90 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
94
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15,491 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:
15,491
Reviews:
3,891
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
797
Gots:
4,566
For Trade:
35
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Ratings: 15,491 |  Reviews: 3,891
Photo of rsuarez1982
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMA
4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.49/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L- A bit over a frothy one finger head. Nice healthy look. Slightly clear. Deep amber color.
S-Subdued aroma. But as I continue to inhale I get the smell of aging fruits, like grapefruit and other tropical fruits. Strong hops as well.
T- Wonderfully flavored. Bitter and sweet from the hops, yet it is also smooth. Notes of citrus, especially grapefruit. Very malty. Strong taste. I also get a warmth through my body when drinking this brew. Don't know if its just me, but I enjoyed it
F- Creamy and smooth mouth feel.
O- Best Imperial Ipa Ive ever had. Very finely crafted. Great on every mark. Well done Dogfish.

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonterman
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Ferretferret
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A perfect amber IPA! It's imbued with that "hot caramel thickness" often found in high ABV beers. This is perfectly complimented by pine, citrus, and other features inherent to east coast IPA's.
Fantastic, albeit a little short on IBU's to cover up the ABV burn

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Photo of GHow
4.93/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I purchased a single Dog Fish Head 90 minute at local for a tasting.
Poured a super chilled bottle into a glass that presented a IIPA smokey orange red glow.
DFH 90 pours fine foam head and leaves a great lacing to my glass after each sip.
No over powering hop aroma that would register on anyone’s 'skunky beer meter. ' Its smooth malt hop flavor has no palate harsh biting after shock even for a 90 IBU. Somewhat sweet flavor that could disguise the alcohol kick that comes with this fine imperil. I would recommend this to anyone’s rotation pool.

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Photo of Docksidebars
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JBudraux
3.58/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trevor_martin
4.79/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of travelguy
4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jm_cook_52
4.78/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bpkrippner
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leefx
4.17/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wflamholtz
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Casey_L
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ilafan
2.48/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of rjal
3.63/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigmj7
4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.44/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bullyy56
4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I probably shouldn't have had this one on the same night as Stone's Enjoy by, but at least I can tell the difference between these two imperial IPAs.
The look is a lovely Amber-orange, a very nice foamy head, not quite off white and rich looking
The smell is a bit subdued, but you still get all the notes of grapefruit, some other tropical fruits, and a slight sweetness from the malt.
The taste is almost exactly like the nose, the hops are also subdued initially, but as the beer warms up you can get more of the hop-bitterness on the back end, backed up by that lovely malt backbone.
The mouthfeel is what I call a rich lightness bordering on medium. Very smooth all the way through, a highly drinkable DIPA.
Overall, what I get from this beer is that its a subdued version of Stone's Enjoy By, which ain't such a bad thing. Since this is more readily available in my area, it probably would be my go to DIPA (Until I try more of Lagunitas' stuff, that is). It's definitely an enjoyable, outstanding beer.

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Photo of Stephenmheadley
4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark coppery color from the rich malt in the beer, this is a serious double IPA. Strong hops and malt profile provide a bitter profile to match some of the sweeter sugars in the beer. It's a man's beer and is a great choice to have.

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Photo of Brandonvlansdown
4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

90 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
4.24 out of 5 based on 15,491 ratings.
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