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 Brewery9.004.2814,16796
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,310100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,52694
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,52697
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.439,21898
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.349,00489
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.127,27095
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.227,144100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,93890
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,92390
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.246,07191
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,96690
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,815-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,72194
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,45293
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,06591
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.245,03897
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,90785
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,36084
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,063-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,90690
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,80699
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,799-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.13,78491
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,58989
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,316-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,07990
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,97785
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,90390
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,87085
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.692,69095
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,65685
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,548-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,52493
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,52090
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,49894
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.792,38785
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,379-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,32692
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,28196
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,272-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,243-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,224-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.132,22494
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.652,070-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,069-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,052-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.941,985-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.161,975-
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,96995
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