90 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA
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90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute IPA "perhaps the best IPA in America." An imperial IPA best savored from a snifter, 90 Minute has a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate.

90 Minute IPA was the first beer we continuously hopped, allowing for a pungent -- but not crushing -- hop flavor.

90 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2001

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Ratings: 15,614 |  Reviews: 3,910
Photo of dotsonjamesg
4.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

To my fellow beer reviewer, SillyCheez, when you review a beer you attempt to be unbias and review the beer based on how true it stays to that particular style. Dogfish Head has always been known for making delicious hoppy beers and you obviously don't appreciate beers of this caliber, and that's fine, but do us all a favor and stick to the styles that you like and are excited to review instead of giving us shitty reviews on great beers that YOU don't enjoy or know little about, it's a bit arbitrary.

I picked this up while vacationing in Florida at a beer bar called "World of Beer." I have always been a fan of Dogfish Head but since I live in a place with little beer culture and alcohol purity laws, it's a bit hard to find the rare and exotic. When I saw this, I grabbed it immediately.

Appearance: Poured a golden orange with nice white head and with decent lacing.

Smell: The nose is rich of citrus, like grapefruit, sweet malts, and big hoppy presence.

Taste: Big hop presence but I found it to be fairly smooth and no ado much dry. Big citrus taste and the back end of the flavor is great too, again real smooth with a little alcohol flavor.

Mouthfeel: Thick and semi-syrupy. Leaves your mouth longing for a glass of water and another sip.

Drinkability: The high ABV inhibits the drinkability a little bit but the hoppy flavor leaves you wanting more and more.

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Photo of Kitt
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

From bottle to pint glass, a beautiful two-finger straw-colored head. Body a deep golden-amber.

Aroma a rich mixture of spicy hops and malt with freshly cut-grass flavored overtones.

An initial bombardment of heavy, spicy, rich malt with a well-timed transition toward an eclectic variety of moderately bitter hops that linger on the rear pallet. The malt is strong in this one and - in my opinion -- not quite balanced by the moderately bitter hops. Nevertheless, a very tasty IPA.

Mouthfeel is borderline brilliant: thick, smooth, perfect carbonation.

Drinkibility is good but the rich flavor will probably limit how many one can down in a single sitting.

Overall, another masterful IPA from Dogfish.

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Photo of lovellfam5
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Jree261
3.97/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Golden amber with eggshell foam

S: Red fruit and grass, some sweet toast

T: Grass, scorch, cherry on the finish

M: Smooth, full body

O: It's a good beer, I don't think it really lives up to its hype as one of the greatest beers on Earth however.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of nlb802
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I am an avid drinker of IPAs/DIPAs, and I had great hopes about revisiting this brew. I was disappointed again. It does have a unique flavor when compared to other similar beers, but it doesn't work for me. The hop flavors were offset by a yeasty english brown ale flavor, and I didn't get any multiphase taste variance. Still - pretty good.

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Photo of uawildcat
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle served into an English pub glass. It poured a nice carmel color that yielded a 1 1/2 finger creamy head that stayed around awhile. The head remained for awhile that left lacing behind.

The smell again for an IPA was kind very subdued. Lots of malty sweetness, which I was not expecting. The hops gave a citrusy smell.

The taste was very sweet. It kind of was like a mix between maple syrup and carmel syrup. The sweetness was nicely balanced out with the citrusy hops. Together they had a nice meld, however, not as hoppy as I thought it would be.

Mouthfeel for this beer was good. It was full bodied for sure, and was slightly thick. The hops yield a nice oiliness that coats the mouth.

Overall this is a well done beer. It is an imperial IPA that is quite strong (9.0% abv). So one and your already packing a buzz. I wonder if mixing this with a Stone Ruination would give a good result.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of J23hc
4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

About time to try this famous american ipa. Smooth pour, clear dark orange with a creamy, one finger head that dissipates into bubbly islands. Smell is bitter pungency of hops up front, backed by sweet malt and citrus. Not too powerful of an aroma but well rounded. First taste: gentle explosion of hoppy bitterness with some lingering grapefruity sourness. Generously carbonated feel. Perfect balance of smooth and crispy. Goes down like nothing. Overall: extremely drinkable and undeniably a quality brew

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 91.9% out of 100 with 15,614 ratings
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