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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 Brewery9.004.2713,70496
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6611,666100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4910,39994
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,21197
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.749,69797
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.438,53998
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,50189
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.116,90595
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,779100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,62090
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,59890
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,89990
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,85091
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,57794
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,413-
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,30793
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,02691
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.234,86997
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,64685
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,30784
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.033,903-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,67899
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,62590
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.093,51291
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,46189
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,256-
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,186-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.062,97990
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,80585
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,79985
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,54394
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,48985
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,47095
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,46790
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,40194
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.392,395-
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,39190
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,327-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,29993
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,253-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,23985
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,202-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,17192
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,14796
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.911,999-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.531,989-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.641,915-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.941,914-
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStone Brewing Co.8.203.971,91492
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,91495
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