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RATINGS: 2482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 540   ABV: 18%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bag (106) - Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2009
From bottle... poured really nice cloudy orange with sizable white head. Typical but stronger aroma, but it added strong alcohol too. Flavor was overpowered by alcohol which was just too much for me to enjoy the beer. Also, creamier and less bitter than I liked. I was disappointed because everyone I know claims to love this beer. I might try this again some other time, but based on my first experience, this is a beer I just can’t love.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ColovianTrader (451) - - NOV 19, 2015
Loads of caramel throughout, with notes of apples, spiced cider, sweet grains and hints of tropical fruit. Solid citrus hop bitterness. Sweet sugar finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewMstr (166) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Draft at falling rock denver. Wow, BIG BEER, not for wimps or whiners. Malt base to carry the alcohol and hops, hops, hops otherwise. Amber colored, thick syrup taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
puboflyons (2711) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz bottle dated 07/22/15. Served at about 45 degrees. Handsome looking copper-amber pour with yellow hues around the edges underneath a moderate, long lasting cream colored head. The aroma has an enticing sweet malt character up front and nothing in the way of hops like I expected. Also a nice orange, peach, and mango note. No alcohol to speak of on the nose. Big bold body and smooth. The taste has the same sweet malt and fruity characters but there is an alcohol burn that kicks in and warms my chest as it goes down. Not a lingering bitterness. Extremely well balanced given its high ABV. And this one was a fresh one! They say it ages well. I wonder how it might have been a year from now. Glad I finally got to try it. Worth the hype it gets.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackBeerPG (126) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Taste: giant hoppy bitter alcohol bite, warming barley wine mouth feel. Copper color with a semi haze. Nose is big and complex of hops. Full body with and average head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (4121) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
3 oz bottle pour at ChurchKey shared by solidfunk, thanks Josh! 2012 vintage. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of floral, caramel, toffee, booze, oak. Tastes of caramel, floral, oak, booze, light citrus. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5989) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Kind of messy, but then this is three years aged and without any of the fresh hops a 120 minute ipa should have. Pours amber with OK head. Lots of malt and booze. Bittersweet finish. Bottle pour from 2012 at Churchkey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ahuth (110) - - OCT 25, 2015
Bottled. Cooper brown. Has a big hops taste. Has a big piney hops. A spicy hops after taste. Has a huge hops taste. Worth the price of the bottle. Have to sip the beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregwilsonstl (1569) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Hoozah this has booze...almost to much. Not too hoppy for an ipa. More hype than anything i notice. Tasted at Elijah Ps Monsters of Beer festival.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TattooJack (361) - Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Poured from the single $11- bottle, nice orange with a little collar for about 30 seconds. Smells like concentrated hops and fruit. Taste is Strong! Its like they took 2 IIPAís and took the water out to make it 12oz. I felt a buzz on the 2nd sip, and was sweating half way thru the glass. Gets easier to drink as the palate adjusts but still a sipper. I know where a 4-pack is hiding, Iíll check back if I buy it. Wow, thatís all I got.

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