(Milton, DE) – The Holy Grail for Hopheads, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s iconic 120 Minute IPA is back with a bold, new bottle carrier. Have tasting notes on different 120 vintages? ... Dogfish Head! Around cellar temp, you're most likely to see differences every 3 months or so. Opened a bottle I had bought last week to share with my brother. I was expecting hoppy and bitter, but there is literally no other description I can give to the taste other than "cleaning agent". Most of the info is detailed here, but that thread is a million pages long and the information isn’t condensed. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Alternatively, if you wanna kill $20 and have an enjoyable night, buy a bottle of World Wide Stout, a bottle of 120, and dump both of them into a large snifter. 75 Minute IPA. EDIT: Thanks for better comments than "I love that beer!" Drank it paired with some nice cheese, it turns into a very sweet sort of barleywine kind of beer. 120 Minute IPA is a IPA - Imperial style beer brewed by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE. One of the more absurd beers in the world of craft beer is Dogfish Head’s 120 min. We’re going to do a review with one, and a couple special reviews including two more, leaving me with four bottles of 120 left. I gave it multiple sips, but no dice. As it says in the video, and right on the bottle, this beer ages extremely well. Score: 93 with 8,724 ratings and reviews. And please, don't take this as me insulting what you like. like I've gotten from my other beer groups. Many people say that they don’t even feel like they’re drinking a beer when they have a 120. Kinda like how on a pliney the elder bottle it says to drink immediately. 120 Minute IPA: April May September ... Dogfish Head! I got the idea from a DFH rep who called it "the ultimate black and tan". I had a couple that I aged for 2 and 3 years each. To put that in perspective, standard brews are boiled for 60 minutes, and hops are added anywhere between 1 and 3 times in measured doses. He is very much into beer, and I've dabbled in whiskey so I'm fairly versed in strong alcohol content, but neither of us had any desire to drink more than a few sips of it. Follow @brewreviewcrew IPA. Totally still, no hops whatsoever, seemed thicker than fresh (mouthfeel wise), and drank kind of like a dessert wine (port, etc). EDIT: Thanks for better comments than "I love that beer!" Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA Clone. I just opened one that had been sitting for about 3 weeks, and it tastes like rubbing alcohol. The Holy Grail for hopheads, 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, aged in Sam Adams Utopias barrels for a full twelve months, and then abundantly dry-hopped. A subreddit to discuss your favorite beers and breweries, and share beer related articles. If I intend to age a beer, it's out of sight, out of mind for 6 months. I actually had that same exact experience last weekend. Right on the bottle, it says "Ages Well". I'm all about people enjoying what they want, I just figured that a really good, well-respected beer would taste better to me than it did. Leave a comment and let us know! It is more like a wine or a spirit than your typical American Lager. Also depends on how you age it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Post By: Scott Date: 03.02.2012 Category: Articles, Recipes After this post discussing my plan to brew a cross between 120 Minute and Pliny the Younger, I got some feedback that I should post the recipe and process for the original 120 Minute clone. 90 Minute IPA. I think a year is probably right to just let it mellow out. The rubbing alcohol taste might just be a bad bottle. I had an '03 about a year ago and it was great. It's really good, and for most people it's the only thing you're gonna drink all night. I have had it much fresher from a keg and do not know what you mean by it tasting like rubbing alcohol. 60 Minute IPA. Here’s our dilemma, we’ve gone out of our way to acquire 7 bottles of 120 IPA. •13 May, 2014 •Uncategorized •Brew Review Crew One of the more absurd beers in the world of craft beer is Dogfish Head’s 120 min. I don’t mean absurd in a bad way, but when you think of what it is you have to agree, a beer made this way is completely different, wacky, deeply complex, over-the-top, and, in every way, absurd. But, how long do we want to age it exactly? American Beauty Hazy Ripple IPA. You aren't supposed to age super hoppy beers long at all. I'm planning on waiting five years at a minimum. And I'd heard from a lot of people that I'm supposed to age it. like I've gotten from my other beer groups. It was appalling. :) IMO it's a lot more balanced right off the bat than 120 is. It definitely ages well, but don't expect any of the hop flavors to endure, they really fall off when you age it for that amount of time. I don’t mean absurd in a bad way, but when you think of what it is you have to agree, a beer made this way is completely different, wacky, deeply complex, over-the-top, and, in every way, absurd. Quality content encouraged. You basically had it fresh... and it's super boozy fresh. Midas Touch. If he's never had something that overwhelmingly boozy before before I could maybe see thinking it tasted like rubbing alcohol--hell, when I was a n00b I thought Arrogant Bastard tasted like I was drinking a grapefruit. Looked at the date, and it was bottled in January of this year, so I'm assuming it is just too damn fresh. Were you expecting a hoppy imperial IPA or were you expecting a barleywine? Like you described, it tasted like rubbing alcohol/ cleaning agent. Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA Aging. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Originally released in 2003, 120 Minute IPA is an Imperial IPA continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and dry-hopped with another whopping pallet of hops. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Peach & Amarillo Hard Seltzer. IPA. Leave this field blank. We know it’s rude to … I just opened one that had been sitting for about 3 weeks, and it tastes like rubbing alcohol. Costumes & Karaoke. For those who don’t know 120, it is a beer that is boiled for 2 full hours while hops are continuously added. 120 Minute IPA. You better believe it!We took the Holy Grail for hopheads - an India Pale Ale that's continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops - and aged it in rye barrels for a full six months. Namaste. That's good to hear. We take the whole 21 and older thing seriously around these parts, and it’s our responsibility to limit website access to … !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if( !d.getElementById(id) ){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); Beer Glassware – Choosing a Perfect Glass. It shouldn't taste like rubbing alcohol, but in my experience fresh 120 tends to be extremely hot (as in, the alcohol flavor dominates the flavor profile). Me and my gf bought one and aged it for a year. Then we spent a couple of weeks dry-hopping it for optimum goodness. I'm tempted to grab a few more to age, but I'd hate to find out later on that it is just simply a bad batch. In your fridge, it won't develop much for a very long time. Palo Santo Marron. I love fresh 120 and aged 120. A year is enough, I wouldn't go longer than 5. Liquid Truth Serum IPA. Press J to jump to the feed. I've had a few bottles before, and have really enjoyed it. I've got one more bottle that I'll probably wait to open until right before I move to North Carolina in March. IPA. We know it’s rude to ask, but are you over 21 years of age?