120 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 18.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Too extreme to be called beer? 120 Minute IPA is brewed to a colossal 45-degree plato, boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops!

120 IBU
ABV varies from 15-20%.

Added by frank4sail on 03-24-2003

BEER STATS
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8,156
Reviews:
2,315
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
16.41%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle poured into a snifter.

A - Pours a little darker orange with a soft off-white head that lingers.

S - No surprise, hops. It's a complex hop character though, with some soothing citrus hop rounding the back end, and piney notes stinging the aroma up front. Some notes of roasted barley and caramel too.

T - Quite the hop punch in the mouth. Oddly, the first thing I taste real quick is a nice sweet citrus hop flavor, and then just a punching of piney hops. Reminds me almost of peppers where you get that taste, and then the heat comes up afterwards. A quite delicious backbone from the malt and barley. Very full and well rounded taste.

M - If it wasn't for the massive amount of hops, I would consider this quite drinkable. The hops definitely weigh heavy on the mouth. The carbonation is good, and the flavors continually pop.

O - I expected just a big hop punch which I got, but didn't expect that smooth silky backbone that made this very enjoyable to drink. I could see where aging would be interesting, but I prefer just that massive hop character. I would for sure seek this out again fresh.

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120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 8,156 ratings.
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