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120 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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120 Minute IPA120 Minute IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,828 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,828
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 859
Gots: 1,831 | FT: 113
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Too extreme to be called beer? 120 Minute IPA is brewed to a colossal 45-degree plato, boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops!

120 IBU
ABV varies from 15-20%.

(Beer added by: frank4sail on 03-24-2003)
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Single bottle served in a snifter glass at the Dogfish Ale Cafe in Gaithersburg, MD. Nice orange color - not much foam on the glass though.

Smell - strong in the hops, but there is definitely something sweet and floral in this drink.

Taste is not at all what I expected. First hops (bergamot) followed by something very sweet (almost sugary), then grapes, and a slight bitter finish. You can also taste the alcohol, but just barely under the sweet and the bitter.

Mouthfeel - no carbonation on the tongue that I noted, nothing special really, but I'll admit to being very uneducated on this point.

Drinkability - due to the high alcohol content and the unusual flavors I'd say that this is a beer to enjoy if you like cognacs. This beer reminded me more of a cognac, which is something you sit back and savor. I view it as a good experience and worth drinking, but not something that I would go out of my way for.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2009 01:40:31 | More by damndirtyape
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120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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