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The best IPA no one knows about?

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

  1. theycallmedugan

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    New Albanian Brewing Company's Hoptimus IPA, So freaking good!!!
     
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    Schlafly New Zealand IPA. I don't live in StL which makes me sad because it's a truly amazing IPA
     
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    Every IPA Toppling Goliath has ever made. I cannot wait until they start bottling this spring. Golden Nugget is sublime.
     
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    10 Barrel Apocalypse surprised me bigtime. Almost every Beachwood IPA ever made. Oh... and Societe is going to turn some heads when/ if they start bottling their 3 IPAs.
     
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    Earth Eagle Brewings in Portsmouth, NH just opened up a tasting room, and their New England Gangsta' is citra-hopped and superbly juicy goodness. Their IIPA, Jack Wagon, is also great.
     
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    Schlafly AIPA and TIPA
     
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    Mathias from Haymarket Brewery in Chicago
     
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    831 IPA from Sante Adairius.
     
  11. bayareahustla

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    UINTA HOP NOTCH
     
  12. BrianTheBrewer30

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    Rough Draft Eraser IPA
     
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    Gotta throw in another vote for Steel Toe, Size 7. Such a fantastic beer. Trade for it!
     
  14. nucmedmario

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    chicago people know about it this and the rest of you should too. pipeworks ninja vs unicorn and pipeworks citra ninja.
     
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    Floyd IPA by Ruth McGowans is a great local IPA that no one seems to know about.
     
  16. WiscoNYC

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    Hop Whoopin' by O'so Brewing Company in Plover, WI

    I've only had it a couple of times but I absolutely loved this beer. It makes me wish I could get back to WI more often. And I'm shocked that it's score is only 86.

    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/16386/61176
     
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    Awesome! I'll pick up a pint the next time I'm shopping for skinny jeans!

    *rimshot*
     
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    Apex by Bear Republic, although it's technically a DIPA. I don't know if that was a "only brewed once" kinda deal or whatever, but it only has 159 reviews on BA, and I was lucky enough to find it on tap at the South Philly Taproom a while back. S*** is amazing.
     
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    Just had Simtra after drinking a Pliny. That gets my vote
     
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    OT20 Double IPA from The Old Toad in Rochester, NY. It's there house IIPA and it is one of the best things I've ever had
     
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    Simtra, Sculpin, Wookey Jack, Butcherstown Black, The Incredible Hop, Caldera IPA.
     
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    Ithaca Flower Power. Had a growler of it. Powerfully good!
     
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    Got to go local: Pipeworks Citra Ninja or Haymarket Mathias
     
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    thats what im saying.. go find this beer people!!
     
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    Really not fair , but Foothills Jade. Scores a 94, in house only. Some of the better stuff is regional only.
     
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    Simtra is awesome.... my local stop just picked up 4 cases.
     
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    Stormchaser, the summer seasonal from Free State. Centennial and Citra!
     
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    a.. in t..? haha
     
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    Schlafly AIPA. Fantastic beer. If it were brewed on the west/east coast it would cost twice as much. Also, Schlafly's Tasmanian IPA is pretty darn good also and nobody knows about that.
     
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    Mikkeller Single Hop Amarillo.
     
  34. beerwolf

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    Yep. Elevated was the star IPA of 2012, IMO.
     
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    anything with "jade" in the name from Foothills. They also have a 100+ IBU 3.5% beer that is awesome.
     
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    White Rajah out of Cleveland, OH and Orange Whip out of Falls Church, VA are two of the finest under-the-radar IPAs I've encountered.

    Oh and Evolution Lot No. 3 IPA.
     
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    Deep Ellum IPA is one of the best IPAs I have ever had
     
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    La Cumbre Elevated IPA...amazing stuff!!
     
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    Just Outstanding IPA by Kern River is a great brew.
     
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