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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 rAvg Revs Bros
90 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery9.004.2713,83196
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6611,846100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4911,05994
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,28697
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.749,89697
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.438,73498
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,63889
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.117,00995
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,894100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,69990
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,68990
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,91990
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,91691
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,59494
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,534-
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,34293
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,03591
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.244,92897
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,72785
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,32384
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.033,946-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,73990
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,71499
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.093,59591
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,49789
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.533,448-
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,219-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,00390
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,86485
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,82585
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.692,58995
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,56494
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,50485
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,48290
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.392,439-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,43094
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,40190
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,35693
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,344-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,28885
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,260-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,23392
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,215-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,18496
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,054-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,012-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.141,95894
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.941,951-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.641,949-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.221,935-
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