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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 Brewery9.004.2812,94097
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6510,857100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4910,00194
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.39,73097
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.738,69897
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.357,73788
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.437,55098
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.096,39795
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.226,290100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,21190
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,14090
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.225,62490
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.245,52292
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,38694
Dreadnaught IPAThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.504.415,04193
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.284,930-
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.314,80491
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.234,74597
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.974,23985
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,13384
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.033,671-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.133,52799
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,428-
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,28590
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.083,19191
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.523,099-
Arctic Panzer WolfThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.004.262,989-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.072,86290
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.082,707-
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.092,57685
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.812,417-
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,39995
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,37594
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,36490
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,33590
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.32,26894
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,24593
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,189-
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.382,167-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,08892
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,088-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.192,085-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.762,03085
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,02496
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.911,932-
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStone Brewing Co.8.203.971,85192
Double Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids8.004.681,760-
MongoPort Brewing8.504.191,75797
Racer X Double IPABear Republic Brewing Co.8.304.231,75595
He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.Shmaltz Brewing Company10.004.061,74999
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