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Post Your Top 5 IPA's/DIPA's

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by TheFugitive, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. Pliny
    Jacks Abby second anninersary
    Hoponius union
    Newburyport green head ipa
    White birch EMILY
     
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  2. DIPA:
    Permanent funeral
    Heady
    Pliny
    Double jack
    Dorado
    Single:
    Elevated
    Sculpin
    Space dust
    Blind pig
    Head hunter
     
  3. josephwa

    josephwa Advocate (635) Minnesota Jun 4, 2012

    Double Sunshine
    Abner
    Heady
    Hopslam
    Furious
     
  4. 1. Hopslam
    2. Two Hearted
    3. Hop Venom
    4. Hoptimum
    5. Palate Wrecker
     
  5. TheBrewo

    TheBrewo Advocate (735) Michigan Nov 11, 2010

    According strictly to our ratings: 1.) Stone 10th Anniversary IPA 2.) Heady Topper 3.) Abner 4.) Bengali Tiger 5.) Permanent Funeral
     
  6. shebby

    shebby Savant (280) Utah Feb 29, 2012

    Heady
    Double Sunshine
    Abrasive
    SoSus
    Hopslam

    At least this year...all DIPAs, which I prefer.
     
  7. Knuckle Sandwich
    Odell
    Pure Hoppiness
    Ruinten
    Sucks
     
  8. I feel so left out, every person in this thread has managed to find Heady, Pliny, Hopslam, Two Hearted, Enjoy By, the whole catalogue of super-hyped IPA/DIPAs, but me. Only one I've had out of that pantheon is Sucks.
    But anyways, here's my list:

    IPA:
    Ithaca Flower Power
    DFH 60min
    SN Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale
    Founders Centennial
    Ballast Point Sculpin

    DIPA:
    DFH 90min
    ST 2xIPA
    Lagunitas Sucks
    Founders Devil Dancer
    SN Hoptimum
     
  9. Little Sumpin Sumpin
    Sucks
    Head Hunter
    Sculpin
    Racer 5
     
  10. RichD

    RichD Advocate (715) Rhode Island Mar 18, 2012

    If it makes you feel better, it took me until 2 weeks ago to have some Heady Topper and that was my first and only out of the bunch you listed.
     

  11. Appreciate the empathy; I'm sure there are just as many people who never get to try those as do, but eh. I'll get to try most eventually, tracking them down here and there. My next target is to make sure I reserve some KBS at the only spot that gets it in next release...
     
  12. PtY
    Nelson
    Hop Rod Rye
    PtE
    Enjoy By xx/xx/xx
     
  13. In no particular order:
    Alpine Pure Hoppiness
    Stone Enjoy By
    Alchemist Heady Topper
    Lagunitas Sucks
    Russian River Pliny the Younger

    Honorable Mentions:
    Knee Deep Simtra
    Russian River Pliny the Elder
    Bootlegger's Knuckle Sandwich
    Ballast Point Sculpin
     
  14. Heady Topper
    S&S 5
    Dreadnaught
    Stone Enjoy By
    Susan
     
  15. 1. Bell's Hopslam
    2. Russian River Pliny the Elder
    3. Firestone Walker Double Jack
    4. Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster
    5. 3Floyd's Apocalypse Cow
     
  16. Chinon01

    Chinon01 Savant (465) Pennsylvania Jan 23, 2007

    In my neck of the woods three I'm digging right now:
    1) Victory Liberty Bell Ringer
    2) EVO Lot No6 Double India Pale Ale
    3) Troegs Perpetual IPA
     
  17. RyanCave

    RyanCave Savant (475) Oregon Apr 13, 2011



    I just had a Flower Power a few days ago for the first time and I want to add that to my IPA list :)
     
  18. 1. Bells Hopslam
    2. Stone Enjoy By
    3. Hopworks IPS
    4. Ithaca Flower Power
    5. Lagunitas Sucks Brown Shugga Substitute Ale
     
  19. billylectro

    billylectro Disciple (70) Vermont Jun 11, 2013

    HF Abner
    HF Ephraim
    Heady Topper
    Lawsons Double Sunshine
    Mikkeller 1000ibu
     
  20. DIPA:
    Hill Farmstead Abner
    Alchemist Heady Topper
    Russian River Pliny the Elder
    Anchorage Bitter Monk
    New Belgium/Alpine Lips of Faith Super IPA

    IPA:
    Russian River Blind Pig
    Bells Two Hearted
    Sante Adairius 831 IPA
    De Ranke XX Bitter
    Bear Republic Racer 5

    Need to try: Alpine, Kern River, Lawsons, Stone Enjoy By
     
  21. Beachwood Brewing Thrillseeker IPA
    Beachwood Brewing Melrose IPA
    Stone Enjoy By
    Pliny the elder
    Gigantic Brewing IPA
     
  22. Worthington's White Shield
    Ilkley Lotus
    Goose Island IPA
    Sierra Nevada Torpedo
    Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye

    That's about all the ones I like. I find IPAs a bit of a minefield.
     
  23. douginromeo

    douginromeo Savant (325) Michigan Apr 1, 2013

    All of them that make my tongue beg for mercy and want to jump out of my mouth.
     
  24. mverity

    mverity Savant (440) Florida Oct 6, 2012

    Peach Jai Alai
    Jai Alai
    Sculpin
    Mango Habenero Jai Alai
    Heady Topper
     
  25. Sourkehd

    Sourkehd Zealot (90) Massachusetts Dec 10, 2012

    Heady
    Pliny
    Lunch
    Flower Power
    Elliot Brew
     
  26. Cobrito

    Cobrito Aficionado (115) Georgia Oct 1, 2012

    Alphabetical order:

    Furious
    Green Flash West Coast
    Mongo
    Ruination
    Sculpin
     
  27. Can you elaborate on Illinois?
     
  28. Bblumoehr

    Bblumoehr Zealot (80) New Jersey Jun 26, 2012

    Kane head high....Flower Power......Centennial....Perpetual....Stone ...............DIPA.........Sculpin.....Double Jack......90 Min.....Double Trouble
     
  29. You're not alone! I'm getting my first ever 4-pack of Heady on Monday, and while the store I work at does theoretically stock Enjoy By when we can get it, I'm low enough on the totem pole that I've only ever gotten a shot at it once :(
     
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  30. Sculpin
    Two Hearted
    Stone IPA
    SN Celebration
    Union Jack
     
  31. Goose Island Illinois. Found it on tap at one of our bottle shops in Rochester and picked up a growler. Incredibly tasty!
     
  32. dcgunman

    dcgunman Savant (360) California Jul 1, 2009

    Nelson
    Citra
    Hoppy Birthday
    Bad Boy
    Enjoy By
     
  33. king75

    king75 Savant (445) Michigan Jul 27, 2010

    IPA's
    1. Odd side citra pale ale(an IPA imo)
    2. Jai Ali
    3. Head hunter
    4. Hopstache
    5.sucks
     
  34. Ant7780

    Ant7780 Aficionado (220) Michigan Dec 2, 2012

    1. Double Trouble
    1a. DRIPA
    3. Hopslam
    4. Ruinten
    5. TRIPA
     
  35. Ant7780

    Ant7780 Aficionado (220) Michigan Dec 2, 2012


    Good call on the Citra. I didn't list it because technically it's a APA, but it's one of my favorites. Also So Hoppy to Wheat you by Oddsides is excellent.
     
  36. mcrago

    mcrago Savant (390) Indiana Oct 6, 2012

    1. Pliny
    2. Kern River Citra
    3. Sculpin
    4. Double Trouble
    5. White Rajah
     
  37. wardenclyffe

    wardenclyffe Savant (250) Virginia Sep 10, 2010

    1. Heady Toppper
    2. Alchemy Hour
    3. On the Wings of Armageddon
    4. Sculpin
    5. Centennial IPA
     
  38. Most days in no particular order....

    Ipa:
    1.masala mama (mnpls town hall brewery)
    2.odell ipa
    3.two hearted ale (bells)
    4.golden nugget ipa (toppling goliath)
    5.dreadnaught ipa (3 floyds)

    IIpa:
    1.sosus (toppling goliath)
    2.hop henge (deschutes)
    3.double crooked tree (dark horse)
    4.sucks (lagunitas)
    5.abrasive (surly)
     
  39. neckbracesub

    neckbracesub Savant (390) Indiana Mar 3, 2012

    This one is really tough to compile.

    DIPA's
    1.Dogfish Head 90/120 Minute
    2.BrewDog Hardcore
    3.Founders Doom
    4.Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree
    5.Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow

    IPA's
    1.Dogfish Head 60 Minute
    2.Founders Centennial
    3.Shorts Huma Lupa Licious
    4.Schlafly TIPA
    5.Dark Horse Cascade Crooked Tree

    Still have yet to try Pliny or Heady.
     
  40. twizzard

    twizzard Advocate (675) New York May 11, 2013

    In no particular order:

    Racer 5
    Ruinten
    Gandhi Bot
    Heady
    Sculpin

    Honorable mention: Flower Power, Palate Wrecker

    Pliny & Enjoy by are in route so I may need to amend this shortly!
     

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