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The best IPA no one knows about?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by geneseohawk, Nov 24, 2012.

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  1. whiskey

    whiskey Aspirant (273) Feb 25, 2012 California
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  2. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Came in to say this.
     
  3. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Oregon

    Alpha Dog, an Imperial, from Laughing Dog is great.
     
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  4. DrinkSlurm

    DrinkSlurm Poo-Bah (1,927) Oct 3, 2007 New York
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    Shlafly Tasmanian was fantastic!
     
  5. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (848) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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  6. UNCCTDawg

    UNCCTDawg Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 North Carolina
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    Yes, Yes & Yes... Death by Hops is a quality brew and its relatively unknown
     
  7. ItsLaTrappe

    ItsLaTrappe Initiate (0) May 15, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Knee Deep Brewing IPA. Some say it's similar to Lagunitas...
     
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  8. ferillo

    ferillo Devotee (489) Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Pretty Things Meadowlark
     
  9. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Disciple (363) Jan 4, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Pittsburgh, PA The church brew works pub- Thunder Hop IPA is fantastic and they just won gold for large brew pub at GABF. Edgar ipa was previously noted and fantastic as well out of williamsport, pa.
     
  10. HarmonMW

    HarmonMW Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2012 Missouri

    Perrin IPA (Comstock Park, MI) - newer brewery outside Grand Rapids. Love basically everything they have. The DIPA is incredible as well.
     
  11. Kory

    Kory Initiate (0) Apr 3, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Masala Mama!!!! i know its already been said, but its amazing
     
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  12. sunkistxsudafed

    sunkistxsudafed Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2010 New Mexico

    Wet Mountain IPA from Il Vicino here in ABQ
     
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  13. brplatz

    brplatz Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 New Mexico

    This aswell. Just had it last week with a pizza and it was awesome!
     
  14. sunkistxsudafed

    sunkistxsudafed Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2010 New Mexico

    I love it. It was the IPA that got me into the style. It goes perfect with one of their pizzas.
     
  15. harperman69

    harperman69 Aspirant (234) Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    I had this two weeks ago and was blown away. Great IPA.
     
  16. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (447) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    I've really been enjoying The Dandy from Societe lately. Best new IPA of 2012 as far as I'm concerned.
     
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  17. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale. Retired...
     
  18. BruChef

    BruChef Aspirant (223) Nov 8, 2009 New York

    O'so lupulin Maximus.
     
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  19. mhksuccess

    mhksuccess Zealot (579) Jul 7, 2012 California
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    i have to agree about HOLLISTER brewing company
    the IPA's are great love that masterplan dipa and the pope ipa also hippie kicker pretty good
    also PIZZA PORT has some great ipa's
     
  20. hesterbird

    hesterbird Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2009 California

    Not sure if this toes the line of being too well-known, but Odell IPA is fantastic. I figured it could fit in here due to their limited distribution.
     
  21. JRorie

    JRorie Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2010 Illinois
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    Schlafly TIPA, I would put it against anything.
     
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  22. Siriusfisherman

    Siriusfisherman Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2011 Colorado

    Melvin IPA from Thai Me Up Brewery in Jackson, Wyoming.
     
  23. Chuck5315

    Chuck5315 Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2012 Missouri
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    Any IPA or IIPA from 2nd Shift here in St. Louis
     
  24. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (740) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    Southern Star ProAm 2012
     
  25. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2010 Ohio

    It is top notch, but I like Bodhi better.
     
  26. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    came in to say this... if you ever have a chance to get this NJ jewel, don't pass it up
     
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  27. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

    Agreed. My first NJ beer upon visiting NJ for the first time, and it did not disappoint.
     
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  28. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    I've long waited for NJ to really step it up. No disrespect to the older breweries here but Kane and Carton make some fantastic beers. Head High is one of my favorite single IPA's hands down. The Galaxy Double Dry Hopped version is truly an amazing beer
     
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  29. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,530) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    That or Flat 12s Half Cycle
     
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  30. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    I don't know if it's been mentioned here yet, but Hop Rising is a pretty good DIPA from Squatters, SLC Utah.
     
  31. rschne13

    rschne13 Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2009 Missouri

    I would agree that the IPA's coming from 2nd Shift are pretty amazing
     
  32. theGlasstronaut

    theGlasstronaut Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Felony IPA from Prism Brewing Co.
     
  33. wrycon

    wrycon Aspirant (268) Apr 22, 2009 Minnesota

    Liftbridge's "Hop Dish".

    Also, Indeed's "Day Tripper". Though they call it a Pale Ale, it drinks like an IPA.
     
  34. JarlowMarlow

    JarlowMarlow Initiate (35) Jul 10, 2012 Florida
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    10-10-10 by Swamp Head, awesome stuff. Meaning, it inspires awe when you drink it
     
  35. GotWad629

    GotWad629 Aspirant (229) Sep 14, 2010 New York

    Good nature brewing wet hop ipa out of Hamilton ny
     
  36. t420o

    t420o Zealot (566) Jul 16, 2009 Colorado
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    I LOVED Schlafly New Zealand IPA a lot. Awesome beer
     
  37. danfinegan3

    danfinegan3 Initiate (163) May 5, 2010 Florida
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    antihero from revolution
     
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  38. canucklehead

    canucklehead Poo-Bah (2,464) Mar 7, 2003 British Columbia (Canada)

    [​IMG]This is the best new IPA in BC from a brewery that used to brew shitty beer lol
     
  39. musicsherlock

    musicsherlock Disciple (323) Jan 2, 2012 New York

  40. CrisLin

    CrisLin Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2012 New York

    Maine Beer Company LUNCH
     
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