bitterness. Prickly and medium-full bodied that is between sticky and smooth.

O: Well rounded sweet hoppy brew that has a nice balance. (514 characters)

Photo of adami212
3.46/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Ill start by saying that I've had the bomber of this sitting in my fridge for 2 days and very excited to drink it. Unfortunately I'm a little let down. The appearence looked pleasing. A golden orange color with a nice cloud to it. Many bubbles flowing to the top of the glass. It has a thick milky head that grew larger even 20 seconds after I stopped pouring. Not too much of a smell for what I had expected. I think the 60 min might smell more hoppy. No trace of the maple. Mouth feel and taste are average. No tongue numbness. And little carbonation feel. I feel as if I can taste more malt then hops. And no hints of maple anywhere. Not a bad beer in anyway, shape, or form. It not a great one either. Stick with 60min or 90min. Both great choices. (752 characters)

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a mug glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick but spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains floral hops, maple syrup, caramelized malt and a touch of citrus.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of citrus, caramel and not as much maple as you would expect. The maple syrup flavor is more in the background along with some smokiness. The hops presence is also not as strong as you would expect but it’s certainly the same 60/90 Minute IPA taste that we’re all used to. The malt character is hearty and there’s a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good variation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a long time if you want a slightly different IPA. (932 characters)

Photo of lochef81
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Yet another twist on the ipa from dfh. This one pours a beautiful golden amber color with a thick foamy long lasting white head. The nose is typical dogfish ipa hops and malt with the pleasant presence of late autumn maple syrup. The mouthfeel is rich and creamy especially given the style. Almost wish it was a little fuller bodied so I could savor the taste longer. The flavor is everything the nose predicted, a perfect blend of hops, malt, and the earthy sweetness of maple syrup. I wish this was available more often; I'd drink it every day. (546 characters)

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I got this as a gift and found that it had been chilled to waaay colder than it should have been served. It was still a great beer. The appearance is a dark gold in color with a smell of maple and floral notes through out. The taste was very impressive with good floral and grapefruit in the beginning, with the sweetness from the maple coming in the end to give a nice sweet finish that was actually very clean. As the bottle warmed back up I felt you got more of the maple notes through out. If you are giving this as a gift or drinking it yourself, please, keep it at room temperature till your ready to drink and only slightly chill it. Still a great buy! (659 characters)

Photo of tbraun1
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Rich big head on this one! Nice golden/light amber color.

S - Getting our typical AIPA notes on this one but you can truly smell the sweetness of the maple syrup that it is brewed with. Fantastic smell.

T - Very well balanced. Getting the hop assertion but it is balanced with a slight biscuity sweetness in the malts and maple.

M - Well crafted. Refreshing and lightly carbonated.

O - They nailed it on this one...a great mix between the 60min and 90min...as they say, juusssst right. Highly recommended. (515 characters)

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.96/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into my trusty pint glass a medium copper color in appearance. Head was very thick other than that the taste of an IPA and Maple Syrup went down smooth and couldnt help drinking this one down good. Another great beer from Dogfish Head. another reason i love craft beers (276 characters)

Photo of dank203
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

ton of head on this one. wonderful ipa with lots of character. got a brown sugar/molasses note I guess similar to maple syrup. at the same time lots of spice, bit of citrus, and caramel malt. very nice and not on the west coast/citrusy end of hops or ipa's (256 characters)

Photo of tmaury
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good beer. Pours an amber color with incredibly thick head. Creates a foamy lacing. To me it has a smokey flavor, malts, and with a hint of the normal Dogfish Head citrus arrangement. You can smell the citrus more than you can taste it. The smokey/malt flavor might be a little of the maple coming out. (307 characters)

75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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