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RATINGS: 797   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Johnny Cask has entered the building! Weíve 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 wonít 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25140) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle at PapsÝ. Hazy amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of citrus peel. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle, 75 cl, at PapsÝ. Hazy golden with a white head. Fruity, malty aroma. Sweet caramel and citrusy hops in the mouth. Dry bitter finish. Nothing special - the lyrical waxings on the label promise way too much. The usual Dogfish Head problem...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (32889) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of fruits, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, alcohol, fruits, and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Elwood. Pours golden with a slight haze and a creamy white head. Fresh citrusy hop aroma with a chocolate touch (!) Medium body, sweet malty, again quite some citrusy hops while the carbonation is a little excessive. Surprisingly subdued bitterness. 270812

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jriggz7 (117) - Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2012
At the brew pub and from cask. Maple , lemon, herbal nose. Orange, and citrus flavor with hint of maple. Very tasty

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2012
The perfect IPA and the deScription is spot on (when a 60 min is too little and a 90 min is too much). Citrus hop aroma makes me think of lemons. I had this in a bottle and Iím dying to try it on cask.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steasy66 (1114) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Straw with big white head. Big maple aroma. Fairly hoppy flavor somewhat sweet. Wish I had tried out fresher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2012
In short: A typical IPA plagued by a soap/perfume aroma and flavor
How: Bottle 750ml, consumed fresh a few days after purchase
The look: Almost clear golden body topped by a medium off-white head with good retention
In long: The hoppy nose of medium intensity is floral, soapy, herbal, perfumy, a bit piney and a bit citrusy. That perfumy/soapy character is not my thing and I donít remember getting it from the 60 and 90 Minute versions. Weird. Taste starts with toasted biscuit malts, plenty of plain semi-sweet cookies. Then the hops, nothing overwhelming here, medium intensity bitterness, very herbal, pine-tree and unfortunately quite soapy. The soapy/perfumy character plus the pine-tree brought a scented wood sensation, similar to freshly cut cedar but even more perfumy. The soapy/perfumy character didnít overwhelmed the beer, drinking a full 750ml was no problem at all but it wasnít a super pleasant experience either. Not something I will buy again. I need to revisit the 60 and 90 Minute because thatís not the hop signature I remember from those two classics. I liked the full body mouthfeel with plenty of soft bubbles. Not a bottle I should have bought but I just canít help myself when Iím in a beer store, I have no self-control, but at least if it is true that we are our worst enemy then I have nothing to worry, if I ever try to hit myself a drunk fuck like me will totally miss.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8730) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 13, 2012
Cask at The Old Toad Dogfish Head Fest 5. Deep copper with a fine, low, head. Nose of citrus (lemon and orange), gumball, orange zest, light caramel, phenols. Lovely toasty malt flavor, great balance, citrus and grass. Perfect bitterness. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle.. Great pale amber color, nice excellent head retention white head... This is the best example of a beer poured from a firken represented in a bottle, while the flavor wasnt necessarily excellent though it was a bit piney earthy and sweet... The mouthfeel body was exquisite...

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