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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 > Ratings Score
Old Enough To DrinkBrouwerij het Uiltje21.0064.19
Hoppy BalboaCool Springs Brewery18.7043.76
Quintuple Dog DareBoiler Brewing Co.18.4013
120 Minute IPADogfish Head Craft Brewery18.008,2674.11
Ashley Gang OutlawBig Top Brewing Company17.5013.94
Molotov Cocktail HeavyEvil Twin Brewing17.201103.87
More Sex Imperial IPATwisted K-8 Brewing Company17.0000
Honey HeartedBell's Brewery, Inc.16.30503.78
The Kentucky Tickle MonsterSiren Craft Brew16.3024.21
2 Out Side VymorozhennyyPlan B Brewery16.0014.23
AscensionTwo Beers Brewing Co.15.40223.58
Warning Label Extreme IPAWynkoop Brewing Company15.0023.86
Cascade QuadTacoma Brewing Co.15.0000
Off-PisteKrauski's Brewskis15.0013.69
HopverdommeDe Struise Brouwers15.00143.95
X Big TonyMikkeller ApS15.0024.23
Triple BypassJagged Mountain Craft Brewery14.8054.4
Hop LunacyDeviate Brewing14.8024.29
Batch 5000Short's Brewing Company14.60884.19
Hop-De-RangedKnee Deep Brewing Company14.502434.15
No. 32 Imperial IPAThe Freehouse14.2014.38
Double BlissFive Threads Brewing Company14.1014.37
Hogus Maximus ExtremisPostdoc Brewing14.1000
Nature's WrathCrooked Run Brewing14.0013
The Nuclear Mutant Beast Versus The Giant Reptilian From HellYria Cerveza Artesanal14.0014.5
Saminator!Rock & Run Brewery and Pub14.0054.02
Super Hop Triple IPABarley Creek Brewing Company13.90153.47
Resting Bitter FaceBlue Stallion Brewing Co.13.9054.2
4th Anniversary Triple IPAWicked Weed Brewing13.8044.42
Arck AngelAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing13.50843.97
#IAMNOTFAMOUSANYMOREBooks & Brews13.5014.48
Armada Bourbon Barrel Quad IPAReaver Beach Brewing Company13.5044.24
Perseus Triple IPAGranite Falls Brewing Co.13.4023.63
Morale BoosterQuattro Goomba's Brewery13.3000
God's WrathStony Lake Brewing Co.13.1024.16
FaceplantBoneshaker Community Brewery13.1013.8
One Bad BitchThree Huskies Brewing13.1014.04
SMaSH Triple IPAI & I Brewing13.1063.76
Danke Imperial IPANorth High Brewing Company13.1024.04
Rubber Band ManThe Veil Brewing Co.13.1044.3
Barrel CrusherDeep Ellum Brewing Company13.00134.15
Carlsbad Triple IPAKarl Strauss Brewing Company13.0014.21
Demon CoreFour Fathers Brewing13.0033.94
American MuscleLocal Option13.00854.08
Statik With Ghost PeppersBrewery Rickoli13.0013.95
Lip RipaFall River Brewing Company13.00144.41
Arck Angel - PeachesAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing13.00103.8
SUPEREGOIPACarton Brewing Company13.00374.15
Only HumanBrodie's13.0023.88
The ImplicationOdd Side Ales13.00503.99
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