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120 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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120 Minute IPA120 Minute IPA

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6,787 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,787
Reviews: 2,038
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 1,046
Gots: 2,357 | FT: 143
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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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

I had this draft at new local pub and enjoyed this beer... even at 18% it wasn't overpowering, pretty smooth for something this strong. Very drinkable probably not as flavorful as a fresh Pliny or Sculpin, but really did like)

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A - Hazy gold body, medium off-white head. Fades mostly to a thin layer. No lacing.
S - Smells thick. Heavy citrus, grapefruit, I get some biscuit malt there too.
T - Holy hops! Heavy on the hops. Bitterness is overwhelming and then the malt backbone is overwhelming I imagine these both mellow with age. There is a lot going on here. Boozy burn at the end drys everything out and lingers.
M - Thick, low carb. Coats the palate and then dries out. Leaves a slight numbness.
O - This is not an everyday beer, or even every month. This is a special beer for special occasions. Treat it as such. I enjoyed this over a 2 hour period and appreciated the changes as it warms. This is a great beer, but is difficult to find and expensive when you do. For me, personally, that takes away from the beer. Definitely worth a try if you're curious. You won't find too many beers like it.

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Pours a dark golden color. Surprisingly smooth with a Butterscotch after taste. The elusiveness alone adds a point to the rating. A true classic!

120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 6,787 ratings.