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
Ratings:
8,176
Reviews:
2,322
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
16.41%
 
 
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1,438
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3,899
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to ncketchum for the bottle. Poured this into a CBS snifter.

A) This is a rather attractive blood orange. There was a finger of head, which settled quickly to a thin dusting. There was a bit of sediment, not much lacing.

S) Tropical fruit, Mango, pineapple, some orange. This is a bit floral, but really quite sweet. There's a little booze.

T) The initial impression is the sweetness. I got very ripe pineapple and honey. The ABV is initially very well masked. Then is creeps up on you with some warmth in your throat, that follows all the way to your gut. I really can't complain about the balance, it works.

M) Medium body, maybe a little heavier. There was more carbonation than most beers with a ABV this high, but it works. This is actually pretty darn smooth.

O) I really didn't know what to expect, but this was well put together, and fairly easy drinking. Good thing I only had the one bottle, cause I could see this kicking my ass.

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120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 8,176 ratings.
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