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Imperial/Double IPA



Imperial IPA, Double IPA or DIPA is a strong, often sweet, intensely hoppy version of the traditional India Pale Ale. Bitterness units range tend to be 100 IBUs and above. The ABV level for DIPAs generally begins at 7.5% but is more commonly in the 8.0%+ range. The flavour profile is intense all around. Unlike barley wines, the balance is heavily towards the hops, with crystal and other malts providing support.

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1Russian River Pliny the Younger 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 737  4.35 Find
2Russian River Pliny the Elder 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 2599  4.28 Find
3Alchemist Heady Topper 
The Alchemist
Waterbury, Vermont
 1260  4.25 Find
4Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 2074  4.24 Find
5Bells Hopslam 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2746  4.21 Find
6Toppling Goliath King Sue 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 73  4.2 Find
7Hill Farmstead Abner 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 323  4.2 Find
8Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 158  4.17 Find
9Hill Farmstead Ephraim 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 178  4.15 Find
10Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 44  4.12 Find
11Maine Beer Dinner 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 54  4.11 Find
12Lawson’s Finest Double Sunshine IPA 
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Warren, Vermont
 203  4.1 Find
13Hill Farmstead Double Citra 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 183  4.1 Find
14Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine IPA 
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Warren, Vermont
 155  4.09 Find
15Stone Enjoy By IPA 
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 1497  4.08 Find
16Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 434  4.08 Find
17Surly Abrasive Ale 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 648  4.07 Find
18AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 1278  4.07 Find
19Kern River Citra Double IPA 
Kern River Brewing
Kernville , California
 188  4.06 Find
20Hill Farmstead Double Galaxy 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 150  4.06 Find
21Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
 1505  4.05 Find
22Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA 
Dogfish Head Brewery
Milton, Delaware
 4376  4.05 Find
23Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #6 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 81  4.04 Find
24Stone Ruination IPA 
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 3582  4.04 Find
25Lawson’s Finest Triple Sunshine IPA 
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Warren, Vermont
 26  4.03 Find



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