American Double / Imperial IPA

Description:
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 Avg Ratings > Bros
90 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery9.004.2415,56796
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.614,459100
Heady TopperThe Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center8.004.6513,43496
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4313,04194
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing9.404.3910,75798
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.3110,25589
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.003.968,179-
West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,888100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,667-
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.704.276,607-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Craft Brewery10.004.186,57191
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,429-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.9.604.116,30894
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.396,01793
Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing10.804.35,82687
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,63295
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,51890
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.935,04684
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.074,75591
Sip Of Sunshine IPALawson's Finest Liquids8.004.564,752-
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,559-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.464,550-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.134,17199
Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,141-
G'Knight Imperial Red IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,99390
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.313,67396
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.183,560-
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.233,32090
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company10.254.673,081-
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.073,072-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.772,958-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.112,91294
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,900-
G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,892-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,87194
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,868-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,862-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,84093
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.162,723-
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.982,635-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.004.062,63490
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,632-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.132,523-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,48692
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.004.152,428-
Ninja Vs. UnicornPipeworks Brewing Company8.004.262,328-
471 Small Batch IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.892,311-
Simtra Triple IPAKnee Deep Brewing Company11.254.252,234-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.932,199-
Space Dust IPAElysian Brewing Company8.204.062,18777
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