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RATINGS: 4291   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rcmatthews (10) - USA - AUG 20, 2006
Nice grassy aroma from the hops. At first I can definetly taste the barley, which I like. It isnít immediately overpowered by the hops. The hops are not too bitter, but are definetly prevalent. Slight alcohol warming on the finish. Makes me want to try more IIPAs.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (132) - Missouri, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Aroma contains malt sweetness, pine hops, yeast, honey and some alcohol, but not much. Looks great - copper colored, dark for an IPA with a large pillow of white foam. Too much foam for me, but otherwise striking. Taste is honey sweetness with hops taking over after that. The hops are very unique in this one - they are prevalent and pine flavored but not at all bitter. Honey and hops, simple but it works. ABV very well hidden. This is good but I thought it would be the best IPA I have ever had. Possibly top 10, worth trying but there are a lot of good IPAís out there.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
naivepegasus (342) - USA - NOV 27, 2014
Pours a slightly dark orange with a thin film of soapy head. Strong citrus and grapefruit notes. A very complex flavor, with some dark fruit sweetness and just a bite of the alcohol fading into a really nice hop bitter aftertaste. Iím amazed Iíve not rated this yet- itís rightfully one of the best out there.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mintzmeet (221) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bright orange. Light head. Some light citrus notes. Herbal orange. Earthy stickiness.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen1 (2716) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
0,33 flaske hos Einar, nov-14: vi tok denne etter 90 Minute, og dennehar (om mulig) mer av alt - mer intensitet i farge, aroma og smak. Bortimot en barley wine. Dette er ganglag for sjelen. Helt superb.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
growler6 (11) - - NOV 25, 2014
Bitter, herbal orange tea with a ginger and butter scotch drop on a pancake. A slight trace of nutmeg. Lingers at the back of the mouth but fades on the tongue. My idea of a winter warmer more so than a DPIA. Perfect with a peppery mustard rubbed rib eye. Oh yeah!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lore (1180) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 23, 2014
clear orange to amber colour, moderate sized slightly yellowish off-white head;aroma of pine, tropical fruity notes, biscuit (Scottish shortbread), slight citruses, maybe some minimal earthy yeasty notes, hints of floral notes and hones, as well as some caramel; taste of malty-syrupy sweetness, pine, tropical fruits, and biscuit notes; heavy sweetness and at the same time intensive bitterness - marvellous IIPA!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
One of my favorite beers. Great mix of malts and hops to create one of the best IPAs in the world. Great aroma and incredible taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnoloid (244) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Draft pour at Logan Arcade into snifter. An intense blend of pungent, resiny, oily hops along with an oh-so-sweet malt profile. Big in flavor and big in mouthfeel - there is a stickiness here that clings to your palate.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1066) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On draft at dogfish head alehouse in falls church it is a clear golden color with a white head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is strong bitter flavor of citrus that lingers on the palate

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
orange_3084 (118) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2014
Fairly clear orange-amber colour with thin white head. Grapefruit upfront on the nose with perhaps some other fruits such as banana and mango too. Kinda grassy and floral. Taste is great. Strong biscuity backbone which combines well with the oily profile and alcohol warmth. More richly sweet than a regular IPA, but the bitterness and carbonation levels balance this one out nicely.


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