IPA/DIPA with the longest lingering hop taste?

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  1. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (464) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Arctic Panzer Wolf is still the most bitter and palate crushing beer I've ever tasted. Can ruin an entire night if you're planning to taste a variety of styles or anything that could be considered delicate or balanced.
     
  2. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (464) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    mmmmm, hop pie.
     
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  3. da_beers

    da_beers Aspirant (233) Jan 6, 2013 Florida

    I would say Heady Topper, massive hop blast I could taste in the middle of the night when I woke to feed the baby!
     
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  4. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Defender (681) May 2, 2010 Ohio

    Love 3 Floyd's Panzer, Dreadnaught but not the lack of availability...
     
  5. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Defender (681) May 2, 2010 Ohio

    Wish I could experience it. Had a few trades lined up but both fell through.
     
  6. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Florida

    that stuff RUINED my taste buds for ,like,. 2 days. no bull. i'll NEVER drink it again. just me
     
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  7. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (711) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    Hahaha! I love the stuff!

    West Coast is a little more toned down version, IMO.
     
  8. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Zealot (534) Mar 28, 2009 California
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    Just scored a trade for artic and dreadnaught...I
    Can't wait!!! I've heard the artic is insanely bitter.
     
  9. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (464) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    If it's fresh, it will blow your mind and palate.
     
  10. parchedjay

    parchedjay Initiate (28) Sep 19, 2007 Illinois

    Two Brothers Hop Juice and Founders Devil Dancer, both from 2011. Even after the intense alcohol slap in the ball$ from DD I could still taste the hops throughout the remainder of the night and the next morning.
     
  11. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Defender (693) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    What do you, like, shine shoes?
     
  12. JohnnyMc

    JohnnyMc Champion (845) Feb 14, 2012 Ohio
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    Green Flash Palate Wrecker, Stone Ruination, The Brew Kettle Old 21, Sierra Nevada Hoptimum, Three Floyds Arctic Panzer Wolf and Great Lakes Alchemy Hour (just released, new DIPA!).
     
  13. Ant7780

    Ant7780 Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2012 Michigan

    I'm really just contributing to this thread because I'm enjoying reading it because it gives me that "hop memory" taste. You know that feeling in the middle of the day when you are suddenly reminded of a great IPA and the taste/smell just comes into your nose/mouth? Is it just me or does this happen to anyone else?

    To rep Michigan I'd say Shorts Liberator lingers pretty decently...
     
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  14. grynder33

    grynder33 Devotee (422) Jul 31, 2003 Wisconsin
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    If you advocates ever get to Wisconsin,try to get a glass or bottle of Black Husky Sproose Joose. Black Husky is probaly the hottest new brewery in WI,they make an Imperial IPA that contains the tips of Spruce trees, that gives it a long bitter finish,its delicious the stores cant keep it in stock,but its insanely intense. Very experienced hop lovers couldnt handle it
     
  15. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Devotee (478) Aug 21, 2012 New York
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  16. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    I would also agree this is NOT a bitter ipa. Much heavier on that fragrant beta centric hop IMO.
     
  17. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (3,982) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
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    Are you looking for resiny bitterness or just straight up bitterness? I love IPA's too and the two most bitter beers I've ever had is Moylan's Hopsickle and Bells' The Oracle. Lots of great suggestions here, BTW. You probably have/had a better shot at getting The Oracle than us out here in Eastern PA.
     
  18. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    On the first page I strongly disagree with Sucks as being very bitter! It's so sweet!! I'd go with Palate Wrecker (not now, but the first 4 pack I got when it was 15 days old), Imperial Mad Hatter, Ruination, and month old Hopslam as my literal palate wreckers.
     
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  19. Mikecap

    Mikecap Champion (826) May 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Another lingering hop IPA I love is Heavy Seas Loose Cannon. I also would agree that Lagunitas Sucks (while an awesome beer) doesn't have that same hop bitterness of some IPAs
     
  20. sirsteve42

    sirsteve42 Defender (659) Jan 15, 2009 New York
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    Lawsons hopzilla!
     
  21. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Aspirant (242) Nov 8, 2010 Wisconsin

    You're from Ohio??? How bout Hop Dam Triple IPA from Hoppin Frog
     
  22. BradStokley

    BradStokley Disciple (347) Jan 19, 2013 Maryland
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    I'd add Double Jack to these lists.
     
  23. Mikecap

    Mikecap Champion (826) May 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Had my first Double Jack last night, and don't get me wrong it was good, but I was slightly disappointed. It was bottled on January 8th, would aging help it?
     
  24. Bobheed

    Bobheed Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Texas

    Maharaja, Hopsickle, Simtra, and Palate Wrecker all have crazy lingering hops.
     
  25. Shagator

    Shagator Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Kentucky

    For me it has been Ruination and Schlafly TIPA. West Sixth is a close second
     
  26. Shagator

    Shagator Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Kentucky

    Really? That or a Dreadnaught is usually a starting point for me. Ruination or PW will kill my taste buds, but i think APW is mild compared to others. I think a single IPA is more likely to have a lingering taste or more of a destructive effect on the palate than many of the doubles or imperials that i have had
     
  27. GardenWaters

    GardenWaters Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Illinois

    The very first IPA/DIPA you ever drink is the one with the longest lingering bitterness. With that said, I still find Hop Wallop pretty bitter.
     
  28. GardenWaters

    GardenWaters Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Illinois

    I drank a sixer of Schafly TIPA on New Years Eve, and actually found it to not be very bitter at all. I remember thinking that it was one of the better balanced IPA's out there. Good stuff.
     
  29. Tballz420

    Tballz420 Meyvn (1,176) Mar 4, 2003 Minnesota
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    Back in the day before the IIPA style took off, the first time I had Ruination, for the first couple sips I thought "shit this might almost be too hoppy." I'm fairly certain that beer invented the style, and its still a treat to drink
     
  30. duobob

    duobob Aspirant (244) Oct 10, 2012 Illinois
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    Palate Wrecker for shure
     
  31. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,244) Oct 24, 2010 Maine
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    Mikkeller 1000 IBUs Ultramate. I love a nicely abrasive hop assault, but that was entirely unpleasant.
     
  32. VladTepes

    VladTepes Initiate (155) Oct 18, 2012 Finland

    I would say also this.
     
  33. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

    I'll second (or third, or fourth, or fifth) the Palate Wrecker. I had one yesterday at about 6pm and I can STILL taste it, and I've brushed my teeth twice since then. I LOVE that stuff !

    Moylan's Hopsickle lingers a good bit, too.
     
  34. Shagator

    Shagator Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Kentucky

    The Schafly TIPA is one of my favorite, and under appreciated IMO, beers. I dont think it is overly bitter. I think it has a taste that lingers, but its not a bad thing.
     
  35. Reedrick02

    Reedrick02 Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2013

    Flying Dog Galaxy single hop series. 10th anniversary stone, heady and palate wrecker would be on there too.
     
  36. char005

    char005 Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Just had this at Fatheads in Pittsburgh. Loved that beer. Dank as hell
     
  37. JoeyDankNug

    JoeyDankNug Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2011 New York

    Moylans hopsickle and founders devil dancer....holy hops
     
  38. Reedrick02

    Reedrick02 Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2013

    Totally forgot....should have said on first post.

    Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA crushes out everything I've seen mentioned.
    If you've had it you know what I'm talking about.
     
  39. gibby

    gibby Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2008 Pennsylvania

    I was also going to say Heady Topper, Maharaja and Palate Wrecker.
     
  40. beercanman

    beercanman Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 Ohio

    Ruination and palate wrecker
     
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