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RATINGS: 4560   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   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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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
document (36) - USA - APR 26, 2004
Well, this is a good quality strong IPA. It's very, very bitter, but it's lacking the brighter hoppiness of some beers I prefer. Stone Ruination IPA is much nicer, with even more outrageous hoppiness that includes the higher, citrusy hop notes, vs. the black sludge of pine tar taste in the dogfish head 90 minute. I'm not sad that I have three more to drink, but I don't know if I'll buy another four-pack.


4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IvanMoscow (13) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 30, 2016
The thing I was not ready for was the malts in this thing. Holy cow. Lots of carbonation. LOTS. Very attractive Amber color. Nice head retention. Sexy lacing. Smell is just of a hop-forward beer but the taste is where it stands out from the rest. Piney resin with a malty sweet, thick feel. Also a slow sipper for sure.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samact (20) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2016
Bière complexe avec une belle présence de sucre, de résine, de caramel, et d’épices. Peut-être trop sucré par contre. J’ai l’impression d’avoir dégusté un barley wine plus qu’une impériale IPA... bien.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tkenvin (4) - Walpole, Alabama, USA - MAY 28, 2016 does not count
Probably my favorite brew on the planet. Seriously. I try many others but always come home to Dogfish. Heading the Delaware is like a religious pilgrimage.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HansHuber (11) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2016
The flavor is strong and the finish is smooth. All hop-heads need not apply as this is a great balanced beer with no hint of the 9% alcohol it delivers. Great aroma and a very strong, yet enjoyable beer. I can’t find anything I don’t like about it. The bitterness and high ABV are not that prominent. A few of these will really sneak up on you. A slow sipper for sure.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (5406) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Clear dark amber color. Small size, beige head, stays as a ring. Sweet, fruity, malty, caramel, alcohol in aroma. Sweet, caramel, fruity in taste. Caramelly and malts and bit of burtness in aftertaste. Medium bitterness. Medium carbonation. Sweetness covers alcohol quite well, but can feel the heat. Drinkable brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1207) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2016
Hazy copper with white head. Citrus, green leaf, tea and herbal. Sweet, round and spicy finish. Overall: old bottle

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (2620) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle, bottled 11.2015 (from beergium). Pours amber. Aroma is sweet, grassy, caramel, malt. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, citrus. Alcohol is well covered. Finish is citroc bitter. Overall: very good.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjmoen (272) - - MAY 26, 2016
B. Pours a clear amber color with white head. A little harsh, but full flavor

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tristanlaugher (117) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 26, 2016
A little boozy. From a bottle at a brazilian grill. Tasty brew, good hops. Good one

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klm1 (791) - - MAY 26, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2016 pours amber color, clear, almost brilliant, with very stable creamy yellowish off-white head. Aroma: malt aroma, which takes on candied fruitcake, supported with hop aroma, which takes on pine, citruses and some other fruits. Flavor is practically the same, with the same notes menitoned above, but with somehow disturbing honey like sweetness before finish. Finish is slightly bitter, dry. Bitterness lingers in aftertaste. Malt sweetness and moderate high hop bitterness are pretty well balanced. Body is medium, texture soft, carbonation is moderate medium.


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