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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
96
world-class

13,489 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 13,489
Reviews: 3,622
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.21%
Wants: 514
Gots: 2,299 | FT: 28
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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2.7/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A-Pours clear gold with a hint of copper. Lots of thick white foam that leave a lot of lacing.
S-The hops are way past peak, not much aroma. I get mostly malt sweetness, some faint citrus, caramel and a hint of chocolate.
T-Lots of malt, at this point the flavor isn't far from a dopplebock or other malty beers. The malt body would be great if the hops were still present. Fairly sweet.
M-Thick, failry sticky and sweet, finishes slightly dry.
Overall, I've had this beer many times, it's one of my favorites, this one just happened to be a little too old. The hops had faded away and left a very tasty malty beer, just not great for an imperial IPA. There is still some bitterness just not what I know this beer normally has. I'll have this again in the future and re-write this because this example doesn't do the beer justice.

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2.8/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Smells somewhat citrusy but more malty, taste is too malty for my likings doesn't seem very well balanced. Not enough hops & too much malt IMO - bottle was bottled 2 months ago so maybe that has to do with the overbearing maltyness and lack of hops (IMO)... This is very drinkable for 9% but I prefer Firstone Walker's Double Jack / Stone Ruination as my go-to IIPAs (Pliny is awesome but I don't have regular access to it).

A good beer but I will not buy again, I'd rather spend $8 on a bomber of Ruination or Double Jack than $10 on a 4pack of this...

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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 13,489 ratings.