120 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery
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3.83/5 rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12oz. bottle from 2011 into a pint glass
A: Dark golden amber with a rapidly diminishing head on the pour.
S: Surprisingly you can still smell the hops. It smells like a much more alcoholic version of their 90 minute. You can really get the citrusy-pine smell but it tinged throughout the smell. You can't escape it.
T: No hops whatsoever. Don't mistake this for a DIPA. It is quite sweet with a strong malt backbone. Just too strong ale for me.
M: Smoothy feel that is quite thick.
O: This is fine for samples, but a whole bottle is a lot to take in. I think I should have waited longer to let the alcohol die down. To be honest, I have no idea how they call this an DIPA. It is more like a strong ale or a barleywine. This beer really needs to be aged a while or drank superfresh on tap (like I had at DFH).
Serving type: bottle
04-08-2013 02:50:27 | More by gillagorilla
4.5/5 rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
A: Copper, hazy, with a small white head
S: Sweet, Resiny, Caramel
T: Alcohol burn, sweet honey, melon, very little bitterness
M: Heavy with a little carbonation
O: Lots and lots of flavor, alcohol burn stays with you without being overbearing, sweet
Serving type: on-tap
04-07-2013 03:42:56 | More by BeardedBrewReview
District of Columbia
4.81/5 rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
A: Amber, Jurassic park type color. Crawled all over the glass
S: Boozy cocktail. The first time I 120'd all I could think was Grand Marnier + soda. There's more going on here, though. There's definitely bourbon'y flavors, not too much sweetness or vanilla which I hate, but a <great> counter to the booze.
T: Sickly sweet, bourbon over soda all the way. There's
M: = It really makes me think of a crown+ginger more than anything else. I'm a Hop person, but this is just straight booze, sweetness, (light) smoke, etc. Grand Marnier is also in the picture.
O: This IS a cocktail, letting it sit in a glass whilst doing other stuff is how to drink this. It develops before you open it, in the glass, and as you enjoy it. GREAT beer, in my opinion.
Serving type: bottle
04-06-2013 06:50:55 | More by Prince_Casual
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 5,709 ratings.