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RATINGS: 782   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Johnny Cask has entered the building! We’ve retrofitted a 15 barrel tank to perfectly produce a very special cask conditioned ale (so, we have a little time to play around during winters at the Delaware coast). This beer, known as Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA is a blend of 60 and 90 Minute IPAs with a special whole leaf cascade dry-hopping session. Post-hopping the beer gest transferred into firkins and dosed with fresh yeast and maple syrup from the ole family homestead (actually the first batch will be re-fermented with maple syrup from the farm up the road from ours since ours won’t be ready until late March.

Only the ratings for bottles and single-cask pours of this should be rated. The 50/50 blends of 60 and 90 where they come from different taps are not rateable, and do not belong here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dagimp (859) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle purchased at The Greeks in Narberth. Just arrived that day so it must be fresh! New typey DFH 750ml bottle. Pours with a tooooooooonnnnnnnn of frothy white head. An explosion if you will. For sure this is bottle conditioned. Very mild floral aroma. Darkish golden and hazy profile. Lots of thick lacing. Mouthfeel is just too carbonated even after sitting out for a long time. Taste is quite good. Earthy, doughy taste. Plenty of grass, lemon, mild pine sap, vanilla and wood (cedar). Damn good beer. Really tasted like a cask conditioned IPA. It was $13 a bottle so I'm not sure I'd buy it again any time soon, but I did really like it. Let it sit out uncapped a while, the flavor gets better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMMillsy (1787) - Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2012 Pours hazy golden with a massive exploding head. Aroma of citrus lemon hops. Smells so fresh. All the pine hops you expect up front, with an interesting sweet finish that keeps the bitter from hitting the back of your throat. Less citrus flavor than I would expect from te nose, but the maple keeps a smooth, faintly sweet pine hop taste. Good stuff. Prefer this to the 90. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Gold color. Slighty hazy. Woody aroma with some hop notes. Medium heavy body and relatively high carbonation. Clean finish. Lingering hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (5001) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2012
From a 75 cl bottle shared with friends. Pours a cloudy amber with a thick off white head. Fruity hop aroma. Strong hops muted by maple syrup. Bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2012
1 pt 9.4 fl oz bottle courtesy of MK. Pours a cloudy burnt orange with large, slightly off-white head. Aroma is juicy, piney/citric hops with caramel and very subtle maple syrup. Flavour has similar hop profile with solid malt base and gentle maple sweetness. Nice bitterness in finish. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (4637) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle. Clear gold pour with white head, nice lacing. Aroma of dank hops, really grassy, maple syrup is present actually, pine, a tad yeasty. Taste is slightly sweet, good citrus hop flavor, not very bitter at all. Palate is a tad sweet/heavy, carbonation is medium. Good beer, not sure about the IPA style, but a nice hybrid style. Nothing like what a 50/50 blend would taste like I believe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5231) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 19, 2012
750. Tons of carbonation. Slightly sweet with the subtle citrus taste. Caramel and malt. Malty nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (6211) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2012
bottle shared with mathieuc, tom10101 minderbinder and others. thanks david! hazy light yellow orange, nice off-white had, good retention/lacing. earthy, spicy malts - nicely toasted, some leafiness and sweetness. average carbonation, short to medium long grassy, medium body - oily. nice but freshness is missing or hops have faded significantly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2793) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden with medium creamy white head. Interesting lacing. Aroma is of soap, malt, citrus, caramel. Taste is of malt, citrus, caramel. Palate: medium body. Overall: Good beer, but weird soap in aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (4244) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by David M., thanks! Unclear yellow/orange with a small white head. Aroma of malt/caramel with citrus and resinous hops. Taste is sweet and malty (caramel) with a smooth hoppy finish. I didn’t smell or taste the maple syrup. Good well balanced IPA but a little too malty for my taste (maybe because the bottle was old?).

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