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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 Brewery9.004.2814,05296
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.6612,133100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4811,44094
Stone Ruination IPAStone Brewing Co.8.204.310,45897
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.7310,29397
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Co.9.404.439,11998
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.358,84389
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Brewery18.004.117,19295
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.227,042100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.346,85590
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.196,83690
Burton BatonDogfish Head Brewery10.004.246,02391
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.215,95190
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company8.704.295,710-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.185,62394
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.415,41093
Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing Co.10.804.315,05191
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.245,00597
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.984,83585
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.94,35184
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.034,027-
Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.163,84990
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.123,76699
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.533,735-
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.093,70591
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.123,54489
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.263,267-
Double Simcoe IPAWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.004.063,05290
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.082,93685
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.072,85485
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.404.292,80990
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company11.004.682,67795
Double-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard Brewing Co.8.503.962,58994
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.822,57885
Gandhi-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.42,516-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.404.092,50690
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.162,48393
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.292,46994
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.242,368-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.792,35685
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.132,29492
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.104.022,268-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.382,24096
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,218-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.532,163-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.142,11394
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.642,039-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company9.004.222,037-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.912,033-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.931,973-
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