Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 4563   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2004
Thanks IPFreely for getting me a bottle of this. And thank you dogfish head for making such an amazing beer. Body is copper colour with just a touch of white foam resting on top. Aroma is hoppy with some fine candy notes that balance things out quite nicely. Taste is hoppy bitterness to a great extent. Also noticeable is a caramel type sweetness. Again nice balance. Smooth mouthfeel with only a slight alcohol aftertaste. Iíd love to have more of these.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (5499) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2004
Ale Fest Fort Wayne 2004. This bottled brew poured a small head of fine clear colored mostly diminishing bubbles that left behind a fair lacing. The body was a softly carbonated transparent orange color. The aroma was mildly hopped with some caramel notes to it. The mouth feel was medium strength hoppy with a bit at the start and then smoothened in the finish. The flavor contained notes of caramel malt and piney hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
susini1 (6) - Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2004 does not count
Nice beer with a bitter after taste. Nice hoppy flavor. Not much head. A nice IPA. Needs to tone the after taste down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (10793) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2004
Citrus aroma. Dark orange color. Bit of lace for attractiveness. Hop attack on tongue and bitterness on palate. Unique mellower finish, after all those bubbles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shadrach (176) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 15, 2004
Poured orange/yellow with minor head. Had a medium grapefruit aroma. The taste was defintely grapefruit with a good amount of hops and a slight alcohol burn, much less so than the 120. Aftertaste had some spice in it as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2004
On tap at "Big City" in Allston, MA. Heavy and bold. A mix of cream and a dash of spice. Feels heavy in the glass, and has minimal froth. Donít expect the beer to jump at you extrovertedly; this is one that seeps down into your corpus.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lastdoctor (2) - Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2004 does not count
Great beer! Hops, hops, and more hops. Has an amber like color, with a little head. There is a hint citrus and a lot of hops. One of the best IPAís I have ever tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
walleye (1092) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 12, 2004
poured a cloudy amber with a small head that didnít hang around long. aroma hops, citrus and a little yeast. flavor hops and hints of oranges with some bitterness.mouth feel was smooth and and just the right amount of bitterness. this one I will drink again

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkato (18) - USA - MAY 11, 2004
A great Ipa. Very hoppy and bitter. I love the color of this beer. Didnít really notice the alcohol. One of my fav Ipas up there with stone and bellís

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - MAY 10, 2004
Damn. What a beer. Hoppy, bitter and smooth. I love you 90 Minute IPA. Pours amber with a tan head and goes down fantastic. Best IPA Iíve had.

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