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The best IPA no one knows about?

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

  1. omnipollo Mazarin
  2. SenorHops

    SenorHops Savant (475) Rhode Island Aug 10, 2010

    Hell yes! LaCumbre Elevated IPA. Liquid Gold!
  3. terryg75

    terryg75 Zealot (80) Sep 23, 2012

    Columbus Brewing Co's Bodhi IPA is ridiculously good. It reminds me of Sculpin, but way better. Word on the street is that they will finally start bottling it in January. If they do, search high and low for it!
  4. tectactoe

    tectactoe Champion (880) Michigan Mar 20, 2012

    Citra PA by Odd Side Ales is very good.
  5. PetieP

    PetieP Aficionado (210) Pennsylvania Apr 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    This gal right here.

  6. sefus12

    sefus12 Savant (370) Kentucky Sep 7, 2006

    Was coming here to say this. Great beer and one of my go-to IPAs here in Louisville.
    Hoppenheimer likes this.
  7. jawneyt

    jawneyt Savant (280) Wisconsin Mar 14, 2012 Beer Trader

    All the IPAs/ APAs from TG are incredible. For those of you that can't roadtrip to HF.... make the trip out to Decorah... well worth while visit. You won't be disappointed.
  8. Rhinelander Imperial Jack Double IPA
  9. Tasmanian IPA. Wow, it blew me away. It's now one of my favorite IPA's
    imbrue001 and kismet like this.
  10. I have to spread the local love. Deep Ellum IPA is great IPA not well known outside of Dallas....
  11. Craftonly23121

    Craftonly23121 Savant (380) Rhode Island Jun 28, 2011 Beer Trader

    Those from the Midwest probably know about it but I'd say HopJuice Black by Two Brothers. One of the best Ive ever had
  12. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poobah (1,090) California Jan 31, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Horny Toad IPA, Mogollon. Not Best, but damned good.
  13. zipper8650

    zipper8650 Savant (275) New York May 10, 2011 Beer Trader

    After I walked out of the brewpub I would have said Devils Backbone 8 Point...after getting a bottle of it in trade I may regret that statement
  14. Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA
  15. Mayflower IPA (Plymouth, MA)
    Heavy Seas Loose Cannon (Baltimore, MD)
  16. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    Hoodoo, Midwest Wet Hopped IPA, from North Peak Brewing. Whew!
  17. patpbr

    patpbr Savant (485) Ohio May 25, 2005

    I really like Sacred Cow from Arbor Brewing Company. Its based in Ann Arbor Michigan. I know no way of getting it to Cincinnati
  18. I get growlers of IPA from a local vineyard/ brew house called westbend vineyards in lewisville NC. Doesn't even have a name and is very new. But a fresh growler for 15$ at 8.5 abv and it's very good.
  19. GeckoPunk

    GeckoPunk Savant (295) Connecticut Jul 29, 2012

    Galaxy Pale Ale - New England Brewing Co.

    Only served in growlers and on tap at a few local pubs... Although I love my Ghandi Bot, sometimes I'm more in the mood to drink this absolutely delicious concoction.

    What a shame for all those who have no access or distribution of this fine beer. :( It is very disheartening.
  20. kismet

    kismet Aficionado (185) Illinois Sep 8, 2011

    another vote for schlafly tasmanian ipa...one of the most easy drinkng, tasty beers around.
  21. inkdemention

    inkdemention Savant (305) Nevada Nov 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    here in las vegas we have big dogs brewing . they make the wardog double ipa. all killer no filler
  22. Columbus IPA!
  23. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

  24. Migsro

    Migsro Disciple (50) Minnesota Nov 22, 2012

    Cigar City Jai Alai...all the way..
  25. luwak

    luwak Savant (405) Arizona Mar 2, 2010 Beer Trader

    I'm no expert on IPA by any means but i thought Fat Tug from Driftwood was really great. I see only 64 reviews on BA
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  26. TimJacob

    TimJacob Initiate (20) Nov 26, 2012

    I think the Overhead is even better
  27. stig

    stig Aficionado (210) Minnesota Jan 21, 2007 Beer Trader

    Just came back from Portland and was floored by any IPA/IIPA from Boneyard Brewing. All delicious!
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  28. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    good beer but everyone knows about Sculpin
  29. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Advocate (525) Indiana Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader


    Flat 12 bierwerks, Indianaolis

    Half Cycle IPA
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  30. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Initiate (0) California Jul 26, 2012

  31. ja1022

    ja1022 Aficionado (230) Indiana Sep 27, 2009

    Good call. I'd also throw in Rail Splitter from Triton, also out of Indy.
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  32. scoand

    scoand Aficionado (145) Minnesota Dec 24, 2010

    Size 7 from Steel Toe out of St Louis Park, MN
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  33. Hessian257

    Hessian257 Advocate (625) New Jersey Mar 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    Yeah overhead is awesome as well.
  34. draimegould

    draimegould Aficionado (170) Missouri Feb 12, 2011 Beer Trader

    Fresh Schlafly AIPA is stellar.
  35. HKemhorns

    HKemhorns Aficionado (190) Texas Apr 12, 2009

    Wow! I just read 6 pages of this thread hoping to be enlightened. A grand total of two of the beers mentioned are available in Texas.... Southern Star Pro Am '12, which was a limited that was brewed a couple of months ago and was totally amazing. Had one tonight and unfortunately, it's taken a serious dive.

    ...and Alpha Dog, which I bought the day it arrived at my store...very mediocre.

    Either I need to move, or I need access to better IPAs.

    Oh...and St Arnold Endeavour is world class.
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  36. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Savant (385) Florida Mar 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    this is tasty for sure
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  37. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Laurelwood Workhorse
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  38. dgilks

    dgilks Advocate (745) Australia Jul 14, 2008

    This. This. This. Was lucky enough to have it last year when I was in LA and it was phenominal.
  39. A beer named "thai ipa" sounds like one i'd love to try. And a like for the Greenbush sampler.
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