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American Double / Imperial IPA

Take an India Pale Ale and feed it steroids, ergo the term Double IPA. Although open to the same interpretation as its sister styles, you should expect something robust, malty, alcoholic and with a hop profile that might rip your tongue out. The Imperial usage comes from Russian Imperial stout, a style of strong stout originally brewed in England for the Russian Imperial Court of the late 1700s; though Double IPA is often the preferred name.

You can thank west coast American brewers for this somewhat reactionary style. "Thanks!"

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 7.0-14.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs > Bros
90 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery9.004.233,71696
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.593,397100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.453,26694
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.003.922,122-
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.182,031-
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.671,98595
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.161,79291
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.191,785100
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.191,78495
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.41,66693
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.191,627-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.141,53399
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.931,46890
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.331,45989
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.951,40984
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.11,40994
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.091,34290
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.11,30690
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.281,304-
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.411,25498
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.081,197-
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204994-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.0698690
Double Dog Double IPAFlying Dog Brewery11.503.96958-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.74938-
Hopsickle Imperial India Pale AleMoylan's Brewery9.204.1935100
YuleSmith (Summer)AleSmith Brewing Company8.504.25919-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.189293
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.69891-
Smuttynose Big A IPASmuttynose Brewing Company9.703.9988782
He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.Shmaltz Brewing Company10.004.0387199
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.46855-
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.3183287
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.0982392
Hop 15Port Brewing10.004.1778696
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.89785-
XS Imperial India Pale AleRogue Ales9.504.1476696
Stoudt's Double IPA (India Pale Ale)Stoudts Brewing Co.9.433.9275999
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.29736-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.14716-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.0470691
Harpoon Leviathan - Imperial IPAHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall10.004.04704-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.2698-
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.18697-
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.99677-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.3367396
DuganA IPAAvery Brewing Company8.504.1360294
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.1259794
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.08590-
MongoPort Brewing8.504.16582-
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