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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

11,699 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 11,699
Reviews: 3,517
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 382
Gots: 1,273 | 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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manahansf

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber color with a thick two finger, white head. The brew has good head retention and the frothy head continues to give of the sweet malty aroma sip after sip. Although the nose is mainly malty, there is a very subtle background of floral hops and vinous characteristics. The flavor is also very malty and sweet, even a little grainy with only hints of hops and an increasingly vinous taste as the drink finishes. The end comes slowly with a mix of port and sweet malt fading to the end.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2010 17:42:23 | More by manahansf
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Aroma:
Earthy. Hoppy, but somehow not as potent as expected. Plenty of pine and hints of rye and chocolate break though a light caramel backbone. Vague mahogany note. Very clean.

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Appearance: It's a beautiful golden color with a nice inch head from probably and over aggressive pour, oh well deal with it. Some carbonation but not as much as Ive seen with other DogFishHead beers.

Smell: Fresh and smells of citrus.

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Mouth feel: Again thick not stoutish thick and yes I just coined that bitch "stoutish" , and yes the ABV is getting the best of me.

Overall: Well done my friends this is labeled the best IPA around and I'm not going to argue, fill up the fridge and you won't be disappointed.

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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 11,699 ratings.