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75 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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75 Minute IPA75 Minute IPA
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75 Minute IPA75 Minute IPA

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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States

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

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Ratings: 3,475 |  Reviews: 644
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of woodychandler
4.56/5  rDev +10.7%
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 ChainGangGuy
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle - $7.99 at Total Wine & More in Atlanta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pour gently. No, gentler than that. I'm telling you, you need to--great, that's just great -- hazed, burnished gold body with a tall, long-lasting head stand of off-white foam.

Smell: Slices and slivers off fresh mango, pineapple, grapefruit, and sweet oranges atop sensibly-toasted biscuits marked by notes of resins, grasses, florals, and a little bit of maple.

Taste: Sweet touches of caramel and even maple paired with toasted bread, toasted biscuits. It's a brief malty meet-and-greet, you know, a few handshakes, hellos, then, it's off to the tropical, vibrantly fruity hops cut with some floral, resinous tones. Slight grassiness. Medium-plus bitterness. Slight hint of the alcohol. Small revival of the initial sweetness before the fruity, bittersweet finish that's just nice and sudsy from the carbonation.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Very slight viscous oiliness to the mouthfeel. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: I rather enjoyed myself. Delightful array of hop flavors smoothed with that little hint of maple and the vigorous carbonation is very effective at keeping things moving along nicely.

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4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on cask at the DFH brewpub in Rehoboth.

A: Pours a hazy amber/copper color with the whitest foam head I have ever seen. Extremely tight on top with great retention and really nice lacing. Possibly the best poured beer I have ever had.

S: Nice hoppy aroma, citrus fruits - some orange and grapefruit. Some caramel malt and maple understones as well.

T: Love this beer. Has a great combination of bitter hops and sweetness. There is some brown sugar and caramel and citrus fruits, similar to the aroma with orange, orange peel, and grapefruit.

M: Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Has a perfectly sticky finish. Very creamy coming from the cask.

O: Easily one of my favorite beers, especially on cask, making it nice and creamy. It is not as sweet as 90 and hoppier than 60. Extremely easy drinking, and my go to beer when I am at DFH.

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of mdfb79
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
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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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
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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4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of mikesgroove
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
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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4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
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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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev -2.9%
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 johnnnniee
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
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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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of dvmin98
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 3,475 ratings
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