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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

5,691 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,691
Reviews: 1,963
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 815
Gots: 1,779 | FT: 112
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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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

07-03-2014 17:04:56 | More by Dougish
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HopSavant

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-03-2014 05:12:29 | More by HopSavant
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-03-2014 01:03:42 | More by daron7
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

07-02-2014 23:52:06 | More by Andrewhauck
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Golferallen54

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-02-2014 22:36:18 | More by Golferallen54
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Homers_Beer_Odyssey

New York

4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Rust/amber/deep orange/almost red color, ompletely opaque and hazy. Only a small ring of off-white head with a few streaks. You try carbonating wood grain and see if you get any bubbles.

S: Big maltiness. Sweet smell, quite pleasant. Not overwhelming.

T: Very sweet, fruity, very malty, honey. Far less boozy than I expected. 18% ABV is arguably well-hidden. Not for chugging, but drinkable. It’s a sipper if only because of the price!

M: Heavy, sticky, gooey. Good-syrupy. Again, little carbonation.

O: It’s a great beer and I’m glad I found some to try out. I understand the price because you don’t find Imperials or Belgian Strong Pales at or near 18%, but my budget says stick with the 12% Imperials at 4/$12.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 22:01:41 | More by Homers_Beer_Odyssey
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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New Jersey

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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New York

1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Badger6

Virginia

4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into a tulip.

A: Clear copper colored body, tiny carbonation streams along the glass. Head build up to about a finger off hard pour, then recedes to a big ring at the edge. Lots of lacing.

S: Malt sweetness, caramels, dominate. Hints of piney hops, but barely. Incredibly restrained.

T: Intensely sweet, lots of caramel. Hoppy bitterness towards the finish, but not nearly what I expected. Some notes of sugar and toffee, but not overwhelmingly sweet.

M: Medium body, with a very smooth feel, mildly carbonated. While the flavor is not boozy, the burn of the alcohol is noticeable in the feel.

O: As others have said, I have a hard time classifying this as an IPA. So the recipe and process are IPA, but the result is a barley wine (in my opinion). That said, this is a sipping beer, it simply cannot be quaffed. It is well balanced, and very restrained considering the claimed 18% ABV. It's young and raw, but I saved a few in the cellar...hopefully time will improve an incredibly great beer.

Serving type: bottle

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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-30-2014 21:38:08 | More by aoampm
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
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