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90 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

12,309 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 12,309
Reviews: 3,541
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 428
Gots: 1,608 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute IPA "perhaps the best IPA in America." An imperial IPA best savored from a snifter, 90 Minute has a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate.

90 Minute IPA was the first beer we continuously hopped, allowing for a pungent -- but not crushing -- hop flavor.

90 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

Presentation: 12 oz bottle with a freshness date.

Appearance: With the massive amount of hops I expect nothing less than a superb lace and that is what I got. A solid ring after every sip ... amazing. Slightly hazed bronze gold color the haze is most likely from the hops.

Smell: Fresh hop aroma, very oily with herbal and piney notes. Ripe fruity esters and some sweet malt in the back.

Taste: This beer is so juicy, what a hop punch it has. Lots of bitterness and a ton of hop oil flavor from front to back. Very smooth with a thick malty body. Nice cake like maltiness in the middle with a ripe fruit and alcoholic kick in the end, finishes a little sweet with lingering bitter hop tones.

Notes: An exceptional example of an American Double IPA, no worries about getting my hop fix here.

02-23-2004 14:42:31 | More by Jason
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

12oz bottled 3/4/2014. Served in a DFH signature glass

Appearance: Pours a bright copper orange color with 1+ finger of a white creamy head. Decent retention and light spotty lacing. Body is relatively clear with medium amounts of visible carbonation.

Smell: Grapefruit like citrus, sweet caramel and toffee, pine, slight earthiness, touch of booziness.

Taste: Big malt sweetness balanced by hop bitterness in the finish. Flavors are more citrus and pine with lots of sweet and toasted bready malt character as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium/full bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel. Carbonation is medium.

Overall: Really good double IPA from Dogfish. This one is a classic for a reason.

07-31-2014 04:00:29 | More by Jonada
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Todd

Colorado

4.47/5  rDev +4.4%

12oz bottle.

A bit hazy, golden / amber, and topped with a very creamy, enticing looking head. Retention is decent and clingy.

Aroma is full of spicy, floral, herbal, pine-like, pineapple, bready malt and estery characters. Nose is very intricate.

Smooth upfront, big and chewy in the mouthfeel with a creamy palate. Hops are BAM! in your face with prickly, bitter, herbal, pine, citrus rind, salt, slick viscid hop oils, raw leafy hops, earth, resin-like, hints of English cheddar and a touch of soap in a complex and intense medley of characters. Malts are a bit masked by this and take a backseat for most of the drive with some bready flavors and a lot of backseat driving as far as the mouthfeel goes. Alcohol is very present, with a warming feel in the head and fumes in the breath. Light notes of toasted malts / caramel as the beer warms. Dose of yeast in a drying finish.

This beer has really tightened up since its initial release ... of which I was not a fan of.

In the realm of Imperial / Double IPA's, 90 Minute IPA is King ... or at least one of the mighty Kings within its growing empire.

02-21-2004 21:10:10 | More by Todd
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Eddiehop

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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JeffONeal

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -15.9%

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Alwhitmer3

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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joeyjoey104

California

3/5  rDev -29.9%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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blinky1717

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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catphishsean

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +11%

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WesFoxlove

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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derryd

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.32/5  rDev +0.9%

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Beerasaurus

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

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Ohio

4.04/5  rDev -5.6%

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3.88/5  rDev -9.3%

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Joshc

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-01-2014 15:34:03 | More by Joshc
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LutherBrau

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +11%

09-01-2014 02:35:06 | More by DrBrewPhD
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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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