75 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blend two Dogfish Head favorites, add maple syrup and carbonate the mixture naturally. What do you get? 75 Minute IPA.

The carbon dioxide trapped during bottle conditioning gives 75 Minute IPA a soft and velvety mouthfeel. Dry-hopped with whole-leaf Cascades, this complex IPA has been known to inspire pilgrimages to our brewpub.

Added by ManekiNeko on 02-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,463
Reviews:
643
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.51%
 
 
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319
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711
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Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of mikesgroove
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

amber with a frothy white/creamy head and some decent lacing. Smell was a citrus hops, mixed with a malty caramel thta makes this smell quite balanced. Taste was definatly hoppy, and again had that bit of caramel, and some spiceness about it. Very nice dry finish and not overpowering on the hops. This is a good session beer and will definatly have more.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this thanks to tenderbranson69, enjoyed chilled in a willbecker.
This one foamed up when I used my usual pouring technique, must be the bottle conditioning.

The color is golden amber with a light haze and 3 fingers of foam with good lace. The smell has a strong floral and slight citrus character with slight pine from the hops and mild caramel sweetness in the nose with light candy tinge and mild alcohol scent. The feel is caramel, malt and slight piney bitterness which is balanced pretty well between the malt with slight bitter and mild sweet middle. The body is creamy and mostly bitter in the semi-dry finish.

Flavors of pine come forward with slight stone fruit tinges and mild floral aspects come in with light caramel and toasted malt flavors after the hops and sweetness wear off a bit. The nutty biscuit-like toasted taste is good adds dimension to the maple syrup and caramel malt while the mild spice of the hops keeps everything nicely balanced. There is an alcohol tinge with piney note and slight woody maple in the last sips. Overall a wonderfully complex beer, very drinkable and I enjoy the blend of 60 + 90 they have achieved. most IPA's aren't this well rounded and I recommend you get a bottle if you are on the fence.

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Photo of vfgccp
4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Stellar foamy, bone white head with killer retention and lace. Hazy apricot ice tea body.

S - Light herbal hop. Not bad, but surprisingly mild. I don't get much maple at all in the nose.

T - Creamy woody hops with herbal overtones. Soft bitterness balances honey, caramel, and maple through the center. Lingering woody bitter and maple finish.

M - Great mouthfeel. Smooth, full bodied for the style, and nice carbonation.

O - Fantastic balance, pleasant complexity, and great drinkability.

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Photo of millerbuffoon
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of mdfb79
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From 03/26/11 notes. Had on tap at the Falls Church, VA Ale House.

a - Pours an amber color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells pine hops, grapefruit, citrus hops, and light alcohol.

t - Tastes pine hops, citrus hops, fruity malts, grapefruit, and light caramel malts maybe. Light bitterness but not much as all.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

o - Overall another nice IPA from DFH; if you like 60 and 90 minute, you'll like this one. I liked it more than 60 minute and about on par with 90 minute. Some nice pine hops jump out the most in the smell, and the taste wasn't too bitter. Would certainly order it again and wish they bottled it.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of woodychandler
4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another major score, courtesy of Paul Pendyck of the GEN Sutter Inn in Lititz! He has truly spoiled the denizens of Lancaster County with his monthly Cask Night. I love to travel, but PA ranks among the best that the US has to offer.

It came with two thick, foamy fingers of eggnog colored head with fantastic retention. Color was a slightly deeper amber than the 60", but still with a fantastic NE-quality clarity. Nose was floral, piney, more in line with what I like in an IPA. Mouthfeel was slightly fuller than the 60" and more malty at the same time. Actually, it felt like there was a power struggle going on atop my palate betwixt the malt and the hops with neither gaining the upper hand. It was on the finish that the hops became truly assertive. I got a spearmint flavor that lingered. It was not Life Savers or chewing gum prevalent, but it was definitely spearmint. It triggered a memory but I could not quite dredge it up - I used to know which hops strain imparts that flavor, but it simply eluded me. An excellent beer, highly recommended, especially on cask!

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Photo of orangesol
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a DFH Alehouse shaker pint glass.

Pours an clear amber straw with about a finger-and-a-half of creamy white head that laces quite well. The aroma is full of hops, mostly piny but with a nice bit of citrus and bitterness lying underneath. The taste follows, with those hops providing a boost of pine, bitterness and citrus (in descending order). A slight honey-like sweetness is subtly perceptible. The body is fairly moderate and runs quite smoothly, allowing for a pretty drinkable brew (especially if you're into hops...).

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - The bottle overflows two pint glasses, so I pour some overflow into a snifter. I'm reviewing from the pint, though. Pours a clear deep orange with a previously-stated giant head. Good retention and sticky, but odd looking lacing.

Smell - Hops are the dominant flavor, but not overwhelming the aroma the way I'd like. Tough to even distinguish the hop flavors. Pine, citrus, floral all at once, so it's just consolidated hop flavor. Sweet aroma behind it.

Taste - Hoppy flavor, no surprise, but again it's indistinct hops. Strong malt, but not sweet like 90. Definitely stronger than 60, with just a touch of caramel. The finish is distinctly maple with some bitterness. The maple really redeems the beer.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Lower carbonation for an IPA. The maple finish tempers the bitterness and keeps it interesting.

Overall - It's good. It's not great. The maple is the most interesting part, because the hop profile is boring.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of BMart
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of InspectorBob
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of johnnnniee
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy deep golden color with a huge off white head that leaves lots of stickies on the way down. Smells of earthy citrus and resinous pine with a solid shot of bread and caramel to back it up. The flavor follows the aroma quite well but adds a hint of tropical fruit to the mix. Light hop bitterness with lots of flavor. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet resinous mouthfeel. Nice solid old school leaning IPA, put it into 6 packs and its a winner.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

75 minute IPA a beautiful experience thus far after my first pour, paired with one of my favorite all time cigars CLE cuarenta which is a beautiful diadema tapered at each end tailored for Christian Eirora's 40th birthday. Overall a great experience between the roasted tobacco notes and black pepper I'm getting from the cigar, along with a perfume like spice note this is complex tobacco. The beer looks super cloudy amber ruby hued with a light khaki tan head forming fine lace in my chalice glass. Aroma has citrus with a complex sugar layer full of hops and maple syrup partially fermented out. Barrel aging can't be ruled out this is a refined IPA less hop machismo than either 60 minute IPA or 90 minute IPA. Flavors collide nicely with oak barrel aging and hops on the horizon, super complex malts and sugars blend it all into a balanced beast of an IPA. Mouthfeel has bitter aspects with alcohol soothing the backend it doesn't finish hot but the alcohol is definitely noticeable wow, what a beer. Overall the perfect beer to pair with a complex cigar don't think you have to have a scotch or bourbon to pair with your cigar when there is ale out there this complex.

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of stakem
3.7/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A previous cask-only offering now available via 750ml bottles. Happy to revisit this one since it has been quite awhile. Poured into a matching shaped DFH pint glass, the brew appears a hazed color of golden copper. More than 4 fingers worth of frothy white head rises above the brew and maintains with a finger of pillow-like uneven surface. Patches of lace stick all over the glass.

The aroma of this brew includes some pleasant hoppy quality that includes some hints of citrus, fruit and floral qualities. More specifically it smells of grapefruit with a touch of pine that gets a bit of herbal touch towards veggy quality on the backend. There is some mineral inclusion and a touch of sulfur keeping this from smelling clean. A bit of alcohol is noted accenting the fruity aspect of this. Overall, the good parts of the nose are great and the bad parts are well... there.

The taste is almost menthol-like with a cooling minty quality about it. Herbal hops are present with seemingly more flavor than bitterness. Some pulp and zesty quality gives way to a fruity alcohol inclusion. Some toasty grain backing is present and just like the aroma led on, there is some veggy aspects to this mixed with minerals, sulfur and cheese.

This is a medium to light bodied brew with a visually overboard amount of carbonation. However, as it settles in the glass, it becomes light and enjoyable. This brew was fairly drinkable and went down easy but I would have enjoyed this so much more without the minerals, veggy and sulfur quality that was present throughout.

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Photo of JAHMUR
3/5  rDev -26.7%

75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 3,463 ratings.
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