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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

11,709 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 11,709
Reviews: 3,517
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 383
Gots: 1,278 | 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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Reviews by stakem:
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled date of 4/21/09.

Pours a clear orange with 1 finger head that hangs around until the beverage is nearly all. Also has a bunch of lacing all around the glass. Aroma is nice and hoppy, plenty of floral and citrus hop scent along with some sweetness in the nose. Taking a sip, you are welcomed by the hops but it is not overloaded in bitterness considering it is an Imperial IPA. There is also a nice amount of malty sweetness about the taste as well. Carbination is perfect, mouthfeel is medium. Alcohol is not fully present until the finish and even that is misleading to think that this is 9%. Well done.

I remember the first time I had an IPA from dogfish head and ever since that day, they keep growing on me.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2009 21:28:52 | More by stakem
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Appearance:
The bright orange body is incredibly clear and hosts steady streams of bubbly. Nice, thick off-white head has good retention and light lacing.

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.

Taste:
Potent bitter bite hits you right away, but is quickly displaced by a smooth and sweet wave of thick caramel. A bit of alcohol on the tail end reminds you that this one packs a punch and warms you simultaneously.

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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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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 11,709 ratings.