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Post Your Top 5 IPA's/DIPA's

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by TheFugitive, Jul 16, 2013.

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  1. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    LaCumbre Elevated IPA
    Gandhi Bot
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  2. fuzzbalz

    fuzzbalz Disciple (315) Apr 13, 2002 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    Stone ipa
    Ballast Point Sculpin ipa
    Hop Stoopid
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  3. RyanCave

    RyanCave Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Oregon

    No order of preference:

    -Evolution Lot #3
    -60 Minute
    -Stone IPA
    -Two Hearted

    too many others that COULD be on the list but out of respect for the game I'm not going to list them all, just 4 IPA's for me

    -Heady Topper
    -90 Minute
    -White Oak Aged Jai Alai (fucking incredible)
    -On The Wings Of Armageddon
    -Lake Erie Monster
  4. Big_V

    Big_V Devotee (491) Nov 30, 2012 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Double Jack
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  5. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    1. Kern River Citra
    2. Heady Topper
    3. Pliny The Elder
    4. Lagunitas Sucks
    5. Double jack
  6. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    Sixpoint: Resin
    Sierra: Torpedo & Celebration
    Columbus IPA
    -- hard toss up for the last...Victory: Hop Devil or Fat Head's "Head Hunter"

    Honorable mention:

    Mad River: Steelhead
    Sierra: Hoptimum
    Dogfish: ApriHop
    Stone IPA & Ruination
    Rogue: OREgasmic
  7. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012 New York

    Heady Topper
    Pliney the Elder
    Flower Power
  8. Craftonly23121

    Craftonly23121 Aspirant (247) Jun 28, 2011 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    Furious, Surly
    Broo Doo, Three Floyds
    The Corruption, DC Brau
    Lunch, Maine Beer Company
    60 Minute, Dogfish Head

    Can’t Dog Imperial IPA, Marshall Wharf
    Hop Centric (aka Hop Juice), Two Brothers
    Thumbprint IIPA, New Glarus
    Dreadnaught, Three Floyds
    Hop Crisis, 21st Amendment
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  9. Dracarys

    Dracarys Initiate (0) May 28, 2013 Alabama

    Jai Alai
    Two Hearted
    Snake Handler
    Weedy's DIPA
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  10. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    Dogfish 60 is a Really good one..best of the "minute" series in my book. Its Perfectly balanced & Quite drinkable. -- nice pick, it was (almost) in my list, I just like their ApriHop a bit bttr.
  11. Skwalk47

    Skwalk47 Aspirant (237) Aug 31, 2010 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    1. Heady Topper
    2. Stone RuinTen
    3. Elysian Space Dust
    4. DF 90 min
    5. Odell Myrcenary
  12. arlingtonjoe

    arlingtonjoe Devotee (451) Jan 20, 2013 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    pallet wrecker
    triple fist
    ninja vs unicorn
    lucky bastard
  13. AleToTheVictors

    AleToTheVictors Aspirant (258) Feb 7, 2012 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Top Five*
    Surly - Abrasive
    Alpine - Nelson
    Kern River - Citra
    DC Brau - On the Wings of Armageddon

    Other Notables
    FFF - Permanent Funeral
    FFF - Rye Da Tiger
    Stone - Enjoy By
    CCB - Jai Alai
    Kuhnhenn - DRIPA

    * Like, right now. Tomorrow, who knows? These things change.
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  14. Snellgg5

    Snellgg5 Aspirant (290) Aug 4, 2011 New Hampshire

    90 min
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  15. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    head hunter
    enjoy by
  16. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Defender (624) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Tired Hands St. Oner (1st Anniversary) IPA
    21st Amendment Hop Crisis DIPA
    Moylan's Hopsickle DIPA
    Lagunitas Sucks DIPA
    Russian River Pliny the Elder DIPA
  17. SpongeRuiner

    SpongeRuiner Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I hear ya. I love my hometown selection too. Michigan is pretty awesome. I'm fortunate enough to have a friend that can get some intense stuff, Hayden Panettiere up there.

    By the way nice Christmas Vacation pic.
    "Shitter was full!"
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  18. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Initiate (0) May 11, 2007 Minnesota

    1. Abrasive
    2. Size 7
    3. Sucks
    4. Hopslam
    5. Furious/Two Hearted (tie)
  19. Mikecap

    Mikecap Champion (846) May 18, 2012 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    Jai Alai
    Racer 5
    Hop Rod Rye
  20. Nadlerjordan

    Nadlerjordan Initiate (175) Oct 24, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Alpine- Nelson
    Stone- Enjoy By
    NEBCO- Fuzzy Baby Ducks
    Lawsons- Chinooker'd
    Kane- Head High
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  21. CaliToTheBridge

    CaliToTheBridge Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2013 California

    1 Pliny
    2 Knuckle Sandwich
    3 West Coast IPA
    4 Sculpin
    5 Union Jack
  22. mrw1zard

    mrw1zard Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2013 Alabama
    Beer Trader

    Double Jack
    Enjoy By

    So many others that are right up there (or could replace this list tomorrow :slight_smile:)
  23. lookrider

    lookrider Defender (618) Apr 22, 2007 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

  24. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,014) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Heady Topper

    HF Citra



    Flower Power

  25. ChesterHop

    ChesterHop Initiate (0) Sep 14, 2010 Connecticut

    Gandhi Bot
    Head Hunter
    Flower Power
    Double Trouble
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  26. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Disciple (391) Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Narrowing to just DIPAs I've had recently enough to compare/took notes on...

    1. Abner
    2. Heady Topper
    3. Sucks
    4. Myrcenary
    5. Pliny the Elder

    Honorable Mentions: Gandhi Bot, S&S#3, Burton Baton, Hop Stoopid

    This is a painstaking list to prepare. 5 just isn't enough!
  27. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poo-Bah (1,766) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    In no particular Order:

    Pliny the Elder
    Heady Topper
    Jai Alai
    Captain Lawrence Captains Reserve DIPA
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  28. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poo-Bah (3,175) Aug 10, 2010 West Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Based in my ratings of what I've had:

    1. Pliny the Elder
    2. Lagunitas Sucks
    3. Lewis & Clark Tumbleweed IPA
    4. Avery Maharaja
    5. Bells Hopslam & Firestone Union Jack (tied)
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  29. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Meyvn (1,469) Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Five isn't enough for both IPA and DIPA/IIPA, so here's a list for each...

    Top Five IPAs:
    1. GF West Coast IPA
    2. ApriHop
    3. Blind Pig
    4. Elysian Avatar Jasmine IPA
    5. Centennial
    (Honorable mention to Schlafly Tasmanian IPA)

    Top Five DIPAs:
    1. Pliny The Elder
    2. Heady Topper
    3. Palate Wrecker
    4. Sucks
    5. Double Trouble
    (Honorable mention to Enjoy By)

    And if I had to create a single list (no particular order)...

    GF West Coast IPA
    Pliny The Elder
    Heady Topper
    Blind Pig
  30. Purp1eOne

    Purp1eOne Devotee (483) Oct 23, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    1. Half Acre Double Daisy Cutter
    2. Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow
    3. Founders Double Trouble
    4. Pipeworks Ninja v. Unicorn
    5. Bells Two Hearted Ale
  31. TheGator321

    TheGator321 Aspirant (239) May 29, 2013 Connecticut

    Heady Topper
    Lawson's single hop kiwi ipa
    HF dbl citra
    Treehouse's (mass) Julius
    Stone's Enjoy by series
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  32. gengle

    gengle Initiate (130) Oct 10, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Citra Hopgasm - Pizza Boy
  33. ScottieD

    ScottieD Devotee (466) Jul 30, 2011 Connecticut
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    1. Maine Lunch
    2. NEBCO Supernaut
    3. RR Blind Pig
    4. Ballast Point Sculpin
    5. Green Flash West Coast

    1. Heady
    2. Lawson's Double Sunshine
    3. RR Pliny
    4. NEBCO Gandhi-Bot
    5. Knee Deep Simtra
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  34. OptionParalysis

    OptionParalysis Aspirant (258) Jul 12, 2013 New York
    Beer Trader

    Heady Topper
    Double Trouble
    Two Hearted Ale

    No particular order
  35. garfscores

    garfscores Aspirant (270) Dec 1, 2012 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    Gandhi Bot
    Racer 5
    Heady Topper
    NEBCO Sea Hag
  36. Ragnarok88

    Ragnarok88 Initiate (0) May 30, 2013 Minnesota

    1. Wet
    2. Furious
    3. Two Hearted
    4. Odell IPA
    5. Size 7

    1. Sucks
    2. Abrasive
    3. 90 Minute
    4. Burton Baton
    5. Hopslam
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  37. terence

    terence Disciple (336) Mar 18, 2012 California

    Enjoy By
    AleSmith IPA
  38. alexipa

    alexipa Devotee (439) Oct 7, 2011 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Modus Hoperandi
    SN Celebration
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  39. nickapalooza86

    nickapalooza86 Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2010 Wisconsin

    Bedlam - Citra Belgian IPA from Ale Asylum
    Two Hearted - Some Cenntenial hopped beer from some little brewery our of Michagan
    Lakefront IPA - Nice little IPA from my awesome ass state
    Ballistic IPA - Single Amarillo hopped IPA and also from Ale Asylum and glorius
    Columbus IPA - if I could get it here I would drink it daily

    Sosus - Toppling Goliath make this your year round DIPA and hey put it in a 6er for like 10 bucks if you would, ok?
    Abrasive - It is in a can and from MN so it must suck....
    Thumbprint IIPA - From my favorite brewery, NG I love you
    Maximus - I hope everyone does not figure out how awesome this beer is and that is around and available ALWAYS
    Hop Wallop - SHH same this as Maximus!
  40. surge1311

    surge1311 Initiate (185) Oct 10, 2012 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    HF Double Citra
    Lawsons Double Sunshine
    Permanent Funeral
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