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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 Craft Brewery9.004.2415,04896
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.613,635100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4412,49894
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.6612,24496
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.410,27498
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.329,96989
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.003.967,765-
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,661100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.287,379-
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,369-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Craft Brewery10.004.186,40091
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.704.276,386-
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,385-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.116,10094
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.45,81693
Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.35,66387
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,41395
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,29490
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.934,79684
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.064,39291
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,374-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.474,336-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,029-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.134,02599
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,80690
Sip Of SunshineLawson's Finest Liquids8.004.583,785-
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.193,483-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.323,43596
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.073,303-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.083,21590
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.243,13690
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.073,016-
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company10.254.672,923-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.772,874-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,813-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.122,76694
G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,759-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,74893
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,72494
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,713-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,649-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.004.062,60090
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.992,534-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,501-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,45192
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,390-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.122,324-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.004.172,303-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.932,187-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.882,141-
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