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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

6,372 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 6,372
Reviews: 2,006
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 16.14%
Wants: 983
Gots: 2,103 | FT: 124
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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Ratings: 6,372 | Reviews: 2,006 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of nathanjohnson
1/5  rDev -75.6%

nathanjohnson, Dec 04, 2011
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

emtpgump, Jan 01, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

LeafbyNiggle, Nov 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

JaysusJr, Nov 14, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

Azrael, Feb 20, 2013
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

Ak555667, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of Klif
1/5  rDev -75.6%

Klif, Jan 31, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

mmkeat, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of teddyguenin
1/5  rDev -75.6%

teddyguenin, Jul 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

jlordi12, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of funkel81
1/5  rDev -75.6%

funkel81, Feb 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

fishguyac, Dec 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

callmeoz, Aug 24, 2013
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

Redsoxfanman85, Sep 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

thematster1, Jan 11, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

admiralcrunch, Nov 14, 2011
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

brodah, Dec 17, 2011
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

Athabaska, Oct 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.6%

thgreatrandini, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Friday133
1.08/5  rDev -73.6%

Friday133, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of maxpower
1.13/5  rDev -72.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

12 oz bottle pours a hazy orange copper with a small off white head that leaves some lacing in my glass, funny pine aroma like a mix of Pine-Sol cleaner and Off insect repellent. Super sweet orange, maple syrup and alcohol flavors. Full bodied with a thick sticky syrupy mouthfeel, finishes with a lingering sweetness. A 12 oz bottle is too much for me, after only a few sips I am done...way too sweet, hard to dump such an expensive beer but I have no choice.

maxpower, Feb 13, 2005
Photo of Krakistophales
1.15/5  rDev -71.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A: Pours copper color with very little head and just a bit of bubbles up top and some lacing.

S: Interestingly enough, it doesn't smell like hops at all. I'm picking up roast, coffee, toffee, caramel, candied fruit, curious spice notes like liquorice and anise, and a heavy sort of rum raisin cake smell.

T: Candied fruit, dark rum, raisins, caramel apple, maple syrup, molasses, brown sugar, cloying sweetness. This is complex in smell and taste, but in a way that's offensive to my palate. I just can't grow to like this. Maybe with age?

O: I was hoping for the holy grail for hopheads, but instead I get a barleywine that's been fortified with syrup and booze for 120 minutes. I'm sorry, but this is probably one of the worst beers I've had to drink, and I love other DFH stuff like 90 minute, WWS, Chateau Jiahu and others...but this just blows. Now I'm stuck with 5 bottles of this stuff. Anyone wanna trade?

Krakistophales, Jul 03, 2011
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1.2/5  rDev -70.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I'm under the impression at this point that my review is unfair as I believe I got an outdated bottle. There is an overwhelming taste of vinegar in this beer inducing gag reflex in every sip. I simply can't finish this beer. Again, I may have gotten a bad bottle.

charliedango, Jun 09, 2009
Photo of Jimbo07
1.2/5  rDev -70.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

horrible, horrible beer. smells like really good nail polish remover. imo it's not hoppy. it's extremely floral. lots of cascade used i guess. anyway i'm pissed off by the fact i just paid 6 bucks for this disaster of a beer, and ended up pouring most of it down the sink. i am going to stick with the 60 and 90 which are complete opposites of this beer.

Jimbo07, Nov 08, 2009
Photo of alefish
1.25/5  rDev -69.4%

alefish, Jun 24, 2014
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 6,372 ratings.