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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 Brewery9.004.2813,48897
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6511,423100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4910,25795
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,07198
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.739,37197
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,27889
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.438,23898
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.16,78795
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,625100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,47190
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,45490
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,82590
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,72392
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,54295
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,238-
Dreadnaught IPAThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.504.415,22293
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.314,99991
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.234,82497
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,55485
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,27185
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.033,831-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.133,62499
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,50690
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,40189
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.083,39492
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,185-
Arctic Panzer WolfThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.004.263,129-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.062,94890
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,77885
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.092,72985
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,48994
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,47185
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,46095
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,42890
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,37690
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,35595
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.392,314-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,28494
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,284-
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,241-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,181-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.772,15985
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,11992
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,10396
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.911,975-
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStone Brewing Co.8.203.971,90193
Permanent FuneralThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub10.504.521,875-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.641,869-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,85695
MongoPort Brewing8.504.191,83798
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