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60 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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60 Minute IPA60 Minute IPA

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8,777 Ratings

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Ratings: 8,777
Reviews: 2,582
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 199
Gots: 932 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2002)
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Photo of jeffmonarch


3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

12 oz. bottle in a pint glass.

A - Nice amber color with a descent head that stays for a while.

S - Hops anyone? Slight citrus scents.

T - Good strong hop flavor but not too much. Some malt undertones.

M - Good medium body with good carbonation.

D - Great IPA. IPA's are not one of my favorite styles but this is definitely one I like.

12-19-2007 07:29:51 | More by jeffmonarch
Photo of stagman


4.22/5  rDev +3.2%

Poured a dark gold with a nice head that took a while before it faded away. The aroma was of Northwest hops - citrus & pine needles. It tasted very hoppy but well balanced with a bit of a roasty malt flavor. The mouthfeel is pleasant with a light malty feel to it. A must drink IPA!

12-17-2007 00:06:28 | More by stagman
Photo of kjloewe


4.83/5  rDev +18.1%

Truly a great beer. I have recently emailed the brewmaster at Dogfish Head and told him that since I've "discovered" the 60 and 90 min IPA..That I've move the Sierra Nevada Pale Ale to the back of the fridge and eliminated Redhook ESB.. His response ? "Bad for them, Good for us..Enjoy" ! A local BBQ shack here in Hampton, VA always has 60 min IPA on Tap.. Awesome with BBQ..

12-15-2007 22:19:07 | More by kjloewe
Photo of slatetupelo


4.43/5  rDev +8.3%

Appearance: Clear amber/golden with a nice head

Smell: Lots of citrus and some hops

Taste: It tastes like it smells, a really smooth crisp IPA with high drinkability. This is a beer that I would give to someone new to craft beer, it's not overwhelming or too much.

I can't wait to get my hands on the 90 minute IPA.

12-15-2007 22:11:03 | More by slatetupelo
Photo of Tadbubbs


4.18/5  rDev +2.2%

Appearance: A bit hazy with a large head that sticks around nicely.

Smell: A bit of citrus and hops.

Taste: A very pleasant hoppy taste with hints of citrus, but not overdone.

Notes: I'm adding this beer to my "regular" list and would definately recommend it to others.

12-14-2007 18:59:11 | More by Tadbubbs
Photo of t0rin0


3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

Tried this in a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle. The first thing I noticed about this beer was the alcohol smell. Of course there was some malt in the smell but no hops present in the nose. The appearance was clean and clear with a golden color that produced a decent 1/2 inch head . Not a lot of lacing left behind.

The flavor was real smooth and balanced between malt and hops. Good quality IPA. Body was medium/light and went down real smooth. The nose was distracting (despite its meager 6% abv) but other than that it was a real good beer.

12-14-2007 05:15:33 | More by t0rin0
Photo of redmagik99


4.38/5  rDev +7.1%

yellowish orange color and immediately vanishing head leaves a non impressive appearance.the smell, on the other hand, is friggen amazing. an explosion of citrusy, piney, grapefruity HOPS. dry hopping at its best. Taste is just a notch down, as the bitterness takes over. nowhere near to the point of puckering, though. medium bodied, medium carbonation. its all about the hops here. this beer is a staple american ipa to which i will continually return.

12-10-2007 18:12:03 | More by redmagik99
Photo of CDBeerDisappear


3.93/5  rDev -3.9%

Clear amber color with a modest head a decent lacing. Aroma of grapefruit hops that is nicely balanced by the malt for a very drinkable session beer. Also goes well with food. Mouth feel is full with good carbonation and I can’t stop drinking them. A very nice everyday beer.

12-08-2007 18:45:08 | More by CDBeerDisappear
Photo of bloberglawp

Quebec (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -5.1%

Pours light copper big head that dissipates and laces nicely to the glass. Big aroma of hops and fresh herbal notes, taste is overwhelmingly the hops, very little bit of malt taste. Bitter aftertaste seems unbalanced in a good way. Exellent ale to have around if you want friends to understand what hops can bring to beer.

12-05-2007 03:15:04 | More by bloberglawp
Photo of slvrmon82


4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

Very light and refreshing. I can't believe its 6%. The smell is of very fresh hops and a great mouth feel. It is an amazing pale ale. It is very crisp and refreshing and gorgeous in a glass. The beer in the brewpub is so fresh its insane. Literally sometimes a couple of days to a couple of months to a couple of years.

12-04-2007 01:26:09 | More by slvrmon82
Photo of hwwty4


4.33/5  rDev +5.9%

Poured a 12oz bottle into a chalice. Poured a beautiful golden amber with a nice head that left lacing all the way down the glass. Aroma was of hops, but with citrus and something that has been roasted. Taste was hoppy but not overpowering. Citrus came through but there was a really unexpected malty backbone that really balanced the beer. Mouthfeel is great; light and malty. Coats your mouth in the flavor. Drinkability is far beyond the 90 and the 120.

11-29-2007 22:40:32 | More by hwwty4
Photo of Traquairlover


3.95/5  rDev -3.4%

12-oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A = Clear amber with nice body, one finger head with medium sized bubbles, great lacing.

S = Lots going on in this. It does not smell like I expect an American IPA to smell. There are notes of popcorn, toasted rice and Japanese hojicha green tea.

T = Good strong hops flavor, some slight roasted malt. A good solid, but not exceptional American IPA. It does have good balance though.

M = Mouthfeel is pretty bland, not thin but not especially remarkable.

D = A good, solid beer, but would probably pick another more distinctive IPA if I was only going to have one beer.

11-27-2007 00:27:14 | More by Traquairlover
Photo of bigdeuce


4/5  rDev -2.2%

This a just an all around, solid session beer. Pours a clear color and smells of grapefruit. Has a nice citrusy grapefruit taste as well, not overwhelming, but satisfying. The head is craggy and leaves a nice lacing down the glass. Very crisp and smooth with a nice drying finish. This one is a solid brew that I will be revisiting.

11-24-2007 16:41:04 | More by bigdeuce
Photo of DefenCorps


4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

Decided to review my comfort beer at my local bar in a different setting - from a bottle into a pint glass in the comfort of home

A: Crystal clear amber pour with a one finger head that recedes. A little lace as i keep drinking.

S: Grapefruit and pine. This bottle is REALLY fresh and i smell an earthy hop, like a wet hopped beer. There's a hint of caramel too.

T: Lovely medium body with a nice blast of hops. The grapefruit bitterness is quite prominent.

M: Light carbonation does great things on your tongue.

D: Very good. I could drink several of these (and have in the past).

11-19-2007 02:58:52 | More by DefenCorps
Photo of buzzworthy

New York

4.22/5  rDev +3.2%

Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA pours a hazy amber-golden color with a two finger head. There is some head retention with a thin white lace throughout consumption. The smell is somewhat fruity with floral hoppiness and the trace of a buttery smell. The taste offers abundant herbal hops. There is more maltiness than I was expecting ( a plus for me), which offers a good balance. Very drinkable.

11-17-2007 01:39:26 | More by buzzworthy
Photo of nsmartell


3.78/5  rDev -7.6%

I enjoyed this beer after a long day at work. From bottle to pint glass. Purchased at Murray's Wine and Liquor going out of business sale. Very sad.

Appearance: Hazy yellow with a very thick head that wouldn't stop and won't go away.

Smell: Very hoppy with a hint of citrus.

Taste: A very hoppy beer and pretty yummy.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth but nothing extraordinary.

Drinkability: I'm just getting into IPA's and this is certainly a good one. I think I need to compare with Dogfish Head's 90 and 120 during the same session to compare.

11-14-2007 04:19:38 | More by nsmartell
Photo of scottyshades


3.9/5  rDev -4.6%

Picked one up at ABC in a mix n' match 6er for around $1.69 per
A: Pours a full amber color with orange hues and a little haze, slightly off-white rocky head that leaves a decent lace on the glass

S: Super hoppy, hints of pine and citrus as well as a dominating spicy aroma

T: Once again, super hoppy and very bitter but that is OK due to the other apparent features of the beer including pine, grapefruit, and alot of spices

MF: Medium bodied, smooth and clean finish with a bitter aftertaste

D: Highly drinkable, however I would probably not want to finish a 4pack

I really enjoyed this beer along with the 90 minute...I personally found the 90 minute to be better constructed, however I have yet to try the 120 minute, just a matter of time

11-14-2007 00:03:50 | More by scottyshades
Photo of Gizmo

South Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +3.2%

This pours a clear honey orange with a large, whipped cream head that leaves chunks of lace.

Nose has lots of oily hops up front, fresh pine, grapefruit, and sweet oranges, with a doughy malt background that is very nice.

Taste is juicy up front, with more resinous hop oils, hints of salty lemon-lime, pepper, a woody, cedary middle, faint honeysuckle, and a doughy malt profile. Finish is slightly peppery and hoppy, with a solid, rounded mouthfeel and medium body.

Overall a pretty nice, well balanced ipa. Lots of fresh hops, with an equally heavy malt profile that made this beer much sweeter, and less hoppy than expected. This is usally the first "real" ipa I recommend to friends, because it's not just hops in a glass..(mmmm, hops in a glass...). The label used to read "bottle conditioned", but not this batch. Sad, because there's a definite drop in overall quality. It's still a great all around, well balanced ipa.

11-13-2007 05:47:47 | More by Gizmo
Photo of SargeC


4.38/5  rDev +7.1%

Appearance: Deep gold color with dense off white head.

Smell: heavy hops with a menthol quality.

Taste: Very smooth brew with a delicate, yet hearty hop fingerprint.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Not over hopped, it keeps beer from coming off too dry.

Drinkability: Great, drinkable IPA. Well crafted and does its job without going over the top.

11-11-2007 08:47:23 | More by SargeC
Photo of cswhitehorse


3.93/5  rDev -3.9%

The 60 minute pours a clear almost lager color with a quickly dissipating foam head. I did not see any freshness date on the bottle. The smell was a nice citrusy aroma. The taste was balanced with a cookie maltness on the backend. It was very thin for me in the mouth. Overall a good IPA.

11-11-2007 04:37:07 | More by cswhitehorse
Photo of L4t3rg4t3r


4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

Appearance: Nice light amber with a pillowy head that slowly dissipates leaving a thin white lacing on the glass

Smell: Hops and muted Pine Needles

Taste: A very nice combination of hops and malt with the hops prevailing at the end. Also has a little bit of that piney character and hop bitterness on the tail.

Mouthfeel: Nice and solid, not to heavy, but not to light either...just right.

Drinkability: One of my favorite sessioners, I could drink this often and never grow tired of it.

11-11-2007 03:05:54 | More by L4t3rg4t3r
Photo of MillRat


3.63/5  rDev -11.2%

Crystal clear golden yellow with just a hint or red. Head is barely present, and then plain gone. By appearance, I wondered I grabbed a bottle with a leak and beer was nearly flat. Very nice left-coast hop aroma with a mellow topping of pine and citrus. Not overwhelming. Malt aroma in the far background. Like the aroma, the flavor is all about the hops, with the malt tethering the whole presentation to terra firma. The malt body really wants to make itself at home on your tonsils, but the hops now come to rescue and chase it off. Overall not a session beer, but that's not what an american IPA is about. For what it is it's quite drinkable, even if that means you stop at two or three instead of one.

11-07-2007 03:05:01 | More by MillRat
Photo of Lothore


4.18/5  rDev +2.2%

A- Pours a clear, reddish yellow color with a tiny head that fades quickly. Very few carbonation bubbles evident.

S- Very dominate smell, sweet and malty with a piney hop character hidden behind the sweetness.

T- Sweet to begin with, roasted flavor with a slight hopiness at the end. I thought with this beer, the 60 was better flavor wise than the 90 because the additional hops just did not seem to behove it (90 min).

M- A bit thick with a medium amount of carbonation.

D- This is very drinkable and would be easy to session. More toned down and perhaps better balanced version than the 90 min.

11-06-2007 03:21:57 | More by Lothore
Photo of mat5175


3.35/5  rDev -18.1%

Great light amber color. Nice head initially that fades pretty quickly, but does leave some lacing that seems to last a while.

Spciy and floral nose, great clean hops.

This has a great flavor that is not only representative of the type, but compares favorably to other great beers in the category. The flavor profile has the usual hop bitterness, but isn't overpowering. Some citrus throughout. Not quite as clean as 471 from Breckenridge. A great IPA, that is well balanced.

60 Minute is light on the palate and refreshing when nice and cold with lively carbonation.

The hops get to be too much for me after about two of these. But when i am in the mood for an IPA without the punch of 90, this one suits me.

11-04-2007 22:59:46 | More by mat5175
Photo of racer2k


4.97/5  rDev +21.5%

Have a 12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: hazy yellow with a nice thick head and good lacing.

Smell: Heavy Hops with a citrus and a hint of pine. Smells delicious!

Taste: A strong but smooth hoppy bite. I can taste some citrus and piney tones. If you are a hophead this is on top of the list!

Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth, and some moderate carbonation

Drinkability: Excellent session beer that is not too heavy on the alcohol only 6%. One of the best IPAs that I have every had. I drink it all of the time!

Comments: A fine beer!

11-03-2007 22:45:04 | More by racer2k
60 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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