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RATINGS: 2403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 540   ABV: 18%
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Too extreme to be called beer? Brewed to a colossal 45įP, boiled for a full 2 hours while being continually hopped with high alpha American hops, dry-hopped every day in the fermenter for a month, and aged for a month on whole leaf hops, 120 Minute IPA is by far the strongest IPA ever brewed. And at 21% ABV and 120 IBUís, you can see why we are calling this the Holy Grail for Hopheads. Editors note: ABV reduced down to 18% in 2009.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
dhatton (74) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Had a chance to taste this several years ago, but, it unfortunately went unmemorialized. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into snifter. Deep orangish, golden body with a thin head and beautiful lacework. Aromas of a sweet floral bouquet and fresh hay. Golden, flaky, herbaceous biscuits doused in honey. Strong citrus, sweet mango, juicy white grapes, and peach flavors. This is a hoppy caramel infused high-octane nectar of the gods. Layer after layer of hop-filled delight where complexities abound. Steady streams of northbound carbonation. Resinous mouthfeel that leaves a slightly numbing sensation. Alcohol is even more pronounced as it warms. Paramount IPA that all hop lovers need to get their hands on.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (315) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a murky orange with white head. Interesting and complex aroma. Some caramel and toffee, some citrus and tropical fruits and some earthy tones. Flavor is equally complex. You do get some alcohol burn but this not take away from the flavor. Moderate sweetness with mild to moderate bitterness. Sticky and chewy on the palate. Caramel, toffee, biscuits, fruity flavors. Some spicey notes too. Complex and interesting beer. Not the best double ipa but definitely up there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
beersammich (58) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
High amount of sweet followed by a straight up alcohol. Tried letting it age, didnít really make it any better. I can see why people would like it, not really for me. Had it from a bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garlic_of_Doom (496) - SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2014
2011, from Sunken, thanks a lot! Pours amber, no head, just a small ring clinging to the glass. Pretty much expected. Aroma is heavy even at fridge temp, port, raisins, sweetness, loads of caramel, subdued pine hops and resin. Pretty much like a well aged barley wine. Taste matches the aroma pretty much. Full bodied, high carbonation, thick but still very drinkable. Heavy bitter and warming after taste.
Surprised by the balance of this beer.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pricey290483 (515) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Not for me this one very strong aroma and a really strong alcohol taste that follows you get that burning in the back of your throat I am glad intended it but didnít I didnít like it

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
illiniphil (134) - Nashotah, Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2014
A great high abv IPA just done so right. Although at 120 IBU's very well balanced. Also at 18%+ abv was very smooth and drinkable. Always a "must have" in the IPA world. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
I am proud to say that I still have one of these in my cellar! The problem is, what is a big enough event that I should bring it out? I have had the privalege to drink my fair share of dogfish head, but now I find myself in an area that does not have it and I miss it. Time to order online I guess! 120 is an experience every true craft beer lover should have. While the 60 min would be more of my normal drinking style, the 120 tells you a story of balance with smooth amounts of high alcohol mixed with high levels of hopping. Itís amazing what some companies can achieve with beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarLeeMa (20) - New York, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Amazing beer. 3 sips and I already feel a bit tipsy. Great IPA taste without the overly hoppy taste. Definitely taste the amount of alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SotallyTober (68) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a cloudy golden orange with thin off white head. Has a honey, lemon, caramel, peach, and a slight alcohol aroma. Very sweet upfront into a light bitterness, and had a nice warming alcohol finish. Medium body that was oily and chewy on the palate. Still as enjoyable since the last time I had it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sadams26 (4) - Leonard, Michigan, USA - DEC 11, 2014 does not count
Its everything advertised, a great example of the style. Shared a 12 oz bottle, thought it was clean, great flavor and mouth feel but really boozy and warm. Glad to have tried it.


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