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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 Brewery9.004.2813,51397
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6511,431100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4910,26495
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,08498
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.739,40197
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,30989
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.438,27798
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.16,79395
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,642100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,49490
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,46990
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,83590
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,73692
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,54595
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,258-
Dreadnaught IPAThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.504.415,23493
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,00291
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.234,82997
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,55985
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,27685
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.033,838-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.133,63099
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,51390
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,40889
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.083,40892
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,186-
Arctic Panzer WolfThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.004.263,135-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.062,94990
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,77985
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.092,73985
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,49594
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.812,47885
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,45895
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,43690
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,37990
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,35695
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.392,318-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,290-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,28694
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,244-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,181-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.772,16685
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,12192
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,10396
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.911,976-
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStone Brewing Co.8.203.971,90393
Permanent FuneralThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub10.504.521,889-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.641,872-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,86095
MongoPort Brewing8.504.191,84498
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