What is your IPA?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by nickapalooza86, Aug 29, 2013.

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  1. BulletsOverHamburgers

    BulletsOverHamburgers Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2013 Virginia

    Westbrook IPA (when I'm back in Charleston)
    Parkway IPA
  2. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,365) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Flower Power and
    Maximus for me!
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  3. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    Jai Alai..I can get it at the supermarket a few days old lately.
    Football at last. Cheers kids!
  4. profholt82

    profholt82 Initiate (124) Oct 25, 2010 Michigan

    2 Hearted Ale - always
    When I lived in Ohio I bought Head Hunter all the time. Lord, I miss it.
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  5. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,728) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    White Rajah is my fave.. it's too hard to pick a #2, I'd end up listing another three..
  6. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,453) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Flower Power
    Finest Kind

    Life is good for IPA lovers. Sooooooooooo very good.
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  7. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

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  8. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Champion (837) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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    Flower Power
  9. mntlover

    mntlover Poo-Bah (1,783) Jun 30, 2003 Tennessee

    Finest Kind
    Sweet Water IPA

    Kind of rotate depending on my moods.
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  10. ThickNStout

    ThickNStout Poo-Bah (2,118) Mar 8, 2011 Georgia
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    It's good to see Sweetwater IPA getting some props here. It's my go-to local option.
    I'm stoked that Clown Shoes Galactica is rumored to be year round now. If so, it will pretty much always be in my fridge.
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  11. proseberry

    proseberry Initiate (0) May 2, 2008 Illinois

    For me, Sculpin and Ethos. Solid and consistent.
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  12. RBassSFHOPit2ME

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

    Blind Pig
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  13. Mersh

    Mersh Zealot (531) Mar 10, 2013 Connecticut
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    Gandhi Bot
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  14. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (205) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    What I can get any day:

    FW Union Jack
    Odell IPA
  15. LI_PO12

    LI_PO12 Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Uinta Hop Notch
    Flower Power
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  16. Buff0910

    Buff0910 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2013 Alabama

    Good People IPA
    Straight to Ale Monkeynaught IPA
    Both local and I buy them all the time.
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  17. BeahDrinkah

    BeahDrinkah Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2010 South Carolina

    Another One
    Enjoy By
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  18. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,591) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Local is best - both in Madison.
    1. Fantasy Factory (Spring/Summer - hoping for bottles in 2014)
    2. Ballistic (Fall/Winter)
  19. AndrewM661

    AndrewM661 Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2012 California

    Stone IPA and Union Jack
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  20. DinoFight

    DinoFight Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2013 Arizona

    Very hard to pick just two. But if I go for straight up taste and solid consistency for a year round release I would have to say:

    -Stone IPA
    -Sierra Nevada Torpedo
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  21. Johnny_Duck

    Johnny_Duck Disciple (348) Apr 19, 2013 Tennessee
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    I can answer APA with Dale's Pale Ale.
    I can answer IIPA with Hoptimum.
    I don't have an answer for IPA yet. I'll keep having fun trying to find one though!
  22. b-one

    b-one Initiate (0) Feb 6, 2013 California

    Still Sculpin
    Many contenders for second.
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  23. fds

    fds Initiate (174) Aug 17, 2013 Nebraska
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    Boulevard Single Wide and probably Stone IPA for me, although I drink a lot of Ethos too.
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  24. Averwo

    Averwo Disciple (371) Jul 4, 2013 Iowa
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    Stone IPA
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  25. Givemebeer

    Givemebeer Zealot (567) Apr 6, 2013 Vermont

    Exit 16 - Flying Fish

    Maybe some Resin (Sixpoint) if I get bored
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  26. wemissmikey

    wemissmikey Initiate (0) May 19, 2011 South Carolina

    Sweetwater. $8.99 regular price. $6.99 on sale this weekend. Fresh, consistent, cheap.
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  27. LancetherealLeader

    LancetherealLeader Devotee (430) Jul 12, 2013 South Carolina
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    Westbrook IPA....local, fresh, and in a can!!
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  28. roger617

    roger617 Disciple (357) Jun 1, 2013 Indiana
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    Two Hearted and 60 Minute.
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  29. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,606) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    If I just consider 2 criteria:
    1. how much I enjoy it
    2. how often I drink it
    it comes out like this...

    1. Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA
    2. Bell's Two-Hearted Ale
    3. West 6th IPA

    everything else is far, far behind.
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  30. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    NYC has the shittiest array of IPAs.

    My standards are:

    Southern Tier
    Flower Power
  31. kell50

    kell50 Meyvn (1,145) Jul 25, 2007 North Carolina

    1. Lagunitas Sucks
    2. Ole Hickory Death By Hops
    3. Bell's Two Hearted
    4. Jai Alai
    5. Deviant Dales

    6-1,000. 995 other amazing IPAs I'm failing to totally recall.
  32. MgoJohnStamos

    MgoJohnStamos Initiate (0) Jun 15, 2013 Michigan

    Two hearted and Oddside Citra

    I would be a happy man
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  33. Warlocks-Passage

    Warlocks-Passage Aspirant (293) Jul 4, 2013 California
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    I love Alesmith IPA also
  34. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Fat Head's Headhunter IPA
    Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA
  35. SunDevilBeer

    SunDevilBeer Zealot (579) May 9, 2003 Massachusetts

    Whatever one is fresh.
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  36. MeBeerGood

    MeBeerGood Initiate (30) Jan 27, 2010 Massachusetts

    Finest Kind, and lately a lot of Founders All Day IPA. Most of the time my go to IPA is the one that's freshest between a dozen or so different IPAs.
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  37. SlightlyGrey

    SlightlyGrey Zealot (542) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    Surly Furious
    Summit Saga
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  38. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (707) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    Available everyday IPA has got to be Troegs Perpetual. That stuff is dynamite when it's fresh. Double IPA, unquestionably Evolution Lot No6. Within a month or so of bottling, that one can compete with any DIPA out there IMHO.
  39. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Two Hearted followed by Stone IPA
  40. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Crusader (712) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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    Two Hearted
    Racer 5

    and as a local option Westbrook IPA
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