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The best IPA no one knows about?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by geneseohawk, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. whiskey

    whiskey Advocate (535) California Feb 25, 2012 Beer Trader

  2. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Champion (980) Indiana Aug 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    Came in to say this.
  3. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Aficionado (185) Oregon Jan 5, 2012

    Alpha Dog, an Imperial, from Laughing Dog is great.
    Lordkrystic likes this.
  4. Shlafly Tasmanian was fantastic!
  5. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (770) Illinois Apr 8, 2010 Beer Trader

  6. UNCCTDawg

    UNCCTDawg Savant (430) North Carolina Nov 30, 2011 Beer Trader

    Yes, Yes & Yes... Death by Hops is a quality brew and its relatively unknown
  7. Knee Deep Brewing IPA. Some say it's similar to Lagunitas...
    DrinkinViking and Lordkrystic like this.
  8. ferillo

    ferillo Savant (410) Massachusetts Sep 12, 2009 Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Pretty Things Meadowlark
  9. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Savant (485) Pennsylvania Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Pittsburgh, PA The church brew works pub- Thunder Hop IPA is fantastic and they just won gold for large brew pub at GABF. Edgar ipa was previously noted and fantastic as well out of williamsport, pa.
  10. HarmonMW

    HarmonMW Advocate (555) Missouri Feb 11, 2012

    Perrin IPA (Comstock Park, MI) - newer brewery outside Grand Rapids. Love basically everything they have. The DIPA is incredible as well.
  11. Kory

    Kory Zealot (85) Ontario (Canada) Apr 3, 2012

    Masala Mama!!!! i know its already been said, but its amazing
    sacrelicio likes this.
  12. Wet Mountain IPA from Il Vicino here in ABQ
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  13. This aswell. Just had it last week with a pizza and it was awesome!
  14. I love it. It was the IPA that got me into the style. It goes perfect with one of their pizzas.
  15. harperman69

    harperman69 Savant (400) Tennessee Feb 11, 2009 Beer Trader

    I had this two weeks ago and was blown away. Great IPA.
  16. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Advocate (685) California Apr 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I've really been enjoying The Dandy from Societe lately. Best new IPA of 2012 as far as I'm concerned.
    Miruguy likes this.
  17. Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale. Retired...
  18. BruChef

    BruChef Savant (315) New York Nov 8, 2009

    O'so lupulin Maximus.
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  19. mhksuccess

    mhksuccess Advocate (630) California Jul 7, 2012 Beer Trader

    i have to agree about HOLLISTER brewing company
    the IPA's are great love that masterplan dipa and the pope ipa also hippie kicker pretty good
    also PIZZA PORT has some great ipa's
  20. hesterbird

    hesterbird Zealot (80) California Jul 16, 2009

    Not sure if this toes the line of being too well-known, but Odell IPA is fantastic. I figured it could fit in here due to their limited distribution.
  21. JRorie

    JRorie Aficionado (215) Illinois Oct 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Schlafly TIPA, I would put it against anything.
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  22. Melvin IPA from Thai Me Up Brewery in Jackson, Wyoming.
  23. Chuck5315

    Chuck5315 Aficionado (155) Missouri Apr 18, 2012 Beer Trader

    Any IPA or IIPA from 2nd Shift here in St. Louis
  24. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (730) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Beer Trader

    Southern Star ProAm 2012
  25. JM03

    JM03 Savant (315) Ohio Nov 12, 2010

    It is top notch, but I like Bodhi better.
  26. NJOssie

    NJOssie Savant (285) New Jersey Feb 28, 2012

    came in to say this... if you ever have a chance to get this NJ jewel, don't pass it up
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  27. Agreed. My first NJ beer upon visiting NJ for the first time, and it did not disappoint.
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  28. NJOssie

    NJOssie Savant (285) New Jersey Feb 28, 2012

    I've long waited for NJ to really step it up. No disrespect to the older breweries here but Kane and Carton make some fantastic beers. Head High is one of my favorite single IPA's hands down. The Galaxy Double Dry Hopped version is truly an amazing beer
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  29. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    That or Flat 12s Half Cycle
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  30. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    I don't know if it's been mentioned here yet, but Hop Rising is a pretty good DIPA from Squatters, SLC Utah.
  31. rschne13

    rschne13 Aficionado (175) Missouri Jul 23, 2009

    I would agree that the IPA's coming from 2nd Shift are pretty amazing
  32. theGlasstronaut

    theGlasstronaut Savant (300) Pennsylvania Oct 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    Felony IPA from Prism Brewing Co.
  33. wrycon

    wrycon Savant (280) Minnesota Apr 22, 2009

    Liftbridge's "Hop Dish".

    Also, Indeed's "Day Tripper". Though they call it a Pale Ale, it drinks like an IPA.
  34. JarlowMarlow

    JarlowMarlow Zealot (95) Florida Jul 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    10-10-10 by Swamp Head, awesome stuff. Meaning, it inspires awe when you drink it
  35. GotWad629

    GotWad629 Savant (295) New York Sep 14, 2010

    Good nature brewing wet hop ipa out of Hamilton ny
  36. t420o

    t420o Advocate (605) Colorado Jul 16, 2009

    I LOVED Schlafly New Zealand IPA a lot. Awesome beer
  37. danfinegan3

    danfinegan3 Aficionado (210) Florida May 5, 2010 Beer Trader

    antihero from revolution
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  38. [​IMG]This is the best new IPA in BC from a brewery that used to brew shitty beer lol
  39. CrisLin

    CrisLin Zealot (95) New York Nov 27, 2012

    Maine Beer Company LUNCH