Living Beer Styles and the Death of William Younger’s XXP

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  1. BeerAdvocate

    BeerAdvocate Admin (17,075) Aug 23, 1996 California
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  2. akolb

    akolb Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2015 Colorado

    200 IBUs! I'd love to see a modern brewer try to recreate an original IPA.
  3. rgordon

    rgordon Meyvn (1,284) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Thanks for the article. Good history!
  4. Tamarack

    Tamarack Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2016 Massachusetts

    I'd hate to see the price tag on 8 lb per bbl with Galaxy or Nelson :grinning:
  5. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (5,620) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Keep in mind that this is a calculated value. In actual brewing you can't genuinely achieve a value like 200 IBUs; the maximum that can actually be achieved is significantly lower than that value.

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