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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 Brewery9.004.2814,07896
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,186100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,46994
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,36197
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.439,16698
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.348,88689
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.117,21195
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.227,074100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,87890
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,86490
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.246,04791
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,95690
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,735-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,63194
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,42293
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,05391
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.245,01697
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,85885
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,35584
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,034-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,87190
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,77699
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.533,757-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.13,73091
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,55789
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,281-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,06090
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,94685
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,86185
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,83790
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,68195
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,61385
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,524-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,51190
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,49593
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,47694
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,371-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.792,36285
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,30792
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,271-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,24896
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,221-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,179-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.132,14094
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,054-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.642,053-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,042-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.941,976-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,96195
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.161,945-
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