What's your go-to IPA?

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  1. tolar111

    tolar111 Grand Pooh-Bah (3,060) Aug 17, 2008 New York
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    SNAPPY, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale would be my first choice, but since as the name implies, it's listed as a pale ale, I'll go with SN Torpedo (ok it's an Extra IPA whatever that is).
  2. Wrigfen

    Wrigfen Savant (1,072) Feb 23, 2013 South Carolina

    Bells two hearted, unless the two hearted DIPA is available.
  3. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Pooh-Bah (2,387) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    I'm not chained to any beer and like to try new stuff when buying from a beer store. However, at a restaurant, nothing new, I go local: Smartmouth Notch 9 DIPA or O Connor El Guapo Agave IPA (curse o Connor for retiring Great Dismal Black IPA)
  4. Resistance88

    Resistance88 Pooh-Bah (2,786) Apr 9, 2015 California
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    I thought hard about it and i don't have one cuz i drink an IPA at most every 2 weeks to a month. If i had to pick i wouldn't even know where to start. It would probably be something from El Segundo or i don't know where else...Fremont maybe?
  5. Shanex

    Shanex Grand Pooh-Bah (4,466) Dec 10, 2015 France
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    Lagunitas IPA is a regular of mine because widely available and cheap. You asked for « go-to IPA » not for that overpriced stuff.

    Sumpin Sumpin or SNPA while technically not IPA are and have been go-to of mine for years too.
  6. megwise1967

    megwise1967 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2022

    Mine is definitely Hudson Valley Ultrasphere
  7. BillAfromSoCal

    BillAfromSoCal Pooh-Bah (1,841) Aug 24, 2020 California
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    Whichever IPA from Brewery X (in Anaheim CA) is currently being carried by the local Trader Joes. They are always good and always extremely fresh. The brewery is only a few miles away, but ya know, I'll drink at home where I can drink from proper glassware instead of those stupid Solo cups at the brewery. #2 is the Kveik IPA from Boulevard. I don't know why, other than the fact that I always like it and it is somewhat different from the multitude of other IPAs.
  8. MiggityMikeB

    MiggityMikeB Initiate (140) Jan 24, 2013

    It's neck and neck between:
    Fort George - Suicide Squeeze
    Boneyard - RPM IPA

    Depends on mood for the true #1
  9. uncleotis

    uncleotis Savant (1,033) Feb 17, 2015 Illinois

    Bell's Two Hearted. Can't go wrong with the classics.
  10. DIPA_MAN

    DIPA_MAN Initiate (68) May 7, 2019 Pennsylvania

    Lawson's Sip of Sunshine. Simply delicious!!
  11. Icka31

    Icka31 Zealot (603) Dec 25, 2014 Ohio

    If we are talking quick beer run from a grocery store, I always go Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company or Lunch from Maine Beer Company.
  12. stevestehr1

    stevestehr1 Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2021 Texas

    Torpedo and Voodoo Ranger Imperial, for the hops, taste, and ABV ideal combos.
  13. Brimstoned

    Brimstoned Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2021 Nevada

    Go to: Elysian Space Dust
    Best: Boneyard Hop Venom
  14. Kappys_Daiquiri_and_Sport

    Kappys_Daiquiri_and_Sport Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2019 Louisiana

  15. beershrine

    beershrine Zealot (643) May 29, 2004 Idaho

    Since moving the new go-to is Sockeye IPA.
  16. KCJeffro

    KCJeffro Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2009 Missouri

    Lately, it's been Space Camper from boulevard
  17. beer-gent

    beer-gent Initiate (32) Sep 19, 2021 New Jersey

    Can't have an IPA discussion without mentioning treehouse....Julius specifically
  18. Belgisch

    Belgisch Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2008 Indiana

    Ghost in the Machine (Parish Brewing Co.)…absolutely superb stuff.
  19. AWorthyBastard

    AWorthyBastard Initiate (0) Feb 10, 2010 North Carolina

    Stone Ruination hands down!
  20. BMZ

    BMZ Initiate (152) Oct 18, 2011 South Carolina

    Pernicious from Wicked Weed, very good. You Bells Two Hearted fans, try this. Lagunitas IPA and Lil Sumptin are always good safe bets. Also Sierra Nevada Torpedo.
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