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60 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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60 Minute IPA60 Minute IPA

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
60 Minute IPA is continuously hopped -- more than 60 hop additions over a 60-minute boil. (Getting a vibe of where the name came from?)

60 Minute is brewed with a slew of great Northwest hops. A powerful but balanced East Coast IPA with a lot of citrusy hop character, it's the session beer for hardcore enthusiasts!

60 IBU

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

60 Minute IPA brewed by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, with an ABV of 6.00% This brew pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. The smell of 60 Minute IPA, is rich with hops, grains and malts. There is also some grassy notes in the smell of this IPA. This IPA has the look and smell of most IPA's on the market. Now for the taste, it is bold with hop flavors. Then you pick up on the grains and malts. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a nice balance to it. There is a fair amount of lacing to 60 Minute IPA , it sticks to the glass well. 60 Minute IPA has a lot going on in it, however it is like most IPA's on the market. Not saying that is a bad thing. I like how smooth this brew goes down. It is really hard to pick up on the 6.00% ABV in this brew. The mouth feel of 60 Minute IPA is rich , bold, Clean, and refreshing. Overall I'm giving 60 Minute IPA a 4.50 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. This is a smooth drinking IPA. If you are looking for a smooth IPA look this brew up. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery did a real nice job with this brew.

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Photo of Amateurbrewmaster
4.87/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This IPA is absolutely amazing. It is definitely a beer to recommend to someone who wants to get in to IPA's.
Look: Pours a light amber color with a healthy head.
Smell: Smells of a variety of hops from east to west coast and maybe some spicy European hops. All of the hops is making it so that only a faint crystal caramel malt can come through.
Taste: Hops, Hops, Malts, Malts and more hops. Very well balanced. Got the citrusyness from the hops, the spiciness, the herbalness, and the very pleasant sweetness of the malts that goes away without a trace at the end.
Feel: Decent carbonation. Seems a bit lighter in carbonation than your typical IPA's. Not too thin, very very good in the mouth
Overall: This beer is a great IPA. It is a great representation of what I think an IPA should be. It is very well balanced and very refreshing. It is not a death by hop bomb, and the hops isn't exclusively tropical citrus, pineapple and mango. It's got some citrus, some pine, some floral notes, and a little bit of an herbal spiciness. And the alcohol content isn't through the roof. Definitely a good choice to go with a dinner and not have the night be over. Highly recommended if you're trying to get in to the IPA's.

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Photo of Zolin
3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

As much as I love the 90 minute and so many other beers they make, how is that their flagship IPA is only above average? Don't get me wrong, I turn to the 60-minute a lot, too much quite frankly. Always solid, if always solid is good enough.

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Photo of lwcreasy
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One-and-a-half fingers of a cream-colored head rests on top of a hazy, amber liquid. Lighter highlights mark the bottom. Good head retention. Good lacing.

First to the nose is a pungent, herbal hop quality and some light citrus. A grainy malt aroma comes to suggest popcorn and crackers. Dried herbs and slight spices punctuate the aroma, and these notes increase as the beer warms.

Strong crackery malt mixes with herbal and spicy hops for a very mellow, rounded tasting IPA. There is no hop smash, or intense aromatics. Taste is deep, rustic, and smooth. Popcorn-like quality of the malt, as well as a slight orange citrus quality from the hops are increasing, all riding on that mellow backbone of dried herbs. Graham-cracker like flavors become more apparent. So too does a slight buttery-ness. Bitterness is medium and mostly rides on the finish, which leans to the herbs and produces a slight metallic twinge to the aftertaste.

Medium body with a slight creaminess. Finish is "gulpy"- that is, not too carbonated or attenuated. Mixes interestingly with the herbal, somewhat metallic aftertaste.

A much less intense IPA than I remembered, even compared to the other "old standards." The beer is still a great example of an endlessly drinkable India Pale from the East Coast.

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Photo of Bruno74200
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice session ale even if this one is a bit old (4 months). Very delicate floral, spicy and citrusy hops. The light malt balance is good. The mouthfeel is mineral but not watery. Makes me think of a good muscadet wine

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Photo of ryno6616
4.32/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Things have changed in the IPA market so much since I first had this. This was my first love when it comes to IPAs. I have since grown to really use this as my "daily drinker" IPA. Which is kinda crazy considering how good it really is. But when I have access to Alchemist, Lawsons, Tree House etc....this does take a back seat. Solid, solid IPA.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.49/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A nice IPA. Less bite than the 90 minute. In some ways that’s better, but others not. Aroma: lots of pine, ash, grass, hops. Look: yellow beer color. Taste: smooth hops, pine, pancake syrup. Feel: good carbonation,"

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Photo of tantric_tornado
4.64/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

LOVE it. Actually love it more than the 90 minute IPA (which was officially my favorite until now!). Tastes good, aromas are good, the bubbling after mouth feel is good. Very nice beer guys good job

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Photo of billysdad
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent brew. Can't compare, to me, to west coast hoppiness. Nowhere near the 90 minute IPA which is great, which competes with DIPA from Stone, Lagunitas.

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Photo of KLHBB
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

60 ibu is pushing the limit of my hop tolerance, but this was well-balanced and will go great with the pizza in the oven. Grassy, floral, hoppy, a jewel-tone amber color. Definitely very good.

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Photo of fscottkey
3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: [3.75] Beer is a golden yellow color. It has a scant 1/4 finger of head that moves down to a thin wispy layer on the surface of the beer. The bottle lists the ABV (6.0%) and there is a bottled on date (05/17/2016).

S: [3.50] Crackers, then slight caramel and grassy scents. Overall the aroma is pretty subdued.

T: [3.75] Toffee, caramel up front then it rolls into some piney hop flavor. Maybe some hints of lemon rind late.

M: [4.25] This beer is smooth. There is no jarring hop whollop late. It has a nice heft to it and a nice level of carbonation.

O: [3.75] For an IPA this is pretty low key on the hops and bitter. I get very little hop aroma at all. The hops are more noticeable in the flavor - but even there it is mellow. This is really easy drinking with a really excellent smooth mouthfeel. Even at 6.0% you could put away a few of these pretty quickly.

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Photo of andy712
3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the local taproom. It's a very good, slightly lower alcohol IPA. I enjoyed the fact that the hops didn't overwhelm the malt. It doesn't have a real strong citrus taste, but a decent balance between citrus and pine flavors. This is a good, reliable IPA, although not a standout for me.

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Photo of Chiefy770
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 Fluid Ounce Bottle
Bottled on March 25th, 2016
Reviewed on July 24th, 2016
Served in an IPA Glass

Look: Pale gold body with a light orange glow. Big head, roughly 3 fingers deep. Excellent head retention, tons of lacing.

Smell: Citrus: Grapefruit and sweet orange peel. Pine. Touch of cracker from the malts. Overall clean aroma, nothing seemed out of proportion.

Taste: Citric hops up front: grapefruit, lemon zest, and a splash of orange. Sweet, light notes of caramel sat between the hops and malts. In my humble opinion, this is a perfect malt profile for an IPA. Light, cracker/bread.

Feel: Light bodied. Moderate/high carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall: The quintessential IPA.

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Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
4.78/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Not to bitter, not too sweet. Incredibly flavorful with rich notes of orange and lemon sherbet, custard, pine resin, sauteed onions and very very mild hints of hazelnut.

Nice and hoppy, crisp and very refreshing... Medium feel and carbonation. I could drink a whole six pack of these with absolutely no problem.

Just an all around world class IPA. I love this beer. Dogfish Head set out to brew a full flavored, refreshing and uncompromisingly hoppy IPA and they did just that.

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Photo of ByronDBeer
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Yellow-golden, clear. 1 finger decent head with yellow tint.
S: Distinct hop smell, sharp but clean hops, not crazy floral or anything. Some smooth malt/honey smell
T: Hop bitterness shows a bit, not as balanced as 90 minute. Dry, clean, wooden hops. Some medium-light malt backing it- very nice malts but not strong. Grainy.
F: A bit dry and sharp. Crisp.

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Photo of ONUMello
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Light orange with a two finger head
S: Citrusy, earthy, a bit of malt
T: Matches the nose. Dry, earthy first and foremost with dried hops and malt to finish
M: Medium-bodied, dry
O: Certainly an icon, defines the east coast ipa style. I've had this many times but apparently never reviewed until today - certainly worthy of getting many more

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Photo of GoRedbirds1982WorldSeries
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the standard for balanced and precise IPAs. I have been drinking this for years but only now, for some reason, decided to rate it. I took this beer for granted, like an old dog who is always home, at the front door, waiting for you.

Drunk from a refrigerated bottle in beautiful Savannah GA.

One can find hopper, fruitier, "copperer"and other comparative "er's" out there but with comparitives, there must be the item to which they are compared. Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA is it. The aroma is hoppy without pine tree nutso stuff, the head is thick and frothy even from the bottle, the appearance is "delightfully clear,"the color is yellow to copper without haze, and the flavor is classic, nervously balanced bitterness. This is the precision beer. If this were a wine it would be a racy, but balanced between acidity and sweet Mosel Reisling. But it's not. I am glad it is a beer. Go Delaware! Go Dogfish!

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottled on 04/01/16

Pours slightly hazy golden amber orange with a dense creamy white foam head. Smells like sweet toasty malt, dark berries, orange citrus, grapefruit, guava, papaya, caramel bready grain, with herbal pine and earthy grass. Tastes like sweet roasty toasted malts, dark berries, some mellow bready caramel cracker, orange citrus, grapefruit, guava, papaya, with dank earthy grass and herbal pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy with moderate low carbonation. Overall a really nice and balanced IPA.

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Photo of GStone899
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pale golden color with minimal lacing. Very dry. In fact, I've never had an IPA this dry. Citrus n pine notes but really no flavor overpowers another. Feel is a bit light. Extremely well balanced. This beer was brewed to perfection that's for sure. I've had other more flavorful IPA's but this one is definitely solid.

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Photo of Kevin_Langford
3.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is a very good IPA. It's a bit dry, strong hops, and has decent carbonation. The aftertaste is good, though some may consider it a little bitter due to the hops. Overall a great beer in my book. I'll definitely have this one again.

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Photo of crimsonfloyd
3.44/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Amber in color. Smells like green grapes and citrus. A little on the musty side. The smell is the weakest aspect of this beer. Tastes of lemon/ lemon rind, followed by a biscuit aftertaste. A little on the light side with medium carbonation. Overall, I find this to be well done, but not quite my taste. I'll stick with the 90 minute.

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Photo of Guppy314
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a Gold/Amber with a fluffy white head. Aroma is full of hops with that continues into the hops-forward taste with some citrus hints. There was a strong bitter/hogs finish without a "hot" sense.

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Photo of ronjohn
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

probably my favorite IPA these days. nice complex flavor, light tasting, crisp, sweet, no bitterness here. not as rich as their 90 minute IPA but quite a bit moe "sessionable" as they call it here. it would be fair to say this is a "light version" of 90 minute, they are brothers.

for years I defaulted to flavorless light beers because the good stuff just filled me up before I had the beer buzz I wanted. 60 minute IPA brings the flavor without filling me up. overall dogfish head is certainly my favorite brewery these days.

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Photo of psycHOPathy
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber to orange fade, minimal head
Smells of carmelly malt sweetness, orange, apricot, peach, mango, some pine in there
Surprisingly grainy tasting up front. Sweetness is more floral than citrusy here. Very hoppy, of course
Feels slightly more dry than I prefer, not a real problem though
A good beer as expected though admittedly it was brewed 9 weeks ago

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Photo of Mitchmoore12
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Poured out a dark gold color that was hazy with a white. Left behind a good bit of vertical lacing on the side of my glass.
Smell: Smells of crisp citrus hops with a little malt in the background. Some pine in there too.
Taste: Tasted amazing. Had the citrus hops up front with some grapefruit and ended with earthy pine notes and the malt background.
Feel: Medium body feels light on the tongue with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Great hoppy IPA with lots of flavor and good mouth feel. Would definitely buy it again.

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