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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

6,075 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 6,075
Reviews: 1,981
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 16.14%
Wants: 903
Gots: 1,969 | 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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krome

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

07-26-2013 15:08:07 | More by krome
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jkoogler

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-26-2013 02:47:39 | More by jkoogler
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%

330ml bottle served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark orange color. Slightly hazy. Forms a one finger creamy, thin bubbled and solid yellow head. Medium retention and lots of spotty and lingering lacings left in the glass

S: Strong caramel and citrus and flowery hops. Caramel malts. Plums and peaches. Oak. Very boozy, like a liquor.

T: Taste is quite good. A sweet and upfront. Strong toffee, caramel malts, dry fruits like peaches. A nice woody background. Warming, as expected. Despite the strong alcohol in the nose, it's hard to believe that this a 18% ABV beer. I would say something between 11 and 13%. The 120 IBU is also quite hidden by its sweetness, unfortunately :)

M: Heavy, creamy and molasses. Low carbonation and a quite bittersweet (more sweet than bitter) aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Not as good as the 90 Minute. Perhaps a bit too sweet and boozy but still a classic from Dogfish Head

07-25-2013 18:07:44 | More by eduardolinhalis
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1sophrosyne1

Minnesota

1.3/5  rDev -68.2%

This 2013 iteration was consumed at the Tap House over 20 minutes.
Pours copper color with very little head and just a bit of bubbles up top and some lacing.

For all the hops, there's very little scent of them. I get some toffee, caramel, rum raisin and a hint of fennel. It's funky in a way that ain't funky...And the strangeness progresses to bad...

It tastes of spoiled maple syrup, molasses, and a sweet hay. It might have some complexity to comment on, but I can't stick with it long enough to find what's interesting. The hops have gone well past bitter and dominate in an untoward manner...with sticky essential oils. This is such an off-putting unilateral experience, I struggle to consume it.

The mouthfeel is heavy and medicinal, making the poor flavor harder to tolerate, because it doesn't go away as rapidly as I'd hope. For all the alcohol, it's not very hot and desperately needs more carbonation and spice to cut it.

I expected a wildly spicy hopbomb, but this is a syrupy fortified, chewy wine--a dessert wine that I don't deserve! What happened to the 120 this year? It's truly awful.

07-24-2013 22:11:45 | More by 1sophrosyne1
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Sazz9

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-23-2013 22:11:01 | More by Sazz9
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MrDave

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-23-2013 20:17:58 | More by MrDave
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Carcieri

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2013 19:04:55 | More by Carcieri
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throwback

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-23-2013 03:34:37 | More by throwback
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ACB

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-23-2013 00:46:49 | More by ACB
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-22-2013 20:16:01 | More by Nobcefus
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-22-2013 18:44:52 | More by BlissJunkie
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kds2437

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-21-2013 18:47:12 | More by kds2437
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scottDC

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-21-2013 16:07:34 | More by scottDC
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Kori

Michigan

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-21-2013 09:52:57 | More by Kori
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

07-21-2013 00:07:55 | More by Smurf2055
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kbrown

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -38.9%

07-20-2013 23:02:38 | More by kbrown
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MNPikey

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2013 21:19:52 | More by MNPikey
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caguiar

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -26.7%

07-20-2013 18:56:08 | More by caguiar
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-20-2013 03:10:29 | More by Carl_R
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jbexphys

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2013 02:16:59 | More by jbexphys
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2013 17:27:26 | More by jjf3792
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2013 16:25:13 | More by DRBiser
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Aerocraft67

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2013 13:34:50 | More by Aerocraft67
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2013 00:45:46 | More by GRBLUE12
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fishmich

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-18-2013 20:46:27 | More by fishmich
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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