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American Double / Imperial IPA

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 Brewery9.004.2315,31896
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.614,105100
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.6612,89896
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4412,64094
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing9.404.3910,51398
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.3110,14289
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.003.968,011-
West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,806100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.287,533-
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,477-
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.704.276,520-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Craft Brewery10.004.186,49291
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,408-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.116,23894
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.45,93293
Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing10.804.35,79287
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,52395
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,43190
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.935,01084
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.074,60991
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,482-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.474,443-
Sip Of SunshineLawson's Finest Liquids8.004.574,287-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.134,11699
Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,037-
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,86990
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.183,536-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.313,52796
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.233,25390
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.073,049-
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company10.254.672,979-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.772,935-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,870-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.112,85594
G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,853-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,836-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,79094
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,78593
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,774-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.162,696-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.004.062,62290
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.992,613-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,516-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,47392
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.122,402-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.004.162,355-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.942,196-
Ninja Vs. UnicornPipeworks Brewing Company8.004.252,173-
SimtraKnee Deep Brewing Company11.254.252,170-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.882,166-
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