90 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
94
outstanding
15,557 Ratings
90 Minute IPA90 Minute IPA
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
15,557
Reviews:
3,901
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
801
Gots:
4,618
For Trade:
35
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 15,557 |  Reviews: 3,901
Photo of NSaad23
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Jakers90
3/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of Grebdioz
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of GuitarMC
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of hopmeister
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of battersbyk
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Kirch
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of N1CK
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of Skye1024
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of zekeman17
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of verdict603
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of rhoer06
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of Lee45102
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of gotweid
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle to a pilsner glass is a crystal clear, coppper/amber beautiful beer with a bright white head & moderate carbonation. Great lookig beer. Aroma of citrus & some malt. Taste that stands out is the citrus, in particular grapefruit, with a nice balance of bitterness followed by some maltiness. Medium bodied, decently carbonated this beer finishes clean, smooth & strong. Not my favorite style of beer but I really enjoyed this one. Very easy & enjoyable.

 465 characters

Photo of jlenik
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of J23hc
4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
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

 506 characters

Photo of MtnDewd
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of kmwilson76
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of jhtipton
4.47/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sunny and 64 on boxing day so why not pop open one of my Christmas gifts! Pours a brilliant crystal clear orange into my chalice and emits an almost orgasmic hoppy malt citrusy piney gush of olfactory assault. Tastes slightly syrupy nectary blend of malts and hops with accents of brown sugar and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is oh so smooth like nectar of the gods coating your throat on the way down. One of my favorite of the DFH lineup and overall my favorite of the East Coast IPA variety. Cheers.

 495 characters

Photo of jpd7374
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of reyolb
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Shilt
3/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of zoghbi
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of negroobserver
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a dogfish head pint glass

Appearance... Filtered crystal clear. Nice light amber color with orange and pink hues. Pours with about a quarter to half inch of white head, which lingers around the rim. Very little visible rising carbonation in the glass.

Smells... Fruity. Moderate and pleasant hop presence in the back. Oakey or woody aroma.

Tastes... Grapefruit. Woody or oak flavor. Malty. Moderate bitterness at the finish, which lingers in the mouth for a few seconds.

Mouthfeel... Good density. Well balanced texture. Light sting on the tongue from the alcohol.

Overall, it's a very enjoyable IPA. There is plenty of hops for the folks who like their IPAs very hoppy. The most interesting and great aspect of this beer is how they've woven the other flavors into the traditional IPA style.

 824 characters

Photo of jamiekimble
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
4.24 out of 5 based on 15,557 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.