Best DIPAs/IPAs/APAs that feature Galaxy Hops

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  1. BecauseWhalezbro

    BecauseWhalezbro Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2015 Colorado

    I plan on picking up some Galactic Double Daisy Cutter this month and want to try other beers that feature Galaxy hops
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  2. MrDave

    MrDave Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2013 California

    Trillium Galaxy Dry-Hopped Fort Point Pal Ale is among the best, but something like Galactica from Clown Shoes might be easier to come by.
  3. hoppytobehere

    hoppytobehere Champion (818) Aug 10, 2012 District of Columbia

  4. muddyh2oblues

    muddyh2oblues Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2010 Illinois

    Revolution Galaxy-Hero
  5. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Defender (625) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

    Pipeworks Unicorn Galaxy
    Half Acre Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
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  6. SteveCarrozza

    SteveCarrozza Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2014 New Hampshire

    Tree House has a batch of Eureka in the tanks with Galaxy that should be ready soon. Looking forward to trying that since everything they brew has been gold!
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  7. bleedblue9150

    bleedblue9150 Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2014 Ohio

    MadTree Galaxy High!!!
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  8. meb3476

    meb3476 Initiate (195) Apr 1, 2013 Massachusetts

    Double Galaxy from Hill farmstead
  9. rather

    rather Initiate (0) May 31, 2013 California

    clown shoes galactica
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  10. Guzzle_McBrew

    Guzzle_McBrew Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2014 Connecticut

    Galaxy Pale ale and Locust Reign from Nebco
    Green and Eureka Galaxy from TreeHouse (this week)
    Congress St and Vicinity from Trillium
    A Hop and a Dream Galaxy from Steady Habit
    Green Diamonds from Other Half
    Galaxy Unicorn from Pipeworks
    Galaxy Showers from Noble Aleworks
  11. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California

    Protocosmos by Modern Times
  12. Doublechar0517

    Doublechar0517 Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2014 Kentucky

    +1 for Madtree Galaxy High
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  13. putonyourwalkingshoes

    putonyourwalkingshoes Devotee (465) Jul 31, 2013 California

    The other day I had Trillium's Galaxy dry hopped Fort Point. Excellent and worth trading for.
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  14. BeerVikingSailor

    BeerVikingSailor Savant (933) Nov 19, 2009 Ohio

    This guy right here

    Damn tasty

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  15. Phigg1102

    Phigg1102 Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2013 New York

    Green Diamonds from Other Half is fantastic. Double Galaxy from Hill Farmstead is probably the best I've had. Both are probably a touch out of the way though..
  16. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California

    Galaxy doesn't seem to be too popular on the west coast. We use it, but most beers it's combined with other varieties. Galaxy Showers is the only one that comes to mind that is all Galaxy, and it doesn't get released that much.
  17. Cameron_como

    Cameron_como Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2015 Missouri

    8-Bit and 16-Bit from Tallgrass are great!
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  18. johnjohnbeer

    johnjohnbeer Initiate (0) Oct 27, 2012 Ohio

    Galaxy High all day for a local. Wish it was available year round.
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  19. SoleBriety

    SoleBriety Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2013 California

    Not sure if this is offered in your area, but this was an amazing IPA:

  20. WillemHC

    WillemHC Initiate (133) Jun 21, 2013 Utah

  21. mstrcrwly

    mstrcrwly Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2013 New York

    Green Diamonds and Schlafly Tasmanian IPA..btw for those of you in ny area..they just canned All Green Everything and Nelson..going this Sat to pick some up..hopefully they're not sold Green Diamonds on the last run April 18th and sold out that day.
  22. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,956) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

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  23. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland

    Flying Dog's Galaxy Single Hopped IIPA.
    Noble Ale Works Galaxy Showers
    Schlafly T-IPA
  24. islay

    islay Initiate (0) Jan 6, 2008 Minnesota

    At the link are the beers tagged as using Galaxy hops on the other site in descending order of rating. Surely many beers using Galaxy are not tagged as such.
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  25. jakemn91

    jakemn91 Initiate (0) Jun 14, 2013 New Mexico

    Toppling Goliath Intergalactic Warrior IPA is great. Features both Galaxy and Warrior hops.
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  26. maltmaster420

    maltmaster420 Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2005 Oregon

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  27. CB_Michigan

    CB_Michigan Initiate (190) Sep 4, 2014 Illinois

    Short's Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster is all galaxy, though it has some Belgian yeasts, making it slightly different than your typical DIPA.
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  28. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    I believe Derivative from Proclamation in Rhode Island uses Galaxy in the dry hopping. It's fantastic!
  29. McSmack

    McSmack Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2014 California

    One of Nobles top Shower series. When it comes out once a year, I buy it by the case I like it that much.
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  30. Scott17Taylor

    Scott17Taylor Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2013 Iowa

    Second that. Definitely try 8 bit if it's available to you very good beer.
  31. Hayden34

    Hayden34 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2014 Georgia

    Clown Shoes Galactica
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  32. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California

    Haven't had it yet but I look forward to it. My favs so far are Nelson and Citra.
  33. Himself

    Himself Initiate (0) May 20, 2014 Massachusetts

    Clown Shoes Galactica and New Holland Tasmanian Hatter
  34. BWM-77

    BWM-77 Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2014 Kentucky

    Big Muddy Galaxy IPA. Just make sure it's fresh!
  35. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts

    +1 to green diamonds and congress st. I also really like Lost Nation Lost Galaxy.
  36. JLaw55

    JLaw55 Meyvn (1,193) Jul 10, 2014 Missouri

    Have to put my name in the hat on Schlafly TIPA. I wish it was available all year round.
  37. Tsar_Riga

    Tsar_Riga Poo-Bah (2,554) Sep 9, 2013 Indiana

    I came on here to say just exactly this.
  38. SteveSexton203

    SteveSexton203 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2014 Connecticut

    FireFly Hallow CT : Cone Flakes
    Kettle Hops: Zues, Galaxy, Mosaic, Palisade, Nugget, Citra
    Dry Hops: Mosaic, Galaxy, Amarillo
  39. ChrisMyhre

    ChrisMyhre Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    Probably my favorite hop.

    Two favorite IPAs with Galaxy are Tree House Green and Trillium Congress Street.
  40. JaefromLA

    JaefromLA Initiate (0) May 19, 2015 California

    Bootleggers brewery Far Out Ipa. It's a damn good one.
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