90 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery
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Reviews by BigAl723:
4.65/5 rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a growler I picked up from Uptown Grille in Walled Lake, Mi.
A: Beautiful gold and even better looking in the sun. Great looking head about an inch thick. Nice lacing.
S: Big IPA smell. Hops, cirtrus, pine, a little boozy... A fairly aggressive smelling ale. I knew I had to taste it soon.
T: Very flavorful with lots of fruit characteristics. Grapefruit, pineapple and grapes. Along with the bitterness and hops it's very well balanced and makes for a great tasting brew.
M: Medium heavy mouthfeel. Fairly carbonated for being in my fridge overnight. Perfect really.
D: The great taste really makes this beer and makes it so drinkable. It's a little boozy but it tastes so good you just can't stop drinking it.
Overall, a really good DIPA that lives up to the hype. I will be filling my growler with Huma Lupa Licious next time.
Serving type: growler
09-20-2009 18:31:46 | More by BigAl723
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4.2/5 rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Bottled on 5/30/14. Tasted on 7/28/14
Appearance: Half-inch soapy head, nearly pure-white. The color is a transparent, golden-copper. Lacing initially holds a very nice level of retention, but fades fairly quickly. Still have some lace lingering towards the top of the glass after a long drink-down, though.
Smell: Sweet hop aroma followed by some caramel maltiness and hints of alcohol.
Taste: Hops hit you from the onset and stay with you until the end. It's a puckering bitterness. Alcohol warms your throat and nose towards the end. After taste is much more fruity than I would have expected.
Mouthfeel: Very smooth but thick with moderate to low carbonation. Dries the mouth.
Overall: A very solid Imperial IPA that I would recommend to any hop-head. Not particularly my favorite flavor profile for an Imperial IPA, however, I can still appreciated the quality. Would like to try on-tap, would buy a four-pack if I could share some with friends or family. I would give it 90-93 overall.
Serving type: bottle
07-29-2014 00:54:05 | More by Atkinson
90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 11,768 ratings.