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60 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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60 Minute IPA60 Minute IPA

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
60 Minute IPA is continuously hopped -- more than 60 hop additions over a 60-minute boil. (Getting a vibe of where the name came from?)

60 Minute is brewed with a slew of great Northwest hops. A powerful but balanced East Coast IPA with a lot of citrusy hop character, it's the session beer for hardcore enthusiasts!

60 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2002

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Reviews: 2,754 | Ratings: 10,999
Photo of GStone899
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pale golden color with minimal lacing. Very dry. In fact, I've never had an IPA this dry. Citrus n pine notes but really no flavor overpowers another. Feel is a bit light. Extremely well balanced. This beer was brewed to perfection that's for sure. I've had other more flavorful IPA's but this one is definitely solid.

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Photo of Kevin_Langford
3.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is a very good IPA. It's a bit dry, strong hops, and has decent carbonation. The aftertaste is good, though some may consider it a little bitter due to the hops. Overall a great beer in my book. I'll definitely have this one again.

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Photo of crimsonfloyd
3.44/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Amber in color. Smells like green grapes and citrus. A little on the musty side. The smell is the weakest aspect of this beer. Tastes of lemon/ lemon rind, followed by a biscuit aftertaste. A little on the light side with medium carbonation. Overall, I find this to be well done, but not quite my taste. I'll stick with the 90 minute.

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Photo of Guppy314
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a Gold/Amber with a fluffy white head. Aroma is full of hops with that continues into the hops-forward taste with some citrus hints. There was a strong bitter/hogs finish without a "hot" sense.

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Photo of psycHOPathy
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber to orange fade, minimal head
Smells of carmelly malt sweetness, orange, apricot, peach, mango, some pine in there
Surprisingly grainy tasting up front. Sweetness is more floral than citrusy here. Very hoppy, of course
Feels slightly more dry than I prefer, not a real problem though
A good beer as expected though admittedly it was brewed 9 weeks ago

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Photo of Mitchmoore12
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Poured out a dark gold color that was hazy with a white. Left behind a good bit of vertical lacing on the side of my glass.
Smell: Smells of crisp citrus hops with a little malt in the background. Some pine in there too.
Taste: Tasted amazing. Had the citrus hops up front with some grapefruit and ended with earthy pine notes and the malt background.
Feel: Medium body feels light on the tongue with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Great hoppy IPA with lots of flavor and good mouth feel. Would definitely buy it again.

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Photo of Jaypeajus
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap, foamy dissipating head. Smells a bit smokey. Not as hoppy as I thought. Taste is kinda smokey earth not too citrusy. Feel is pleasant. Overall a good choice.

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Photo of Flickerdart
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass. Beer is amber with bubbles streaming towards the surface, forming a tall white head that slowly subsides and leaves behind solid lacing.

Smell is straight-up hops, very citrusy. Taste follows nose. There is a lingering citrusy bitterness,like how an orange rind tastes. Carbonation is fairly average.

I'm not an IPA fan, but this is remarkably drinkable - though it yearns to be paired with powerful savoury or spicy foods.

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Photo of BrownAleBollocks
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very light amber with a one finger soapy white head. Aroma is pine and resin with some citrus showing through. Taste is pine and resin upfront with hints of citrus and baked bread from the malt, with the lightest sweetness at the end. Mouthfeel is smooth and quite carbonated, with a drying quality from the hop bitterness. Overall, a very good lower abv ipa that pairs well with a cheeseburger.

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Photo of thebeers
3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Amber gold color with a finger of sudsy white head. Smells and tastes of mild pine hops and great caramel malts with a slightly toasted character and modest hop bitterness. Medium bodied with a slight prickliness to the mouthfeel. Refreshing and enjoyable.

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Photo of SaltofOH
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 2/23/2016. DFH Tulip (the first DFH beer I have actually had in this!)

Appearance: pours a slightly hazy gold, with one finger bright white head and initially very active carbonation that fades to a few large slow bubbles. Not much in the way of retention, just a few bubbles at the edge and a thin skim across the top. Moderate lacing.

Smell: hoppy and sweet. Mostly a sweet mandarin orange, with a little pineapple. Pretty traditional and very inviting.

Taste: dry and piney arrival. Broadens to show off a little citrus and resin before turning to a light, bone dry soda cracker, with a moderate bitterness that lingers, but only mildly. Very cleansing.

Mouthfeel: on the lighter side of midweight. Well carbonated, but not excessive. Clean and crisp as can be.

Overall: this is a very refreshing, balanced but extremely dry, crisp, and piney IPA. I could see myself really jonesing for this on occasion, but it's not one I would make a regular. Very much in the vein of Finestkind and Stone IPA. A good "food IPA" perhaps.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.21/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Behold, long rumored, but often unverifiable, the rumored, 'normal' beer from DFH! Hardly any gimmickry. Looks a mild amber colored pale with 1/2" white head. Aroma was super mild hop grapefruit kick downs.

Taste was a mildly toasted pale with some toffee aspect to the malt impingement. Still has some sweetness that is above average for style. Bitter notes get in there from the '60 minute' hop boil, these are mostly bittering hops. Its a decent beer, pretty average for style, nothing "outstanding" about it. Really does seem quaint and balanced these days.

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Photo of johnnyd10vt
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not as overwhelming hoppy as the name led me to believe. Still a very hoppy American IPA. Light in color with a white head. As you would expect, both the nose and the taste are dominated by the beautiful flower scent of the hops in the style of the best west coast IPAs. Too strong for me to drink all night, but also less hoppy than many American IPAs, I will definitely have another when I get a chance.

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Photo of Parmesan
4.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Golden yellow color, with a small white head and little lacing.

T: Lots of floral hops balanced out by sweet toasted malt.

T: Lots of floral hops, some spicy malts, a nice medium bitterness balanced out by sweet toasted malts. Very drinkable.

L: Light body, with creamy carbonation, very easy drinking.

O: A very nice easy drinking IPA.

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Photo of Marraybay
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall: A drinkable / lighter IPA from DFH. Doesn't really fill the senses like
it's big brother DFA 90 minute: (Almost a DFH 90 minute "lite" if
that makes sense.) This was an older bottle, that was arguably beyond its
best by date + storage conditions may have been somewhat suspect. May revisit
this beer / review with another bottle at some point in the future.

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Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Pours a golden copper color.

Overall: The aroma has a great floral hop goodness. This beer was incredibly hoppy yet it isn’t overpowering. You get a hop bite with noticeable bitterness, but in the best possible way. It is incredibly balanced and there is definite malty backbone that is very pleasant. The drinkablity is great and it is incredibly smooth. Perfect IPA!

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Photo of portwood
3.43/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smell: citrus, caramel, pineapple, bitter piney hops. Taste: bready malt, dank citrus, med carbonation. Finish: grapefruit, herbal notes, dry, resin bitterness.
slightly metallic & dank notes suggest this may not be very fresh (bottled 01/19/16 could be 11/19/15)

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Photo of BlueKurenai
4.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Very good, very hoppy IPA. Definitely one of the better IPA's that I've had. Goes down smooth but a little rugged at the same time. Would love to get my hands on the other Dogfish IPA's out there.

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Photo of treyb0mb
4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer... It's a pale medium gold color. It is crisp. There are no overwhelming flavors, but the best I can describe it is it's like a crisp lager with a delicious hoppy taste and some earthy flavors as might be found in an English ale. It's very well balanced. While there are no overly fruity or piney flavors that jump out at you, the balanced, hoppy, crisp flavor and feel of this beer make for a strangely delightful taste. Very drinkable and delicious.

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Photo of edward_boumil
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Dark copper colored ale. Very clear, leaves little head.
S: Tons of toasty malts, with a touch of cereal and granola. Floral hop notes
T: Very smooth. Once again, tons of malt, very toasty, like toasted bread. Hops here are present and provide floral aspects to the flavor but virtually no bitterness.
F: Very light, incredibly balanced. Carbonation is medium, makes the beer very effervescent. So drinkable.
O: This would make for an awesome session IPA. Very enjoyable drink.

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Photo of Toemuh
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice golden yellow with medium to small sized head. The aroma is a sharp, fresh smell almost resembling freshly cut grass. The immediate hit on the first taste is a fresh tasting citrus with nice hop balance. The finish is very smooth and flavorful with a nicely balanced lighter carbonation; easily the best part about this beer.

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Photo of Masonz223
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: golden yellow pour with one finger white head
Smell: very citrusy white grape Granny Smith apples pears
Taste: white grape upfront some hop biternes middle of the mouth grapefruit some breadiness slight green apple oranges earthy grassiness. finishes with a citrus and pine needle bitterness and some fruity sweetness.
Feel: medium bodied with a fair amount of dryness.
Overall: has a smell and taste a lot like a sparkling white grape wine. It's very good a bit different with a very well balanced hop presence.

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Photo of TheNightlyPint
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not as clear as some of the better West Coast IPAs out there, but still a gorgeous beer. Pale honey in color with a surprising amount of carbonation. Pleasant floral, grassy hop nose. Lots of lip smacking hops character in the flavor, with a sturdy malt backbone. Semi-dry (such a cop out descriptor) with a surprisingly clean finish

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Photo of stevoj
3.69/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Delabierman. Classic IPA, favoring the floral hops, over the bitter. Slick and smooth, nice malty flavor, gentle dry bitterness at the finish. Overall quality product.

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Photo of Ri0
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter and it was bottled about 3 months ago. Color is deep orange gold with 2 finger white head. Nice retention with webbed lacing on my glass. The aroma is quite floral and citrusy with hints of light caramel malts in the background. Flavor follows the nose well with a mighty hop bite that is leveled from the sweeter malts. Perfect carbonation with a sticky medium fell and dry finish. Overall a true classic IPA that uses the massive hops well.

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