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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

12,518 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 12,518
Reviews: 3,558
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 450
Gots: 1,730 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ironchefkook, Nov 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jscheuf, Nov 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Drew88, Nov 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

lehueve, Nov 04, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

wooddogg922, Nov 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

dotes_on_dipas, Nov 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

DragonHead, Nov 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jimbodude5, Nov 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Jernej13, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of DenverHopHead
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle with a "bottled on" date of 10/10/13; into a pub glass.
Appearance - clear, bubbly orange, fairly thick, meringue-like, white head. Sticky globs of lacing!
Smell - floral and pine hop forward, but some caramel malts and candy.
Taste - tasty bouquet of hops, well-balanced with caramel malts! Very easy to drink at 9%!
Feel - a tremendously balanced DIPA, subtle hop bomb delicately matched by the malt profile!
Overall - clearly a fantastic brew; however, for the price for a 4-pack in CO, I'd rather go with a few other DIPA's. R

DenverHopHead, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle to pint glass

A- deep golden coolor, mild haze. Cream colored head about a finger thick, disipated to a small ring around the edge with negligable lacing.

S- citrus/pine up front, slight caramel in the background.

T- grapefruit citrus taste nice sweetness followed by some bitterness and alcohol.

M- smooth with medium carbonation.

O- great IPA, deceiving level of alcohol.

Campello_IPA, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

Tyrolaspenleaf, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Shawnspl, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jayhunter357, Nov 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

gatorlove, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of BethanyB
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: The excellent clarity allows one to see the carbonation in the body of the beer, which is a dark gold color with an orange hue. Massive off-white head, with a creamy top that occasionally gives way to a good-sized bubble, kind of like boiling milk. The foam lasts until the bitter (pun only slightly intended) end.

Smell: The malt smells of freshly baked French bread. Yum! Plenty of citrus hops, and some tropical fruit. Tells me I'm in for a treat!

Taste: The French bread smell turns to buttered toast on the tongue, and mixes nicely with the citrus hop flavor. The tropical fruit is present as well, and its sweetness hits the palate right away, alongside an immediate bitterness. Combined, these sweet and bitter flavors almost produce a dark chocolate cheesecake taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body, with medium-high carbonation.

Overall: A crisp, well-balanced, tasty IPA. Perfect balance between hop bitterness and flavor. The C hops, while prominent, are not over-the-top. The bitterness is high, but not harsh. An excellent choice for both hop heads, and people just getting into IPAs. For me, this was much preferable to the 60 minute IPA. Much more flavorful.

BethanyB, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Lelampp, Nov 02, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

pianoman511, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of polloenfuego
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from a tulip during a blackout Inna windstorm.

90 minute IPA came highly recommended to me by many beer friends. I had always avoided it because I assumed it would be over hoppy for me. I was wrong.

The beer poured a lovely copper color with a decent two finger head that lingered, eventually breaking down but not surrendering. The smell was citrus and pine with malts. The taste was, as I expected hoppy. But the hops was pleasant and robust. It was full of flavor and The caramel and malts that accompany them made for a pleasant experience. The mouth feel was smooth and drinkable with good carbonation and a nice warm feel left after you finish.

Like I said to start, I expected a hop-bomb, and I was treated to an extremely enjoyable beer. I will now join the ranks of those who recommend it.

polloenfuego, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

JLeet, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

WTKeene, Nov 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Wiggum1623, Nov 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Ozzie1111, Nov 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

RyanAU, Nov 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ItsBeer4Me, Oct 31, 2013
90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 12,518 ratings.