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What is your IPA?

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

  1. southdenverhoo

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    Price conscious (ie almost every day) Avery IPA
    In the mood for something stronger: Ruination

    Seasonal, right now: Avery DuganA
     
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    Obviously, HT when I'm in VT! Otherwise, Lagunitas Sucks or Founders Centennial IPA. I used to be a Flower Power addict, but I'm getting over it (too bitter aftertaste), so I moved to Founders, which seems a little less bitter, but still hoppy.
     
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  5. Zacp2110

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    Smutty Finest Kind and Torpedos are my go to with hopnotch frequently thrown into the mix
     
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    Racer 5, Founders Centennial, & Two Hearted > any (or better yet, ALL) of them
     
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    just got back from a week in West Palm and I think I had at least one Jai Alai every day that's some good shit
     
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    Two-Hearted and fresh Commodore Perry.

    Before I moved it was Columbus IPA and Head Hunter
     
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    Ruination, and Hat Trick Hop
     
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    Local (growler): Sacred Heart IPA

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  11. Roguer

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    My family lives in Palm Beach county, and I've been working them to get me some Jail Alai. It's fairly low distro down there, but they do get it...which is better than CT.

    Cheers!
     
  12. More_Cowbell

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    Ruination and Racer 5 as I can get these all the time. If I had to pick a favorite that is more limited I would have to go with Hop Venom.
     
  13. Zimbo

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    From the US: Alesmith IPA
    Scotland: Cromarty AKA IPA
     
  14. RobM77

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    Central Illinois has a new "micro brewery" in Savoy called Triptych. Out of the gate their beers were not great, but they've been learning and improving and their current offerings are quite good. Getting a lot of local play on tap around Champaign-Urbana, and their Galaxy IPA has been on tap at Crane Alley and this is one deliciously, fantastic beer!!!!! Great job, guys! Love to see a local operation be successful! I'll keep enjoying your product.
     
  15. ScottieD

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    Resin
     
  16. infuturity83

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    I am absolutely going with Sixpoint's Resin here.

    I'm not one to bash insane-o hop bombs, as I occasionally enjoy them. However, I'm a huge fan of balance in a beer. I don't want any one feature to completely wreck my palate for the others.

    Resin may be the most balance DIPA I've ever had. Refreshing, smooth, beautiful.
     
  17. BeerRenter

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    Just my 2p worth, but what about DogfishHead?
    I like Harpoon, and Stone rocks
    Confession; Ipa's not my thing.
     
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  18. BeerRenter

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    I did like So. Tier's (Utopia?)
     
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    Racer 5 is great but hard to get fresh here in Michigan. Two Hearted is Michigan-made, and equally as good as far as I'm concerned. I've had plenty of tasty IPAs, but something about the flavors of Two Hearted and Racer 5 just make me all happy-like.
     
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    Hoppyum all day long.
     
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    Ninkasi's Total Domination used to be it but now its either Sculpin or Brew Free or Die
     
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    Local IPA - Flat 12 Half Cycle

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    Sculpin and AleSmith IPA
     
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    Just bought a sixer of hoppyum when I got into topsail, excited to try it
     
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    Uinta Hop Notch IPA
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    Summit Saga - Best beer value in the game, in my opinion.
     
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    Double Trouble every single time
     
  28. thehooksman

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    Since so many have picked Two Hearted, I'll pick my favorite double: Breckenridge 471 Small Batch.
    Also a local one for me: Natty Greene's Elm Street IPA
     
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    Ethos, Maximus and Two Hearted.
     
  30. DeanMoriarty

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    Stone Ruination on a daily basis!
     
  31. Sippinonsizzurp

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    Stone - "Enjoy By"
     
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    GF West Coast and Hop Stoopid. There's better out there but none are available in my area.
     
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  34. addiwilliams

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    West sixth ipa...

    Definitely the best available near me year round
     
  35. JorSince88

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    Stone IPA
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  38. RaggaD

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    Jai Alai
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    I've always been an IPA guy, but recently my two main "go-to" beers have been APAs (Dale's and Two Brothers Sidekick). I live near Two Brothers brewery, and fresh Sidekick is the as close to Zombie Dust in a can as I can get.

    There's a lot of great IPAs out there available on the reg (I'm thinking 6 packs here), but I find myself always going back to Two Hearted and Founders Centennial. Sculpin if I'm feeling like spending $15 on a sixer.
     
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    founders all day ipa
    stone ipa
    and yards ipa
     
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