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90 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA

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95
world-class

11,672 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 11,672
Reviews: 3,515
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 378
Gots: 1,258 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
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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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jonesy77

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-12-2012 00:35:22 | More by jonesy77
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gratedjuice

Maryland

4.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- amber with about a quarter inch of foam and light lacing

S- floury hop smell to it. Very pleasant

T- great, one of my favorite beers right now. I'm a fan of IPA's and the taste of this one is a step above the rest. Having had the 60 min version it is definitely a step above even if you can only get it in four packs. This light malt flavor and strong presence of hops is something that you have to try if your a fan of IPAs.

M- light carbonation makes this beer very smooth and a great drink

D- very drinkable, its a smooth beer with a great taste. What's not to like?

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2010 02:49:19 | More by gratedjuice
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ripocceschi

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

09-15-2012 06:57:00 | More by ripocceschi
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rhm210

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-06-2011 14:15:17 | More by rhm210
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tjinohio

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Nice dipa. Nice florals in the bouquet and the taste. Esters of apricot followed by sweet grasses. Finished with a peppery spice note. The mouthfeel finishes a little slick. But the start is a nice bubbly pucker. You may be able to drink a few because of the nice balance but beware of the big 9 percent abv.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2010 17:22:39 | More by tjinohio
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tendercomrade

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-13-2014 22:13:30 | More by tendercomrade
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ManIam

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

05-27-2013 22:48:13 | More by ManIam
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daled

New York

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-18-2011 21:29:30 | More by daled
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Remydakine

Florida

4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a regular craft brew drinkers beer. Good for a work day around the house but still packs a punch. I would not put this up for a beer tasting but its better then the 60min but not as epic as the 120min.

Crisp, sharp, mellow floral bitterness, and a aromatic finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 06:38:26 | More by Remydakine
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sgrobben

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-28-2012 12:46:40 | More by sgrobben
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hotzenklotz

Germany

4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Fantastic IPA. pours a clean white head on an amber body. Amazing smell of citrus and floral hop notes.
Sweet aromas up front with nice malt character. It is very well balanced beer with a small bias towards malt sweetness. The carbonation is just right and citrus, grapefruit hop flavours play with your taste buds.
Wunderful beer and recommendation to everyone! Just remember that this is not your everyday IPA. Prost!

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2010 21:06:55 | More by hotzenklotz
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agroupofletters

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

04-10-2012 01:25:55 | More by agroupofletters
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stacket1

Maryland

4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this outside during summer at Baltimore harbor.

Appearance: amber/caramel, no head, bubble rolling rising from the bottom

Smell: hard to ascertain over odor of harbor, but generally was hoppy

taste: Heavy with hops and caramel. Not subtle but hid the high ABV well.

Mouthfeel: thinner than I would have expected from such a strong beer, but was nice to sip and savor

Overall: solid, strong IPA, that was smooth and went too quickly. First drink of the night but easily could have overwhelmed food that did not have strong flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2013 02:04:36 | More by stacket1
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Phillie

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a Dogfish Head signature glass...

Appearance - burnt orange with deep ruby accents, amazingly frothy white head which ultimately results in a significant amount of lacing.

Smell - citrus and pine with a good amount of malt an immediate second, subtle detection of some alcohol but well balanced.

Taste - for a double, the citrus/pine do not over dominate, sweetness of the malts keeps things in check, exquisitely balanced.

Mouthfeel - low to medium carbonation, almost thick and syrupy - borderline has some chewiness, alcohol is well hidden...

Overall - I love this double IPA by Dogfish Head, this is my go to beer!

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2011 14:26:54 | More by Phillie
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Chiggins

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -76.6%

10-09-2012 01:10:35 | More by Chiggins
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gpatt55

California

3.58/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On tap @ Bar Food

Beautiful rich dark copper color, nice frothy fine head.
Nose is a knockout of spicy, bitter, powerful resiny hops. Rich, thick and sweet on the attack, a real mouthful of an IPA. This is so rich and sweet with a boozy toffeeish finish. Alcohol is masked by all the sweetness but it's almost like a 9% Belgian in terms of it's weight. For me, this is tasty but it steps outside the realm of everything I like about American IPA's, bold assertive bitterness and hoppiness that balance a huge malt bill and keep you coming back for more. Here the palate is just too sticky and sweet to make this at all sessionable. Actually difficult to finish a 10oz pour. If you like your IPA's big thick and sweet, this could be for you but I'll take a more balanced Pliny or Sculpin any day.

Serving type: on-tap

01-26-2011 02:47:08 | More by gpatt55
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mjhorn

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Updated after finishing the four pack over the last few days:

Poured into a pint glass with very little head. Nice deep copper color. Smell wasn't as strong as I expected, but what was there was good. Nice mix of citrus and piney hops. I was actually a bit surprised with the flavor. Sweeter than expected, with somewhat underwhelming hops. The hops were certainly there, but less than I expected out this beer. Overall I don't think it was enough to balance the sweetness. Texture could be a tad better in my mind, almost a bit syrupy which I wasn't a fan of. Carbonation level was nice though. Drinkability takes a hit with the higher ABV and slight bite of alcohol on the finish.

Good but not great in my mind. I'll have no problem finishing up the 4 pack, but it will likely be some time before it makes the rotation again.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2011 18:56:48 | More by mjhorn
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jgaul79

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-02-2012 20:52:47 | More by jgaul79
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Ryzalis

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-02-2012 20:50:02 | More by Ryzalis
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Bizon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-07-2012 15:16:20 | More by Bizon
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SEANDOYLE

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

10-20-2012 22:53:32 | More by SEANDOYLE
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wkndrnkr

New York

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-21-2011 03:09:44 | More by wkndrnkr
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homersapien619

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-10-2013 19:46:48 | More by homersapien619
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Skylermandela

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-10-2011 19:39:42 | More by Skylermandela
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SvenLehman

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-16-2011 18:54:09 | More by SvenLehman
90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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