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American Double / Imperial IPA

Description:
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 Brewery9.004.2814,16996
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,313100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,52894
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,53097
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.439,21998
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.349,01189
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.127,27195
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.227,148100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,93890
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,92590
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.246,07791
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,96690
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,818-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,72794
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,45293
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,06591
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.245,04097
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,91085
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,36184
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,066-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,90790
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,80899
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,800-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.13,79291
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,59089
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,316-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,08190
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,98085
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,90690
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,87185
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.692,69095
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,65985
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,549-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,52593
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,52090
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,50194
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.792,38985
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,379-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,32692
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,28196
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,273-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,244-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.132,23094
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,224-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.652,070-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,069-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,052-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.941,986-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.161,976-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,97095
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