90 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

15,566 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 4-10-12.

A- Pours a semi-hazy deep gold hue. A one finger head that retains and laces very well. Tons of carbonation continuously drifting up the glass.

S- Hops, hops, hops! Strong hops dominate, but definite malty sweetness is detectable. Maybe a slight hint of honey in there.

T- This one is very interesting. The hops don't smack you up front like with most DIPA's, but they are prominent. Malt sweetness follows the initial, subdued hops bitterness. Slight alcohol flavor follows towards the end. Ends with a slight bite from the hops.

M- Sticky and chewy. Lingers around the palate delivering all of the flavor. Thicker than most, and weight is perfectly appropriate for hop profile. Could be easily drinkable in the summer heat (like now) or as somewhat of a warmer in the colder months.

Overall, I really like this DFH offering. If I were to keep one IPA/DIPA in the fridge for constant consumption, this might be it. I'd be curious to have one a little fresher. In the end, this gets me excited for the 120's I have in the cellar.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tulip- pours a clear copper with two fingers of off-white head, barely any retention and nice streaky lacing.

Smells pretty malty (caramel, english barley)- a little bit of a light pine hop aroma as well.

Tastes not like a DIPA and more like a bock (maybe I've gotten a strange 4-pack). Lots of caramel and a little toasted malt with undertones of bright pine hops. Decent bitterness; signature DFH yeast/water flavor towards the end.

Mouthfeel is nice- medium bodied with soft, light carbonation, a little resin and a little booze warming on the way down. A nice brew, but doesn't taste like what I want from a DIPA; a shitload of hops.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - amber in color

S - sweet and tones of hop armoa

T - tones of hops with tones of malty sweetness

M medium almost full bodied

Over all - What a wonderful beer incredible bitterness but almost as sweet as it is bitter . Almost a perfect blend . At a abv of 9 % . One wonders were the fuck is the 9% . I love this beer its insanely hoppy and sweet the only beer to best it in a double or triple ipa category is its bigger brother 120 Minute ipa. One most say the 90 minute is Almost perfect and 120 Minute is perfection.

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90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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