120 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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120 Minute IPA120 Minute IPA
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
Ranking:
#1,907
Reviews:
2,358
Ratings:
8,315
pDev:
15.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,439
Gots:
3,978
Trade:
239
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Ratings: 8,315 |  Reviews: 2,358
Photo of RPM3334
3.67/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of darkfruits
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sikemenow
4.65/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dsa7783
3.52/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Morris Tap and Grill in Randolph. Pours a golden effervescent hue with moderate frothing. Boozy aroma replete with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Similar overall flavor profile.

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Photo of Keeling
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CoasterGuy
2.01/5  rDev -51.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of GenoMcCoy
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rjanowski
5/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Korymiller
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy, blood orange pour. Boozy aroma, citrus peel as well. Well balanced flavor, hoppy and boozy. Pretty smooth for the 120 IBU. Great but not earth-shattering beer.

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Photo of JPS10
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Beautiful copper/amber with rich white head and very sticky lacing.
S: Hops, mild citrus, piney resin, and grains.
T: Follows the nose, boozy pine filled bite with a nice hops mix and some light citrus/floral.
M: Full
O: This is a nice IPA but a very slow sipper, flavors are good for the ABV but it does come with a bite.

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Photo of Czequershuus
4.87/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer pours pours a fairly muddy amber with a smallish head. The aroma is bold, with butterscotch, toffee, pine, grass, onion, lemon peel, brown bread, sage, dill, a load of savory and sweet scents. The flavor is an overwhelming, but in a good way - the first thing I notice are the sweet, rich malts - butterscotch, caramel, even vanilla, then huge hop derived cedar, pine, resin, cannabis, caramelized onion, dill, thyme, and rosemary. the mouthfeel is heavy and thick with soft, bubbly carbonation. Overall this is an astounding beer - so complex and profound, just a true sensation.

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Photo of RochefortChris
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Manthon
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DarthVorador
4.99/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dueserdo
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Exceptional and special for me for that special occasion due to the fact that it is 18% ABV.
Usually I share a 12oz. bottle with a friend.

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Photo of uvclay
4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackgonzo
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FalconOne
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cwd
4.58/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shooter82
2.42/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours medium haze, smells like a collection of pine cones. Tastes more of malt liquor then beer

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Photo of SiepJones
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

120 IPA was different, boozy but not very boozy, and despite the alleged 120 IBU I did not think it was very bitter. Overall it came out modest in may respects. It was very good but maybe it had a little bit too much alcohol for my liking.

Look: Semi-clear copper hue with an inch off-white head.

Aroma: sweet dark fruits and some alcohol

Taste: It's sweet, there's dark fruit and some citrus, and moderate piney hoppiness. It is a bit boozy, but not at all as much as one would expect for 16.50%, far from it. Still this is a bit too much for me.

Feel: thick and full

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Photo of Sirnickatnite
4.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of christimm
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 8,315 ratings
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