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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 Hads > Bros
90 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery9.004.2315,18196
Pliny The ElderRussian River Brewing Company8.004.613,867100
Hopslam AleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.4412,57894
Heady TopperThe Alchemist8.004.6612,54296
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing9.404.3910,42598
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale)Lagunitas Brewing Company7.854.3110,05389
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.003.967,901-
West Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.104.197,740100
Double JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.9.504.287,463-
Hop StoopidLagunitas Brewing Company8.004.187,434-
DirtWolfVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.704.276,459-
Burton BatonDogfish Head Craft Brewery10.004.186,45091
Founders Double TroubleFounders Brewing Company9.404.196,398-
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.10.404.116,19594
Dreadnaught IPA3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.45,88393
Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing10.804.35,73787
MaharajaAvery Brewing Company10.204.25,48395
MaximusLagunitas Brewing Company8.203.955,37490
Founders Devil DancerFounders Brewing Company12.003.934,94384
ResinSixpoint Brewery9.104.074,51391
2XIPASouthern Tier Brewing Company8.204.014,438-
Abrasive AleSurly Brewing Company9.004.474,369-
Hercules Double IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company10.004.134,07799
Sip Of SunshineLawson's Finest Liquids8.004.574,054-
Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.504.144,033-
G'Knight Imperial Red AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew8.704.13,83990
Arctic Panzer Wolf3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.004.183,516-
Pure HoppinessAlpine Beer Company8.004.323,45896
Tröegs Perpetual IPATröegs Brewing Company7.504.073,368-
Chillwave Double IPAGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.004.233,23890
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.504.073,039-
Pliny The YoungerRussian River Brewing Company10.254.672,960-
GUBNA Imperial IPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew10.003.772,923-
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.504.192,826-
Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company10.004.122,81294
G-Bot Double IPANew England Brewing Co.8.804.292,808-
Rampant Imperial IPANew Belgium Brewing8.503.782,796-
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Brewing Company12.004.122,77393
Myrcenary Double IPAOdell Brewing Company9.304.262,75494
Permanent Funeral3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.504.462,701-
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.004.062,61190
Great Lakes Lake Erie MonsterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.9.103.992,565-
The OracleBell's Brewery, Inc.10.004.182,509-
Hop Henge Experimental IPADeschutes Brewery9.304.12,47392
AbnerHill Farmstead Brewery8.204.582,442-
Hi-ResSixpoint Brewery10.504.122,385-
Hop RanchVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.004.172,342-
Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.942,193-
471 IPABreckenridge Brewery9.203.882,154-
SimtraKnee Deep Brewing Company11.254.252,117-
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