90 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA
15,633 Ratings
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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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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3.53/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into Pint glass.

Was looking forward to this one. I was drank the same night as Zombie, Pliney and Blind Pig, so it has a tough crowd to deal with.

A: standard DPA look. Nice head.

S: Hops, with some grapefruit. Hops run this show.

T: Malt flavors and hops control this one. Some floral notes and very slight citrus. The 9 is masked well.

M: Pretty medium here when compared to other DIPA.

O: Hoppy as ever. And malts to go with it. I'll drink again, but many others out there that I prefer.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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1.12/5  rDev -73.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

What's ther to say about this beer that hasn't already been said about Obama. It's empty promises and positive reviews don't give justice for the pure evil and harshness that is this beer. Imaging fermented raisens mixed with vodka. That's what this beer tastes like. The bitterness isn't bracing like a GOOD Ipa. Instead it cuts your taste buds open only to allow the horrible taste to hit you full swing. (like pouring lemon juice into an open wound).

I'm very thankful I bought one bottle of this for a little over $2. I was only able to stomach half before pouring the devil necter down the drain. As I watched it fall into the depths of hell, I noticed the dark color and thick consistency not unsimilar to that of a cough syrup. Truly symbolic for the evil that this over rated beer brings.

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4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle into a tulip

Amber with a small head. Head retention is slightly above average and lacing is strong.

Smells woody/resin. Not a strong alcohol smell. Thought the smell was kind of weak and was expecting a let down with this beer.

Tasted fantastic. Bold yet balanced. Hops a-plenty. Resin, grapefruit, floral. It has a strange, exotic type flavor. When the liquid first touched my tongue I thought, "hmm this is an odd flavor" but when I finish swallowing I was like, "wow, absolutely perfect." This happened throughout the entire glass. Really, the taste of this beer is perfect. It's mysterious yet 100% rewarding.

Feels very nice. Not overly carbonated but easy to drink and refreshing. Finishes strong, not too dry.

Have to say, after hearing so much about this beer I was not at all disappointed. Would have got a full 5 on the overall score had it not been for the price. There are still several IPA's that are nearly as good but WAY cheaper. Still, a great beer for a celebration!

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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

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4.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear orange pour with 1-finger light cream head. Faint retention. Thin even sheet of lace around the glass. Very clear glass of beer.

Nose is strong. Definite alcohol burn. Woody, deeply earthy hops. Strong wood notes.

Deep, rich taste. More wood here, along with dark fruit. Strong aftertaste, again with wood (mahogany maybe?) and a touch of maple syrup. Strong alcohol burn.

Feel is very thick and heavy.

Overall, a keeper - but for my taste there are much better impy ipas out there.

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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 15,633 ratings
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