What is your IPA?

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

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  1. LeeMarvin

    LeeMarvin Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2005 Massachusetts

    FW Union Jack
    Lagunitas IPA

    FW Double Jack
    Sierra Hoptimum
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  2. meb3476

    meb3476 Initiate (193) Apr 1, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Flower Power
    Mayflower IPA
  3. RobM77

    RobM77 Initiate (153) Feb 14, 2013 Illinois

    Had Saga for the first time the other night. So delicious... I had four.
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  4. racer2k

    racer2k Devotee (412) May 21, 2004 Massachusetts

    Sierra Nevada Torpedo but as of late I have been enjoying this local beer from Newburyport Brewing Company called Green Head IPA..Fantastic hop bomb that is incredibly fresh in a can! Go get some.
  5. Puttenham

    Puttenham Initiate (140) Jul 30, 2008 Massachusetts

    Berkshire Lost Sailor IPA. Hoppy AND Malty.
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  6. RichardMNixon

    RichardMNixon Zealot (515) Jun 24, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Lil' Sumpin' Sumpin' and Hop Rod Rye. Honorable mention to Finest Kind.

    At least pale and stout are adjectives; how does one go about being "extra India Pale"?
  7. hctap00

    hctap00 Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 Maryland

    90 Minute and Stone IPA. For a while it was Two Hearted, but recently re-discovered just how awesome Stone, especially given its availability. Troegs Perpetual is also up there.
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  8. jmdarcy

    jmdarcy Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2010 Connecticut
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    If I was going with stuff thats always around it would be two hearted and double jack. My favorite one offs of the past couple years would be Super IPA and Twenty. Pliny is always at the top too though.
  9. wborr82

    wborr82 Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2013 Florida

    Jai Alai and Ranger now that NB is in Florida.
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  10. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (451) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    My go to is Anti-Hero, since it's readily available. My favorite would have to be Elevated IPA, though.
  11. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Zealot (557) Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    Jai Alai when I can find it any of the local stores

    More readily available: Sweetwater IPA

    Favorite IPA that comes around once a year: Lagunitas Sucks
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  12. slim2043

    slim2043 Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2012 Connecticut

    NEBCO Sea Hag
    Ithaca Flower Power
  13. JZ468

    JZ468 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2012 New Mexico

    Me too....
  14. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Meyvn (1,487) Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
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    Once I get past the fact that I'm a bit of a variety whore, this is a surprisingly easy answer for me, even though there are a ton of really fabulous IPAs.

    Green Flash West Coast IPA
    Tallgrass Ethos IPA

    I would pick Blind Pig, but it's just too much of a hassle to get my hands on, and if I'm going out of my way to get Russian River, I'm going with PtE and/or Supplication.
  15. Ysgard

    Ysgard Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2008 Virginia

    Local: El Guapo. Quite Nice fresh.
    Torpedo for widely available.
  16. KingforaDay

    KingforaDay Defender (668) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Kane Head High
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  17. Nanners

    Nanners Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2013 Ohio

    I'm getting some good information from this thread...sounds like I need to try Kane...

    1. Original white rajah was my favorite of all time, before the formula change.
    2. dark Horse crooked tree is my go to these days.
  18. ryhayes

    ryhayes Initiate (162) Jan 21, 2013 Ohio

    I am really digging Uinta Hopnotch right now.
  19. tdmccarthy

    tdmccarthy Devotee (456) May 6, 2010 Illinois

    Always available:

    1a. Stone
    1b. Two Hearted


    1a. Sucks
    2b. Founders Harvest
  20. Nanners

    Nanners Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2013 Ohio

    3. I'll give an honorable mention to the ZD...yes, its an IPA.
    4. head hunter if nothing else is on the shelf...a little pricey.
  21. Aleforme

    Aleforme Disciple (300) Nov 26, 2008 Washington
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    7 Seas Brewing - Rude Parrot
    Alesmith IPA
  22. MattLatuchie

    MattLatuchie Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2013 Illinois
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    Revolution Anti Hero
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  23. MikeWard

    MikeWard Meyvn (1,224) Sep 14, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Torpedo & West Coast IPA. Shout outs to Racer 5 & Two-hearted
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  24. Yosefus

    Yosefus Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2012 North Carolina

    Stone IPA and Sucks
  25. Aaronkv

    Aaronkv Aspirant (231) Jul 9, 2013 California
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    Enjoy By

    and whenever I make the trip; Alpine
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  26. nickapalooza86

    nickapalooza86 Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2010 Wisconsin

    Rampant is extremely under rated, as is Ranger!
  27. Flibber

    Flibber Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2013 United Kingdom (England)

    Only one that I can get all the time AND love is Worthington's White Shield. When I see Ilkley Lotus IPA on cask though, I will get some as it's delicious. Bottled isn't the same, sadly.
  28. Icarus

    Icarus Initiate (175) Oct 6, 2012 Minnesota

    Surly Overrated & Furious
    Summit Saga
    Odell IPA
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  29. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    when Sucks comes back, Sucks
    til then i don't really have a go to
  30. Treezilla

    Treezilla Initiate (129) Aug 12, 2013 Colorado
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  31. scootsmal

    scootsmal Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2012 New York

    IPA: Stone IPA and The Kind IPA (3HB)
    IIPA: Gandhi Bot and ST 2XIPA
  32. VitisVinifera

    VitisVinifera Initiate (95) Feb 25, 2013 California
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    Hop Stoopid.
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  33. TheGator321

    TheGator321 Aspirant (239) May 29, 2013 Connecticut

    right now my fav's are...

    Tree house (Brimfield, MA) Julius
    Peekskill's ipa
  34. fakedeadgirlfriend

    fakedeadgirlfriend Initiate (0) Jan 23, 2013 Florida

    1. Ballast Point Sculpin
    2. Cigar City Jai Alai
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  35. DOTU

    DOTU Aspirant (232) Feb 11, 2011 California

    Racer 5 or Hop Rod Rye about equally
  36. kdb150

    kdb150 Zealot (505) Mar 8, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    If I can't get Heady there isn't really an IPA worth drinking.
  37. closisinthehouse

    closisinthehouse Devotee (457) Jun 10, 2011 Florida
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    Jai Alai is the go to IPA in my household.
  38. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

    Torpedo and, even though it's seasonal, Ruthless Rye or Celebration.

    Because those three are great beers and even better values, I drink more of them than any other example of the style.
  39. HawkIPA

    HawkIPA Initiate (0) May 2, 2013 Massachusetts

    Flower Power
  40. rdell17

    rdell17 Initiate (181) May 23, 2006 Pennsylvania

    I would say IPAs that are in constant rotation in my fridge are:
    Two Hearted
    Flower Power
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