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RATINGS: 2461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   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.


Krej's rating

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Krej (170) - USA - APR 17, 2014
At last this beer comes to the same state as me. Iíve been searching for it for ages and it finally comes to a bar 15 minutes away from my work... On a Thursday... Starting at 1pm... Well Iím not man enough to leave work at 1 but I leave a little early to try and get it and got it I did. Disappointed I am not. It doesnít have that great of an aroma, it smells a little citrusy, hoppy, and sugary, but itís all very faint. Itís a very nice clear golden amber color. Very small head but it laces well. It tastes really great. Grapefruity, citrusy, and I donít really know what else but itís good and unique. I donít feel like Iíve ever had a beer that tasted similar to this. It tastes real thick too which is crazy. Kind of like the thickness of a good stout but the rest of it is redonk IPA. Itís also alcoholic as shit, but you canít taste it at all. I think Iíve had about 1/8 of the 10oz glass and that equates to about 2 and a half two hearteds worth of drunkenness. Also Iíve never smoked weed but Iíve heard of weed smokers talking about mind or body highs. Well in my couple of sips I think this beer is giving me a real mind drunk. My mind seems pretty drunk but my body doesnít seem weird at all. It kind of reminds me of drinking absinthe. Anyways this is a great beer and Iíd go through whatever it takes to drink it again and my food just got here so this review is DONE!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dawson710 (2) - Orlando, - SEP 4, 2015 does not count
I love this beer. When drinking a beer I always compare it to this. This is the most complex IPA I have tasted. Very bold characteristics that will leave you wanting more.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thisis12ptfont (1000) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Beer review # 1,000. On tap @ Yard House. Aroma smells more or less like a typical IPA. Notes of pines, herbs, fresh tangerine juice, fresh hops, peach skin as well as slight vanilla, oak, caramel and a ton of booze. Pours a darker golden appearance with a thick foam. Taste is immense with an immediate heavy hop bitterness, pines, hop leaves, hop resin, earth, dirt, dankness and dryness upfront. Immediately thereafter comes a seriously intense malt profile with dominating cough syrup, sweet wort, liquid malt extract syrup, sugared molasses, burnt wort sugar, maple syrup, candied caramel and honey. Finishes extremely dry with hop resin, tree bark, hop oils, hop juice, sugared apricot juice, tangerine juice, pines, herbs, spice and earth. Lots of noticeable metallic quality lingers through each phase. Overall, this is definitely not like any IPA Iíve ever had, let alone any beer Iíve ever had. It tastes like cramming hops and water into a blender and drinking it at the same time as sipping on pure liquid malt extract. Really insane stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3893) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2015
Amber golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, apricot, resin. Bitter hoppy flavour, malts, honey. Quite alcoholic. Finish honey and hops.
(from 66cL bottle @ Letís drink all of Richís American beers Tasting. Thanks for sharing, omgrich!)

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rotemalon (4) - - SEP 1, 2015 does not count
Served in a tulip glass. Beautiful orange color with an amazing foamy white head. A variety of aromas, from sweetened orange peel to crushed peppercorn, vanilla and anise. The taste is sweet caramel followed by swift bitterness which lingers on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (6492) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2015
15/VIII/15 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ Weíre drinking all of Richís American beers tasting - BB: n/a, bottled: 2012 (2015-1084) Thanks to omgrich for sharing the bottle!

Clear orange beer, no head. Arome: fruity, sweet, caramel, some alcohol, soapy touch, bit sugary. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet start, caramel, malty, alcohol, pretty bitter, more alcohol. Aftertaste: funky, lots of alcohol, very bitter, resinous, some citrus, more alcohol.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartzluke (391) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 18, 2015
2015 bottle. 6 oz pour from room-temp bottle unto a tulip glass. Deep orange and clear with a white mildly fizzy head with a green tinge. Nose is all hops. Super herbal with a little citrus underbeath. Pungent, a little mulchy/dirt, pine, moss. Dank, in a good way. Full body, creamy, a little sticky, thick. Taste-- wow. Similar to nose with some more fruity notes. Fairly sweet-- honey. A little floral. Strong booze underneath and in the finish. Not as overpowering as I expected. Very enjoyable.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (831) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
The foam is more or less; nice and partially renewable. It has a good aroma hop mixed with a little citrus, and with my little knowledge, I guess American Amarillo hops. The taste is very vinous with distinct aromas of prune and apricot and a tang of citrus. Of course, it also has a great rich hop flavor, but not as hoppy as expected of an IPA. Despite the huge alcohol is this not very marked, apart from a good warm feeling. It is extremely tasty and a great surprise.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratpatrol1019 (70) - Palm desert, California, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Perfect hop aroma, citrus pine and light fruits. Pours Amber color clear. Flavor is hoppy not to bitter but pretty sweet from excess caramelization. Overall great brew just sweetness from long boil is off for me.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 28, 2015
9.99 twelve ounce bottle. Great aroma of stone fruit and. Citrus. Crystal dark orange pour. Real thick and sweet on palate. Finishes cloying and sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (2889) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 26, 2015
12 oz bottle pours hazy Amber with a off white head. Aroma of citrus, pine and malts. Taste is citrus a with a malty finish.


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