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RATINGS: 1994   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The elusive brew is made from pilsner malt and amber malt with an original gravity of 26.5?P, yielding an 11% abv. It's hopped with Warrior and Glacier varieties. Primary fermentation takes place in open vessels using two yeast strains, one American and one English. For added complexity, the beer is conditioned on barrel staves of French Oak for four months before being dry hopped with Glacier at the rate of a half-pound per barrel. This elixir is then blended 50/50 with 90 Minute IPA. After blending, the beer will measure 80 IBU and 10% abv. Bottled in corked bottles through Michael Jacksons rare beer club by late November 04 and available in 12 ounce full distribution in early January 05.

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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2013
I poured this beer from a 12oz bottle in to my Sam Adams perfect pint glass.It was a beautiful amber in color with a thick white head that hung around all the way down the glass. IT had a wonderful aroma, smells of fruit and malt. For a 10%er, this is tame and goes a bit too smooth for a high alcohol beer. Malty flavor comes out first with some vanilla, and a hop bite, the oak really tones this beer down. This was one of the best beers I've had. Great job by Dogfish!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (427) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2017
pours a clear copper with a generous beige head. The aroma is weird for an IIPA, kinda smoky. Hints of floral or tropical. The taste is not super hoppy or citrusy. Kind of dank. Theres some definite malt presence. full oily mouth feel. Pleasant slightly bitter finish and linger. Alcohol is well muted for 10%. Different, but good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tognetta (914) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 9, 2017
Alaranjada de mdia turbidez, espuma de boa formao e persistncia. No aroma laranja e abacaxi misturado com leve amadeirado. Paladar de mdio amargor e leve dulor. Corpo e carbonatao mdios. No aparenta os 10%, mdia persistncia no paladar, final puxa um pouco para pinho, mantendo o ctrico.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee (1412) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2017
Slightly hazy orange/amber hue, persistent but thin white head. Nose is a beguiling blend of soft English hops, hint of citrus, and malt. Bitter. Middle is soft creamy malt, caramel , burst of orange marmalde, a little alcohol, and an oily medium mouthfeel. Finish is bittersweet and slightly woody. Well done.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (2641) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 20, 2017
A very nice DIPA. I view 90 minute as a gateway IPA. This would be the next step to becoming a real hophead. (or starting the journey). Nose is nice and hoppy. Never ending head! A very enjoyable beer that a hop head will chose over 90 minute. The wood aging is subtle but it can be detected.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (1120) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAR 17, 2017
12oz bottle at Newark Airport. Pours a hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is oak, malt, pine, and citrus. Taste is a blast of sharp bitterness, like bitter greens and grapefruit followed by oaky whisky. Resiny, piney finish. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggiebob (1047) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 10, 2017
Draft. Gold with a off-white head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, pine, oak and fruitiness. Very noticeable alcohol content, but not too bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (3162) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - MAR 2, 2017
2016 bottle from Discount. Pours a clear copper with a tiny bit of beige foam that dissipates. Malt, apricot and wood on the nose. Sweet on the palate, with some earthy hoppiness. Orange pith with a bitter, peppery finish. Oak smooth, with some nice, lingering dryness. Im diggin this.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turboninja (705) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2017
[email protected], from NYC, USA. Pungent aroma with honey and slight bourbon. Darker orange color with minimal white head. Clear liquid. Strong, balanced taste with sweet malts, raisin and caramel malt. A hint of toffee. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, great taste though could have more sturdy and malty feeling.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle. Orangey Amber in colour. Very Malty; toasty malts, caramel, oaky, vanilla. Fruity; oranges, marmalade. Spicy. Hoppy; piney hops. Alcohol quite noticeable. Syrupy. Sweet heavy malty and citrus fruity. Bitter dry finish. Nice Oaky Impy IPA! (2014-12-23)

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (726) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2016
nice pine/citrusy hop aromas. dark gold in color with nice head. taste is well balanced, light to medium caramel malts and piney hop flavors


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