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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 Avg Hads > Bros
90 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery9.004.2414,72396
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.613,115100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4511,74994
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.6611,55895
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.49,80398
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.329,63989
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.003.967,589-
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,469100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.287,231-
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,183-
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,317-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.186,27691
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.286,192-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.116,07594
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.45,67093
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.35,62587
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,28395
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,15690
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.934,73184
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,249-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.064,16491
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,012-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.474,003-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.133,94499
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,73390
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.193,436-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.083,17290
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.083,161-
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.253,04690
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,956-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.762,813-
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.672,770-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,759-
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,670-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,65294
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,61693
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.122,57594
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.062,57190
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,543-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,528-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.342,52896
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.992,513-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,475-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,36792
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,285-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.192,107-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.932,099-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.882,096-
MongoPort Brewing8.504.172,057-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.242,05595
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