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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

11,703 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 11,703
Reviews: 3,517
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 382
Gots: 1,276 | FT: 24
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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ely2000k

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Nice amber orange style hue. Lots of lacing on the glass. Smell of pine, resin, oil, and floral type hops. Perfect blend of sweetness and bitterness. Could see this pairing really, really well with Thai and Indian food, or anything that like the beer, combines bitter with sweet. See this pairing very well with food overall. Love the taste and mouthfeel of this beer. Well worth the hype.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 06:55:52 | More by ely2000k
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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 11,703 ratings.