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RATINGS: 4249   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute I.I.PA., "perhaps the best I.P.A. in America." An Imperial I.P.A. brewed to be savored from a snifter. A big beer with a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate. This beer is an excellent candidate for use with Randall The Enamel Animal! 90 ibu
Tasting Notes: Brandied fruitcake, raisiney, citrusy.
Food Pairing recommendations: Pork chops, beef, grilled fish, frites, focaccia, split pea soup, Stilton cheese & escargot.
Glassware recommendation: Snifter
Wine comparable: Sauvignon Blanc
In case you care... the average 12 oz. serving has 294 calories.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cincystout (3) - Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2014 does not count
Great malty taste with the hop kick at the end. The hops in the aroma is citrus and pine like. The malt is sweet but the hops perfectly balance it out.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DiscerninDrunk (37) - - SEP 9, 2014
Medium copper pour with a small dense white head with somewhat low retention, very clear, nice lacing. Citrus (lemon, grapefruit, orange) on the nose, floral, malts, sugar, maybe Candi sugar? Resinous start, moves quickly into the floral notes, which on turn is taken over by refined sugar, and finishes with a lingering pine note. Medium body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RafeAU (115) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2014
This was hoppy like an IPA but not a hop bomb. Instead it is very well balanced and more controlled. alcohol warmth, somewhat sweet. Very nice. bottle in Berkeley.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cousin_Larry (328) - - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2014 Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute I.I.PA., "perhaps the best I.P.A. in America." An Imperial I.P.A. brewed to be savored from a snifter. A big beer with a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
vadie (711) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
Une belle couleur de cuivre avec un tête généreux beige. L’arôme déborde d’houblon avec un parfum d’agrumes et pin. En bouche c’est un célébration d’houblon. L’amertume est bien équilibré avec un peu du malt et un douceur légère.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stevesie (323) - - SEP 5, 2014
From bottle. Amber appearance; little head. Sweet nose. Taste is boozy, almost wine-like with nice hop character. Meets Dogfish’s lofty expectations. Recommended.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuelMTL (71) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
From 12 oz bottle in tulip glass. Pour is clear amber with a golden touch. Head disappears quickly. Nose is heavy dark fruits with a lot of dough. A bit boozy. In the mouth, it’s an IIPA with a heavy body, a long medium pine bitterness and a huge malt sweetness. Fresh bread and dried apricots. A hint of chocolate is also perceptible. Heavy beer that is surprisingly easy to drink at 9 ABV.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesusthug (3) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2014 does not count
Aroma of a stout. Does have a Dark Fruity taste. Heavy body and finishes very creamy on the pallet. A overall good IPA and probably the best heavy bodied IPA on the market.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (728) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
Bouteille 355ml. Couleur orangé translucide, mousse beige crémeuse et insistante, laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de pamplemousse, houblon résineux, malt, alcool, pointe de vanille. Goût d’alcool, pamplemousse, malt caramel, plutôt sucré, caramel, amertume intense. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen-dense.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tone_leggett (7) - - SEP 2, 2014 does not count
Putting other IPA's to shame, well balanced and all round perfection. An IPA for any time of year or day. Rich golden colour, almost sweet in flavour with just the right amount of hop at the finish.


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