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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

13,848 Ratings
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96
world-class

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Ratings: 13,848
Reviews: 3,731
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.21%
Wants: 579
Gots: 2,754 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2001

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
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of J23hc
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

About time to try this famous american ipa. Smooth pour, clear dark orange with a creamy, one finger head that dissipates into bubbly islands. Smell is bitter pungency of hops up front, backed by sweet malt and citrus. Not too powerful of an aroma but well rounded. First taste: gentle explosion of hoppy bitterness with some lingering grapefruity sourness. Generously carbonated feel. Perfect balance of smooth and crispy. Goes down like nothing. Overall: extremely drinkable and undeniably a quality brew

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of jhtipton
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sunny and 64 on boxing day so why not pop open one of my Christmas gifts! Pours a brilliant crystal clear orange into my chalice and emits an almost orgasmic hoppy malt citrusy piney gush of olfactory assault. Tastes slightly syrupy nectary blend of malts and hops with accents of brown sugar and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is oh so smooth like nectar of the gods coating your throat on the way down. One of my favorite of the DFH lineup and overall my favorite of the East Coast IPA variety. Cheers.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of negroobserver
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a dogfish head pint glass

Appearance... Filtered crystal clear. Nice light amber color with orange and pink hues. Pours with about a quarter to half inch of white head, which lingers around the rim. Very little visible rising carbonation in the glass.

Smells... Fruity. Moderate and pleasant hop presence in the back. Oakey or woody aroma.

Tastes... Grapefruit. Woody or oak flavor. Malty. Moderate bitterness at the finish, which lingers in the mouth for a few seconds.

Mouthfeel... Good density. Well balanced texture. Light sting on the tongue from the alcohol.

Overall, it's a very enjoyable IPA. There is plenty of hops for the folks who like their IPAs very hoppy. The most interesting and great aspect of this beer is how they've woven the other flavors into the traditional IPA style.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of stckhndlr
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- copper orange color but extremely clear. You can read through this beer (provided you have a clean glass.) Nice firm 1 finger head that sticks around for a bit. Lacing looks great.

S- Hops with a malty bready raisin note to it. Maybe even some hints of caramel.

T- More maltier than the 60 min. You still get the hops in the but again with this beer the finish is short and sweet. It has a more raisiny flavor to it. Like a dark dried fruit.

M- Smooth like the 60 and creamy. Just a touch of bitter in the finish but very faint.

O- This one is getting two thumbs up. It's quite unlike most Imperials out there Not the big hop flavor that you expect because of the sweetness to this one. Now it's on to the 120...

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 13,848 ratings.