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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

5,812 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,812
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 854
Gots: 1,822 | FT: 113
Brewed by:
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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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ESeab

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-07-2013 15:09:54 | More by ESeab
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klingenator

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

05-07-2013 03:16:38 | More by klingenator
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deadliest

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

05-07-2013 01:33:45 | More by deadliest
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JakeMorgan13

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-06-2013 23:46:00 | More by JakeMorgan13
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krl2112

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

05-06-2013 23:00:06 | More by krl2112
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soldat329x

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

05-06-2013 21:14:43 | More by soldat329x
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frogfan

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

05-06-2013 20:23:49 | More by frogfan
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pianoman511

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

05-06-2013 18:57:03 | More by pianoman511
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StoutIrish

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

05-05-2013 15:01:35 | More by StoutIrish
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jgurley

Florida

4.55/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my tasting snifter. My second time drinking it, first review. First time was on tap and slightly different, if memory serves. Pretty reddish gold color. Medium to smallish head which dissipates quickly, yet laces nicely. Wonderful citrus fruity/produce market aroma. Oranges, pine, lemongrass, melon. Big sip... Sweet, full bodied. First thing to go through my mind is the word Barleywine. Citrus, dark fruit and big brown sugar. Far from tasting like an IPA, except for the hop bitterness across the very middle. The back end is surprisingly sweet. Good lingering aftertaste. I found this to be more carbonated than what I expected from reading other reviews. Alcohol is masked well by the ABUNDANCE of flavors, but is HIGHLY evident as soon as it hits the belly. Alcohol hits you similar to a warm red wine buzz. Body is slightly thick and sticky. A good beer to sip and swirl, and it warms very well. One word description of this beer: Relaxing.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 00:23:34 | More by jgurley
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium snifter, about a year of age on this one.

Pours a golden color with a slight white head. Low carbonation.
Smell is interesting... it's not that big considering what i had expected. it smells of alcohol and citrus much like a barelywine, but its not over the top. Tastes nothing like an IPA, though i wasn't expecting it to. It tastes quite nice actually. Very boozy but also sweet. Very sweet actually. Orange and citrus and alcohol. Obviously a sipper as this is a heavy beer, but the body is smooth.

Overall dont expect this to taste or smell or BE anything like an IPA, because its definitely not like any other. This is a barleywine and thats what you should be expecting. Im very impressed at how balanced this beer is considering the extremely high ABV. You'd think this was 10 or 11%, not 18! Bonus points for that.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 23:30:08 | More by Axnjxn
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William85

Washington

3/5  rDev -26.5%

05-04-2013 18:54:50 | More by William85
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.84/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

12oz bottle (thanks to BeerThursday) poured into Alaskan tulip
Holy citrus bomb. all i smell is faint hops and a case of oranges. zero booze on the nose which is mind blowing for a 18% ipa. taste is pretty hoppy but again the orange cuts through it so well. this is incredibly a session beer.. if this was toned down alcohol wise i would drink a dozen in a row. probably the holy grail of IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 18:03:58 | More by schnarr84
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PoppyParthenonE

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -44.9%

05-04-2013 02:02:59 | More by PoppyParthenonE
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-02-2013 19:52:58 | More by millelacsmark
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ajtorres311

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

05-01-2013 15:26:38 | More by ajtorres311
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-01-2013 01:54:09 | More by Localdrinklax
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Colosdog

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

04-30-2013 21:58:14 | More by Colosdog
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Iamstryker

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-30-2013 02:27:08 | More by Iamstryker
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Integritous

Maryland

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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ber12

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

04-30-2013 01:29:24 | More by ber12
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dar482

New York

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The color is a clear wonderful ruby, orange color with not much of a head.

The aroma has a great papaya, peach, mango, and citrus hops. Sweet biscuit malt, syrupy sweetness, and then some dank herbal, resin.

The flavor is quite good. It has a good hop character and the alcohol does not come out so hard for 18%. It has a hop kick and then wonderful sweet juiciness hops and fruit flavor. Then there's a big sweet malt, bitterness, and the booziness, they all meld really together.

It has a slight flavor of a barleywine, but with the big malt and thick malt flavors. It's an extreme beer that you should try. It's a good sipper and worth the try.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 21:11:50 | More by dar482
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 5,812 ratings.