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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

6,392 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 6,392
Reviews: 2,007
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 16.14%
Wants: 985
Gots: 2,119 | FT: 126
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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4/5  rDev -2.2%

ripocceschi, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$14 for a twelve ounce 2004 bottle at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Maryland.

I expected this beer to be harsh, and a colossal hop blast, but I was pleasantly surprised to be proven wrong on both accounts.

It pours a dark murky golden. As it is a 21% alcohol beer, obviously a lot of that alcohol is present in the nose.

The taste is suprising. It is very smooth and highly drinkable. No choking, gasping, or yuck-face here. Extremely impressive. It almost seems like the 60 or 90 min IPAs have a more noticeable hop character than this one.

I would love to have this more often, if it wasnt so damn expensive. But (the prices) arent ever going to lower on this beer, so suck it up & enjoy your $10+ twelve ounce bottles.

chOAKbarrell, Dec 03, 2005
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Toasty, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

rwalker_sfg, Jan 14, 2013
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bigdipip, Nov 21, 2011
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dgfool, Sep 13, 2013
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VernonKell, Nov 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I finally found this one. Light brown pour with a thick, short white head. Huge hoppy aroma, with resin, wood, pine, and earthiness. Massive, syrupy hop flavor, with more caramel and malt than expected (or wanted). Big resiny character, with little to no grapefruit/citrus. As good as this was, it was anticlimactic. Maybe I just built up the expectations to be too high. Great, but there are better IIPA's out there.

magictrokini, Dec 05, 2008
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standardcherry, May 11, 2012
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MNMike, Mar 05, 2014
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jburchett, Feb 11, 2012
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OBIrish24, Dec 22, 2011
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Adkins1203, Mar 15, 2014
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 6,392 ratings.