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Favorite IPA/DIPA not brewed in your state?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by manutdfan, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. manutdfan

    manutdfan Initiate (0) Florida May 25, 2012

    Too many negative forum posts lately, sure this one has been done before, but i haven't seen it.

    What is your favorite IPA/DIPA not brewed in the state you live right now?

    I live in florida and i would say Hill Farmstead Abner
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  2. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    Seeing that I live in WI, I'm gonna go ahead and say "all of them". :p
  3. nc41

    nc41 Champion (770) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Verified

    I can't think of a NC DIPA that's better than average. HT and Abrasive float my boat.
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  4. nyyfanatic213

    nyyfanatic213 Advocate (570) New York Aug 24, 2011 Verified Subscriber

  5. pinnser

    pinnser Savant (270) Colorado Nov 2, 2012

    Heady Topper
    DHF 90min or an aged 120
  6. loweball727

    loweball727 Savant (310) Ohio Apr 26, 2010 Verified

    Ohio loves Union Jack
  7. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Champion (985) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Verified Subscriber

    Favorite IPA from your state would be more interesting:
    From NJ Kane Head High
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  8. phooky

    phooky Savant (455) New York Jan 23, 2010

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  9. Frankinstiener

    Frankinstiener Savant (405) Illinois Jul 28, 2009 Verified

    Pliny the Elder. What is your guy's favorite DIPA without the letter P anywhere in it's name that's not brewed in your state? I'll go with Double Trouble
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  10. Jamesy1050

    Jamesy1050 Zealot (85) California Dec 22, 2010

    Samuel Smith Imperial IPA
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  11. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Advocate (735) Virginia Jan 27, 2013 Verified Subscriber

    Pliny the Elder and DFH 120.
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  12. ALPINE DUET bro
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  13. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,045) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    I live in WI and I'd say Pliny the Elder for DIPA, and Jai Alai for IPA. NG IIPA is really good too but that's in-state.

    Disclaimer: Have not had Heady Topper.
  14. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,165) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Verified

    Odells Myrcenary ,Alpine duet,pure hoppiness,KR Just Outstanding
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  15. Never had HT, never had PtE so I'm going to go with........Lagunitas Sucks.
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  16. Flying Fish Exit 16 or Abrasive
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  17. bostonlogga

    bostonlogga Zealot (85) Washington Jan 13, 2013

    Hop venom baby
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  18. pinnser

    pinnser Savant (270) Colorado Nov 2, 2012

    Also, Jai Alai white oak. The regular Jai Alai from Cigar City is good, but the white oak is out of this world.
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  19. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,160) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Verified

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  20. TheGoldenGod

    TheGoldenGod Initiate (0) Georgia Mar 8, 2013

    Pliny the Elder. It's always been Pliny.
  21. Jamesy1050

    Jamesy1050 Zealot (85) California Dec 22, 2010

    Correction on my previous posting..i meant Sam Smith IPA. NOT IMPERIAL. It doesn't exist. Lol
  22. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (610) California Dec 12, 2009 Verified

    I like Heady Topper.
  23. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Advocate (650) New Jersey Mar 6, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    Flower Power
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  24. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

    Stone Enjoy By
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  25. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

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  26. hopsbreath

    hopsbreath Savant (485) Oregon Aug 28, 2009

    I'm a Nelson guy personally, but yeah Alpine's doing it right.
  27. Never had anything from Alpine but I've got a Nelson on the way via trade. Really looking forward to it.
  28. Dreadnaught
    Heady Topper
  29. SammyJ

    SammyJ Zealot (90) North Carolina Mar 14, 2013

    I'm actually a sucker for Southern Tier Unearthly
  30. so far abrasive ale and pliney is a close second.
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  31. Canfield30

    Canfield30 Aficionado (115) Ohio Aug 2, 2012

    Having not had heady or pliny i gotta give my love to sucks which really doesn't suck.
  32. Man you need to revisit some WI Ipas if you think they are that bad....

    NG IIPA can run with the big boys no problem, same goes for CW illumination, I know they only come once a year but hey so does Hopslam.

    Ale Asylum Ballistic and Bedlam avaliable 6 months each are super awesome.

    Lakefront IPA.... Check my review for my opinion of that perfection

    Not to mention all the other decent options such as, Tyranena Scurvy and Bitter Women, Rush River Bubblejack
  33. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (695) Florida Jul 15, 2011 Verified

    Tenth Anniversary Ruination, Hopslam, Pliny the Elder. Can't decide. I've never tried them side by side.
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  34. SaCkErZ9

    SaCkErZ9 Champion (895) Florida Feb 27, 2005 Verified

    Have you had Foothills Seeing Double or Old Hickory Death by Hops or Highland Kashmir? Those are all better than average and in some cases way above average.
  35. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poobah (1,035) New Jersey Jun 3, 2004 Verified

    Of the ones I've had, I'm going to have to go with Flower Power and Sucks.
  36. alex_hart

    alex_hart Advocate (605) Oklahoma Feb 28, 2013

    i just recently had Brew Dog's Hardcore IPA. This wowed me at 9.2% abv with no kick in the teeth. It was all around one of my favorite, unique IPAs.
  37. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Champion (975) Kansas Jul 5, 2009 Verified

    Pliny the Elder and Prost Dank
  38. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011 Verified

    Where is all the love for sucks?

    Fine, I'll provide it all by myself! :D
  39. mrcraft

    mrcraft Champion (965) California Dec 15, 2012 Verified

    You're gonna love it. I had Nelson couple days ago. It had the most unique aroma and flavor I've tasted in an IPA/DIPA. I just finalized a Heady trade this afternoon, so I will finally get a taste of what everyone is raving about next week. :)
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