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99
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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common

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RATINGS: 4635   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 13, 2013
A - Pours an amber copper with a 1 finger white head that dissipates quickly. Little to no lacing. S - Nice caramel malt with some floral pine and alcohol coming through. It kind of reminds me of Hobby Lobby. T - Sweet buttery caramel malt with a slight fruity character. The hops are assertive and have a kind of a candy bittering. Oily pine and citrus comes through to even out the heavy malt. M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. This is the 4th time Ive had this beer and the malt always surprises me. I always thought from looking at reviews that this would be all hop and little malt. This beer is quite balance with the malt presence almost having a slight edge over the hops presence. Although this time the beer seemed to be significantly less hoppy that the previous three. The first 2 ties the lacing was incredible. The last 2 werent that great. The bottle says 8/20/10 so it makes it less less than 2 months old. I dont know. Seems a little different every time. Serving type: bottle 10-10-2010


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolord (526) - - APR 20, 2017
Dunkel kupfer im Glas, klar, slich, leicht alkoholisch in der Nase, erstaunlich frisch im antrunk, dann Aber massiver Krper, Malzssse, Alkohol, nur leichte bittere, schner Winter wrmer

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Clareeses (77) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2017
UPDATED: APR 23, 2017 Bottles purchased at craft beer cellar. Very faint, indiscernable aroma. Pours medium clear amber, little head retention but still quite carbonated. Sweet date and raisin initially and complexity builds on the palate with piney, grapefruit peel, and malt flavors. Beautiful and complex DIPA. This is a classic for a reason.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
meccahh69lol (126) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - APR 16, 2017
Woahhhh bitter hoppiness! Pours amber and has a sweet and raisin-y aroma, but packs a giant hop punch. You can definitely tell that the IBUs are up there... but the 9% is pretty well-masked. Very flavorful and a great one overall. Good for getting home from Sunday worknight with Five Guys and sharing with your sweet love.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
randy1969 (16) - Marengo, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2017
Pours orange/amber. Taste is bitter, but has loads of malty sweetness to balance. Tasting grapefruit, lemon, cherry and slight alcohol. This is one of the best IPAs out there

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danlo (2940) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2017
330ml bottle from Beer Cartel. Orange amber course with an off-white foam head leaving lots of lacing and aroma of malt caramel, toffee & mellow orange citrus. Taste is sweet, malty, caramel, raisins, honey, fruity floral orangey, marmalade, pine, with dank hop resiny bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, full to medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. Well integrated flavours, very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (2898) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - APR 6, 2017
0.355 l bottle from Beergium, bottled in November 2016 (five months old). Clear, dark amber with a medium large, frothy, stable, off-white head. Sweetish, rather resiny and moderately fruity aroma of orange jam, lots of pine, mango and a touch of honey. Rather sweet, malty, resiny and moderately fruity taste of lots of pine, orange jam, honey, candied ginger and some blueberry, followed by a medium long, rather dry-bitter, very resiny and a bit herbal-grassy finish. Full body, sticky, creamy to oily mouthfeel, very soft carbonation. Very much on the sweet side, huge malt character, but still enough hops for the balance, might be better with a really fresh bottle. Still very nice!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MaltCaptain61 (10) - Pune, INDIA - APR 1, 2017
floral, orange-like aroma, dark orange, crystal clear with light tan head, the head lasted for around 5-6 minutes, umami at the very first sip, but goes down to becoming a balanced malty and bitter, medium bitterness, slick on the palate, low carbonation with a long finish. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JuanFernandes88 (11) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2017
Hard to objectively rate after high expectations for the beer and brewery. Definitely a good change for an IPA and beer in general. Surprised by the lack of fruitiness I'd expect from this type of beer but the bitterness didn't kill the experience for me, it even made me like it more for how complex the flavours were. Design: Not a big fan of dogfish head branding in general but I liked the hop illustration and colour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nogva (78) - NORWAY - MAR 28, 2017
Pours a dark and golden orange with a modest light tan head. Malty aroma of citrus, caramel and dried fruits. Medium body, slick feel, average carbonation. Taste of pine, lemon zest and some hop resin. Overall a delicious American IIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pjotrapostou (165) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2017
Dużo chmielu, słodowa, solidna podbudowa, krtka, intensywna goryczka. Dobre, ale zbyt słodowe i zbyt słodkie.


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