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 Brewery9.004.2814,28896
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,506100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,59094
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,75897
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.439,42398
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.349,21489
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.127,34695
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.227,239100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.347,02790
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,99590
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.246,13091
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.216,01090
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,912-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,88294
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,50393
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,10891
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.245,09397
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,97685
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,54184
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,112-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,93890
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.13,88591
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,842-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,83899
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,63489
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,353-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,10990
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.083,01985
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,96490
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,88385
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.832,72485
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.692,72395
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,583-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,57093
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,53890
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,53394
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.792,43185
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,399-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,34592
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.132,32694
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.522,320-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,31796
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,286-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,229-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,084-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.652,083-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,064-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.162,003-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.931,997-
MongoPort Brewing8.504.191,98897
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