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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 Brewery9.004.2813,99396
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,038100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,35894
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,39197
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,16197
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.438,94398
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,76589
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.117,14295
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,988100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,79790
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,78790
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,99791
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,93790
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,651-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,61394
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,38393
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,04391
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.244,98797
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,79485
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,34584
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,005-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,81990
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,74299
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.533,683-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.093,66691
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,52889
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,239-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,03090
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,91485
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,84185
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,67990
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,66395
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,58294
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,54285
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,49890
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,487-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,45494
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,43493
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,361-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,33185
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,27192
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,265-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,22396
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,214-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,127-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.142,05794
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,024-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,014-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.642,011-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.931,967-
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