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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

12,935 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 12,935
Reviews: 3,583
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.21%
Wants: 475
Gots: 1,952 | FT: 26
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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Photo of Owl-Head
4.71/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Woah, what a full mouth experience! The first smell might send you away thinking it might be too bitter, but give it a chance! This beer is very fresh tasting, kind of piney, but it actually goes down very smoothly. It absolutely has my respect even if it is not my favorite beer. This is one IPA I actually think I may enjoy better out of a bottle than on tap to cool it's upfront bitter taste, though give it a chance because it is definitely a quality drink (if you can't tell already based on the fact that its from DFH Brewery)

Owl-Head, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of Tomh987
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Tomh987, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of rflips86
2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

rflips86, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of WallyHop
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

WallyHop, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of WhatsTheNoteSay
4/5  rDev -6.5%

WhatsTheNoteSay, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of sd123
4/5  rDev -6.5%

sd123, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of broadway848
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

broadway848, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of dunlap926
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

dunlap926, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of klegos
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

klegos, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of crooksb2
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

crooksb2, Jan 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

twentyfour01, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

rjp217, Jan 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

TastyIsBeer, Jan 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

VinoGuy, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Halk, Jan 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

uvm2003, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ccronin, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of qazeqaz
3/5  rDev -29.9%

qazeqaz, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of SteveB24
4.88/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearence: deep amber, lots of bubbles, 2 fingers of white, thick head.

Smell: fruit ( in a hoppy way) grass, hint of citrus, hint of spice.

Taste: I got complex hoppy fruitiness, with flavors that included tangerine and pinneapple. Corriander and other spicey notes, with some piney earthiness.

Mouthfeel: medium body, bit of welcome dryness, heavy carbonation but not overpoweringly so.

Overall: a flawless, rich, delicous IPA that really distinguishes itself.
Would easily buy again.

SteveB24, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of NeedBeerHere
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours out a dark amber in color with a nice white, one-finger head with good retention and nice lacing. Smell is of some nice sweet caramel malt, with a nice floral bouquet from the hops. I get pineapple, guava, orange, and basically more tropical fruits from the hops. The nose seems to be very well balanced for the style. Taste is really almost exactly like the nose except the malts and hops are more forward but still just as balanced. There is a slight bit of bitterness in the taste that stays in the mouth and doesn't hit the throat much. The mouthfeel is sort of thinner than I expected but it seems to fit the style. Overall this is a REALLY well balanced beer for the style. I thought it would be a hop-bomb but it is nothing like that. Just a really well put together beer.

NeedBeerHere, Jan 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

OKCNittany, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of wvsabbath
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Tanish golden brown with some red tint. White head that disappered very fast

Smell - Hops, pineapple, oranges, grapes, alcohol, caramel malts, spices, some sweet sugars.

Taste - Has a nice mix of sweet floral hops, caramel malts and added wet hops. Hops are citric, orange, pineapple with some lemon and added spices. Malts are caramel flavored, along with a smoked/burnt flavor. Alcohol is noticeable in smell and in the flavor. Sugars add sweetness and works well with the hops and malts.

Mouthfeel - Sweet hops coats the tongue at first sip. Malts come in and coats the palate with the caramel and burnt flavors. Alcohol is present on tongue and palate from start to finish. Aftertaste is warm, sweet and malty.

Overall - A really tasty beer. Unique flavor profile for sure. Has great balance being a strong dipa. Malts are just as present as the hops yet are not overpowering. This is not a bitter beer at all and still easy to drink at 9%. Worth a drink for sure.

wvsabbath, Jan 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

epim00, Jan 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Astrojack, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

atlbravsrno1, Jan 02, 2014
90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 12,935 ratings.