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 Brewery9.004.2415,53296
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.614,424100
Heady TopperThe Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center8.004.6513,36996
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4313,02094
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing9.404.410,73398
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.3110,23689
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.003.968,154-
West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,875100
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,649-
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.704.276,600-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Craft Brewery10.004.186,56191
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,428-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.9.604.116,30294
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.396,00593
Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing10.804.35,81887
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,62295
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,50590
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.935,04584
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.074,73391
Sip Of SunshineLawson's Finest Liquids8.004.564,672-
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,547-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.464,544-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.134,16399
Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,131-
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,90790
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.313,67196
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.183,559-
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.233,31690
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company10.254.673,076-
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.073,070-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.772,957-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.112,90894
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,898-
G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,886-
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,864-
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,85794
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,845-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,83493
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.162,720-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.004.062,63390
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.982,621-
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,604-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.132,520-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,48592
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.004.152,427-
471 Small Batch IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.892,307-
Ninja Vs. UnicornPipeworks Brewing Company8.004.262,306-
Simtra Triple IPAKnee Deep Brewing Company11.254.242,228-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.942,198-
MongoPort Brewing8.504.172,176-
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