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Dogfish 75 Minute Cellaring/Shelf Life

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by SweetWaterIPA, Feb 7, 2013.

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  1. SweetWaterIPA

    SweetWaterIPA Jan 26, 2009 Georgia

    Was considering picking up some Dogfish 75 minute. However I noticed on the review it says its not a good Cellaring beer. Does anyone have any experience aging this beer?
     
  2. tectactoe

    tectactoe Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    I wouldn't age it, especially if you've never had it. A 7.5% ABV IPA is probably not the best cellar choice.
     
  3. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Jan 26, 2012 Florida

    it's an ipa, but do what you want
     
  4. coachdicarlo

    coachdicarlo Apr 20, 2012 Missouri

    why would you even consider cellaring an ipa at 7.5%?
     
  5. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I mean it has some good malt and maple sweetness, it's doubtful that short-term it will turn undrinkable. it won't improve at all, though.
     
  6. bramsdell

    bramsdell May 27, 2011 North Carolina

    Maple and hops will fade. This is best drank fresh. On cask, this is one of the best beers I've ever had.
     
  7. Michigan

    Michigan Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    The label says:
    It IS a "living beer". I bought a few bottles yesterday (i love the stuff!) I'll lay one down for 6 months and another for a year to see what happens.

    I say if you've never had it, have it fresh. If you have more than one bottle, try an experiment
     
  8. SweetWaterIPA

    SweetWaterIPA Jan 26, 2009 Georgia

    Good point!
     
  9. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Guys, this turns into a bomber of Olde School with time.
     
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